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“Very different and tasty Mexican food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy

Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy
2102 Hamilton Place Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-6001
+1 423-855-7400
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Ranked #70 of 707 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Real Mexican food is a feast for the senses. From colorful peppers to the sounds of sizzling fajitas all the way to that incredible flavor. Each mouthful is just as much a result of the freshest ingredients as it is a result of the chef's expertise. Abuelo's offers diners the opportunity to experience real Mexican food, combining authentic, made from scratch classic dishes with the rich, subtle flavors of coastal and interior Mexican cuisine. Our executive Chef Luis Sanchez has spent decades perfecting our menu, and we boast a wide selection of wood-grilled fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, chile rellenos or Abuelo's unique House Specialties (depending on your location). To compliment your meal, our expert bartenders are masters at crafting signature favorites, including a wide variety of margaritas and swirls. Stop by for an unmatched Happy Hour! Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Very different and tasty Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The zucchini chicken is delicious. Has just a bit of a spicy edge to it, but not over the top. Tried the barramunda fish and is was very good.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Mexican-American Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

While it is really not authentic Mexican food, the dishes are tasty and well prepared. Service is excellent. I had the combination fajitas, highly recommend them.

Visited April 2014
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GA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We greatly enjoyed our meal! Our waiter was extremely attentive and eager to please. We had enchiladas and tacos. Loved all the flavors and sauce choices. The guacamole appetizer was wonderful. I am picky about Mexican food and regularly make my own flour tortillas from scratch and this meal made me very happy.
I have never had mashed potatoes at a Mexican restaurant but their papas side was the best thing we ate all weekend. Will definitely be coming back.

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Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Nothing special to report about our dinner. Restaurant was not very crowded yet we waited at the front for a hostess to show up. Service was just okay, a little slow, we were not in a hurry..... The food was nothing special at all. Had to ask waiter more then once for missing items. We will make a different choice next time.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We found this place on Tripadvisor and was concerned it was ranked 80 in Chattanooga but the meal was excellent. It should have a higher ranking. The jalapeño fritters were awesome as well as the zucchini chicken! The chips and salsa hit the spot! Loved the pineapple salsa! Wish there was one close to Charlotte!

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