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AGAVA Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-2820
+1 607-319-4366
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“tacos” (33 reviews)
“quinoa fritters” (13 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-2820
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for brunch during a visit to see my daughter a student at Cornell. We often go here and it never disappoints. Service was excellent and friendly. We sat outside, I thought it would be cold but it was an absolute pleasure.

Thank Babci_13
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and it was WORTH it. Excellent food and service. Wish there was one closer to us and not five hours away. Will be back again.

1  Thank Sanford S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We have dined at Agava before. Right out of the gate we made happy hour! Great Margaritas! We did small plates for dinner shared among three people. The dishes ranged from sautéed Brussel sprouts to Chicken Taquitos. We also had their chicken wings and a...More

Thank paulmullen8
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Comfortable service from both the bar and kitchen/oven make this a relaxing place for friends to pass the evening.

Thank anavidpalate
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant three times - once for a meal and twice for drinks. Food was really good Texan / Mexican inspired and decent portions. Very wide ranging menu and veggie options. When I ate here I sat outside and the staff were incredibly helpful...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here and had the ShortRibs. The potatoes were hot and the plate was hot, but the ShortRibs we not even warm! It was like they were sitting out on the counter for hours - and I'm not exaggerating! The salsa for the chips...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a wonderful lunch. The food was superb and so was our waitress Jessica. She was very friendly and helpful. The selection of choices on the menu were amazing and the ambience of the restaurant was fun. I will definitely be going back.

Thank Krav1
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The food is fresh and fun. The tacos were amazing. Great vibe. The wait time was short even with it being move in day for the schools. The staff were great at offering recommendations. Can't wait to go back.

Thank desireepanlilio
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

They have a really good mimosa, and the food was good, especially the cinnamon rolls (my son was disappointed in their size though--not big). We will be returning again for dinner.

Thank trishsc
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice assortment of food, walking distance from Best Western. The veggy enchiladas were very good. Fast friendly service.

Thank rhumane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-2820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-4366
  • E-mail
The AGAVA restaurant concept is rooted in local, farm-to-table cuisine, seasonal menu and a Southwest-Inspired palette. One of the central design and functional elements is a wood-fired oven with eating bar in the main dining space, serving up flatbreads and a range of other fire-roasted cuisine. Our bar is destination of its own; from the unique spirits & cocktails, to an environment and space you have to see for yourself. We feature one of the most unique interior spaces in the central NY region, drawing from both southwestern design elements like “latillas’ as well as local historical features like reclaimed barn wood. We’re based in the old East Ithaca Train Station, commissioned in 1876 by Ezra Cornell.
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