Located at 140 7th Ave South, between West 10th Street and Charles Street, Agave is a comfortable, serene and a little sexy dining location for you and your honey tonight! Everything is put together so delightfully, starting with the charming Southwestern theme with adobe walls, spruce ceilings, glowing candles…and then there’s the food: a delicious fusion of traditional and innovative Southwestern cuisine. So delicious!
You can come in for lunch and start with a really great appetizer, like the Grilled Corn On The Cob with chipotle lime butter & queso cotija, $3; Mother Road Roadhouse Chili a braise of beef & pork in dos xxs & chile, $5; Tostaditas De Camarones – gulf shrimp with pico de gallo, romaine and avocado crema, $10; or perhaps the Old School Blue Crab Chipotle Spinach Dip, $12. Then, proceed right on to your main entrée, with tasty creations – try one of the several choices of quesadillas, like the Grilled Skirt Steak with mushrooms & cheese, $12 … or go with a great sandwich like the Pressed Sandwich of Grilled Mojo Chicken with chile rajas, sonoma jack & pico de gallo, $8; BBQ Sliced Steak Sandwich with caramelized onion, sweet poblano peppers and pico de gallo in a mole bbq sauce on french baguette, $10; or the yummy Masa-Crusted Chicken Sandwich with chipotle crema and pico de gallo, $12. There are tacos to enjoy, too, like the unique Squash Blossom Tacos with avocado crema, $12; and Grilled Mojo Mahi-Mahi Tacos with a great charred pineapple pico, $12. For lunch, there is also a pre-fixe option for $11.95 that includes two courses and a margarita tasting.
For dinner, start off with a delicious and very filling (sharable!) appetizer like the Carnitas of Berkshire Old Black Spot Pork with chile lime crema, $10; Hand Hacked Haas Avocado Guacamole with tres salsas and warm blue corn tostados, $11; or the Corn Crusted Calamari Cracklins with chipotle & avocado cremas, $11.
There are also soups to choose from, like the Hatch Green Chile corn & chicken chowder with tortilla straw and queso fundido, $8 … as well as great salads like the Autumn Leaves with caramelized apples, cabrales blue and spiced texas pecans, cider vinaigrette, $8; Santa Fe Gear Salad with broken hearts of romaine with shards of iggys dry sonoma jack, toasted pepitas, cumin croutes and eggless caesar dressing, $8; and the Masa Crusted Chicken Salad with Picquillos heirloom tomatoes, queso blanco, avocado ranch dressing, $16.
For your main entrée, you could go with tacos or quesadillas, or go with something else like the Beef Machaca Enchiladas with slow braised beef, mushrooms, and fries quesos, $18; Pan Roasted Breast of Chicken with blue corn cheese crepas & mushroom ragout, $18; Pan Roast Pork Tenderloin filled with a chorizo & caramelized apple stuffing lacquered with a maple cider treacle, $22; Shortribs Of Angus Beef with mole colorado & chile corn mashed potatoes, $25; or maybe the equally delicious Slow Braised Smoked Ham Shank in a chile spiked cider with a sweet potato & chipotle soufflé, $21.
And try a dessert while you’re visiting, too, each around $8-$10, like the Cheesecake with Guava Sauce almond graham cracker crust; Mexican Chocolate Fondue with seasonal fruits and nut bread; Sopapillos with Vanilla Ice Cream; Selection of Seasonal Sorbettos; Molten Center Chocolate Cake with banana praline ice cream; Invisible Rattlesnake – vanilla ice cream topped with daristi mayan honey anisette and creme de menthe; and Mexican Flan.
And there’s plenty to drink in compliment of your meal – a great selection of cocktails, wines, beers, and even a café menu with delicious coffee drinks!
The restaurant is open Mon 12pm-11pm; Tue-Fri 12pm-1am; Sat 11:30am-1am; Sun 11:30am-11pm. They can be reached at (646) 736-2962.