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“Good standard fayre” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy
3440 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226-5065
14808550960
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Ranked #7 of 507 Restaurants in Chandler
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
West Yorkshire, UK
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Good standard fayre”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Standard Mexican cuisine. Well prepared and presented. Great margaritas! Check opening times as restaurnat closed at 9.00pm on the day we visited.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

The food was fresh with a great menu to choose from. The margaritas were tasty. The server was great and she brought us different kinds of salsa to try and did not charge a add on. The line up was long but they happily sent us to the bar to wait for a table. Our friend who was dining with us is from Mexico and he gave his thumbs up!

Visited March 2013
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Phoenix
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18 reviews
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“First visit of many more to come”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Today was my first stop by Abuelo's in Chandler andmy only regret is that I hadn't heard of it sooner. The interior is beautiful, the service was top notch, and the food was absolutely delicious. To top it all off, I spent about $10 less here for a party of two at lunch than I usually spend at another local Mexican restaurant, and everything about Abuelo's was better.

I'm definitely a huge fan at this point and highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Indianapolis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Ehh..”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

i've been to other abuelo's in other towns, and this one is no different.
Lunch at 4PM on a Friday found ourselves being put in the bar area because the main dining room had exactly one server covering. we then waited more than i was happy about for the bar area server to arrive.. once he did things were fine.
food was okay, but not great.
this is your standard mexican chain. not sure i'd call it as upscale as i see some do here.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lunch with friends”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Feb. was my first time. Very good food, nice atmosphere. Loved their chips. Service was good. A better Mexican restaurant. Certainly looks upscale.

Visited February 2013
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