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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a try at the mexican restaurant 2 doors away from our hotel,the "Days Inn" and what an excellent choice it was!! We arrived at 7PM and were seated within minutes. While looking at the menu (something for everyone) we were brought a large basket of fresh warm chips and 2 types of salsa. We weren't flying out till... More 

Thank wegolfwegamble
salem, oregon
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157 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted big margaritas and lotsa food after completing the Bellingham Bay half & full marathon. We aren't from the area so we did a search and found El Agave. It was perfect!! What we loved the most was: we weren't rushed. At so many other Mexican restaurants, food comes out 3 mins after ordering. We enjoyed the chips and... More 

Thank bexnate
Fairbanks, Alaska
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

El Agave has the BEST spinach tamales! I can never find vegetarian tamales, but they had them and they were amazing! The service was fantastic too.

Thank igloogirl9
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We came across this restaurant on our travels down to Seattle. The food was delicious, the service was great and the cost was more than fair. Liked it so much that my husband insisted on eating there again on our way back to Vancouver.

1 Thank Christine G
Vancouver, Canada
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230 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Here is a place you should know about if you would like to go out for some authentic Mexican food! We went to El Agave after a recommendation from our hotel concierge. What a great tip! Delicious food, authentic dishes,and such big platters! The food was fresh, wonderfully plated and served with accompanying sauces. The mexican beers brought out the... More 

Thank Bill D
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Bellingham on September 6th and this restaurant was recommended by the hotel clerk. We ordered what seems like we always order at Mexican joints, and that is a shredded beef chimichanga. While waiting we received the complimentary chips and salsa, which were quite good. My wife is rather picky and after a couple of bites I could... More 

Thank Neil H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We are regulars, eat there 2 times a month. Very friendly atmosphere and a mean margarita. Mocho Bua no.

Thank Robert M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great food and service, I had the taquita and my husband had carne asade The fried peppers a wonderful also. And all the dessert are great but you are usually to full

Thank Margie P
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 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?