Agave Mexican Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Lewes
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  • Carl E.
    "try the hot mexican rockets and the sweet heat drink."(3 Tips)
    Mel T.
    "Margarita, fish tacos, guac, and surf & turf burritos are AWESOME!"(14 Tips)
    Rachel G.
    "The steak and blue cheese quesadillas will change your life."(2 Tips)
    Ann P.
    "Get the garlic pepper shrimp w/mango salsa or mahi mahi fish tacos."(7 Tips)
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  • Teresa S.
    Teresa StrahlmanJuly 4, 2014
    Love this place! The Chiles en Nogada are fantastic, love the corn on the cob. Everything is delicious! And that includes the margaritas and tequila flights! Be sure to have a designated driver! ;)
  • Ann P.
    Ann PisanoJune 10, 2012
    If you're visiting Lewes or Rehoboth beach try Agave. I've been to other mexican restaurants but Agave is worth coming back to. Get the garlic pepper shrimp w/mango salsa or mahi mahi fish tacos. Yum!
  • Cathy C.
    This is one of the best meals that I have had at the beach! The margaritas are SO good. Be sure to get the Mexican Rockets appetizer too! The staff and the food are the BEST!
  • SL M.
    SL MooreJuly 27, 2013
    Leave them your cell phone number and they will call you when a table is ready. You can shop locally while you wait. Don't be surprised when you hear there is a 2 hour wait. There really is!
  • Lindsey T.
    Lindsey TimbermanSeptember 24, 2012
    Don't know how, but we didn't have to wait! Shrimp and garlic guac is amazing. Tamales are beyond. Fish tacos rocked. Carmel apple tequila drink was perfect. Love it here.
  • Shawn H.
    Shawn HendersonAugust 29, 2014
    Save room for the coconut cake! Also, get the guac trio sampler and chicken stuff, bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers!
  • Rachel G.
    Rachel GarciaFebruary 28, 2015
    The steak and blue cheese quesadillas will change your life. Yummy mahi mahi tacos as well. Incredible guacamole and fabulous margaritas. Worth the wait.
  • EatTravelCook
    Authentic tasting Mexican food, chiles en Nogales, mole sauce, street corn (elote), pomegranate margaritas all excellent, but service is usually terrible, and the wait for a table averages 1-2 hrs.
  • Katy O.
    Katy OJuly 10, 2011
    Best time to go (I've found is between 2-4pm) otherwise plan to wait. But perfect time to walk through Lewes. It IS worth the wait.
  • Kathy B.
    Kathy BohsApril 14, 2013
    Long wait...eat at bar great staff,good,fresh food.fajitas for 2 are Delish! Yummy sangria!
  • Carl E.
    Carl EricksonMay 27, 2011
    try the hot mexican rockets and the sweet heat drink. everything here was excellent including the staff. great eye candy. :-)
  • Jaclyn
    JaclynJuly 2
    Great food, not worth the long wait. But they have an upstairs bar that's pretty cool. Get the flavored guacs
  • Shawn H.
    Shawn HendersonJune 20, 2014
    amazing food! Try the fajitas, and most definitely the coconut cake!
  • Becky W.
    Becky WoodhouseSeptember 15, 2014
    Best Mexican I've had. Ever. And I lived in Texas. That's saying something.
  • Sandra D.
    Sandra DiazAugust 18, 2012
    Guac is raging, sangrita (not sangria) is amazing and mole sauce is yummy!
  • Chris B.
    Chris BAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Red Sangria - the cinnamon really adds a wonderful, unexpected finish!
  • John C.
    John CervenakMay 23, 2014
    If you have a party of 4+, a pitcher of margaritas is the way to go.
  • Kara B.
    Kara BigelowMarch 10, 2012
    Try the $500 "Open Food" charge.... Stay too long w/o ordering dinner and you'll find out what I mean ;)
  • Fred M.
    Fred MirandaJune 29, 2011
    The stacked chicken enchilada is beyond fantastic, but bring an appetite, it's also huge.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HartmannJune 13, 2015
    Great margaritas and the food was amazing. Long wait to get in and slow service.
  • Tess D.
    Tess DanesiOctober 9, 2013
    Try the guacamole with goat cheese and pine nuts. Delicious.
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CarlsonAugust 22, 2014
    They don't take reservations and wait was 2.5 hours on a Thursday night. Well worth it though!
  • Lyndsey
    LyndseyFebruary 16, 2013
    The white sangria is delicious! And make sure you get an order of "super" nachos.
  • Dana R.
    Dana RJune 26, 2010
    No highchairs. And they aren't able to serve the full menu on the back deck / upstairs part of the restaurant... it's getting very busy there. But go with small group / no kids and you'll be fine.
  • Tara B.
    Tara B.May 24, 2013
    Blue cheese steak quesadillas are insanely delish!
  • Nate I.
    Nate I.March 11, 2012
    Try the dark and stormy cocktail. Awesome. Jocelyn makes it best!
  • Julia S.
    Julia SprochJune 29, 2015
    The guacamole is to die for and the margaritas are the real deal!
  • Michael
    MichaelApril 9
    Try the fish tacos and guacamole dip, delicious
  • Ccmfer
    CcmferAugust 1, 2013
    Don't let the wait scare you off. Its well worth it.
  • Kathy B.
    Kathy BohsApril 14, 2013
    Hot rockets!fajitas for two!! Yummy sangria. Eat at the bar.
  • Emma P.
    Emma PhillipsJuly 1, 2011
    Get the pitcher of margaritas! Bargain, 8 glasses for the price of six:)
  • Mel T.
    Mel TuttleJuly 10, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    No kids menu. Margarita, fish tacos, guac, and surf & turf burritos are AWESOME!
  • Libby H.
    Libby HeiksAugust 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Guacamole here is to die for. Especially the gala apple one
  • Laura H.
    Laura HSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Everything is amazing!!!! You need to eat this!
  • Kenton
    KentonSeptember 2, 2013
    Fajitas for two is totally worth it.
  • Tara B.
    Tara B.December 11, 2013
    For the love of God, get the corn. You're welcome.
  • Stephanie B.
    Stephanie BottiMay 29, 2012
    I would to actually eat here. Made 3 attempts so far. Each time minimal 1 wait for a table with no room at the bar
  • Audrey W.
    Audrey WoloshinMay 24, 2013
    Soft shell steak tacos are to die for.
  • Delaware Tourism Office
    Absolutely wonderful Mexican cuisine! The Margaritas are all the rage!
  • DemiNjeff D.
    DemiNjeff DorseyMay 17, 2013
    Try blue cheese and steak quesadilla! It's amazing!
  • sean m.
    sean mJuly 2, 2012
    The canta loupe marg is light and refreshing.
  • Kari N.
    Kari NietertMarch 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Goat cheese and pine buts guac!!! Delishhhh
  • Billy
    BillyNovember 30, 2014
    Get the filet and blue cheese quesadilla!
  • Ivana B.
    Ivana BielaNovember 21, 2010
    Must try the cilantro soup & corn on the cob
  • Kim D.
    Favorite restaurant in Lewes!!!!
  • Ashlee Z.
    Ashlee ZatOctober 8, 2011
    Their Mango salad is AMAZING!!!!!
  • Michael G.
    Michael GoldJune 25, 2015
    The corn on the cob!
  • sarah w.
    sarah weberMarch 17
    Best margaritas and guac
  • Em H.
    Em HarringtonJuly 26, 2013
    Best Mexican restaurant in DE
  • Mike M.
    Mike MahaffieAugust 16, 2011
    Try the roasted corn soup.
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