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Date
Sat, 2/24
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10:00 PM
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Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila – Old Town

4.4
306 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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Casual, upbeat, fun and located right in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila is a favorite among locals and out-of-towners for tasty tacos and top-shelf tequila. Stop in before or after shopping and Spring Training games, or jump-start your night on the town with our 100 premium, handcrafted tequilas and made-to-order specialty margaritas.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday: 11am-11pm

Tuesday: 11am-12am

Wednesday: 11am-11pm

Thursday: 11am-11pm

Friday: 11am-12pm

Saturday: 11am-12pm

Sunday: 11am-11pm
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Phone number
(480) 970-9002
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
From outdoor, indoor, upstairs or downstairs, Cien Agaves has the perfect spot for the Fiesta you are planning. With three different dining areas that range from private to semi private you are able to customize the perfect group dining event.
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Private party contact
Private Dining Coordinator: (844) 210-9557
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Cross street
1st Ave and Scottsdale Rd
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Parking details
Old Town Scottsdale offers several parking lots within walking distance of our front doors. in addition there is parking along the front of our restaurant. Old Town is very pedestrian friendly.
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Public transit
The Scottsdale Trolley has a drop off on the corner of our street!
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout
What 306 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.3
value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Margaritas were the best we’ve ever had! Food was good but not over the top- either way I’d go back for the margaritas!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very good food and service...

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great drinks and interesting delicious food

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vipBigDog (Milwaukee)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Food was excellent. Seemed like a fun place. Minor disappointment was waiter too busy to stop back for drink reorders. Left wanting more. But food was great and we enjoyed it otherwise.

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vipAnitarina (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We went on a Monday during happy hour. We ordered a half price appetizer and 2 house margaritas. We were ready for a second round of margaritas before happy hour was over at 7 pm but the server was nowhere to he seen. He came over at 7:03 pm. We asked if we could get them at half price and he told us that happy hour was over. That was not right. My husband's chicken fajita had very little chicken. He only used one tortilla. I have been there frequently and this is the first time i have been very disappointed. With so many choices for Mexican food , I am not we will return.

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Localfoodie (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Went there for a casual bite while company was in town. Found out it was a great place for Happy Hour!!!!

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vipTatata (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Good value for Happy hour

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KurtA (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Great place to see the Super Bowl. 1/2 price appetizers and Tinga Chicken tacos from 3 to 7PM!

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vipWilliamF (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We were visiting the Scottsdale area and in the mood for Mexican food and this place didn’t disappoint. Food was great and atmosphere was a lot of fun. We will return.

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vipDakotakrocks (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Great place for grand tacos!!

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Joni (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Fabulous Mexican food and best Margaritas we have ever had !!! Half priced Happy Hour specials too

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vipIanK (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Been here once before for a party and the food was as good this time as last! Tacos were delicious and it is a fun atmosphere!

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Ellen (Phoenix)
2.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Unfortunately it was not a great experience. The restaurant was packed that night, which I understand is unusual. The service staff was extremely apologetic, and the gesture of discounting the bill was most appreciated.
The service was quite slow, it took forever to get waited on and even longer to get our food. Food is quite spicy, some of those in our party loved that.
I would probably try this restaurant again, but maybe for lunch or sometime less crowded.

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RWM1 (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Food and drinks were delicious. Our waitress Anna was great! She was quick, attentive, and friendly.

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vipLAMS (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Another excellent meal at Cien Agaves. The food is fantastic, very reasonable and fresh. Service was wonderful and not rushed to end our time there. Highly recommend!

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vipJulie (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

We took all of our kids out for our sons 23rd birthday, this was a great spot- was so much fun and the food is fabulous. Here is to the margarita's- to die for. Passion fruit marg was a huge hit.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

It was a cute and fun Mexican restaurant. Overall the food and service was good. We had one issue and that was with the fajitas, which were incredibly spicy and so inedible. I don't eat spicy food so fajitas are my go to meal at a Mexican restaurant unclear what happened here.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
2.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

we read that the restaurant was rated as a top 10 Mexican Restaurant (by USA Today) and are not sure how this is possible. I assumed that was a national rating but even if it were local I could not see this place cracking the top 20 in Phoenix, let along top 10 nationally. It was just OK, not what we expected based on the advertisement of a USA today top 10 rated restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

The servers and hostesses were great. We had a party of 7 and they accommodated us right away. I also liked happy hour went till 7pm

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Food was very good, a couple of large parties arrived just before our twosome so food and beverage service were slow. The manager sent us complementary guacamole and chips and apologized for the busy kitchen.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Excellent, friendly service, as always. The margaritas are outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner (Nashville)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Great service and food. Nice location. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Great Happy Hour prices on appetizers!

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RRyan22 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 12, 2017

Excellent food and outstanding service. Great place to go if your in downtown Scottsdale plus checkout the NEW location in North Scottsdale at the 101 and Scottsdale Rd. Next to Harkins Cine Capri theatre. It’s Awesome. Thanks again Rocky and staff

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vipAnitarina (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 11, 2017

A fun place to dine! We enjoyed the meal and the service. We will be back.

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vipTraveler (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Good Mexican food. Server was very accommodating and nice. Overall great food & atmosphere.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on December 7, 2017

Great meal. Awesome food. The only downside was the bartender was so occupied with prepping that he forgot to ever attend to the 4 of us guests sitting at the bar.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
1.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

I had made a reservation in a little in advance to when we were going to eat. The only table they had was either outside or upstairs. Since I have walking problems, we ate outside. It was like we were eating in an alley. Chairs were horrible, waiter was not much better, people were smoking, margarita tasted like water, and food was basically horrible too. And the price to good food ratio was way too high. Definitely don't recommend this restaurant to anyone. And, we obviously, won't be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
3.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Tequila selection is great. Fish and asada tacos good however shrimp tacos and rice not very good. Price exceeds value

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vipCoco (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on November 15, 2017

Food and service was excellent! We were looking for good Mexican food and we definitely found it!

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