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El Agavero Mexicano

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Independence Ave, Mount Airy, NC
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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Friendly service, good food, fair prices. The ACP is very good. Their chicken soup is excellent. Have stopped to pick up soup to take home. They offer free dessert.

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Thank Myrna P
Huntersville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This place beats the pants off of the other Mexican restaurants in Mayberry. The chicken rice and pineapple dish is out of this world and it was only seven bucks.

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Thank Kevin S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I love El Agavero. The food is authentic and delicious, it is very affordable, and the staff is super friendly. I have never been disappointed in a visit there. The atmosphere is mediocre, but the staff's warmth and the quality of the food more than makes up for that. It's worth a visit. Best Mexican food in town by far.

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Thank Amos G
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Sanitation grade 99.5. We eat here regularly..about once or twice a month or so. Not just best Mexican food in town but I think best restaurant in general...seriously. Consistently great..fresh ingredients, good service and $1.50 cold draft 12 oz beer. Try Molcajete..spicy hot with whole fried jalapeño and whole large green onions, tender sliced beef, chicken, chorizo, sliced avocados...so good.... More 

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Thank Amy D
Traphill, North Carolina
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

My husband and I have been to three Mexican Restaurants in Mount Airy so far, and this is the best. I know there is another one ranked higher than this one, but we don't know why. This one had much better food. I wasn't as thrilled with the salsa. It wasn't bad at all. I just thought it needed a... More 

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Thank Beverly L
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Great food the fajitas are Amazing Awesome service all the staff work at making your visit memorable A must if you're in Mt Airy Loved it

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Thank Tammy H
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We had spur of the moment supper here& were we ever glad we did!! Very generous portions. We shared a quesadilla and it was still a lot to eat! Outstanding service.

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Thank Nancy E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Food as good as anywhere. Very clean, decorated nicely, not over done like some Mexican restaurants. Professional staff, almost overly courteous and polite! Will come back.

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Thank Nicoleballoueubank
Southern Pines, North Carolina
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111 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

This has easily become one of my favorite restaurants in Mount Airy. The servers are quite pleasant and very welcoming. I love the cheap beer and delicious chips w/cheese dip. Rarely have a negative experience at this place and always look forward to dining here.

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Thank turtledovelove
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

The food was very good but the service a little slow. Although it is decorated in the Mexican style, there is no warmth to the place - what I would call cozy. Still, it is worth a visit if you like Mexican food.

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Thank Dan and Gitte S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Independence Ave, Mount Airy, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?