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Abuelo's

#355 of 3,059 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-8101
+1 512-306-0857
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Austin, Texas
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place as we were waiting for jewelry to be serviced at the mall. The hostess proclaimed loudly as me and my boyfriend entered, "Hello LADIES!" After looking at each other in confusion for a second, she didn't bother to correct herself and was rude when we asked to see menus, including a gluten-free menu. Due to time constraints,... More 

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Thank Travelbeach1
Annapolis, MD
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is top of the heap. Great food and even better service. Our server Meghan was incredible and made our visit even that much better. Will definitely return next time I am in Austin!

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Thank annapolis76eb
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

This is what we like to hear! Thanks for the wonderful review. We can't wait to see you again when you're in the area! Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I returned to Abuelo's for lunch with my husband. We went at around 11:30 and were seated quickly. No wait time which was nice. Our waiter was friendly and came to take our order fast. Luckily we knew what we wanted and ordered. As always we got the chips and salsa before our meal. I really love their green salsa.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your great experience with us! I'm thrilled you had a good lunch. We hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We hosted a happy hour last week at Abuelo's, and we were really pleased with both the service and the food. Everyone was really accommodating! Thank you, Abuelo's!

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Thank fuzibug82
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review about your recent visit. We're glad that you all enjoyed the service and the food! We hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Spring Branch, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were a party of 7 and started out a twosome at the bar with a margarita, a Strong margarita! i had to sip not chug. We had reservations and our party was seated quickly. The wait staff was good and the food was good. I had combo fajitas, chicken and tilipia. I'd never heard of tilipia fajitas before so... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us! I'm glad that you found something on our menu that you enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you very soon! Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Met friends for lunch was sat very quickly , waittrest was very helpfull . I had the shrimp ceviche for appetizers very good ,my Frind had the Veracruz fish which was very good toped with a seafood sauce other had the Del Rio combo wish she enjoy very much. Over all it was a very good. Sorry we stayed a... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your great experience! I'm so glad that you were able to spend time with your friends and enjoy great Mexican food. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have eaten here a number of times and it has gone down hill over the last couple of years. Not sure if it is new management or what.

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Thank lori d
AbuelosManagers, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, Lori. We're sorry your visit was anything less than amazing. If you could please send your contact information to paigew@food-concepts.com. We would like the opportunity to contact you directly to learn more about your recent visit. Thanks. More 

Joplin, Missouri
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230 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The whole experience was excellent!!! Beautiful decor! Speedy, efficient, delightfully pleasant, knowledgeable service!! Three delicious choices of salsas with chips!!! Wonderful enchilada and fajita entrees enjoyed by all!!! Highly recommend⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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

Thank you for the kind words and recommendation! We appreciate you sharing your wonderful experience with us and hope to see you soon. Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Generous portions and really good food. Good service and reasonable prices. A bit hard to find but worth it.

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

Thanks for the great review about your visit! We hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It was the coldest day in Austin so far. It was also crowded. Was greeted immediately by a gentleman. the woman doing the seating said it would be 10 minutes or I could also go to the bar. It was lunchtime. I chose the bar. the bartender took my order for a martini type margarita and it was good. ordered... More 

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

We're so glad that you stopped by! Thank you for the great review about your visit, and we hope to see you back soon. Best, Bobby Aleman, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
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: 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-8101
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-306-0857
Description
Abuelo's offers guests a chance to experience the incredible flavors of Mexico, combining authentic, made-from-scratch standards with the rich, subtle flavors of coastal and interior Mexican cuisine. Executive Chef Luis Sanchez creates each recipe using only premium ingredients to provide superior taste, rich with culture. Choose from the impressive selection of wood-grilled fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, chile rellenos or Abuelo's unique House Specialties like the best Flan in Austin. Escape to the courtyard under our beautiful sky and savor the exceptional food and drink that is Abuelo's signature.

You can also choose to come in for one of our weekly specials, including Tapas and drink specials Sun-Fri 3pm-7pm or reverse happy hour from Sun-Thurs 8.30-10Pm.

Experience and discover why Abuelo's has been voted the #1 Mexican restaurant for six straight years by America's most respected independent consumer rating magazine.

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