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Abuelos Mexican Embassy

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Middleton, WI
Today
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: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyable dinner

Forgive me for my spelling, but I had Mi Abuelo's Manajar with Papas con rellenos. The creamy mashed potatoes with cheese and papers were the star. The spice profile was adequate but not overpowering for a non spice lover. The main dish was very good but I added some of the hot sauce. Three... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Forgive me for my spelling, but I had Mi Abuelo's Manajar with Papas con rellenos. The creamy mashed potatoes with cheese and papers were the star. The spice profile was adequate but not overpowering for a non spice lover. The main dish was very good but I added some of the hot sauce. Three types brought to the table.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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22 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Not too spicy, which is not a glowing recommendation for a Mexican restaurant. Well appointed room, and service was good. No complaints. We were two families of four, and they were hapy to accommodate us.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I don't like spicy foods, and have only eaten in one or two Mexican restaurants because of that. While traveling for business, my coworker and I decided to try Abuelos. I was pleasantly surprised! I enjoyed their guacamole appetizer, and their chips were really very good (not too salty). I opted for the chicken and steak fajitas, refried beans, and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We went there last night for dinner. It is my favorite Mexican restaurant. Well, other than one in Rochester, MN and Prescott, AZ. Their chips are very light, so if you like the hard crunchy chips, you won't like these. They bring out 3 different kinds of salsa. We always mix the hot and mild together. Makes for a perfect... More 

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St. Marys, Georgia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Just made it to happy hour, five minutes to 7:00. Thanks to Katie, our server, we were able to capitalize on the specials, even if it was after 7:00!! She was the best. Their happy hour menu is inclusive of a variety of tapas, excellent in quality and quantity, and the margaritas are excellent and well-priced. Would recommend Abuelos any... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Ok, well it wasn't frozen this trip, but Madison is usually really cold. It's odd, then, to get Mexican food with the same flavor profile I grew up with in West Texas. In fact, Abuelos was a family favorite, where we ate weekly in the very first one. They've evolved, as has the menu, but the classics are still there.... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The only thing going for this place is the cheap happy hour drinks. Other than that, the food is overly salty with not a lot of flavor. Would try other mexican restaurants before going to this place.

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Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, service was ok. Had trouble get drink refills, and waitress hardly check back with us during our visit. Food was ok. Not great, not horrible. Pretty expensive for what you get. Our party was split on their opinions of this place. There are a lot of restaurants in the area, I think you can find something better.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Service here was excellent as was the food! Their chips and salsas were very tasty, especially the chips, very light! This was my first time to an Abuelos. There is one where I live which I've never been to, but am definitely going to make a point to go now!

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MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great salsa, chips and enchilada! Will go again Very good food .. I didnt realize it was a chain until I read the reviews!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Middleton, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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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