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El Agave

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Nicolas bravo N. 49 | In front of anfibios surf shop, on top of Cristaleria del Centro store., Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
755 55 9 32 11
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with another couple. The restaurant is on the second floor and overlooks the street. It is beautifully decorated. We had salads to start our meal and they were delicious. A lot better than most other salads in Zihua. We had the Chile rellanos, stuffed shrimp and fish filet. Everything was delicious. For dessert we had a mango... More 

Thank ZIHluvr
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Agave took good care of us. Reasonable prices and well made food. It was a nice seafood meal on the upper level. Great lobster. Both my girlfriend and I had a wonderful time.

1 Thank Jeff S
Scottsdale, AZ
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Always make Agave at least once a trip. The fish is always fresh and well prepared. Service is great. Very comfortable spot.

Thank hickory444
Morristown, New Jersey
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

What a gem of a restaurant in the heart of Centro. We've been vacationing in Zihuatanejo for 16 years and this was the first year that we dined at Agave. Better late than never!! OMG - we are still talking about our meal. The margaritas were top shelf. The food was sublime. Our entrees were the Camarones al Agave and... More 

Thank pcarlnj
Fall Creek, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

From the warm garlic bread through a flavorful salad & strawberry daiquiri onto the wonderful shrimp. A small restaurant (30 to 35 people) with an owner who treats each diner as a guest and blends flavor, value & service in one sitting.

Thank Gordy9340
Tacoma, Washington
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

My wife and I arrived for dinner without a reservation and were fortunate to be seated immediately by the owner. This is a small bistro type second floor restaurant. The beef in all of our dishes was as tender as tenderloin. We enjoyed being able to see the plates being prepared by the chef in the kitchen.. We were especially... More 

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

4 of us ate dinner at this fairly new upstairs restaurant. Loved the artwork and the unique décor. The service was wonderful as well as the food.

Thank retiremiami2
Home Counties
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Great service but not 'in your face'. Excellent wine (House Merlot). But the food was exceptional for a local bistro such as this. Don't expect massive portions - the name of the game here is quality! From starters, through mains to puddings this food is very very good. Best £30 (with tip) for two people and we had three courses,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I liked the décor and the staff were great. The food was very very good. Especially the surf and turf.

Thank Brandi P
Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We've been coming to this area for years and it is hard to pick a favorite but this is ours. The food and service are consistently excellent. Lionel is a wonderful host and makes sure you are happy. Awesome tenderloin, shrimp dishes, salads and the best chili relleno ever. We notice all the other diners always seem to be smiling... More 

1 Thank Nancy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
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: 755 55 9 32 11

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