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Agave Cocina & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
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17158 Redmond Way, #180, Redmond, WA 98052-4405 (Avondale Way)
+1 425-881-8252
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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236 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here and we were a little disappointed. Had the cocktail of the day, it was delicious. Had one great kids meal, one average one. Main meals were nice, nothing amazing. Service was ok but again nothing special. Overall it was a decent meal but nothing to rave about.

Thank fnqfamily
Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

All the expected dishes at a Mexican restaurant in the US. Just enough English in the menu to know what you're ordering. Reasonably attentive service, affordable pricing.

Thank sheriff88
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, some very interesting flavors, very subtle. The ceviche is the best I've ever had. Only complaint is that they had a big party on Thursday, so service was slow. But they are really nice people.

Thank Jim K
Redmond, Washington
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Have gone numerous times, many times bringing family and friends. My family,who eat Mexican food all the time, is from Arizona and they said the food is very good and very authentic.

Thank ValueTravler3
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Large family friendly restaurant. Very large portions, good margaritas. Traditional Mexican food. Enchilada average, and salsas good but not exceptional. Good place to bring kids, lively and lots of large tables.

Thank Mark S
Oslo, Norway
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here just by chance and were really happy we did. The bar has a great Monday margarita deal for $5,50. The Happy Hour menu is pretty darn good, don't miss the jalapeño cheese dip or the nachos. Really tasty. Nice waitstaff and great TVs to watch your favorite sports playoff.

Thank tina o
Deba00, Public Relations Manager at Agave Cocina & Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks, for taking the time to give your feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Julian Ramos owner & Agave Team More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Good quality mexican food and reasonably priced. Can recommend the chicken fajitas and the chicken wings!

Thank undercovercarrot1
Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This restaurant is tucked into a shopping center. We only went, because we got a gift card. It was a darling place inside. The food was fantastic. We will go again!

Thank Mary Jane R
Bothell, Washington
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at Agave on several occasions both alone and with my wife. The food is consistently good and the service is helpful and friendly. I only wish the food was a little more creative. It is regular American Mexican fare.

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Thank Buckingbison
Seattle, Washington
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88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

The food is mostly good. I would recommend anything with chicken or Carne Asada. I would stay away from the shredded beef (usually my favorite) as it has given me heart burn on a number of occasions. The service is always good, and the atmosphere is good for casual dates or chatting with coworkers or clients.

Thank Craig K
Deba00, Guest Relations Manager at Agave Cocina & Cantina, responded to this review

Hi, Craig... Thanks, so much for your comments. We appreciate your business. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17158 Redmond Way, #180, Redmond, WA 98052-4405
    (Avondale Way)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: +1 425-881-8252
Agave Cocina & Cantina serving hand-crafted food that is preservative and lard free, organic whenever possible, delicious and healthy, open in Redmond since 2011. Agave's signature dishes include Chile Rellenos with three cheeses; tamales freshly made in-house topped with mild, pickled red onion and Mexican creme; Prawn, Scallop and Halibut Enchiladas and Agave's sizzling meat, seafood or vegetarian Fajitas, accompanied by sauteed green and red peppers, sweet yellow onions, beer braised black beans, romaine lettuce, jack cheese, sour cream, guacamole and fresh, warm tortillas made in-house. We serve many small plates and full meals, build a meal of your own or order a full sized entree: when hunger strikes. Entree salads, appetizers and desserts round out the menu. Specialty cocktails feature Agave's impressive selection of premium, hard to find and limited production tequilas (over 150+) and highlight scratch Margaritas in traditional lime and fruit combinations. Join restaurateur Julian Ramos, his family and their friendly staff today for a fun, affordable, drink or meal either at Lunch, Happy Hour (early & late) or drop-in for weekend brunch.

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