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Agave Roja

807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
+1 252-453-0446
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (49 reviews)
“guacamole” (77 reviews)
“camarones” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dodn't have super high expectations but the food was really delicious and the quesadilla was probably the best I have ever eaten - the meat and veggies were grilled to perfection! The service was a little mixed but still highly recommend!

Thank em5555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurant in Corolla! We always call ahead and make reservations. Everything was delicious, as always. The queso is the best I ever had!

Thank cmg1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to meet my friend for lunch here, but we arrived at 1pm and the door was locked. It is open for lunch and the hours clearly posted in window, but it wasn’t open. Disappointed. Wish I could have tried it!

Thank Erin_Booth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Agave Roja around 8:30 on a Sunday evening- a time you’d expect most places to be quieting down. Not here- almost all the tables were full. We were seated quickly and greeted by our super friendly server-Taylor. She was knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restuarant is delightfully consistent year after year. Another great meal. We enjoyed the ceviche, seared tuna, chili relleno. Superb.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My brother in law lives about 5m away in Corolla and we go every time we visit. Everyone loves their food and they make food mohitos and margaritas. The seafood ceviche was amazing and a double portion for like 13 bucks. Decor is around the...More

Thank Grolsh
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We found this place purely by chance on our recent family vacation to OBX. The food & service was outstanding! So much so, that we visited twice during our stay. Best meal during our week in Corolla! Agave Roja offers a unique spin to Mexican...More

Thank Breakfastfan7
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Four of us ate lunch here today. It was a lucky find! I had Pollo Mole Colorado, which was uniquely delicious! Two of us had the Asada Tacos, and one the Al Pastor Tacos. Our server was Milko, who was an expert on the menu...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent and they accommodated our larger group with no problems. Drinks are delicious and the food is the best we had in Obx

Thank Sahil B
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Staff was friendly and offered great customer service. We had reservation (based on reading reviews) which are a must. We were sat promptly and received our food quickly however I didn't think the Mexican food was anything special :-/

Thank aniederst
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michele c
June 30, 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
We do with enough notice. Please call.
michele c
June 30, 2015|
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Response from Angel T | Reviewed this property |
They do take out orders but not if they're really busy. I would suggest arranging an early pick up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-0446
  • E-mail
We visited the last week of June, 2012 and they told us they had only been open 10 days. They handled a party of 15 as if they were doing if for years. The salsa was unbelievable! The food was light fresh and delicious!!
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