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El Agave

$$ - $$$Mexican,
111 N US Highway 281, Johnson City, TX 78636-4855
+1 830-868-0812
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
111 N US Highway 281, Johnson City, TX 78636-4855
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was traveling from North Carolina to Arizona taking the scenic route and visiting both the Lyndon B. Johnson State and National Parks. During my trek I happened to drive by El Agave and decided to give it a try for dinner. There are not...More

Thank wbullseye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This proved to be a well-run and friendly Mexican restaurant in this rural Texas town. The food was delicious, with a good level of spice to it. The service was prompt, with my food coming quickly and my glass never allowed to run empty. The...More

Thank MikeBHR
Reviewed 18 July 2017

With not much open but the local Dairy Queen( which we tried first but nobody ever answered the drive thru speaker), it was good. The service was friendly (although our server had to keep asking another to translate for her) She kept the margaritas coming...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

This joint has great tomatillo sauce and they know how to prepare the shredded chicken for an excellent green chicken enchilada. I have to remove some of the cheese to eat them, but that's just me. Their refried beans are also excellent. The rice is...More

Thank 1twangster
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Came here because we wanted Mexican. It was fine: popular with locals. Good prices and somewhat clean. No draft beer but good ice with sodas.

Thank BevTeach
Reviewed 21 June 2017

There were several tables and booths filled. We got chips and salsa quickly. The chips were warm. Drink orders taken quickly but it took quite a while before they were delivered. Food was ordered and arrived very quickly. This was the Texas plate which had...More

Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

El Agave is a popular restaurant among the locals from the Texas Hill Country. The price is right and the food is very good.

Thank PatSnyder
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Was passing by and stopped to get lunch. I was kind of iffy but the food was really good. The staff was nice and on top of it.

Thank amadrig1
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant is a short walk from the Johnson City Best Western. We entered and were told “sit anywhere”. That by default - meant lost time for the server to find us. Order was taken and drinks delivered. I have a thing about servers re-filling...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice before but won't be back after tonight's visit. 1. Every table (13)needed bussing and the one table had not been wiped down that the waiter practically forced us to sit around. 2. We chose the fajitas mixed for two(beef and chicken)...More

Thank 78133mom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N US Highway 281, Johnson City, TX 78636-4855
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 830-868-0812
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