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$7 - $22
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Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 26, 2022 via mobile

We’ve been to Agave numerous times and each time the food, service and drinks are always great and filling. It’s newly renovated for the 2022 season.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 17, 2022

We sent ten teenagers out for a birthday dinner and Agave Roja was very accommodating! The waiter was very patient with some of the picky eaters in the group & everybody was very happy with their entrees. Chips & salsa were a hit too!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed November 28, 2021

We went the Wednesday before thanksgiving after having eaten here in May. The service and food was fantastic. Especially the ribs, the spicy shrimp and the jalapeno Margaritas. Unlike a prior review I observed, we were successful making a reservation for 5. The staff was...excellent and the food an service equally excellent. Dont forget to try the Butcher Block next door for the best in gourmet meats to bring back home.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 27, 2021

We decided to try this place for lunch on our last day in Corolla. Service & food was amazing! We tried enchiladas, tacos & a quesadilla…all worth ordering again!! Also, loved the cucumber jalapeño margarita! We’ll be back next year!!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 2, 2021 via mobile

This is the third time eating here. First time at the restaurant was very good. Take out last two years was not. Steak in fajitas was very chewy. Not enough fixings for two fajita orders. Mexican corn was tasteless. Last years tacos were minuscule so...did not reorder this year. I am done with them.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 11, 2021

I have been calling all hours for 2 weeks to try to get a reservation but the phone rings until a message comes on saying " the mailbox is full and there is not enough room to leave a message, thank for using century links...messaging service, good-bye" and call is disconnected. FRUSTRATINGMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2021

We enjoyed our meal at Agave Roja. We made reservations which I would recommend this summer. Positives, delicious large portions. We ordered Guacamole for the table and it was wonderful, I had a margarita which also was very nice. Two of us ordered Quesadillas and...One a burrito and another the fajitas. The portions were large and well made. Another positive was how wonderful the waitstaff were. They worked hard and were very nice. Lastly on the positive lists, is that although not listed on their menu, they do have items they make for children (similar to regular menu items, such as tacos and quesadillas, etc. but just smaller, etc.) Our only negative was despite the reservations we ended up being put in the booth right by the front door and it was not pleasant. It was so hot that day that every time someone entered the heat came rushing in, so it was hot for us as it was dinner time and busy. In addition, the phone rang right across from us at the hostess desk at the door constantly and kept ringing because the staff were working hard and very busy. So when we return to Corolla and if we make reservations here again we will specifically request not to be placed in that booth by the front door and hostess booth, it really did detract from what could have been a perfect dinner.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 15, 2021

Called to place a carry out order for lunch. They placed me on hold for 10 minutes before I hung up. I called at 1:30, so should not have been so busy.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 12, 2021

Coming from NY, we are spoiled with some great Mexican. but this was tasty, though I didn't;t care for the salsa. Clean dn friendly

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

Outstanding food, outstanding service! Every single time we have visited Agave Roja, the food has been outstanding and the service has been even better. I got the Chicken Burrito and my wife got the Chicken Tacos. Both came with beans and rice. The salsa and...chips to start the meal were the perfect combination of perfectly warm and crisp chips and homemade fresh salsa. All of the food ingredients were top notch and the preparation was outstanding. I highly recommend sitting at the bar - the bartender was outstanding! We will definitely be back!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 4, 2021 via mobile

Fantastic family take-out meal!!! We ordered ahead, pick up was on-time! Flavorful food and the dessert nachos was so so good!!!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2021 via mobile

Tried to walk in without reservations and was told it would be an hour wait. We went somewhere else. The next day we called for reservations and had to call 20 times just to get through, only to be told they can’t seat a party...of 8.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 7, 2021

Poor excuse for fish tacos. No jicama slaw as advertised. Tiny, tiny piece of fish on a tortilla. What a waste of money. Other Things were a bit over priced and pretty mediocre. Biggest compliment would be the vegan option.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 7, 2021

Had reservations and were seated within 15 minutes of our arrival; place was packed and the friendly manager seated us because the hostess was doing double duty because they were short staffed. Once seated our friendly waitress came over & immediately and took our drink...orders which came out quickly with our appetizer of 2 orders of Queso dips & chips. She let us take our time looking over the menu but was available to answer questions without being summoned. The menu is not overly ambitious, but is full of Mexican favorites common to most Mexican menus. Once orders were placed the food came out in a reasonable amount of time and all orders were complete; no one had to wait or eat alone after the others had finished. The seafood tacos were full of fresh seafood as were the other dishes; all of which were hearty and very good. We particularly enjoyed dining outside under the stars since it was a pleasant evening & it didn't hamper service which was good for such a busy place. It made for an enjoyable evening.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 18, 2021 via mobile

We Walked in, stood at the hostess stand for over 5 minutes without seeing anyone. A waitress walked over asked if we had reservations, when about 30 minutes before we were out on hold until it was hung up, she walked behind the bar, pretended...to tap the screen and went back to working. Just go somewhere else.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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We do with enough notice. Please call.
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Agave Roja

Yes, Agave Roja offers takeout services.

Agave Roja is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5