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The Blue Agave

425 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-8113
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“black beans” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
425 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had chicken Caesar salads and drinks. That did not motivate us to have a desert or coffee. Average at best. Staff not the friendliest.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Mexican food. Being vegetarian it's hard to find many options in city of Tahoe, CA but Blue Agave has a good variety. Bean tostadas were really good. Good option and alternative.

Thank Beluga988
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy you enjoyed our restaurant, Beluga. We try our best to satisfy all varieties of dietary restrictions. We're glad you found something you loved on our menu. Thank you. Please come back. Steve Ztopol, owner.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a slow midweek lunch day. Both of our orders were incorrect and the margaritas were weak and fifteen dollars each. The server was nice but the meal was not worth the price at all. When the orders came they were not as...More

Thank jessica691
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jessica. I'm saddened to read your drinks and meal didn't live up to expectations. As a working owner, I am the bartender and was working the day of your visit. I made your margaritas and if I remember correctly, they were Top Shelf, made...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

During our one week long trip in Lake Tahoe, we have enjoyed stoping here and there for lunch. This place is right on the main street across the lake but you can not really see it. The bar looks great, food is fine and the...More

Thank Denis F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Pretty Good California/Mexican food! Excellent grapefruit margarita! The staff was attentive and we had a great time.

Thank sparkstx
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you, Sparks, for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and the marg at Blue Agave. Please come back for another visit. Try the watermelon margarita next time. Really tasty. See you soon, Steve Topol, owner

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped in here while bar hopping in the area at night and it was pretty empty we had missed the dinner rush. We got some drinks and the bartender Jerry was AWESOME! He was a lot of fun to talk to and gave great...More

Thank baileywynne
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you Bailey for your wonderful review. Jerry is a mainstay with us, employed at Blue Agave for over 12 years. He's had some recent medical issues that have hospitalized him, but I'll show him your review, which should lift his spirits considerably. Again, thank...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had almost 80 people here for a dinner night before our daughter's wedding. They put on a wonderful taco buffet in their back room. Lots of variety and nice quality. Staff was very attentive and accommodating.

Thank Richard F
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you Richard. Your group was a pleasure to serve. Your daughter made the party easy to plan and carry out. Hopefully the weather held up for the wedding. Best wishes for a wonderful marriage and a lot of healthy grandchildren.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect place after skiing all day! Super nachos, very good taco salads, chili relleno and enchiladas. Good margaritas too. Cozy booths! Very enjoyable

Thank 745CatherineK
Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you, Catherine, for your kind words and wonderful review. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourself skiing and at Blue Agave. Please visit us again. Steve Topol Owner

Reviewed 4 April 2017

My kiddos said the flautas were good but my chicken quesadilla was incredibly bland. The "salsa" tasted like crushed tomatoes with a little onion and not much else and the chips, although light and crispy had a weird aftertaste. I wouldn't bother going back.

Thank 684MicheleF
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stopped by the Blue Agave for a happy hour margarita après skiing. The bar was packed with locals with a happy vibe. I had the complimentary chip and salsa to go with the tequila.

Thank dkoka
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Same as above; the menu directed me to a spam site.
7 August 2016|
Response from SaradarShaswati | Reviewed this property |
I really cant help on this one. I did check it out myself through tripadvisor itself and the menu did show.
Hello. I tried to view the menus from your web site and was redirected to a spam thing. Over and over. Ran anti malware scan on my laptop, no virus. Tried from my phone though and got same issue, so it's definitely your site that's been compromised. Husband's phone, same issue. You probably want to fix that right away or people won't see your menus and might worry about getting virus from your site.
15 February 2015|
Response from Steve T | Property representative |
Thank you for your heads-up WriteBrai. We just changed our host to Go Daddy and something is definitely wrong. I'll look into this ASAP. Thanks for taking the time to send me a note. Steve Topol, Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-8113
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