By Gretchen Pahia
Photos courtesy of Urban Agave

While Mexican-style eateries are a dime a dozen in the Valley, discovering one that blends authentic recipes with inventive twists can be a pleasant surprise. If you’re on the hunt for such an experience, make a beeline for the kitchen at Urban Agave, the freshest culinary sensation in the West Valley.

Previously known as Urban Margarita, this culinary hot spot has evolved under the stewardship of its new owners, Parker and Emily Ganem. The Ganems, co-owners of Sky Restaurant Concepts, are no strangers to the restaurant industry. They’ve made their mark on the local dining scene with well-loved establishments like Squid Ink Sushi Bar and Highball Cocktail Bar. Now, they’re injecting their signature flair and flavor into the heart of the Northwest Valley with Urban Agave.

Patrons of Urban Agave can look forward to a smorgasbord of scratch-made Mexican and American fare, a legacy of its Urban Margarita days. The menu is a celebration of variety, with options ranging from tacos, tostadas, enchiladas, and more. Each dish is thoughtfully prepared and customized to cater to individual tastes, so don’t hesitate to voice your preferences. Beyond a simple meal, diners can expect an immersive gastronomic experience marked by an explosion of flavors and exceptional customer service.

If a lively happy hour venue is on your radar, Urban Agave ticks that box too. Between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. from Tuesday through Sunday, you can enjoy discounted starters, cocktails, beer, wine, and sangria. The weekend crowds are treated to a special Sunday brunch, featuring a blend of classic Mexican dishes and exclusive Urban Agave specialties. It’s an irresistible proposition for those seeking to spice up their Sunday routines.

Nestled at 6685 W. Beardsley Rd, #180, Glendale, Urban Agave is at your service seven days a week. Operating hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. To discover more about the delectable delights Urban Agave has in store, visit their website at

Urban Agave is not just another Mexican restaurant in the valley. It’s a dining destination where tradition meets innovation, promising a flavorful voyage that’s worth revisiting time and again. The next time you’re in the mood for Mexican cuisine with a difference, remember Urban Agave.