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El Agave

2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110-2896
+1 619-220-0692
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“moles” (39 reviews)
“cilantro soup” (10 reviews)
“mole negro” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110-2896
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hasn’t been to this place in over ten years but it lived up to my memory! I love the decor with the tequilas all over in the cabinets and wall enclosures. The ahi tuna tacos were just ok, wouldn’t recommend but the mole sauce and...More

1  Thank Flipwils
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely spectacular food. Authentic Mexican dishes with terrific flavors and sauces. Many, many Mole options. I had the filet with a spicy Chipotle sauce and grilled vegitables.

2  Thank AZBell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Virtually the entire menu is gluten free. Classy service. Between 3 of us we had 5 different moles and they were all to die for. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Leesonw
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Great food. Lobster starter was delicious. Colleague enjoyed tuna starter. Duck with mole negro had a rich flavour with dark chillis, and the duck was cooked perfectly. Tried flights of tequila. The aged ones were particularly good.

2  Thank bw9
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting El Agave for 16 years and it has been one of our favorite restaurants. Whether you want to try one of their literally hundreds of tequila brands, or taste their amazing food you won’t be disappointed. One of our favorite dishes...More

2  Thank rich_pickett
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Food: Fantastic; i had the poblano mole over pork; had a wonderful flavor with moderate heat; drinks were great; warm and friendly staff; will be back next time in San Diego; highly recommend; great for couples, families;

1  Thank rjfmd88
Reviewed 13 March 2018

At first glance, the space doesn't look like much; it's located on the upper floor of a nondescript building. But once you enter, the walls and walls of lighted glass shelving containing hundreds of tequila bottles, makes this a cosy and welcoming place. El Agave...More

1  Thank RenAroundTown
Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you want something more upscale and complex than traditional Mexican fare, give El Agave a go. There were at least six items I wanted to try but settled on the the most fascinating Chile Relleno preparation I have ever seen. It contained filet mignon,...More

2  Thank Hortonwhoness
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner at El Agave. I had the chicken mole and he had something different. Both entries were awesome. The salsa trio was great, but not hot enough. Overall, everything was amazing and I’ll definitely be back.

1  Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived early. Had just gotten off the plane from SC. We were greeted by a very nice employee at the door and invited to try dishes that weren't on the menu. The food was great, and the service was too! Although San Diego has...More

1  Thank rayc1997
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110-2896
    (Old Town Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-220-0692
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