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Salsa & Agave Mexican Grill

#523 of 2,878 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Yaletown & False Creek North
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1223 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2R6, Canada
+1 604-408-4228
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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United Kingdom
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245 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited a few weeks ago for some late lunch. The menu is extensive and there will be something for everyone. I opted for tacos and guacamole; overall it was a nice meal.

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Thank Lola H
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wonder if I am missing something here as most of the other reviews being so great! I ordered the chicken enchiladas and they were completely bland, with a very disappointing salsa, tasting like the sauce from canned baked beans. I had high hopes based on the other reviews but was totally disappointed. The staff were lovely, very attentive service,... More 

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Thank Faye S
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Family run, excellent food choices, tastes just like Mexico. Owner is from Zihuatanejo and majority of staff speak Spanish. Have a nice deck which is licensed.

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Thank Mick K
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The tortilla soup was amazing and the birria the have on weekends is amazing. Best Micheladas in town and the fresa margarita blended even better than is some places in Mexico. Owner is mexican and he is very nice

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Thank Jon K
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Salsa & Agave serves very authentic Mexican food. Their service is very friendly and fast and the atmosphere is fun and casual. They have the best margaritas! Great place to watch soccer.

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Thank Gail P
Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Good service. Bland food. Ordered burrito. Dry and tasteless. Salsa is a thin liquid with no taste. Don't ask for extra . They charge. Enchiladas have cubed chicken , no spice. Also tried the rolled beef tacos. The beef inside was dry and chewy. The presentation of the food is great. Looks yummy but does not taste yummy ! Tried... More 

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Thank 289juergen
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful but really not great compared to other Mexican food I've eaten in British Columbia - not recommended

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Thank clairem172
Vancouver, Canada
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were out for a walk on the seawall and popped in for a quick lunch. I was blown away, this is really good and authentic Mexican food. We travel to different parts of Mexico, pretty well every year, and we really enjoy the food and the culture. Unfortunately when we get home to Vancouver, we are unable to get... More 

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Thank travelinstead
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went to Salsa Agave for lunch. They have great luncheon specials that include Mexican style soup along with a burrito or similar Mexican dish. Very reasonably priced; everything tastes homemade, fresh and authentic. Vegetarian meals are also available. Service is friendly and quick. They have both inside and patio seating. Easy to find on the west side of Pacific Blvd.

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Thank DawnRay50
Langley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience at salsa and agave today. Ordered the Milanese and it was great. It was really busy, but the service is always great. They also serve Mexican sodas made with cane sugar, which is very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-408-4228

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

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