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Agave Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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200 E. Vermillion Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
+1 337-289-0000
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Agava serves a pretty decent margarita accompanied by live music three days a week. Dine outside when the weather is pretty, it makes for an enjoyable evening.

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Missouri
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172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place when in town. Food is always hot fresh and cooked to order. The only think I would prefer is fresh chips instead of bagged.

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Thank 2014ksmith
Lafayette, LA
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600 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally go to the Agave near River Ranch but we were attending a show in Lafayette this evening so we decided to try this location again. It has been a while since we came here. Our server was Devin and he was good enough to get an 18% tip. He and the salsa were the best parts of our... More 

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Hawera
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301 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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 

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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.

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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 

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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!

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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.

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Thank Cecelia B
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Mattie S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E. Vermillion Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-289-0000
Description
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?