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AGAVA Restaurant

££ - £££
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-319-4366
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Dryden, New York
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service is excellent, special attention to guest's requests. Love the upper Bar area. This an historic building (old train station). Nicely located in Ithaca, great access and parking. A host indoor and outdoor activities. Did I mention the food and appetizers??? well they are awesome too.

Thank Michael A
Ithaca, New York
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516 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.. we were very fortunate to get a table at an hour's notice. (The reservation indicated that only high-top tables were available but the staff were able to seat us at a regular table.) We enjoyed our favorite items on the menu but the best surprise was the cocktail "The Scorpion" -- highly recommended

Thank rh24
Cortland, New York
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296 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My retired friend and I have been meeting for lunch monthly for 4 years. Given that she lives in Auburn and I live in Cortland, we have traveled all over the area searching out great places. There are many wonderful dining experiences in our area. Agava is a keeper! It does not look like much at all from the outside...we... More 

Thank Laurie P
Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and drink. Attention to detail. The bar area is cozy and the seating area comfortable and inviting.

Thank K S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for brunch. The food was very good. The pomegranate ginger mimosa was awesome! Very friendly staff.

Thank Laura S
Irvine, California
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter who attends Cornell raves about this restaurant so I took her there last weekend when i was in town. For A Cali girl I was surprised with her enthusiasm. Chips were artificially salty to encourage you to buy more drinks. The guacamole was bland. The flat bread was good but the humus was weak. I had carnitas tacos... More 

Thank FamilyLester
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

So I have never ate here, they have free salsa dancing on wednesdays which I have attended and the atmosphere was so fantastic I really recommend - even if you don't know how to salsa dance.

Thank Jade Marie C
Ithaca, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We live a mile down the road and enjoy Agava regularly. Their black bean burger ruins every other vegetarian burger, and many meat burgers as well. It's fantastic as-is and divine with a chile relleno added. The staff are friendly and accommodating. We're regulars for a reason!

Thank KaseyMK
Milford, New Jersey
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Had another wonderful meal at Agava. Love their chips and salsa. The guacamole is fantastic, too! Had two white bean enchiladas that were amazing. Nice to see a very special children's menu for the little ones--even includes salmon. Next time I'm going to try the pork tacos.

Thank Minimartaan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the decor and MOST of the staff was friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately our server had an attitude just a little bit on the snotty side which did not sit well with me. I was disappointed by the fact that they do not offer gluten free/low carb options to bread. Our server did NOT suggest or offer to swap the... More 

Thank Deborah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Pine Tree Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-4366
AGAVA is a Southwest-Inspired restaurant featuring a wood-fired oven, farm-to-table cuisine and a seasonal menu. The restaurant also has one of the most unique bars in the region, both in design and drink selection. Agava is located in the old East Ithaca Train Depot in Ithaca, NY.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?