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Agave Roja

807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
+1 252-453-0446
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (50 reviews)
“guacamole” (77 reviews)
“camarones” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
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1 - 10 of 693 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had pretty high hopes for Agave after seeing pretty good reviews and it was one of the few restaurants open on an off season Saturday night. They seated us promptly and even suggested we order quickly to get ahead of a large party as...More

Thank MrClarasDad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our last night on the Outer Banks, and my wife wanted to make our last night Mexican. The 20 minute ride from Duck up to Agave Roja was very peaceful as was the restaurant experience. There was only a family of three in...More

Thank rbronsink
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been away from the outer banks for several years but always remember Agave Great Mexican food, a delightful staff and went with their recommendation for pork shank.You will not be disappointed. Large portion that you can share.Great find

Thank joanne m
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Our group of eight went to Agave Roja (with reservations this year - learned the hard way that they're necessary even in off season), and all enjoyed our meal. We had a variety of entrees, including chili con carne enchiladas, Mariscos, fajitas, fish tacos, and...More

Thank rgc1600
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My sister and I live in Corolla and love, love, love Agave!!! Have to visit at least once a week. The food, the staff and the owner are great. The salsa is great too and we bring home a stash every time we visit. We...More

Thank sandra B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I have to say the salsa is dynamite! Take a pint home once a week. Camarones absolutely the best ever. Chips light and great! Food is fresh and delicious and this from a local. John is absolutely the best!!

Thank corolla101
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I grew up eating Mexican food--gourmet and authentic whenever we went back to Mexico City to visit my mom's family. We are always in search of authentic Mexican food as opposed to the ubiquitous Tex-Mex (nothing wrong with Tex-Mex..but I miss the food I remember)....More

Thank rosamexican08
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We always make reservations for dinner at this restaurant at least once during our beach vacation. Flavorful and delicious with a nice selection of entrees. Prices are kind of high.

Thank Walter O
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

9 of us ate here and all found it quite average. Our waiter and service was great but the food just didn't quite hit the mark in taste or presentation which was surprising given all the fab reviews on here. Maybe we were just unlucky...More

Thank TNT6264
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food. As a family, we had a wonderful time and great service. We will return to this restaurant each time we visit Corolla Beach,

Thank Casimer C
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michele c
1 July 2015|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
We do with enough notice. Please call.
michele c
1 July 2015|
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Response from Angel T | Reviewed this property |
They do take out orders but not if they're really busy. I would suggest arranging an early pick up
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807B Ocean Trl, Monterey Plaza, Corolla, NC 27927-9610
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-0446
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We visited the last week of June, 2012 and they told us they had only been open 10 days. They handled a party of 15 as if they were doing if for years. The salsa was unbelievable! The food was light fresh and delicious!!
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