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Abuelo's

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4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
15402653555
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Serves Alcohol, Takeout

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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
Pretty good food.

We enjoyed the food here. The fajitas are plentiful and worth the amount they charge. Much better than their competitors. We enjoyed the guacamole and queso. It was a nice dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Todd H
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the food here. The fajitas are plentiful and worth the amount they charge. Much better than their competitors. We enjoyed the guacamole and queso. It was a nice dinner.

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Telford, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The waiter couldn't do enough for us. The food was great and fairly reasonably priced. If you have never tried this place you really should.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our first visit to Abuelo's while on a road trip. We were happy with our experience. The service started off a little slow but improved. Menu is extensive- We started with a Chicken & Spinach appetizer thingy with cocktails- all were tasty. I had the chicken fajitas which were great, hubby had pork tenderloin and enchiladas that he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Friends and family friendly. Best Mexican food in Roanoke. This is wholesome food in generous portions. Comfortable seating. Can get busy on Friday nights or during Christmas shopping season because it is next to the main Roanoke mall.

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AbuelosManager, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

We are flattered by your kind words! Thank you for your review. We would like you to know that, no matter how busy we may be, we would love to see you! We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Jason McKnight, G.M. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I pleasantly surprised upon entering the establishment. The lightning was not too dark nor too bright but yet conducive for leisurely dining. The staff were attentive, courteous and fluid in their reaction to your request. The meals were reasonably priced and portions plentiful. Parking is ample because this location is in a stand alone building inside of a mall parking... More 

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AbuelosManager, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Elston! We are very pleased to know that you had a wonderful dining experience with us. That is exactly what we hope for! We would love to see you and all of your friends here for a great evening dinner sometime soon! Best regards, Jason McKnight, G.M. More 

Chesapeake, VA
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We have eaten at this chain in other cities and love the food. Their chips and salsas are fresh, and the entrees are absolutely huge, so come hungry. The Roanoke location had better-informed servers and they were more attentive.

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AbuelosManager, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Come hungry is great advice! At Abuelo's our goal is for everyone to leave happy and full of amazing Tex-Mex food! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Jason McKnight, G.M. More 

Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Interesting salsa menu. Loved the decor. Service was great as well as the quality of the food. Table trivia for those interested in a challenge with other diners while waiting for your meal

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AbuelosManager, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear your find our varieties of salsa interesting. Do you have a favorite one? We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Jason McKnight, G.M. More 

Waldorf, Maryland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

food great! much of it is a dressed up version of many favorites. drinks tasty. got seafood enchiladas/very good

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AbuelosManager, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review, Kathy! Our guests' feedback is very important to us. If you enjoy our drinks, you'll love our Happy Hour specials! Come in any time between 3:00 - 7:00pm, Monday - Friday or 11:00am - 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. We would love to see you again soon! Best regards, Jason McKnight, G.M. More 

Virginia
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Centrally located in Roanoke next to Valley View Mall. A beautiful new restaurant and bar -and extensive mexican/spanish menu. The atmosphere and decor inside is amazing. The staff was efficient and courteous.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Abuelos has always done a great job of offering Tex-Mex dishes that are well prepared using quality ingredients. They can tailor a dish to any dietary requirements and the food is always delicious with good service. My absolute favorite Mexican chain.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 15402653555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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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