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About Agave Cocina & Cantina - Redmond

AGAVE COCINA & CANTINA - MEXICAN FOOD IN REDMOND - BEAR CREEK SHOPPING CENTER Agave serves contemporary Mexican food. Hand-crafted using fresh, natural ingredients, no preservatives, trans fats or lard. Sustainable seafood, free-range, hormone-free chicken, beef, eggs. The menu offerings are rooted in "traditional Mexican food" but adjusted to today's tastes and eating styles. Made to order, organic and local when possible, seasonal,affordable and quick. Full bar, home of the Agave signature Margarita and over 160 sipping tequilas.

17158 Redmond Way #180
Redmond, WA 98052
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary Mexican, Vegetarian / Vegan, Regional Mexican

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Daily: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00PM - 10:00PM, Friday - Saturday: 3:00PM - 12:00AM
Weekend Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM

Cross Street:
Avondale Way

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 881-8252

Website:
http://agaverest.com/

Catering:
Let us bring the Fiesta to your home or office. Our entire menu and custom menus are available for fully catered events. We offer food, service, drinks and event planning. pick-up or delivery.

Parking Details:
We have ample free, unlimited parking on both sides of our restaurant. Adjacent to east entrance facing Safeway, Bear Creek Center or west (bar & patio) facing entrance.

Executive Chef:
Julian Ramos

Private Party Facilities:
Fully private space, room (with natural daylight) or buyout of entire restaurant. Small groups to 130 sit-down.

Private Party Contact:
Julian Ramos: (425) 881-8252

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Agave Cocina & Cantina - Redmond Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.2

service

4.6

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3.9

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (3)
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We always enjoy the people, service and food. It's our go-to place! They did not really know about the Open Table Reservation; not a problem as there was ample seating.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Late-night Find, Healthy, Good for Groups, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

As always, Agave Cocina and Cantina exceed expectations The quality of the food is always exceptional and the service is courteous and prompt.
Our table of 6 was greeted with warmth and Elva consistently has known how to make each person feel special. She is a true gem in this restaurant. Highly recommend the grilled chimichurri fish tacos prepared with handmade tortillas. Delicious!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Good food in a very nice ambient. Daiquiri was good even not the best I drunk

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Best Mexican food in the area. Good service. Nice atmosphere. Food came hot and was just the right portions. Very tasty margerita and a well stocked bar. We will definately return. This was our first time at the restaurant and read about it in the Redmond Reporter. If you are looking for a non chain Mexican eatery, try this one.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 29, 2017

I was a bit disappointed but only because I had higher expectations. This is a decent family Mexican restaurant. The staff was great and all-in-all the food was too.

Tags: Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 23, 2017

This location was asthetically great except the bar seemed lively but patio is adjacent to parking lot.
Good. Food arrived super fast (rellano & enchiladas). Friendly staff
Not so good.
Environment and food was a bit greasy for my taste.
Been to other locations with different results.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Mexican food is my passion. In my free time I research authentic Mexican cooking, I almost exclusively eat at Mexican restaurants. To say that I'm a Mexican food fanatic is an understatement. That said, I was very impressed with my first visit to Agave. The service was prompt, the food was inventive yet authentic, and the atmosphere was wonderful. Everyone enjoyed their lunch immensely! I am definitely a fan and plan on returning on a regular basis. This place rocks!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 22, 2017

I love this place. I'm originally from California and I'm very picky about Mexican food. This is a great place

Everything I have had here is wonderful: guacamole, cheese dip, nachos, tortilla soup, salmon salad, steak salad, child rellenos, mole, fajitas, carne asada... it's all good!

My stand by is the shredded beef enchilada with refried beans and salad. They do a great job with these. I usually order this unless I feel too guilty, then I go for a salad. My boyfriend had the steak fajitas and loved them. I also ordered a prickly pear lemonade. Tasted artificial - not really a fan.

We usually come here twice a month. Don't miss it! Best Mexican in Redmond for sure!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 8, 2017

We were initially impressed with the complimentary corn chips and freshly made dips. The main meals however were comparatively tasteless and disappointing. The drinks were very expensive. We will not be back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 2, 2017

UNIQUE MENU!
Great place to have dinner, it is comfortable but can get loud at times.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Even with a reservation, we waited another 15-20 minutes. We were charged for a drink that we ordered but did not receive.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 14, 2017

One of my favorites in Redmond

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went in for Sunday brunch on mother's day. The brunch menu is fine but the food prep wasn't great. We were a party of 4. Two people ordered 'eggs over easy' and 'lightly poached eggs'. Both came out with the yolks completely solid. Other than that it was OK (nothing special). Service was good. There are so many great Mexican restaurant options in the area we probably won't go back. If we do I'd like to see a little more attention to detail in the kitchen.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Agave had quite the crowd on Cinco de Mayo! As a regular customer, I thought the staff handled their extra patronage last Friday night very well, with extra staff on hand to accommodate the holiday. Service was friendly, and our meal was wonderful. Thanks, Agave! ♥️♥️♥️

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 5, 2017

The service and food were excellent. It was crowded and a bit noisy but it was Cinco De Mayo and that's expected. I would recommend Agave because the food is authentic!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Cozy ambiance with good choice of authentic Mexican food. Wait staffs were very friendly!

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Food is OK. Drink was OK. Not the best I have had. Noise level was not bad but not quiet either.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 15, 2017

I took my adult kids here for dinner before going to see Luzia at Marymoor Park. We had reservations and I was glad because this place was hopping! The Sangria was good and my daughter had the Chica Margarita which she said was terrific. The food was plentiful and served promptly and hot. The three salsas that were served with the bottomless chip basket were a nice treat.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Fun, Authentic, Spicy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 2, 2017

Great food and service. Went for our anniversary and had a great time. Cocktail were good and good value.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 10, 2017

service was outstanding for the amount of customers at tables, food was excellent, not rushed as waiting line out the door.

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Family dining and vibrant bar scene, separate but equal, makes things happy

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Wonderful staff!! It was my b'day and everything was great!! Thanks!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 14, 2016

My first time here. It was very good food and a good price. We enjoyed it and I would go back again.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 25, 2016

Food is always tasty. We went with a couple, one o f whom had dietary restrictions that were accommodated very nicely by our waitress.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 28, 2016

food was great, staff friendly - good mexican cuisine. I would return for sure

Tags: Authentic, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 14, 2016

Birthday dinner for grown daughter -- botanical margaritas excellent, and the jicama slaw was especially good - fresh ingredients, good service

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·Dined on July 8, 2016

They almost didn't honor our reservation and that was a very bad start. But then the food was wonderful and Jose, our server was such a professional that I totally forgot about it. Good food; Great service. We will go again

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 23, 2016

The restaurant serves a trio of three types of salsa with chips. Particularly enjoyed the salsa verde. Housemade tortillas with the soft tacos which were flavorful and quite good. Staff was friendly and service was very good. We'll return when in the area again.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 16, 2016

My good friend raved about this place & wanted to take me here for my birthday. But, we ended up going to another location. So, I took her to Agave for her birthday. We started w/the Masa Crusted Calamari and the Spicy Fire Grilled Prawns appetizers. The Calamari was chewy and I didn't care for the masa crusting - not good. The Spicy Fire Grilled Prawns were amazing and had more than a nice little kick to them. Flavorful, perfectly cooked and spicy. YUM! My friend had the Enchiladas Blancas w/Chicken. She enjoyed it. I teetered between the Warm Seafood & Spinach Salad and the Seafood Enchiladas. I chose the Seafood Enchiladas w/Black Beans and Corn. A winner. The prawns, scallops and white fish were fresh and perfectly prepared. The occasion was for her birthday and she chose the Traditional Flan for her dessert, which we shared. Very disappointing. Tom Douglas's Dahlia Lounge makes an exquisite Crème Caramel. This flan can't even be mentioned in the same breath. Finally, the service was sub par. I'm usually an over tipper. I left a $5 tip where I should have, simply by doubling the tax, left $12. If she just would have checked back on us, if my water glass had been kept full and if we hadn't had to ask for our check, I would have left a $14 tip. I don't know that I'll ever dine in. But, I'll give some consideration to getting those Spicy Fire Grilled Prawns to go! Seriously. YUM!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 15, 2016

Food was American-type "Mexican." Fajitas were nicely spiced but too greasy. Sangria wasn't too sweet, but the wine was unremarkable. Service was good. Restaurant was very compliant with guest dietary requests.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 6, 2016

Our old favorite Mexican Restaurant closed and so we've been looking for its replacement. Agave looks like the answer - so far so good!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 20, 2016

Five of us dined here prior to a paint & sip class. The food was fabulous! Three of us, in particular, were excited about the exceptional vegetarian options including the Enchiladas Verdes with grilled asparagus, garlic spinach, roasted wild mushrooms, crema blanca, & salsa verde; the Wild Mushroom & Spinach Quesadilla; and the Roasted Butternut Squash Enchiladas with carmelized onions. The Chicken Tortilla Soup was a big hit, as well. We all agreed we can't wait to go back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 16, 2016

The atmosphere was friendly, casual and accommodating. The staff was eager to please and did an excellent job of serving our individual choices. All 6 of us enjoyed the evening and will repeat it when the next opportunity comes.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 11, 2015

The evening was fine but feel my request for a quiet table was ignored.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 3, 2015

2000 words I can't do, but overall, again, it was great. I ordered some kind of enchilada w/tacos. The lettuce was super fresh, crisp etc. tomatoes too. Full bar! Service was awesome, brief and friendly. Perfect for,..whatever.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on May 10, 2015

The brunch here is Soooo good! Fair prices, excellent food, and you've got to have their fresh sangria!!! I will be back for sure and I've already recommended it to everyone I know!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 3, 2015

Menu is large and offers traditional fare as well as some specialty items. Food tasted fresh and was delivered hot to the table in a timely manner.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 20, 2015

Fast service, unique variety of tasty Mexican food. Make reservations for after 6P on Friday nights.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 14, 2015

Everything was delicious! Loved the mojitos! Service was great. We stuffed ourselves.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on March 11, 2015

You've been to "Mexican" restaurants in America. You know the drill. Combos! Enchiladas Suizas! and other things that have nothing to do with Mexico. But who cares! The chips are hot and fresh and delish. The 3 salsas are yummy. The drinks are good and cheap. The food is tasty and fair priced. I'll be back next time I get a hankering for fajitas.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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