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El Agave

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207 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA
+1 360-676-0340
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Coarsegold, California
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a clean, nicely decorated restaurant with a very large complete menu and really delicious food. We wanted a Mexican beer with our lunch and they had a very nice assortment on tap. The service was good and they let me substitute pork into the chimichanga at no extra charge. It was served with large portions of rice, beans... More 

Thank GypsyMaryRVTraveler
Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

It's a small place with lots of heart. Ask for Alfonso, he is the best. We felt right at home. We have had Mexican food from Puerto Vallarta to Kelowna BC. Prices and food were great. Prices were reasonable. Lots of food and great flavours. We had the pleasure of some entertainment from Alfonso's daughter Jennifer. She is a fantastic... More 

1 Thank Dan D
Fishers, Indiana
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant was a favorite of my Bellingham family so we gave it a try. Most dishes are above average and service is great. Due to our large party we had a sample of a number of dishes. Margaritas were strong in alcohol content, but not very tasty. If you're hungry, it will hit the spot.

Thank bballmama2
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This was a recommendation from my sister-in-law. It is their favorite Mexican restaurant. Really great portions of food I had enchilada with rice and a very nice size margarita. It was a large party of 15 with four children and there was something on the menu for everyone. I would recommend however it seemed like my plate and all of... More 

Thank LynS42
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

The food was decent,, but it is kind of a fast food place turned into a sit down restaurant. Does not really feel like a traditional Mexican place.

Thank mjhughes63
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We always have great service at the Sudden Valley location. The food is good and they usually have a coupon that makes it more affordable. Steak and shrimp fajitas are a favorite, burritos and chimichangas are also good. Jumbo margaritas..

1 Thank ali22jas
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We've eaten and taken out and always been pleased with the experience. I think they have the best pico de gallo in Bellingham and we usually get a container to go.

Thank snowmp
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204 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

I visited this place on the way from Seattle to Vancouver more than 15 years ago. That time it was our wedding anniversary and we were so impressed that we decided when in Mercer Island visiting relatives and being again our anniversary to drive to Bellingham for lunch. It was really great and I can assure that next time I... More 

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Bedford, New York
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This place so outshines their rivals that it is not worth going anywhere else in Bellingham for quality authentic Mexican food, served graciously and well. The value is outstanding, and if you go on the internet you can get a discount coupon making tripe meal incredibly reasonable. And the generous sangria ain't bad either.

1 Thank AUDEIC
Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Moving up here from Seattle we like to joke that "there are a lot of Mexican restaurants in Bellingham" (there are) - but this former MacDonald's does a great job and has great food at great prices

Thank dimibirdy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 N Samish Way, Bellingham, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-676-0340

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