Going Coastal at El Agave Del Mar

El Agave Del Mar
Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana

El Agave Del Mar

El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria brings traditional “Hispanic-Mexican”cuisine and award-winning tequilas to the beautiful coastal village of Del Mar. Situated on the third level of Del Mar Plaza, the long awaited El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria opened its doors on April 1st, 2014. The new Del Mar location is El Agave’s second in San Diego and first in North County, boasting an expansive 6,000-sq. ft. space, indoor and outdoor seating, and sweeping ocean views. “Del Mar Plaza couldn’t be a more perfect location in which to blend our unique menu offerings with a beautiful ocean view location,” said owner, Juan Carlos Gomez.

El Agave Del Mar
Margaritas (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Known for its bold and authentic flavors, El Agave’s menu, prepared by Executive Chef Mario Montes, is inspired by the cooking styles of ancient cultures including the Aztecs and Mestizos. Popular menu items will include lobster meatballs, a variety of mole sauces and the restaurant’s infamous filet mignon in tequila with a red wine reduction sauce.

El Agave Del Mar
Executive Chef Mario Montes (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

The Del Mar Plaza location, designed by Mexican architect Isabel Infante, will also feature a comprehensive ‘tequila museum’ where guests can sample more than 1,000 premium tequilas from around the world.

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Tequila Museum (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

El Agave Restaurant and Tequileria is open for brunch, lunch and dinner. In addition, enjoy a Happy Hour menu and tequila tastings. For more information visit www.elagave.com.

El Agave Del Mar
Assortment of appetizers (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

About Del Mar Plaza: Located in the beautiful coastal village of Del Mar, California, Del Mar Plaza is an open-air shopping and entertainment destination. Featuring a mix of unique retailers, a gourmet food market, ocean-view restaurants, and top of the line services, Del Mar Plaza draws locals and tourists from all over the country and the world.

El Agave Del Mar
Camaron al Tequilana (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

With iron work and tiled fountains, cobblestone laid pathways, and ocean views, Del Mar Plaza features an atmosphere reminiscent of a European marketplace. For more information, visit www.delmarplaza.com.

El Agave Del Mar
Sea Bass ajo y Achiote (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

Ideal for exploring the bold flavors of Mexico with influences from Oaxaca, Yucatan, Puebla and Central Mexico, El Agave Del Mar is the second restaurant of the El Agave restaurant group.

Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana
Trilogia de Moles (Photo by Maria Desiderata Montana)

About El Agave Old Town: The first El Agave Restaurant and Tequilería in Old Town boasts a tasteful rustic design with an impressive display of the biggest tequila bottle collection in the United States and over 2000 different brands to choose from. Included among them, our own award winning “Tequila Agave Artesanal”. In addition, they have received many awards for their unique Mexican cuisine, variety of tequilas and true Mexican flavors. They were voted best of the city, best mole, best Mexican Restaurant in San Diego by Union Tribune, New York Times, Estilo Gourmet and many others. Also, it is the only restaurant in San Diego with a Certification of 100% Tequila by the Tequila Regulation Board and qualified with the highest award of 5 Agaves. El Agave Old Town is located at 2304 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 220-0692.

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