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Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
(817) 468-2622
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Ranked #11 of 704 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
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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English first
Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We love this place. Atmosphere is nice, but more importantly, the food is great. We have tried the tamales, enchiladas, burritos, tacos. All is real good. We also love their chips and queso.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

We love you right back, Damon! Sounds like you've gotten to try a good variety from our menu, and it's great to hear that you've enjoyed everything so far. Hopefully we'll see you again soon! All the best, Miles Leal More 

Arlington, Texas
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We brought in a group of thirteen people early before the dinner hour so that we wouldn't have to wait. Service was good but not great. The food also was okay but certainly nothing spectacular. I know this is a very popular restaurant and you often have long waits if you come during the dinner hour, but I just don't... More 

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

I'm very disappointed to read that you were underwhelmed with the food and atmosphere last time you visited us. Even though you found the service good and the chips and salsa tasty, we strive for a first-rate experience all around, and it sounds like we definitely dropped the ball. I appreciate the feedback about the chocolate flan and the noise... More 

Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Abuelos is one of my favorite restaurants. The atmosphere is usually so much fun - feels festive when you walk in. This one seems more average. We were greeted in a friendly manner and seated quickly. We were being joined by another couple who arrived very quickly after we were seated. Our waitress seemed rather sullen. She was polite and... More 

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

I'm disappointed that we didn't exceed your Abuelo's expectations. It's never great to hear about an underwhelmed guest, but we're determined to make it better for next time. I really appreciate the feedback about the chicken medallions and table room -- I'll keep this in mind going forward. All we need is a second chance to show you five-star food... More 

Tyler
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Service is great, awesome Margaritas, fajita tacos are Fantastic, had to give them 5 stars. I will definately come here again !

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

I really appreciate the stars! It's awesome to hear you enjoyed the service, margaritas, and fish tacos. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Have a great day! -Miles Leal More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What a nice restaurant. The food was delicious and the wait staff was great. There were 7 of us and everyone's order was correct and in a timely manner.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

It's awesome to know you're a fan of the food and wait staff, Helen! If you have any more feedback about how we can give you a five-star experience in the future, please let us know -- we'd love to hear it. Have a great day! -Miles Leal More 

Arlington, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great atmosphere. Salsa is good too, with 3 different kinds. But the cheese enchiladas cannot. Be beat.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

We're happy to know that you're a fan of the atmosphere, salsa and cheese enchiladas, Judy! If you ever have any more feedback about how we can give you a five-star experience in the future, please feel free to reach out -- we're listening! Have an awesome day! Cheers, Miles Leal More 

Texas
Top Contributor
216 reviews 216 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very nice Mexican food restaurant. Food is good and service is incredible. Very nice ambiance. Popular place here in Arlington.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

It's awesome to read that you're a fan of the food, service and atmosphere, Lacy! If you ever any suggestions about how we can improve to give you a five-star experience in the future, please let us know -- we're all ears. Have a great day! Cheers, Miles Leal More 

Graham, Texas
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151 reviews 151 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

No doubt about it, Abuelo's is my favorite chain Mexican restaurant. They have a huge menu and everything is good. Today we had enchilada and taco combo. Beautiful restaurant with wonderful service.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

It's awesome to hear that you're such a fan of our food, restaurant, and service, Sonya! We're happy to be your go-to for good Mexican food, and we hope to see you again soon -- have a great day! Cheers, Miles Leal More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Needed to celebrate a hectic week. Wind down and enjoy a glass of wine and some good food. We have never had bad service or food when we went into Abuelo's. We got sat right away on a Saturday evening. Our waiter was very observant and fast. The food was awesome and of course cooked to perfection with savory tastes.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

I'm so happy that we were able to be your celebration destination after a hectic week, Melanie! It's awesome to hear that you're a fan of the food flavors and the service. We hope to see you again soon! Have a great day, Miles Leal More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great atmosphere. I sat at the bar. The chips were fresh and all 3 salsas were excellent. Ordered the "best of the house" dinner for only $ 22.00. Two excellent beef medallions and three bacon-wrapped big shrimp, potatoes and beans. All cooked just right. Wish we had this in my hometown.

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Miles L, Owner at Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy, responded to this review

We wish we had you in our hometown, John! It's great to hear that you enjoy our atmosphere, bar, and food -- especially the three salsas. Hopefully you get a chance to come back to Arlington again soon! Have a great day, Miles Leal More 

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Additional Information about Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

Address: 1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
Phone Number: (817) 468-2622
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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