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906 Basin St SW, Ephrata, WA 98823-2076
+1 509-754-6296
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The menu is not exactly like all the other Mexican restaurants. My spouse and I have been here multiple times. It is interesting that this is the place of the former Tequilas, which moved upstreet from this location. Because I have been a big fan of the former owners it was a surprise to be in old surroundings yet a... More 

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Thank Saralynn J
dpokane
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Unfortunately they were having issues with their Internet so paying with a card was a hassle

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Thank A1887NOmaryd
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Quick friendly service and a distinctively better flavor in their dishes. Drop in and eat where the locals relax.

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Thank William L
Olympia, Washington
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111 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

It was cold outside at 17 degrees and about the same inside. No heat working, but we braved the deep freeze and we're not disappointed. The steak and chicken fajitas was very good. Onions and peppers where nicely charred with the side dish of beans, rice, tomatoes lettuce sour cream is awesome!

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Thank onemarcat
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

New restaurant in a chain of Mexican restaurants. The food is good and fresh but a little lacking in flavor. An extensive menu of popular seafood dishes. We will return soon to check it out again.

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Ephrata had rolled up the sidewalks for the Fourth of July, but El Agave was open until evening. Service was attentive, and portions generous--perhaps to a fault. I felt like I had a boulder in my belly afterwards, and my wife took most of hers home. This is Americanized Mexican (read: smothered in cheese), competent if not memorable, but again,... More 

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Thank Everett B
Moses Lake, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Love that the plate of food is not drowning in grease like some places. Also their refried beans do not taste like they are made with lard.

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Thank Emilie134
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Food is good, however they made my husband's food incorrectly twice. I'm in the food service industry, and understand to that mistakes happen, but if you mess it up once, make sure the remake is correct.

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Thank Jamie M
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Salsa is the best I have had in this town. Fajita's were good but not best in town. Carnitas burrito was really good though.

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Thank wswafamily
Washington State
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129 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Pretty darn good. Not the most authentic around, but definitely good. The chipotle chicken is really good. Worth stopping at!

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Thank SweetSusy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Basin St SW, Ephrata, WA 98823-2076
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 509-754-6296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?