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Abuelo's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017-5855
+1 817-468-2622
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Texas
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229 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been here for many years, but was pleasantly surprised during this visit. We ordered the beef fajitas for one for both of us to eat. We were shocked to find the fajitas include unlimited refills on the beans, guacamole, and cheese plate that come with the meat. It also includes the tortillas, but be sure to ask for... More 

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Thank b_none55
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! We're so glad to hear you had an enjoyable visit. We hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Arlington, Texas
Level Contributor
30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a very nice ambiance. The food is good, but not exceptional. It's like the PF Chang of Tex-Mex. I find myself wanting some great Tex-Mex elsewhere, but if you're on a date, you can't go wrong with this place as it has a more "upscale" appearance in comparison to many Tex-Mex restaurants in the area.

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Thank Van W
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We hope to see you soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food here was outstanding. I visited Arlington for the week and was tired of fast food. I hadn't had good Mexican food in a few weeks. I read the reviews and decided on this place. The atmosphere is really nice. The server was amazing. I wish I could remember his name. Tall, thin young man. The food was outstanding... More 

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Thank javier n
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us! We're so glad that you decided to stop by. Hope to see you soon, Miles Leal, GM More 

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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I picked this place for a party of 6 after researching reviews. It turned out they had something for everyone. We all enjoyed our entree choices. Prices were mid-range to higher. But a wide range or dishes and prices. Mixed drinks were great, but make sure if you want to add a shot of tequila to your drink, have them... More 

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Thank Maria H
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback! I'm glad that you had a fun night with your friends enjoying great Mexican food. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Arlington, Texas
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

this is the one to go to for unique Mexican style food. I really enjoy the seafood here. The mix of salsa's is also very good.

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Thank Jlhuntman
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the good review! We hope to see you soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Have been twice in the past couple of weeks. The food and the service is very good. They have the crispest chips ever!

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Thank Ann S
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

We're so glad that you stopped by! Thank you for the wonderful review, Ann. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The chicken Fajitas, enchiladas and the stuffed tenderloin medallions are all excellent. Their amber beer and margaritas are also excellent. The lunch menu is plenty.

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Thank Rod C
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We look forward to seeing you back soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Lorenza is the best and we love eating at restaurant. Food always good. Pork tenderloin is best thing on menu. Joe Parsons

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1 Thank 1usedcar
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed great service and good food on your visit. We hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Maypearl, Texas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit and I can promise it will be our LAST! The salsas are not good, the service sucked each time we went and this last time was the final straw. We went on New Years Day and they were not crowded at all. We sat there for 20 minutes before our drink order was even taken.... More 

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Thank amy m
AbuelosManagers, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We're sorry your visit was anything less than amazing. If you could please send your contact information to paigew@food-concepts.com so we can contact you directly. We would like a chance to look into this and make it right. Thanks. More 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great experience. Food was delicious and wait time was minimal. Service was excellent. Stayed at a nearby hotel, which got us a free queso (valued at $7). Would visit again.

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AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! I'm pleased that you enjoyed the food and service while dining with us. We hope to see you soon when you are in the area! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017-5855
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-468-2622
Description
Real Mexican food is a feast for the senses. From colorful peppers to the sounds of sizzling fajitas all the way to that incredible flavor. Each mouthful is just as much a result of the freshest ingredients as it is a result of the chef's expertise. Abuelo's offers diners the opportunity to experience real Mexican food, combining authentic, made from scratch classic dishes with the rich, subtle flavors of coastal and interior Mexican cuisine. Our executive Chef Luis Sanchez has spent decades perfecting our menu, and we boast a wide selection of wood-grilled fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, chile rellenos or Abuelo's unique House Specialties (depending on your location). To compliment your meal, our expert bartenders are masters at crafting signature favorites, including a wide variety of margaritas and swirls. Catering is also an option, our staff are adept at delivering a professional, hassle-free and delicious meal. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.

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