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Agave Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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200 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
+1 337-289-0000
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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299 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Was nice to escape the sun and sit in their colourful and festive shady outdoor patio. In door option available too that has a nice outdoor view and airy feeling. Complimentary salsa and corn chips. Ordered a pitcher of Margarita on the rocks, made well, not to sweet with a good tequila kick. Chicken Quesadilla was large and cheesy with... More 

1 Thank RocheMaree
New Orleans, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Good food and the outdoor cafe has live music. Fun place to eat in Lafayette, we go here every trip.

Thank Victoria V
Maurice, Louisiana
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a place we go to often with friends and it's always mixed reviews. They have local bands every weekend so you definitely have great entertainment. Food not always on point. Had some instances where food was not good and other times food was decent. Some people love it some people hate it. So it seems it just goes... More 

Thank gatorbrandy
Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were in town for Cinco de Maya so we decided to do Mexican food even though we were in Cajun country. Band was great, though way too loud for us. We had a great queso dip and tacos. Chips were crisp and good. This is a very popular place!

Thank barbkansasku99
Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The seafood burritos were delicious. All of the guests in our party enjoyed the cajun/mexican food. Several of the margaritas were enjoyed - those frozen and over ice.

Thank Cecelia B
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome food and fun atmosphere! We have been here many times when we are in town and we have never been disappointed! The best chimachanga I've ever had.

Thank Mattie S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

At various times during the year Lafayette puts on a free event called "Downtown Alive" which is an outdoor live music event. Agave is right there near all the action and has a large open seating area. Its a great place to sit outside, listen to live music and enjoy some margaritas.

Thank Jonathan M
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were in Lafayette and staying downtown for the Zydeco marathon. This little place was within walking distance. Chips and dip were great and the beer was cold. We love the ambiance of the outdoor seating. Made us feel like we were in a real Mexican cantina.

1 Thank latisha g
Lafayette, Louisiana
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went with a group of families and friends on a Saturday night after a recital downtown. It was very loud with the live band on the patio and no separation from the noise outside and us inside. We could not hear each other across the table! Our service was average. Our waiter had difficulty keeping up with refills of... More 

Thank Crystal J
Saint Martinville, Louisiana
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We went with friends because we had done the Unravel Escape room which is a few blocks away (which is amazing ) and wanted drinks afterwards. Our food was pretty good, their salsa is great but I just had to laugh when I got the bill. I had two double Jack Daniels on the rocks and they actually charged me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-289-0000
Agave, a retreat right in the heart of downtown Lafayette, brings together traditional Mexican cuisine, an atmosphere unlike any other, and over 40 of the finest agave Tequilas in the world. An experience at Agave will change your life! OK, maybe change your life is a bit strong, but it can at the least change your day or even make your night. So, sit back, relax and enjoy all that Agave has to offer.

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