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El Agave

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$$ - $$$
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Nicolas bravo N. 49 | In front of anfibios surf shop, on top of Cristaleria del Centro store., Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 559 3211
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Zihua you must go here for dinner! It's on the second floor so you overlook the street, has nice ambiance and if you have room for dessert, it's delicious! Don't miss this place and Carlos and his brother Leonel are very gracious~

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Thank Danielle B
Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always have to go to Agave every year. We love the food and ambiance. The service is excellent. The mashed potato stuffed chili rellano is excellent and a favorite. The seafood is always prepared perfectly and the soups and salads are wonderful.

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Thank Ernie L
Penticton,B.C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have enjoyed meals here since it opened, we stay in Troncones but always come into Zihuatanejo for a couple days and never miss dining here! Absolutely amazing food and presentation and price!!! Gourmet all the way!! Everything we've tried has been exceptional!!❤❤❤

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Thank KappyPenticton_B_C
Williams Lake, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservations are recommended but we were lucky to get in twice without. The food is fantastic and beautifully presented. The daughter of the owner loves to practice her English so we enjoyed that.

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Okotoks, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal and great service. Lovely shrimp cocktail and fish was awesome would definitely come back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first night we tried to go to Agave we couldn't get a table so we went somewhere else. We are thrilled we went back another night and got a table. The restaurant is on the 2nd floor and it's worth getting a table by the railing to overlook the street below. All of our meals were cooked to perfection... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves beautifully prepared authentic Mexican cuisine using local ingredients. The best choices are the seafood dishes although they also make an excellent chile rellanos. The margaritas are the best in town in my opinion. It is located on the second floor of a building in the heart of the city and it is fun and exciting to observe... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third year in a row to visit Agave did not disappoint. The smell of garlic pulls us in, and the beautiful presentation and little touches such as homemade flavoured butter keep us coming back. Delicious seafood and banana flambé with mescal were highlights. A small intimate room adds to the "special" feel.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

This was a recommendation from our accommodation hostess and we were not disappointed. We were a party of 4 adults and two youngsters and the restaurant was very accommodating to the needs of children. The restaurant is situated above the street of Nicolas bravo - nice view. Servers were attentive and spoke English well. Our meals were all terrific -... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Staff and place were fine though if you can't do stairs don't go. There were 3 of us and let's just say they need to really be honest with themselves about cooking and presenting dishes that are not traditional Mexican. You can't just get it half right.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nicolas bravo N. 49 | In front of anfibios surf shop, on top of Cristaleria del Centro store., Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo
  • Phone Number: +52 755 559 3211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?