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“Excellent food”
Review of The Blue Agave

The Blue Agave
Ranked #13 of 55 Restaurants in Tahoe City
Price range: US$6 - US$16
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited just off season in early September. We didn’t have to wait for a table and had very attentive wait staff. You can eat outside but the temperatures cool down significantly so we opted to dine inside. I had the chimichanga and my husband had a burrito. Our daughter asked for the servers recommendations and ordered the Californian burrito part of which included in its description as containing French fries! She loved it as did most yelp reviewers even though it seems like an odd combination. We ordered margaritas for the table that were very tasty. They serve plenty of chips and salsa before the meals arrive. We would definitely go back if we found ourselves back in Tahoe City.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jnietupski3
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Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Ski3 for your great review. We try to make all guests well welcome and we’re glad you enjoyed the food and marg’s. It’s always nice to see we hit the mark with you and hope you return on your next trip west. Go Pats.
Thank you for your business and kind words.
Steve Topol, owner.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We travel to Tahoe often and this is one of our usual places. Margaritas are yummy and the tequila selection is amazing. You can sit outside and look at the lake...its just gorgeous!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cgiguere
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Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thank you, cgig, for your great review. So glad you enjoyed your Marg’s and the great view of Tahoe from our building and all the action in Tahoe City. And thank you for your loyalty to Blue Agave. It is sincerely appreciated.
Steve Topol, owner

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Terrible Fish Taco plate. The tortilla was flour & right out of the package, it was cold and the side was beans (barf) cold, no seasoning at all, and some kind of gross carrot salad. Never really tasted the fish, the amount was small and bland. The Iced tea was the lamest excuse for tea. I never thought I could go wrong with iced tea but you have it. It was sooooo weak, it was like drinking water, and no color whatsoever.
I was an ongoing customer, but no more. I only wished I had sent
it back, I hardly touched it for $16.50 for the Taco plate and 2.50 for the yuk iced tea.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Thank JoyceC1503
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Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hello Joyce.
I was helping in the kitchen today and must have made 20 fish tacos. I didn’t hear any complaints from any of the servers that there was a problem with any fish taco. If you don’t like anything we serve you, tell the server do we can get you something else or remove it from your bill, Our ice tea is fresh brewed and made 80 once’s at a time, There were no complaints. Again, tell the server if you don’t like the ice tea so we can replace it with something else.
If you call Blue Agave tomorrow, ask for me. I will refund you the money for this meal that almost made you “barf”.
Steve Topol, owner.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were a group of 14 that just rocked up without a booking after spending time on the Lake. The server was not put out, made up a table on the terrace for us and gave us great food with great service at a great price. Would definitely recommend the jug of Margarita!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LL1949
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Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thanks LL for your business and review. Our service and kitchen staff are first class and experienced in handling large parties. Most have worked at Blue Agave for over 15 years.
Please visit us again. We'll have plenty of "jugs" of margaritas available for you and your group.
Steve Topol, owner.

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel next door and had a coupon. Pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. The service was excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carl F
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Steve T, Owner at The Blue Agave, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thanks Carl for your great review. We have a very close relationship with the motel and all their staff and it gives us pleasure that you enjoyed yourself at Blue Agave. And thanks for venturing the great distance between your room and our building. Such a long way away.
Thanks for your business and wonderful review. Please come again.
Steve Topol, owner.

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