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This restored early-twentieth-century commercial building houses a Southwestern restaurant.
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Dining room at Agave, Atlanta, GA

Agave Restaurant Review

: Facing the stone wall surrounding Atlanta's legendary Oakland Cemetery, Agave brings to Cabbagetown the food and the spirit of the Southwest. The work of the late artist R.C. Gorman is scattered throughout, along with pottery, folk crosses, and the sand-inspired color palette of that region. Aided by chef Bryan Yockey, chef-owner Jack Sobel adapts traditional regional dishes such as a deeply seasoned, hominy-laden posole, and a New Mexico green chili stew. We enjoy the flavors of the fried chicken and meatloaf, the collards cooked with honey, apple cider and smoked bacon, and the first-rate bean dishes. As the restaurant has evolved, fish and seafood have become impressive, but the preparations will change, while always nodding toward the Southwest in their nuances. Classic flan needs none of the adornments that usually accompany it. Start a meal with the Gruet Brut from New Mexico, to get into the spirit. The wine list is sensitive to the food, and there's a huge list of tequilas for those who seek them.

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Average rating    5
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Southwestern Heaven!
by Cece602 on Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:08 am
Definitely my favorite restaurant in Atlanta! The food is consistently excellent, the cocktails are the best in the city, and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. And if you like tequila, they have over 100 varieties on hand! Agave also runs amazing specials all the time.
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