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Lexington, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I actually like the food here but management raised the prices $2 and $3 per dish. Just too much. I stopped going there.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is a typical chain mexican place with bad food. The refried beans are the worst I have ever had. The only thing preventing me from rating it as terrible is the decent drinks. There are way better mexican restaurants in town.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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130 reviews 130 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

When we walked into this restaurant we were impressed with the ambiance and decor. Unfortunately, our subsequent high expectations created by this were dashed in soon after being seated. The only positives were that the atmosphere, service, and the location (in Lexington Mall) The following disappointing aspects of our experience are: 1. The waitress claimed that their frozen margaritas were... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

What a great happy hour!! Best Guacamole in town by far. I will be back....often. I could eat there every day actually.

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Magnolia, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Very attractive upscale decor relative to most Tex-Mex restaurants. Menu has the usual Tex-Mex options with some unexpected variations. Unusual attention to presentation (for Tex-Mex). Food itself is pretty good, and the service is excellent.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

A long time ago my family and I enjoyed eating many a dinner at a little place called Chi Chi's. After it closed we were hard pressed to find a Tex-Mex restaurant that the entire family liked. Until we found Abuelo's. We have eaten there multiple times and have enjoyed every visit. They start out by bringing thin, crunchy tortilla... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

The chips are light and crispy and go perfectly with the spicy salsa. They have the best chile relleno in town and the service is always friendly. Try the happy hour $2.00 tacos from 4-7 in the bar every Monday through Friday!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Abuelos is a comforting place to get some decent Tex Mex. The interior is nicely decorated and is built to resemble the interior of a Spanish/Romanesque villa. Coupled with nicely dressed servers all in black, this façade gives the ambience of “sophisticated upscale” restaurant. The quality of the food doesn’t exactly match the atmosphere, but it is close. While the... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

If you want authentic Mexican food then this is not the place for you, but if you want a good American Mexican restaurant this is the place. The prices are a little higher, but worth it due to the quality of the food, service, and location.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

My friends & I have shared many happy hours at Abuelo's. The bar menu is excellent & the food is tasty.

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Additional Information about Abuelo's

Address: 3395 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY 40503
Phone Number: 859-971-0922
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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