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Abuelo's

840 University Dr E, College Station, TX
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Ranked #27 of 226 restaurants in College Station
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Menu is like a catalog with lots of choices and options. Seasoned beef enchiladas with chili con carne as good as I've had in a while since my favorite place at home closed.

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SUGAR LAND
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18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant so we decided to check it out. The atmosphere was very good and the service was excellent. We ordered 4 enchiladas and they allowed us to share it. The food was very good but I honestly didn't love the chips, which is unusual for me. All in all, I would recommend this restaurant.

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College Station, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A little on the pricey side, but the fajitas are great. A little skimpy on the sides, but still a great meal.

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San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We ate two different Tilapia dishes and found both of them on the "fishy" side. The service was friendly and helpful but the food was served way too fast. We barely had time to touch the complimentary chips and dips. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very nice but one barely has the time to relax and enjoy.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Because I was in Texas, I was hoping for a more authentically Mexican experience. The staff was all white; the décor was vaguely southwestern, and the food was okay. I should have been tipped off by the fact that they featured prime rib (that famous Mexican dish) on the menu.

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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I have eaten here on several occasions. The food and service is always good. Plenty of choice and always served hot. A good choice to get a Mexican dinner.

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College Station, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Last Thursday after I picked up my 6 year old from school, I surprised him by stopping off here for dinner. I had a back injury, and I really didn't feel like trying to stand up and cook when I got home. So, this was nice. We both got the ground beef enchiladas with double rice. Fantastic food. For once,... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Went to Abuelo's tonight - four of us; first time for two. The ambience, menu and plating are Mexican d'jour. No surprises, nothing transcendent, nothing horrible. The food, taste-wise, however was exceptional. The green salsa is the standout (IMHO) and there's nothing to compare it to other than a lime-sweet-pepper that's almost more Asian than Mexican. However, flavors are rich... More

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Food is good here. My co-worker loves this place. It has a nice décor inside, you feel like you are eating outside. But I have to admit that I had better Mexican in College Station. If you are out for a business lunch and crave Mexican, you can't go wrong with this place.

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College Station, Texas
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34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I've written reviews about this place before - it's a common food place my family goes to eat when we want Mexican food. I usually don't go anywhere else BUT Abuelos for Mexican in College Station. I took my 6 year old son with me for dinner, after I picked him up from school in the evening. I surprised him... More

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