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Agave Roja

) #6 of 52 Restaurants in Corolla $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
+1 252-453-0446
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (45 reviews)
“guacamole” (74 reviews)
“camarones” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First night family dinner after arriving to the Outer Banks. This Mexican restaurant is really good; I recommend getting a reservation because it gets busy (and go early). I also recommend getting a table away from the door. Our table had the taquitos, soup, avocado...More

Thank Walter O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did not like the original table we were given and they very cordially moved us on request to a less trafficked area of the restaurant. I had the Maize Mexicano and Asada tacos. Both were delicious but messy so ask for extra napkins in...More

Thank promene
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The steak fajitas were great! The meat was very tender and the veggies that came with it were crisp and fresh. Enjoyed it immensely.

Thank ChamomileAndClover
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation on Wednesday for Thursday night and when we arrived we were told they could seat us at 7:45 for a 6:00pm reservation. Apparently, the man who took the reservation on Wednesday put ours in wrong. The three hosts were "unable" to...More

1  Thank LHig2014
john m, Owner at Agave Roja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Let me begin by saying how glad I am that cantina was able to accomidate you on such short notice. As far a your reservation here, allow me to apologize for the mix up, very rarely, if ever, do we get a reservation wrong. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner, Monday, May 29, 2017 Agave Rojas has become one of our 'must eat' locations whenever we stay in Duck, NC. It is located in a strip plaza only 20 minutes north of Duck in Corolla. It does not face the road, so use your...More

Thank leftypicker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been frequenting Agave last two years when I come to the beach. The food is genuine authentic and Oh my goodness you have to try the Sangria Roja, so tasty,A+++ in my book. Reservations on weekends are suggested. The staff has been attentive and eager...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could not want a better selection of tequila with their own mix! NOT something in a plastic bottle with sugar, sugar, sugar, etc. Fresh juices and FOOD - amazaing. It is a favorite of mine on each of Corolla visits.

Thank 838addier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a fan of Mexican food but everything I ate was amazing. The salsa is incredible and the margarita was perfect. I would have given it 5 stars but the server was off. I've decided he was either new or really high. I made...More

Thank Jgutermuth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the OBX and Agave Roja. Restaurant staff accommodated our party of 8 without a reservation, although recommended. Waiter explained the menu pairings with a variety of tequilas which we enjoyed. Kitchen was flexible when we requested a change in sauces for...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're thrilled with the innovative flavors, every time we come here. Manager Steve was delightful, and very attentive. We had a delightful evening. We'll be back!

Thank DocDaniel23185
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
michele c
Hi! Do you do large take out orders?
June 30, 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
We do with enough notice. Please call.
michele c
Hi! Do you do large take out orders?
June 30, 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
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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