Raise a Glass to El Agave’s 25th Anniversary

El Agave, a beloved Mexican restaurant in Old Town San Diego, is turning 25 years old. This milestone anniversary is a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to authentic Mexican cuisine and its dedication to providing excellent service to its customers.

El Agave opened its doors in 1998 and has since become a staple in the San Diego dining scene. The restaurant’s menu is a celebration of Mexico’s diverse culinary traditions, featuring dishes from various regions of the country. From fresh ceviche to savory mole, El Agave’s menu has something for everyone.

One of the restaurant’s standout features is its extensive collection of tequilas and mezcals. El Agave has over 2,000 bottles of these spirits, making it one of the largest tequila collections in the world. Guests can even take a tequila tasting class to learn more about the different varieties and how they’re made.

The restaurant’s décor is equally impressive, with colorful murals and traditional Mexican artwork adorning the walls. The dining room is spacious and airy, with plenty of natural light and a relaxed, inviting atmosphere.

Over the years, El Agave has received numerous accolades for its exceptional cuisine and service. The restaurant has been featured in publications such as Zagat, Travel + Leisure, and The New York Times. It has also received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor and was named one of the top 50 Mexican restaurants in the US by OpenTable.

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, El Agave is offering special menu items and cocktails throughout the year. Guests can enjoy traditional Mexican dishes like Arroz a la Tumbada and Mole Negro, as well as innovative creations like the Hada Verde, a cocktail make with IZO Mezcal Ensamblé, lemon and pineapple juice, and a dash of Absente Absinthe.

The restaurant is also hosting a series of events, including exclusive menus and tequila tastings. These events offer guests the opportunity to learn more about Mexican culture and cuisine while enjoying delicious food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

El Agave’s 25th anniversary is a significant milestone for the restaurant and a testament to its enduring popularity. With its commitment to authentic Mexican cuisine, impressive tequila collection, and warm hospitality, El Agave is sure to remain a beloved destination for years to come.


  • Fri-Sun: 11am-10pm
  • Mon-Thu: 11:30am-10pm

Address – 2304 San Diego Ave #B, San Diego, CA 92110

Phone – (619) 220-0692

Website www.elagave.com