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Agave Mexican Bistro Dos

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
111 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3825
+1 603-427-5300
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“guacamole” (27 reviews)
“refried beans” (14 reviews)
“burrito” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3825
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for a few drinks and appetizers and left wishing that we could stay longer; we had a great time. This restaurant has delicious food and margaritas, and if you happen to go during their "happy hour" you'll get excellent...More

Thank nick d
Reviewed March 11, 2016

We had a great girls night out dinner here. They were really busy and we had a party of 6 so I was very glad to have made a reservation on a Saturday night. Even though they were busy the service was excellent and they...More

Thank islandessentials
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Perhaps it is trite but I judge food based on taking care of the little things and making them enjoyable. For a Mexican restaurant I start with chips, salsa and the rice and beans. If you dont take care of the little things how can...More

Thank GeorgefromRhody
Reviewed March 4, 2016

I would have given this place a 5 but last time i went there there was a hair in the food. totally ruined my meal. I'm not sure if ii would come back. I really would come back if they can fix this problem.

2  Thank Troy F
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Went twice with a friend. First time, there was a hair in his food. They knocked his whole meal off the bill. Food was decent but doesn't blow me away. Honestly, when two thirds of the plate is covered in re-friend beans and rice, it's...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We recently visited Agave again after a not so great previous visit. There are still things that are keeping me from praise this establishment. When we arrived around 3:00, we were greeted by stating that there was a 20 minute wait for the kitchen to...More

1  Thank Edgetech
Jason M, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2016

Hi Jeff, Thanks so much for again taking the time to express your thoughts about our restaurant. It seems you really want to like us! Even in a three star review you have a bunch of great things to say. I would like to learn...More

Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The street tacos are amazing. Perfectly seasoned and cooked steak in a delicious lightly fried corn tortilla. The way the tortilla is prepared really sets it apart from strictly traditional street tacos. Save room for the Churros! The portion is huge and could easily be...More

Thank Bgc78
Jason M, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2016

Thanks so much for the positive feedback! We're especially glad you enjoyed one of our newest menu items so well! As for the fireplace--we share your frustration! We've not been able to find a reliable repair person to fix the electrical problem that keeps shorting,...More

Reviewed February 6, 2016

One of my favorite Portsmouth restaurants. They have a habernero margarita that is the best! The food is always great and the staff is friendly and helpful. On this night, we came in late with a large party (made a reservation ahead of time, which...More

Thank BostonChloe
Jason M, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2016

Thank you so much for the feedback! We're so glad you keep coming back! :)

Reviewed February 3, 2016

To be fair, I was there with a large (20ish) group, but we had reservations and there was one waiter assigned to each table, so the service should have been better. As it was, it took a long time to get the food out, they...More

1  Thank Jim M
Jason M, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2016

Hello Jim, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience here at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos. Your feedback will absolutely be incorporated into training and staff development modules we regularly employ to assist our staff in providing better...More

Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a recent Friday night and had a great time! We chose a nice table in the corner of the bar where we could. watch the crowd. The service was great and the margueritas awesome. I lived in Colorado for years and have...More

Thank Eeepee98
Jason M, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2016

We are so happy to hear about your positive experience--thank you so much for sharing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3825
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5300
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