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Agave Mexican Grill and Tequila Bar

) #5 of 61 Restaurants in Lewes $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
137 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1323
+1 302-645-1232
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (132 reviews)
“fajitas” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
137 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1323
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in here for a little break while shopping in downtown Lewes and split queso and chips and a strawberry frozen margarita at the bar. Now, I'm counting the days until we are back in Lewes so that I can go back for a...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 3 days ago

There can definitely be a wait. They will not seat your party until everyone is present. Small yet charming. Loved the atmosphere. The food... WORTH IT PEOPLE!! We had a variety of dishes and sampled them all. Every bite was delicious. They offer a variety...More

Thank babbling50
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere- lively but not rowdy. Creative blending of flavors that's unique and tasty. Do know they can have long waits (1-3 hours on summer weekends) so an ahead and get your name on the list early. Lounge upstairs is great for drinks and appetizers...More

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited three times since they have reopened with the renovations. The menu did not change and the ribs and mashed sweet potato; the Mexican corn meal bowl salad and of course Red Sangria are consistently great! The customer lines still form waiting for...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sangria and Margarita pitchers are huge! Avacado mango salad with steak is excellent! Guacamole flavors/selections are enticing. Pumpkin seed and Gouda are was excellent! You can try 3 on a sampling appetizer. Steak and blue cheese quesadilla was mouthwatering! Get there by 4:30 or prepare...More

Thank JulieandCary
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading how difficult getting a table at Agave could be, we were somewhat hesitant. They do get quite busy, but we got a table quite quickly on a Thursday afternoon around 4:30. The guacamole was very good as were the margaritas. The entrees were...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you are seated, 30 to 40 minutes longer than promised, service is slow and the food is average at best. Chain " mexican" with a big buzz and big diisappontment.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally got in after 3 attempts, don't take reservations and the first time the wait was 3 hours - really. Third time was a charm, got in after less than one hour wait, due to a no-show no doubt. The food was creative and very...More

Thank FairallBaltimore
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 pm and the joint was hopping. It appeared there was about to be a line forming for dinner. We sat @ the bar & were entertained by the bartenders squeezing dozens of limes and lemons, muddling all sorts of things, shaking, and being friendly....More

Thank netherholt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, great atmosphere, worth the wait. Our group had some of everything from appetizers and drinks to dessert and it was all amazing.

Thank Sophie D
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Joan W | Reviewed this property |
They are back open again and I know they open at 3 on Sunday.
Beverly O
12 July 2016|
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Response from gardzen | Reviewed this property |
No reservations...First thing to do when you arrive.....put your name in to the hostess and give them your cell number and go look at the shops..they'll text/call you when table is ready .
25 September 2015|
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Response from Maryellen M | Reviewed this property |
Agave usually close right before New Years and then reopen around Valentine's Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +1 302-645-1232
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