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Agave Mexican Bistro Dos

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Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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111 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3825
+1 603-427-5300
Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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massachusetts
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was good, the atmosphere & service not so good. We went on a busy Saturday night, had a reservation. Stood in the entryway at least 10 mins before a host came over. We were then seated on the second floor, corner booth. It was stuffy and hot. Ordered guacamole and did not get chips for about 15 mins.... More 

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New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in the area and Agave is one of our favorite Portsmouth eateries for both good food and reasonable price. It's slightly upscale Mexican food but still has a traditional flair to it as well. The ingredients are fresh and the guacamole is fabulous. The many varied margaritas are also yummy! With most restaurants in Portsmouth being quite expensive,... More 

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Thank sanbornclan
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Sanbornclan, We appreciate the great feedback! We're happy to know that we are one of your favorites in Portsmouth. We hope to see you again soon here at Agave Dos. Thanks again! :) More 

Saco, Maine
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went here for birthday luncheon. Clean, nicely laid out with a very cheerful hostess/waitress Ashley, who kindly offered ideas about items on the menu. I selected the Tostada Plato with chicken tinga. Very generous portions of refried beans, rice, lettuce, tomato and a surprisingly large amount of freshly made guacamole. Scrumptious!! My friend had a Taco lunch with one... More 

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Thank happytraveler11122
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous review, happytraveler11122! We would love if you'd ask for management and introduce yourself next time you visit. We at Agave Dos love to meet guests such as yourself in order to maintain open communication about our food and service here. We look forward to meeting you soon :) More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a great little Mexican place. We came here for a friends birthday, it is her favorite spot. I love Mexican and this place did not disappoint! They make great drinks too.

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Thank Melissa S
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Melissa S, Thank you so much for the awesome review! It is much appreciated. Hope to see you again at Agave Dos! More 

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I recommended Agave for a holiday work luncheon, total of 10 people. We sat upstairs, the place was not busy. Service was slow to begin with, server came back at infrequent intervals. However, the entrees arrived over a span of 20 minutes. Those who received their entrees felt uncomfortable beginning to eat when others hadn't gotten their food. Three entrees... More 

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Kent, Washington
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255 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The menu is somewhat limited for breakfast/brunch, but the quality is outstanding. The chips and Salsa are some of the best I have had. The entrée was plentiful and wonderfully seasoned. The serving are very pleantiful.

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Thank Senioronabudget
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoy our brunch! We are constantly striving to make our brunch that much better. We have even started doing some brunch specials to broaden our limited menu. We hope you come back to try one soon! Thanks again for the feedback. More 

Yarmouth, Maine
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of girlfriends. It was such a fun evening made even better by delicious food & exceptional pomegranate margaritas! The chips & salsa were fresh made, warm chips, and the guacamole was made right at the table. Our waitress was very attentive & fun. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank islandessentials
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Islandessentials, Thank you so much for the great words! We are more than thrilled that you chose Agave Dos to host your girl's night and even more excited that you enjoyed your time here! We can't wait to have you back! :) More 

falmouth, maine
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657 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

nothing to write home about. My wife got a mango shrimp salad which looked fantastic. I got a tostada salad without tomatoes or sour cream. something might have gotten lost in translation...it was a lot of shredded iceberg, chicken, some cheese....in a tostada shell, and on a small bed of refried beans. No dressing. Pretty rudimentary. Looked like something you'd... More 

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Thank chimayred
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Chimayred, We appreciate you reaching out to let us know how we're doing here. Unfortunately the item that you had ordered does not come with any dressing and you have selected to not have a couple of the toppings that make the tostada salad. We wish you would have explained your distaste to your server/bartender so we could make your... More 

Peabody, MA
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant was really fun, not much of a wait and great food. All the staff were very nice and super friendly. The food was really good - we had the steak tacos and quesedilla and the were superb. Highly recommend!

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Thank Linds945
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Linds945, Thank you for the positive review! I am extremely happy with my current staff here and can't agree with you more. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again at Agave Dos! More 

Attleboro MA
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday night and the place was very busy. We sat at the upstairs bar which was quiet and clean. Bar tender and staff were great, friendly and helpful. Ordered a 1/2 order of nachos, some of the best we've ever had. Plenty big for 2 -4 people. Entree was great and margaritas were spectacular with a great... More 

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Thank frozenrop5
Alyssa C, General Manager at Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, responded to this review

Frozenrop5, Just wanted to thank you for taking time out of your day to give us a review! We'd like to think our Nachos and Margaritas are the best in town so we're glad you think the same :) Looking forward to seeing you again soon at Agave Dos! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 23
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3825
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5300

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?