Agave & Rye, a modern Tequila and Bourbon Hall, based at its roots in Covington, Kentucky, will take a leap up north—bringing its first location of epic tacos and cocktails to the heart of Ohio this September 2021. Soon-to-be located in the former Spagio location at 1295 Grandview Ave. in Columbus, each new restaurant opening for Agave & Rye marks the continuation of an aggressive expansion plan—brought to life by the founders, Yavonne and Wade Sarber. Columbus’ first location marks a huge leap towards the vision and a dream of bringing Agave & Rye to restaurant-goers and diners in need of an adventurous escape nationwide.

As Columbus’ community of taco and tequila enthusiasts are soon to find out, each Agave & Rye restaurant brings an aesthetic unique to that location, honoring the city’s culture and history to create a truly personal dining experience. Complete with a vintage arcade, Agave & Rye’s concept walks an intriguing line between fine art and street art, which gives it the feel of “urban grunge” with an eclectic mix of music that spans everything from 80’s pop hits to today’s essential tracks.

“This is an extremely exciting expansion for Agave & Rye,” shares Yavonne Sarber, Founder and CEO of Agave & Rye. “For years, we’ve had fans online and in person asking when we’d be expanding throughout more of Ohio, and it makes us so, so happy to finally be able to announce to all those who have been waiting in Columbus: ‘We are finally here!’”

Beyond the eye-catching space and epic overall experience, the menu alone can set Agave & Rye apart from the traditional restaurant taco experience—with Epic tacos featuring unusual ingredients such as truffled lobster mac n’ cheese, kangaroo, sweet & spicy bacon, birria, tater tots and more. Signature epic cocktails also offer a mix of modern and traditional, from Jalapeño Pineapple Margaritas to Black Cherry, Mango & Habanero Slushees. Fresh, made-from-scratch recipes with only the best ingredients available offer inventive ways for guests to enjoy expertly crafted food, bite-by-bite and sip-by-sip.

The Grandview restaurant, seating 200 guests indoors and 40 guests on an outdoor patio, will also offer front dining windows that open up to Grandview Avenue for open air dining.

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