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Cien Agaves

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
+1 480-970-9002
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had just arrived in Old Scottsdale and we were looking for some light lunch when we came across Cien Agaves. We were there 30 minutes before Happy Hour but we were too hungry to wait so we went with the lunch...More

Thank OldNorCalGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant two other times and always had great food, service and margaritas!! It was very busy on my last visit and I was not greatest at all by the hostess plus she was rude and had major attitude. Your hostess...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here every year at least once, this year was 3 times for lunch. Food is off the chart. And staff is phenomenal. They are quick and attentive and have an amazing tequila selection. Each experience is better than the last! Hands down best in...More

Thank SaraSaraL1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local on the plane told us about this place and it was within easy walking distance of our hotel, or a short golf cart ride, which is more fun because of the heat. 2 tacos filled us, along with a nice salad and some...More

Thank karen k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some great tasting tacos, they have a variety of different fillings, all of which are very good. Another plus are the selection of drinks, and margaritas. Definitely worth a stop for a meal.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With so many cool pubs and restaurants to choose from, we were hard-pressed to make a quick decision for satisfying our empty stomachs. We made a late evening choice to stop in at Cien Agaves. The atmosphere and the staff were great, and the drink...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My wife and I ordered chicken chimis. At $14.95 I expected something special. What we got was rice rolled up in, what must have been, a huge tortilla with about a dozen quarter inch cubes (diced) of dried out chicken mixed in the rice, a...More

Thank 9992m
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We are from out of town and were just walking around the area when we saw this cute little restaurant that was advertising Happy Hour (1/2 off house margaritas and appetizers). SO GLAD we went in! The margaritas were the best we have had in...More

Thank J_and_T12
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Unfortunately, not a good experience. The food was terrible, the service was sloppy, and the ambience was college cantina.

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here. Can have tacos al a Carey so we tried the grilled mahi mahi, chicken, Shredded pork and the shredded skirt steak. All were really good. Mahi mahi and shredded skirt steak were our favourites Cayenne’s service and recommendations were awesomely me too!

Thank Rdrjpaomf
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scott w
28 October 2017|
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Response from zekebamm | Reviewed this property |
If it's not amenable to sitting outside, the upstairs area is nice for a large group
29 October 2015|
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Response from Lakys123 | Reviewed this property |
Happy Hour is 3-7pm every day with 1/2 price Cien Agaves Margaritas and appetizers! Check out their website!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
    (North Scottsdale Road)
  • Public Transportation: The Scottsdale Trolley has a drop off on the corner of our street!
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-970-9002
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