Blue Agave - State Street
Due to the Success of our first location, Fernando's, we opened a location in 1992 in the booming area of the Gold Coast in downtown Chicago, and still going strong 24 years later.
150+ Tequilas and Addicting Mexican Food Keeps Diners Coming Back For More. Try The Molcajete It's A Lava Rock Shaped Bowl Heated To 400 Degrees Served With Your Choice Of Meat. The Mexican Street Corn Is The Best Corn I've Ever Had . Delicious Barbacoa And Carnitas Fajitas .
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Daily 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Good soups, friendly service, not crowded, but not easy to find. It's actually on Maple St., not State.
Food not as good as we have had in the past, but will be back to try it again
We had an absolute great meal and great service; highly recommended!!
It was an amazing great experience, David was our server and did really great!! I will definitely be going back!!
We were seated by the kitchen even though we saw that other tables were available. Very noisy all round. The service and the food were slow in coming , which would have been okay had the food been worth waiting for. Alas it was not.
GREAT! Delicious food! Awesome service! Great atmosphere and perfect Margarita!
Perfect Valentine’s Day dinner!
It was a pleasant experience and food was delicious. Attended on a Wednesday night and was seated promptly. Had the molcajete and parrillada.
Food was good but not the drinks
Chicken tortilla soup is great, a must try especially on a cold night.
SUPERB food and customer service!!!!! Food was just as AMAZING!!!!
We had a table of 6 and Alexis was our server. He was wonderful! He was very attentive and also helpful with our questions. We had a great time at Blue Agave and we would recommend it, but it was definitely made better by Alexis
Took forever for our food to come out...forever...but was really tasty when it finally arrived.
Love this place. The food is fantastic and margaritas are good (and strong), never had anything I did not like. The upstairs is my favorite, just a cool place and good vibes. Waiter was new though apparently....slow and did not know anything about the food/drinks when you asked. Barely came to our table and got some things wrong. Didn't ruin it though. Still love it and I'll keep returning
My only complaint is that they wouldn't split our check, even though it was requested at the beginning 🙄 otherwise great food, atmosphere, service, etc!
We had a wonderful experience at Blue Agave. Had theater tickets within a block of the restaurant. We will definitely come back!
We had an extra resin show up later and our waiter added another small table for us.
Great time, they brought out fried ice cream for my friends bday
Waiter was great.
Service was great but food and drinks were very average.
Excellent service and great food. Perfect for what I was looking for on a sports night!
Good food GREAT margaritas
Nice casual atmosphere.
Food came out cold
The worst restaurant ever! The food was disgusting & service very average. The restaurant was grubby & the dining room chairs ripped and split. Do not go!
The place was almost empty yet the service was terrible. The hostess was "covering" for the server which dropped off our drinks and then never came back to take our entree order until we flagged the hostess down again. The server was completely disinterested in tending to her tables. Food was fine...nothing special. I expected better.
Many years ago we lived on the Near North Side and went to Blue Agave many times. We have returned to the area and visited Blue Agave once again. Although the service was good and the prices reasonable -- as they say -- you get what you pay for. The tacos are very average and overall, the food is not very good. In addition, the place really needs to be redecorated after all these years. The decorating is tired and the leather seats on the chairs are worn out. Instantly, you get the impression that the restaurant is not well maintained. A real turn-off. A complete make-over of the restaurant is needed -- including the food!
We will not return.
Food was very good and so were the margaritas!! My only complaint is we were a party of 10 and they were unwilling to split the check the way we needed it. Otherwise it was great!
Could not have been a more perfect night last night. Food was great. Drinks were great and Luke was great. See you soon!
We requested outodor seating. Though there was clearly space for larger groups our request was denied because of our supposed large group size. Also it took a very long time for us to get our food even though it wasn't that busy
Always nice to return to an old favorite, tried a special drink from the happy hour menu!
I really enjoyed eating at Blue Agave. The food was fairly priced, good portion sizes and most importantly made my taste buds sing. I got the carne asade tacos on a corn tortilla.... soooooo good. The drinks were delicious and strong. And most importantly the service was impeccable. If you're in the area i definitely recommend trying Blue Agave.
the food was horrible. Could not eat because of too much fat. The restaurant soda gun wasnt working and they tried giving people sprite in their drinks without saying anything about the broken beverage gun. I will never go again. I live in the neighborhood
Waited over an hour for food only to find out our order got lost. Once
We love it there. We go there all the time!
It was extremely hot and humid on the inside. The server could’ve put us on the second level what was Cooler. I have a feeling that you just didn’t wanna take the extra steps to go up the stairs. When I asked for two shots of tequila, the bartender gave us two and even shot glasses one had ice in it! I asked for limes For the shots and she handed them to me and her but your hand! So gross! Not even a napkin she hinted to me as if she was handing me coins. Never again!
Had high hopes however immediately disappointed in hostess with attitude. Very hot inside, very tightly packed, loud, no silverware or napkins table soaking wet asked repeatedly for napkins they were behind in rolling hence the wait however please bring us something meanwhile. Chicken was dry and tasteless. Rice dried out, one dish came out very late, others done with meal. Positives were chips and salsa and a nice waiter.
Excellent food and great margs. This was my four time visiting the Blue Agave in the last 12 years and will continue to visit each time I’m in Chicago, love this place!
Short staffed ... was not our waitress’ fault.
Extremely long wait- had to close out and leave before we could order food. Margarita was terrible(pre made mix). Very intoxicated girl at the table next to us... should not have been continually served alcohol. Made for a terrible experience.
The food was really great. The service not so much. Had to wait a long time for drinks. Had to remind the waiter who looked annoyed, and blamed it on the bar. This was nearly 25 mins after we ordered them