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Agave Mexican Bistro Dos
Ranked #56 of 209 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $13 - $23
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Agave Dos is a welcome change from the mediocre Mexican fare that you find everywhere in this area. It's not a taco joint, and their menu includes more than just skillets of melted cheese and bacon, so yes, you're going to spend more money than you would at the mediocre-at-best chain restaurant on the other side of town, but it's worth it. Their cocktail list is top notch, their service is always great, and their mole sauce is out of this world.

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Thank AllaPrima0
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

The service was excellent, the food was tasty, and the selection of tequilas was enjoyable. The tableside guacamole was a generous portion with ground and sliced Serrano peppers to give it a nice kick. The tortilla chips were warm, but a little oily. The waitress knew her menu and was able to quickly identify the gluten-free options (of which there were many). This is a place we recommend and we'll be back.

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Thank Brad F
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

We found the service excellent, the food was not authentic. I had pan seared scallops that were excellent, served on a bed of pasta - sort of Tex/North End Boston - very tasty with the chilies.
Friends had the more traditional burritos with rice and beans.
The appetizer ceviche was haddock, but was just perfect in every aspect! The chips were the freshest and lightest I've had in a long time. The margaritas were sophisticated and tasty - not tooo much salt on the rim but great tequila taste. Clean, efficient friendly and helpful service.

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Thank Loraine W
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Great spot for food, margaritas and wine. Pleasant surroundings and servers. Usually sit at the bar, and always order ceviche on their menu and some other special. Never disappointed and it is close to the park should you wish to walk off your meal.

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Thank Steven D
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Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

I have dined at Agave many times. When I am in the mood for the best Mexican cuisine & the best margaritas I head straight to Agave! The dishes are impressive for their superior taste, quality, and variety. I fell in love with this restaurant at their Newburyport, MA location. And I am happy to know that the Portsmouth, NH location has continued the tradition of great food, drinks, and ambiance. One of my favorites places in town....

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