Agave Grill has gradually taken over the space at the Casa de Tequila in central downtown. The location is lovely, in a beautiful garden setting within a classic hacienda-style building. Start with fresh salsa made at your table (spiced to your preference), and follow with the pulpo (octopus) sautéed to tenderness in a delectable chile and garlic sauce. My favorite main courses include seafood enchiladas, and beef tenderloin prepared with mole. For a sweet finish, you'll love the chocolate "tamal" served with homemade vanilla ice cream. All tortillas and savory salsas are handmade. An elegant bar serves Vallarta's most original selection of fine tequilas, many from small distilleries.