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Agave Grill

100 Allyn St. (Ann St.) Send to Phone
860-882-1557 | Menu
At this cozy and happening corner cantina on Allyn Street, the Mexican fare exceeds expectations.
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Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Dining room at Agave Grill, Hartford, CT

Agave Grill Restaurant Review

: Agave Grill has taken the edge off Hartford's craving for a place that could enliven lunchtime and spice up the night. Devotees know that unless they tear themselves away from their desks at 11:30 a.m., they may have trouble scoring a table at lunchtime. Even weekday evenings are jumping at this cozy corner cantina, where the food and beverages both exceed expectations for Mexican fare. With nearly 40 tequilas, including some rare distillations, and a menu of signature margaritas, happy hour here is never a bore. Few diners can resist starting with guacamole prepared tableside in a stone mortar, and the array of enticing appetizers makes an evening of passing plates with friends a viable option. We particularly like the smooth ahi ceviche, the crisp and zingy habanero barbecue wings and the spicy shrimp quesadilla. While even tacos come with interesting fillings, such as crispy fish and grilled vegetables, we prefer the richly flavored steak arrechera rubbed with garlic and chilies. When you're ready to trade spicy for sweet, the banana chimichanga awaits, covered in chocolate and whipped cream.

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