On paper, owning a Mexican restaurant one block south of La Super-Rica might be a tough gig. But not if you’re Los Agaves. This casual spot has become one of the most popular places for traditional Mexican food in town. While other Mexican spots in town are famous for their tacos, Los Agaves is giving you all the enchiladas, chile rellenos, and queso fundido you can handle.
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