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Abuelo's

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4782 S 14th St, Abilene, TX 79605-4733
13256924776
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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: Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service.

Had a great lunch, fair prices. Very nice atmosphere, with tons of helpful staff. Even on a busy Saturday afternoon there was no wait and great service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tommy T
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Quinlan, TX, United States
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Fredericksburg, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First time eating here and if I didn't live so far away I would eat here all the time. The atmosphere is beautiful and the food was awesome. Our waitress was great. I definitely recommend!

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Thank Kayla E
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place in in abilene to eat. I have never got bad food. Service was adequate. My biggest complaint my tea glass and water glass stayed empty for half my meal and it wasn't that busy Usually this doesn't happen.

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Thank Poison1974
Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am pickyabout my Mexican and came away pleased with Abuelo's. For starters, it has to be one of the largest restaurant dining rooms I have seen. When you sit down, they give you three different kind of salsas - I recommend the sweet kind. And the food has the right kind of flavor and spicyness. I would definitely go... More 

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Thank Brian B
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the thoughtful review, Brian. It sounds like you had a great experience dining with us! I'm thrilled to hear you loved the variety of our salsa. Hope to see you soon, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Quinlan, TX, United States
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great lunch, fair prices. Very nice atmosphere, with tons of helpful staff. Even on a busy Saturday afternoon there was no wait and great service.

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Thank Tommy T
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review, Tommy. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Abilene, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Abuelo's. Love the food, the atmosphere. The variety. My favorite place to dine on a decent budget. My plate is usually less than $20.00. I've taken 3 people here who've never been. I suggest they order the papas (sp?), which is Mexican version of mashed potatoes for a side. All 3 of my guests loved it.

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Thank queenlava
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

We are so honored to be your favorite Tex-Mex Restaurant! Thanks for the great review. The Papas con Chile is one of my favorites too! Hope to see you back soon, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

ABILENE, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The environment is Tex-Mex all the way: The hostesses, the waiters (waitpersons) are warm and professional. The management ramps up the staff to meet the needs of busy days so the food is never served cold. The food is typical Tex-Mex and is above average in taste and presentation. I readily return to this restaurant and bring wife, family, and... More 

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Thank Woodrow K
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Wow, this is exactly what we like to hear! Thanks so much for the thoughtful review, Woodrow. What do you order when you visit? Hope to see you soon! - Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Tuscola, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch or dinner this is among the absolute best in town. Don't think of it as a traditional Mexican restaurant because it's not. Food is amazing. Bat drinks are very pricey

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Thank Justin C
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review, Justin. Hope to have you back soon! Best, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Abilene, Texas
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good restaurant - a full menu and sit-down service for about $5 more than Taco Bell, but not that made 3000 miles away in a factory to make sure the food tastes the same in NYC, PA and LA. The food here is not defrosted and warmed up on a steam table to be served to you 8 to... More 

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Thank Richard M
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review, Richard! I’m pleased to hear you had a great experience while dining with us. What did you order on your most recent visit? Hope to see you soon, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Waldorf, Maryland
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always fresh and the portions are generous. The staff is extremely friendly and pays close attention to your every need. I would recommend this to everyone in the area!

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Thank Lance B
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendation, Lance! We appreciate all the kind things you said about us! I’m thrilled you enjoyed your most recent experience with us and can’t wait to have you back. – Thanks, Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

Abilene, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Walk in and you think you are in Guadalajara. It has the appearance of an upscale restaurant south of the border. The food is top-notch, the service is matching, and the price is within reason. You will be glad you chose Abuelo's,

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Thank Don F
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review, Don. Our restaurant's interior is inspired by open-air courtyards you can find in Mexico and we're thrilled to hear you appreciate it. It sounds like you had a wonderful experience while dining with us! Hope to see you soon- Bruce Marczynski, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4782 S 14th St, Abilene, TX 79605-4733
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: 13256924776

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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