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Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

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1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
(817) 468-2622
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Real Mexican food is a feast for the senses. From colorful peppers to the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exceptional Food as ALWAYS!

One of our favorite Mexican restaurants and we always leave full. The portions here are HUGE! If you are looking for just another Mexican restaurant...keep on driving...BUT if you want a Mexican restaurant which you will be talking about days later...stop here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Chad W
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite Mexican restaurants and we always leave full. The portions here are HUGE! If you are looking for just another Mexican restaurant...keep on driving...BUT if you want a Mexican restaurant which you will be talking about days later...stop here!

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Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is fresh ingredients and good; atmosphere is great; Spanish murals on the walls; service was excellent and you can pay you bill right on the iPad at the table. Good experience! Try it!

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

It's wonderful that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for recognizing the freshness of our ingredients -- I'm so glad they hit the spot for you! We'll be excited to have you back in here whenever you're ready -- I hope it'll be soon. Sincerely, Miles Leal More 

Las Vegas
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This was my first time to try Abuelo's. What a treat... we sat in the bar and the service was excellent. Beautiful decor but OMgosh can I tell you the Queso was sooooo good I could have put it to my mouth and drank it from the bowl but I was with my second Mom so I didn't. I had... More 

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

Thank you so much! I'm glad that your first visit to us exceeded your expectations. I hope it'll be the first of many -- after all, you have to come back for more queso sometime, right? See you again soon! Warmest regards, Miles Leal More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Food was very traditional Mexican. Very tasty and portion sizes were just right. Service was very accommodating and prompt.

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

Richard, from our food to our service, I'm so glad that you enjoyed everything. It means a lot to read your compliments on the staff, so I'll be sure to share this with the team. Hope to see you back again soon! Until next time, Miles Leal More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I visited this Abuelo's location with a friend whilst out and about around the Parks Mall in Arlington, and received exceptional service! Everything from the professionalism displayed by the staff, to the atmosphere, food, and drinks was absolutely spot on. I found this location to be head over heals above my previous experience I had with an out of town... More 

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

I'm thrilled you had a wonderful dining experience with us, Daniel! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a great review, and I can't wait to share your feedback with my team. We'd love to have you join us again the next time you're in the neighborhood! Take care, Miles Leal More 

Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We only went to eat supper, but the menu was filled with tasty choices and the service really boosted the experience. It was much better than the chains and priced so you can really enjoy the choices they offer.

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

It's great that you were able to find so many dishes to enjoy here, Dave! Knowing that you enjoyed your service as well is just the icing on the cake. We're already looking forward to your next visit -- we hope it'll be soon! Warmest regards, Miles Leal More 

Arlington, Texas
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172 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We've been here several times and never disappointed. The food and the service is always good. I guess in all the dinners here we've walked around the menu and eaten most everything. It truly is all good. My son is sort of picky, his favorite are the Medallions.

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

Thanks so much for coming to see us as many times as you have! It means so much to us that everything you have here is on point. I'm excited for your family's next visit -- we're sure those medallions are calling your name! Warmest regards, Miles Leal More 

Milwaukee
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288 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I was in the area on a trip and stopped by for a beer after our great barbecue dinner. We sat at the bar and talked while sipping. The place seemed nice, and I wish we had some room to try some of the food, but we were pretty full. Drinks were cheaper than at our hotel, so it was... More 

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

I'm so happy that you decided to stop in, John. I wish you'd had a chance to try the food, too, but hopefully we'll have another chance to see you when you're in the area again! Thanks so much for stopping in. Safe travels, Miles Leal More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The atmosphere in this place is just beautiful. The water fountain in the center of the restaurant, the lighting, the friendly staff, it was just great. The enchiladas were normal. The mashed potatoes were rich and flavorful. The refried beans had a different flavor to them than other mexican places and I loved it.

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

We're so thrilled that you're a fan of what we do here, Derek! We love working in this atmosphere and it's great to see how much you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you again soon for more deliciousness! All the best, Miles Leal More 

Mansfield, Texas
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A true Mexican restaurant that offers fair prices and excellent portions. Never greasy and always fresh its a great choice in Arlington.

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

Your review is exactly what we're about! Happy to hear from you, and we hope to have you back soon. -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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (817) 468-2622

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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.
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

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