Mon, noon-11pm; Tue-Fri, noon-1am; Sat, 11:30am-1am; Sun, 11:30am-11pm
1 at Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.; 1, 2, 3 at 14th St.
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Houston St. to 14th St., Fifth Ave. to West Side Hwy.
The low-ceilinged, stucco-walled room evokes Arizona 206, but the wine list, full of interesting New World selections, is a happy surprise in a place that visually prepares you for a margarita onslaught. The whimsical menu, too, breaks the mold with unexpected combinations like Tejas Gulf shrimp and blue crab cakes with argula, cilantro lime crema, and charred chile arroz verde and “Santa Fe shepherd’s pie of chili mac and Iggy’s jack.”Brunch
Sat—Sun, 11:30am—3:45pm, a la carte or $24.95 prix-fixe
Daily, 4pm—7pm; frozen margaritas, draft beers and house wine
Mon—Fri, noon—4 pm; two courses, plus margarita tasting, $12.95
The bar at Agave is stocked with 83 different kinds of tequila, plus seasonal offerings.
Santa Fe shepherd's pie, $16