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Cien Agaves

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
+1 480-970-9002
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (64 reviews)
“guacamole” (47 reviews)
“tinga” (14 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Its the only meal she ate that day. I had the Carne Asada Taco and she had Chicken taco. We both had the same sides and chips/salsa. So the only difference is the chicken. We ate at two and she started being sick at 6pm....More

Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here twice on our vacation. The service was good. We loved the guacamole; it was sprinkled with pomegranate seeds, and it was a great deal during happy hour. The enchiladas were wonderful as was the cucumber margarita. The nachos were good. As I...More

Thank Tree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were headed to another restaurant and stopped by here for a drink first. We didn’t realize it was Happy Hour and there was an uncrowded upstairs bar. The service was ok and the tequila selection was the largest I’ve seen pretty much anywhere. Appetizers...More

Thank zapprint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tequila & Tacos! We lucked out by getting seats at the bar. Service was friendly and consistent. Excellent Margaritas! Food is good enough. Cien is a fun and vibrant restaurant for all ages.

Thank Cynthia-LAX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little spot for happy hour but food was average and service was not great. Not worth the full price menu.

Thank Haley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner here twice on a recent visit. Both meal consisted of their Tinga chicken chimichanga, enchilada style, with a Patron Margarita. Excellent taste, great service, wonderful atmosphere, and, judging by the waiting crowd, very popular! I will definitely return on a future visit...More

Thank 8,640
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner and enjoyed the variety of tacos. Seemed like a good place for groups or families. Service was slow but the food was worth the wait.

Thank Paige R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Scottsdale each spring and are always searching for new fun places to eat. After reading mixed reviews on this place we decided to check it out. We couldn’t believe we had never stopped in before. It is a very busy, energetic little restaurant...More

Thank TW719
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best place! We had a bit of a wait, had a beer at the bar. Staff was exceptional! Everyone was busy but nice and friendly and and attentive! Food was fabulous! I had 2 different kinds of tacos , my husband had...More

Thank dober1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were seated upstairs, which was good because it was quite loud and crowded downstairs- tho we were there during spring training and there was a game on. Good margaritas and food, can say I've had better but still good. Shout out to our waitress...More

Thank MegRyan317
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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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