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Agave

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Shop C-D, G/F, 93-107 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28663228
Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Castle Hedingham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

The restaurant is in the heart of Wan Chai. There are many dining options in the street and we made the wrong choice. I ordered the Con Carne it was made with very touch stringy meat which to be totally honest the source of which I couldn't identify. It was awful and I sent it back. My colleague and I... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Had the cochinita pibil, it was excellent with habanero sauce. Michelada wasnt the classic with clamato but it was still excellent. Music selection was very adequate (mexican-latin). Service was okay, could be better though.

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Thank Laura L
Alliston, Canada
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great bar service here, makes all drinks and the chicken fajitas are excellent, as well as the nachos. Highly recommended if your looking for western type food while in Hong Kong and in the Wan Chai district

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Beverly Hills, California
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We only ordered the Tortilla Soup and Steak Nachos and wow, what a meal! I'm from California and grew up with some amazing nachos, but this restaurant sure gives ours a run for its money! No a/c though when I went, so if it's a hot night, you might want to order "mild" salsa.

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Thank Jester90210
Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We decided to take my mother out to dinner while on vacation here. Since she is from Southern California we figured why not a home town norm for her... Mexican. Took a few minuets to get seated which was fine then it took 10 minuets to have a waitress stop by for drink orders. As the time passed and our... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I regularly call at Agave when in Hong Kong. The fajitas are outstanding but the can vary a little depending on which chef is working. As one might expect, Agave has a good selection of Tequilas and margaritas and Mexican beers are a favourite. Happy hour is also good for 2 for 1 deals. Devore is traditional Mexican and service... More 

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Thank MrSoft0
Bottesford, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Good food but noisy rather than great ambience! Service good, nacho starter excellent. My beef fajitas were a bit stringy. Overall a bit lacklustre.

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Thank Denise C
Singapore, Singapore
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163 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Pretty poor Mexican in Wanchai, seems to be targeting Tequila drinkers more so than diners. Found the food quite bland and then spent most of the rest of the evening on the toilet with indigestion. Will not be returning.

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Thank Neilwmckay
Canberra, Australia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting to come across such fresh, delicious Mexican in Hong Kong but Agave is certainly that. We shared nachos and a fish dish (simmered in a tomato and green olive sauce) and both meals were really fresh and made with high quality ingredients. The margaritas were also excellent (and the staff able to advise on the numerous tequila... More 

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Chongqing, China
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a regular stop for me. Used to be a great place to sit, drink and people watch. Don't know if under new mgmt or what, but a bit of a wreck now. They only have one AC unit working, so now the Windows (where all the great people watching took place) are firmly closed. They said they can't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop C-D, G/F, 93-107 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-28663228
Description
Agave offers a menu showcasing regional specialties and creative dishes from Guadalajara, Mexico’s second most populated city, as well as Jalisco. Ingredients used such as various chilies, cactus and fresh green tomatillos are imported from Mexico, whilst our tortillas are handmade on site. Guests can try our wide selection of tequilas or savor our well-known margaritas at the long bar. The ambience is authentically Mexican as vivid oranges and reds exhibit the unique architectural style of Luis Barragán, one of the most influential Mexican architects of the 20th Century.

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Staying in Wan Chai / Causeway Bay

Neighborhood Profile
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centers of Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and restaurants, both areas are bustling with people – tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart. Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye – find boutique stores in the above ground floors of buildings and wander into side streets to find interesting restaurants and shops tucked away from the main roads. Wan Chai especially has experienced a modern revival in recent times, with an influx of trendy restaurants and bars around the Star Street area. In addition, both areas contain many of Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attractions worthy of your visit.
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