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About Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria

Located in Baltimore's historic Federal Hill, Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria is a casual, festive venue featuring regional Mexican cuisine and over 135 tequilas of 100% agave. Menu items vary from traditional fare to contemporary regional dishes. All moles and salsas are made in-house daily with fresh produce and imported chiles. Margaritas are made with fresh fruits & purees - served how you want. Flights of tequila are offered in addition to interesting seasonal tequila infusions you can't miss in the bar. Weekly specials, seasonal fare, and dining events are located on our website. Blue Agave is a Zagat rated establishment.

1032 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern

Hours of Operation:
Open everyday from 11:00am - 2:00am
Lunch: 11:00am - 4:00pm, everyday
Dinner: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, everyday
Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday and Sunday
Late Night Menu: 11:00pm - 1:00am, everyday

Cross Street:
Cross Street and Light Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 576-3938

Website:
http://www.blueagavebaltimore.com/

Catering:
We do catering in house and delivery for any scale or occasion, completely customization to your event!

Parking Details:
Metered parking along Light Street & Charles Street. Attendant manned West Street Parking Garage is 1.5 blocks south. The garage is accessible from Light or Charles Street.

Public Transit:
The FREE Charm City Circulator Purple Line runs from Penn Station to Federal Hill stop is directly in front of the restaurant!

Executive Chef:
Fidel Arias

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Monday: Kids eat free in the dining room (with purchase of an adult entree)!
Tuesday: $4 off of all burritos, $5 house and $5.50 spicy margaritas
Wednesday: $4 off of all fajitas, 1/2 price bottles of wine

Dinner specials every weekend, happy hour everyday in the bar.

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Located in Baltimore's historic Federal Hill, Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria is a casual, festive venue featuring regional Mexican cuisine and over 135 tequilas of 100% agave.

Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
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Happy Hour (4)
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Fit for Foodies (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Sports (3)
Spicy (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Authentic (2)
Casual (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great Beer (1)
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Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Staff and management very courteous.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Service was outstanding! Not just our server, but manager and others servers came around to check on my wife and I. Chicken Mole enchiladas were awesome and my wife enjoyed her chicken tacos as well. Drinks and food were all reasonably priced. Will be back!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Someone in the restaurant stole my credit card number

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

It had been over a year since we'd been to Blue Agave and it lived up to all my memories - great food and still my favorite margaritas in town.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was okay for the price. The service was also okay, our waitress barely came to check on us. The place was too loud and very tight, you could barely move from your seats. The only thing good about the place was the drinks, which is still over priced.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Service was awesome. Best waitress I’ve had at Blue Agave. Would go back just because of her. Music was loud—way too loud for 7pm. Didn’t know if I was about to have dinner or go clubbing

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We went on Taco Tuesday and the tacos were great! The price was even greater. Service was awesome!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Service was extremely slow we sat fke 29 minutes before our server came over and ended up walking to the bar for drinks and bringing them back to the table. She was very nice though and efficient though after that.
Queso was incredible. We added chorizo. Everything else was ok. Tanaka’s has way too much masa and not any filling. Loved the chips and the different salsas. The Paloma is my go to drink.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Awesome dinner and service

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were looking to get a quick bite to eat before a show and this was the perfect spot. No one hurried us and we were given the most amazing appetizers. The food was excellent as was the server. Will most certainly visit again.

Tags: Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

1/2 price wine on Weds a killer deal. Only downside to meal - the sides of rice were barely warm. Not worth complaining about at at the time. Everything else was VG to exc

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 17, 2017

All of the food was amazing. Best queso of any restaurant!

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 16, 2017

It was ok. I am gluten free and there were barely any options. Kind of a bummer. So loud and packed on a Sat. night that I could hear the table next to mine's entire conversation but couldn't hear my husband across from me. There was also an air vent above us that made us cold. Wa!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Live Sports
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Had the family in town to visit east coast relatives and found Blue Agave through nearby recommendations from OpenTable. We were in the mood for anything other than regular bar food and had just come from a ravens game, so this was an easy choice with already excellent reviews. The drink list is great, we all tried some tequila, beers, and calamari. Wife got the Mango margarita which she loved. Menu is very diverse so highly recommended for foodies. Overall no complaints, the service was quick and helpful. Only wished my food had come hotter/fresher. Tacos al pastor usually come hot off the spit, but hard to imagine this was the case as the presentation was a little less than traditional. Nevertheless, would return and try something new. Everything else was a good experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The food and service were great. The noise level was very high, though. Lots of talk (great), music, and sports on tv. The combination had us yelling at each other just to be heard (and there were only 2 of us!). We'd eat there again in a heart beat, but be prepared for the noise.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 5, 2017

went for dinner. door was wide open so the place was extra cold. the food was bland at best and the drinks were small for the price. waitress was nice and attentive until she got all of the other 4 tables on the restaurant side. we won't be back...there are so many other nicer places in baltimore to eat.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

good food. the drinks are good and not awfully expensive. chips and salsa are great. recommended for a pre-game or great bar food. eentres are large serving size.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 29, 2017

When we were originally seated, there was a large party of 20-somethings that were extremely loud right next to our table (not sure why we were seated there since there were at least 10 other tables that were open well away from this rowdy group, so after the hostess moved us to another table we were able to concentrate on the menu and have a conversation. As always, the food and service were excellent at Blue Agave - our server, Sam, was great - seeing to all of our needs and keeping the drink glasses full. Our food - steak tacos and fajitas and the best queso fundido ever - were excellent. Always enjoy coming to Blue Agave and Sundays on a non-game day are great since you don't have the usual weekend parking issues!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great time and atmosphere. Great food as well and big selection.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 22, 2017

It has been several years since we ate at Blue Agave. We had two guests, one who had eaten with us in the past. The tortilla chips were basically crisp but a little affected by the humidity that day. Everyone liked it but didn't love the food. The Margaritas were all delicious - we shared a sip. The salsa, green sauce and roasted tomato combo was moderate. The entree was good and respectable.

Our server was busy. My coke was finished early on. I looked for the waitress and didn't see her. Our friends caught her later but it appeared to not be an alert service. I will chock it up to not being fast enough and our server being busy. She was a nice though. We would recommend it to friends but the food was better at our previous visit. There are not many Mexican restaurants on Open Table so we will return. P.S. We lucked out with parking!

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour, People Watching, Spicy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Busy place, but service was friendly and very efficient. Food was good and Skinny Margarita was delicious!

Tags: Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Casual, Good for a Date, Spicy, Gluten Free Options, Hot Spot
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Favorite place to eat in Baltimore. A casual place that's great for many occasions. Having a reservation is handy for late night/ weekends.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Fun, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Spicy, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Actual restaurant was much dirtier than the pictures. Food is not of that good quality and taste.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Always our go to in Baltimore!

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vip
 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on July 2, 2017

The food was ok, a bit overpriced. If you have a large family be aware that for 5 people they add 19% gratuity. Especially when my server wasn't worth it. She came up missing and instead of bringing my son's food she was talking to coworkers. She brought it after i asked for the check. Definitely won't waste another 91dollars and you shouldn't either.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great Mexican food! Wish we had a place like this in DC! Don't miss this place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Service was out of bounds, tacos were fantastic, enchiladas were bland and not something I would go back for.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Best tequila selection in Baltimore! Good food and good service.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We enjoy Mexican and like to dine at Blue Agave. Our table was ready when we arrived. The food is very good and they give you good size portions. The service was very good and the waitress was friendly. My only comment for improvement about this visit was we were in a booth with a speaker near it. The music was loud and mostly hard rock difficult to carry on a conversation.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Casual, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Fun
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 14, 2017

I ordered the enchiladas moles problano. It was tasty. However, I felt that the dish was overpriced. I have had the same dish at other restaurants for half the price. Most notably about my dinner was the pleasant and attentive service I had. Also, the red sangria was excellent. It was full of fresh fruit and made from a traditional recipe.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 3, 2017

The food was great but service was very slow. The restaurant is really loud, so if you want to talk, try somewhere else. The drinks are also great but small and expensive.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tapas, Local Ingredients
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Second time at Blue Agave. Again, made reservations and were seated immediately. Asked for the table by the street, hostess hesitated and said that it was for a reservation. I kindly stated that we had a reservation and the table seats 4. She asked and we were seated at the table of our choice. The food was great, tried something different this time - fajitas all three! The Mango tequila was awesome -- a couple of pitchers later....lol... Can't wait to visit again soon.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 29, 2017

There were multiple ways to create vegan dishes from the vegeterian items which was great.The strawberry Moscow mule was a great cocktail.Decent vibe as well

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Solid Mexican food with decent margaritas. Great tequila options and very good food. A little pricey, but generally worth it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 20, 2017

All cylinders were firing Saturday night. The food, service, drinks, everything was great. I'm still dreaming about the fried avocado tacos.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 6, 2017

We got two orders of fish tacos. One smelled fishy but he ate them anyway and then felt sick for two days. The other order was "tasteless" so she kept adding spices to give it flavor. Pretty expensive for 2 tacos on a plate. Other taco orders came with 3 tacos.

The restaurant was freezing. Another patron asked if they could close to front door to make it more comfortable, the waitress said, NO, they had to keep it open.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Great food, tequila and service! Server was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Everything was going well with dinner until I began eating and bit into raw chicken from my fajita platter. The server promptly replaced the chicken, and apologized. He even took my drink off the bill. My stomach hurt me all night until the next day. I understand that the kitchen was booming because it was Cinco de Mayo but raw chicken is unacceptable. I will never go back here..

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Food was just okay. I expected more from the guacamole. Drinks were good!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 29, 2017

First time at Blue Agave, it was fantastic! Made reservations, got a table by the window which was great. We enjoyed girls night out. Margaritas were excellent and the food was delicious! We will be back soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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