January 14, 2022

The New Cantina Agave in Northside Offers Latin-Inspired Food, Cocktails and a Late Night Menu


Cantina Agave is a new Latin-inspired dining and drinking destination in Northside. Located in the former Taqueria 251 space, the menu includes everything from tacos and margaritas to birria, chicharrones and churros. And, in addition to a massive patio and forthcoming live music, the restaurant also offers a dedicated late-night menu available everyday until close "while supplies last," they say. Current hours are 5-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

In addition to Taco Tuesdays (where three-taco platters are $10), there's $2-off cocktails on Wednesdays, $7 margaritas on Thursdays and marg pitchers are available all week for just $28.

Cantina Agave is located at 4110 Hamilton Ave. in Northside. For more info and a full menu, visit cantinagavecincy.com.
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Cantina Agave is located in the former Taqueria 251 space in Northside.
Photo: Catie Viox

Cantina Agave is located in the former Taqueria 251 space in Northside.

The restaurant serves Latin-inspired bite and cocktails.
Photo: Catie Viox

The restaurant serves Latin-inspired bite and cocktails.

The large patio adjacent to the restaurant
Photo: Catie Viox

The large patio adjacent to the restaurant

Birria Tacos: slow-braised beef in a consome of dried chilies, mozzarella cheese, queso fresco, onions and cilantro
Photo: Catie Viox

Birria Tacos: slow-braised beef in a consome of dried chilies, mozzarella cheese, queso fresco, onions and cilantro

A selection of the cantina's cocktails, including the bright blue Limonada Eléctrica, made with tequila blanco, blue curacao, lime juice and simple syrup.
Photo: Catie Viox

A selection of the cantina's cocktails, including the bright blue Limonada Eléctrica, made with tequila blanco, blue curacao, lime juice and simple syrup.

Mezcal Negroni: Banhez Mezcal, Campari and sweet red vermouth (from the cocktail of the month menu)
Photo: Catie Viox

Mezcal Negroni: Banhez Mezcal, Campari and sweet red vermouth (from the cocktail of the month menu)

Chicharrones: pork rinds served with dried chili mayo, botanera salsa, cream fresca and lime
Photo: Catie Viox

Chicharrones: pork rinds served with dried chili mayo, botanera salsa, cream fresca and lime

An overview of food available at Cantina Agave
Photo: Catie Viox

An overview of food available at Cantina Agave

The interior of Cantina Agave
Photo: Catie Viox

The interior of Cantina Agave

Taquitos Fritos: three fried taquitos with choice of protein (on the late-night menu)
Photo: Catie Viox

Taquitos Fritos: three fried taquitos with choice of protein (on the late-night menu)