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Cien Agaves

) #30 of 950 Restaurants in Scottsdale $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
+1 480-970-9002
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7228 E 1st Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4404
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1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was good. Margaritas lacked a kick. Thought I tasted carbonated soda. From Milwaukee and used to tequila, lime juice and agave nectar. Won't go back.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lively servers. 100 different Tequilas. Fantastic food. Tuna tacos / Tinga tacos are both to die for. Start with a serving of Quacamole and chip, Ice cold beer. Chase down with a shot. Order your tacos, another Ice Cold Beer. For dessert chase that...More

Thank jim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Mahi Taco, Shrimp Taco, and Tinga taco all were excellent. Guacamole is fresh and differentiates itself with pomegranate on top which is a neat twist.

Thank Brook P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With one of the best atmospheres in Old Town Scottsdale, Cien Agaves is a great place to unwind with friends and family. In temperate days, the streetside walls slide back for an exhilarating open air experience. Pima Plaza is a hub of activity, so plenty...More

Thank dennisjunesr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've previously given this restaurant a great review for lunch, but we are back in AZ and stopped here for happy hour and I couldn't be happier! Tasty appetizers were half price and so were the house margaritas. We sat at the bar and the...More

Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group visited here for dinner, which was served buffet style. I had read reviews and decided this would be a great dining experience, but the food was just average American versions of Mexican fare. Drinks were no better than I've had at any other...More

Thank Alabama21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very quick pit stop for us, we were walking around Old Town and I had seen this place on Trip Advisor and the reviews were great so I wanted to give it a try. We only had drinks and I must say,...More

Thank Elba R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Boyfriend and I stopped in to grab margaritas after dinner elsewhere, and made a point to go back the next night for more. We got some chips and salsa and shared El Gigante, which is a big ol' margarita that comes to you in a...More

Thank Lianna P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped in after shopping in Old Town Scottsdale. He got there just after 3:00 PM for the start of Happy Hour, the house Margarita is just $4 and Appetizers are half price, also Chips and Salsa are free. The Margarita's are made with natural juices...More

Thank koleary89
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

...and if you did, you'd die so very happy. Our fantastic server, Dana, encouraged us to try it. I don't think she meant to hurt us but now I'm so sad that I don't live here and can't eat it every day. They falcons are...More

Thank Tayloredfit
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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
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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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