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#22 of 3,231 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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242 Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2300
+1 404-588-0006
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Agave in 2002 and found an above average menu. I visited in 2017 and now declare it to be a revelation. Do this even if you aren't fond of Mexican fare. Their extensive fresh grilled fish list and fried lobster tail will make you smile. -warm tasty chips and salsa appear instantly - superb margaritas - corn enchiladas... More 

Lilburn, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you walk in you're greeted by a friendly staff. You have the options of sitting at the bar in front of various options of tequila or at a comfy table. You start off with fresh, homemade chips and salsa. They have a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, and delicious desserts. I would suggest the chocolate mousse or spicy peanut... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to Agave multiple times and they never let me down. The dishes are very creative and just as pleasing to the eye as the taste buds. When I go out to dinner I want to have something that I don't feel like I could prepare at home. The creativity of the dish, outstanding flavor and the most... More 

Newnan, Georgia
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Agave on a date night before a show at the Fox. I am somewhat of a foodie and this was by far the best meal I have ever had. If I am on death row I want the scallops with grits and collard greens. It was just incredible. We also had the spring rolls... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. When we come we always sit at the bar so we can see all of the selections of tequila they have to offer. Plus the wait for a table was over 45 minutes. The food is amazing so compliments to the chef. My wife and I had Calamari, Fish Tacos, Smoked Salmon Tostadas... More 

Burlington, Vermont
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Agave is warm and welcoming, with brick and modern metal accents. This is unpretentious fine dining at its best. We ordered Stuffed Mountain Trout Tomatillo and Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs, and both were superb. The trout was super fresh, with a crawfish and mushroom stuffing that was every bit as good as the fish. Spanish rice is not a... More 

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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family took me here on my weekend trip to Atlanta, as it's their favorite restaurant in all of Atlanta. It did not disappoint! The margaritas were amazing. I had the beef tenderloin and loved it. We split a bunch of desserts and they were all decadent. Very glad they took me here over all the choices in Atlanta!

Erlanger, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing thru Atlanta on way to bowl game in Florida. Southwestern fair was excellent. Service outstanding. If you are looking for a unique restaurant I would highly recommend.

Lambertville, New Jersey
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426 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This South by Southwest restaurant is top rate. Located off the beaten track in the Cabbagetown area of Atlanta it's a little out of the way, but definite worth visiting. Free valet parking keeps things safe and the inside atmosphere and food is great. We starters with two of the award winning margaritas. Both the coconut and peach were smooth... More 

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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116 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

In town visiting friends and we came her bases on reviews and it didn't disappoint. The food is very fresh and flavorful. I had the fried lobster tail and the scallops. They were excellent. The grits are amazing. Dessert, we had key lime and the cheesecake. Everything was awesome. Our sever Taylor was great! Can't wait to return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-588-0006

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