About 89Agave Cantina
A Sedona favorite and gathering place for decades, the all-new 89Agave – formerly Taos Cantina – is an outstanding Sedona Mexican restaurant with a fun, casual vibe, located in the heart of Uptown. Open for lunch and dinner, you’ll enjoy authentic Sonoran-style Mexican cuisine, cooked simply, with the freshest of seasonal ingredients and served to you on our vibrant street-side patio or our Mexican art-inspired dining room. 89Agave also features an expansive copper-topped bar and an extensive selection of specialty tequilas, signature drinks and handcrafted margaritas, including a 100 percent organic Margarita that is out-of-this-world. Come see why 89Agave is the best Mexican Restaurant Sedona has to offer!
Sedona, AZ 86336
Mexican / Southwestern, Mexican, Southwest
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
89A & Jordan Road
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
89Agave Cantina Ratings and Reviews
The place was crowded with high energy. We had a guacamole and salsa flight, after the tastings we were too full for dinner so we shared the street tacos. They were delicious we chose a sampling of shrimp and carnitas. The margaritas were tasty and there was a good selection of beer.
Our waiter checked in with us frequently. Big screen TVs all around, this would be a good place to watch football and/or basketball (march madness!).
We arrived a few minutes before our reservation only to be told that they had made a mistake by allowing the reservation to be made. We were told it would be a 15-20 minute wait, but they weren’t really sure about how long. When I looked online, they still showed reservations available. I said they needed to change it. The manager said that he was too busy to go back fo his office and deal with the computer.
We walked into the bar to watch the football game while we waited. There was one table available that was filthy. We stood by it for a few minutes, never saw anyone. Finally, walked over to the manager and asked for it to be cleaned. He said that we could not sit there, someone else has been waiting for that bar table. He was rude and made no apology for his error. Finally, was seated after standing by the door. Waitress was inattentive and uninterested. Manager never came by or apologized. Food was good, thank goodness after that nightmare. Chips and salsa are $6, never seen a Mexican restaurant charge for chips and salsa! A bug crawled out from under my plate. I killed it with my lemon wedge. The restaurant is clearly mismanaged, but the food is excellent. Maybe the chef needs to take over everything. E
Agave89 seemed to be the only restaurant where one could walk in on New Year's eve. And that wasn't a bad thing at all! The chimichanga and enchiladas were perfect. We took some churros home to celebrate the evening with champagne and that was a very nice combo!
We were about 20 minutes late due to traffic from the north. The restaurant called me to make sure we were still coming. Even tho we were 30 min. late they still had our table waiting. very nice folks and good food. Very nice overall experience. We will go back next time in Sedona.
The salsa flight and street tacos were unbelievable! Fresh ingredients and wow flavors. We tried four different street tacos. The protein in all of them was fork tender, juicy and flavorful. The margaritas were creative and hit the spot! Our server, Hudson, was attentive, knowledgeable, and super friendly.
We blew the call on this one. There is nothing positive to say unless you arrive expecting to taste as many tequilas as you can in one sitting. At $20-25 per entree, my expectations ran some where above fast casual and slightly below a fine dining experience. What I got was over priced Baja Burrito. Chipotle (across the street and south 2 blocks) is by far a better choice - fresher ingredients, equal quality, and possibly the best views of any Chipotle in the world.
So back to 89Agave, $100 for my wife and me for too much fajita food and a mediocre salsa flight. Plus views of a motel parking lot. Do yourself a favor: Enjoy a unique margarita and then go find dinner somewhere else (like Mariposa).
First we want a normal Margarita and we were recommended for a organic margarita it was Lousy and even my wife said it lacked alcohol alnd she doesn’t enjoy strong drinks. It was $13 per drink. Drink size was a highball size. Food was fairly generous and reasonably good.
We went to this restaurant to watch the Cardinals game because they have like 4 TVs in the back room and put on the games. First the music was super loud and we asked twice for them to turn it down. We asked them to turn off the music and turn up the Cardinals game we they wouldn't. Service was super slow and had to ask multiple people numerous times for things. Food was pretty bland other than chips and salsa were very good.
We visited 89 Cantina Agave while on vacation. I made the reservation (that was not needed) prior to arriving in Sedona. The food was ok, not bad, not great - we had the quesadillas. Unfortunately, we were not crazy about the sangria, and I find paying for chips and salsa is ridiculous coming from Dallas where you always have that included just for sitting down. The service was good, but unfortunately we were seated so close the misters on the patio that we were actually wet as well as the table. It was beautiful scenery and right in the middle of the tourist area of Sedona. If I had known all of the circumstances I probably wouldn't have made the reservation.
We are visiting from Canada and had dinner here. Food was fantastic and the churros were to die for. Service was a little slow but attentive. Only problem was when it cooked Dian someone asked them to turn on the heaters and were told there wasn't anybody able to do that. Thought that was odd and should be addressed. Other than that a great experience
Food was mediocre. Was confused when booking thought it would be in the hotel and not in the strip plaza in front of the hotel. Super smokey and smelly from fajita orders. Felt a little tricked that this place was on the L' Aubrge hotel website when not attached to the hotel at all.
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