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El Agave

2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-220-0692
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“moles” (91 reviews)
“mole poblano” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When your Uber driver wants to drop you off in front of a run-liquor store, don't ask him to turn - prepare for an amazing meal. Absolutely the BEST Mexican Food anywhere. A huge tequila list with many aged 5, 10 or more. The food...More

1  Thank ServiceMatters86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this Tequilaria while exploring Old Town San Diego. No wait for a table(probably bc they were a bit expensive) but family friendly and exceptional food and drinks. Def get a tequila mojito. There was four of us, we split the appetizer combo board, sea...More

1  Thank h_zurweller
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a neat space with a fun vibe. Moles were all good as reported by colleagues and me. Nice selection of tequila and mezcal.

1  Thank WestJersey
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This place has to offer real Mexican food and drinks. Very cool interior. Food was great and tasty. Service was fast and very friendly. For the best ambiance experience, ask for a table by the window.

Thank OLEG V
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I got to San Diego last night and we were hoping to find some Oaxacan food. We found El Agave and took an Uber there from down town. I was really excited to see a tequila selection similar to some restaurants I...More

Thank jmarcus73
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This was an nice restaurant to experience Mexican food that is a step above the standard tacos and salsas. My wife and I each had a different Mole , rojo and verde which were both very good and somewhat unique from my previous experiences. We...More

2  Thank kirkhe
Reviewed 16 April 2017

El Agave serves average Mexican food, but so does most every other restaurant in Old Town, but they do have a nice selection of tequilas. Tip to the owner/manager - Scrape off the 'Best Restaurant of 2005' sticker. It makes your place look dated and...More

Thank AndySanDiego
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and check out all the varieties of tequilas. Over 4000 bottles and check out the menu. New bartender "Alex" was awesome! Educated us on tequila, the place being one of the oldest place/Restuarant in old town. Visit downstairs and check out...More

1  Thank Almira V
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was looking for truly authentic Mexican food and this place did not disappoint. Mole will blow your mind. Everything looked and tasted fantastic. The whole restaurant is basically inside a tequila museum! Lots and lots of selection. Very cool, low-key vibe. Best meal i...More

2  Thank NYCGolfer99
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was good, nice quaint little place. Tequila bottles everywhere. First off order the octopus appetizer. Omg is it amazing. Ribeye tacos were OK but not mind blowing. Service was great.

1  Thank 244chuckl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2304 San Diego Ave. Second Floor Ste B, San Diego, CA 92110
    (Old Town Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-220-0692
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