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Agave Roja

) #6 of 55 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” (47 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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11 - 20 of 668 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 June 15, 2017

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

2  Thank LHig2014
john m, Owner at Agave Roja, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

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 June 11, 2017

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 June 11, 2017 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 June 8, 2017

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 June 8, 2017 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 June 2, 2017

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 May 31, 2017 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
Reviewed May 29, 2017

It's hard when in NC not to go for BBQ there's plenty of stops for that. But we wanted something a little different and thought we'd give this restaurant a try. Ok first I will say we loved it so much we went again fir...More

Thank Hpseaton68
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Shrimp tacos were delicious and fresh. But the chips were hard and we didn't like the queso tasted,like velveeta. Only gave us a smidgen of salsa and was fairly expensive $41.00 for 2 orders fo,shrimp tacos and dip.

Thank ldenton118
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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, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
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
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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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