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Abuelo's

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
+1 817-468-2622
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waiter was Caesar. He assisted us in choosing dishes, and made sure that our dining experience was everything one could hope for. The restaurant was clean, and ALL of the staff members were especially pleasant and greeted us, even though they weren't our wait staff. I can't say enough how awesome the food was. We ate and then ordered... More 

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

Wow! What an outstanding review! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. I'm so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and we hope to see you soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and Lorenza is the best. Never have to ask for anything. Enchiladas good and pork tenderloin is the best. Joe Parsons

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Thank 1usedcar
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Little Rock
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I have eaten there several times and it is always so good. They have so many different sauces to chose from. My favorite is their green sauce with a slight pineapple taste. Last time I ordered the Monterrey. 4 different enchiladas, one being spinach and another avocado. Their spinach enchiladas are the absolute best. Instead of refried beans, I always... More 

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

Thanks for the wonderful review - we're so honored! I'm thrilled to hear about your dining experience, and we look forward to seeing you soon. Best, Miles Leal, GM More 

Arlington, Texas
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I have eaten here many times and have always been pleased with my meals. My last visit was solo, and I indulged without having to share. A mini-Mexican shrimp cocktail, with the delicious avocado cream in the bottom was paired with a full on guacamole side. My entree was the street taco version of the wonderful firecracker shrimp. And of... More 

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

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you soon. Best, Miles Leal, GM More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

In town for a football game and wanted to taste some food Tex-Mex. All in our group of three were very satisfied with the food and service

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

I'm so thrilled that you all enjoyed your visit with us. Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you soon when you are in the area! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a combined birthday party with family. Nice place for get togethers. Prices are not to bad...a few of us were able to use senior citizens discount! Service was great! They even gave the birthday folks a flan! Will be back.

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

Happy (belated) Birthday to you all! Thanks for the review and choosing to celebrate with us! I'm glad you had a great experience and we can't wait to see you back. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Lemont, Illinois
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My dining experience was very nice. Great service. The place was crowded but my server Chuy was very attentive. I received my appetizer and drink selection right away. I had a combo plate, the Del Rio, and could not finish it. It was excellent.. And a Grande top shelf Marg was $7. Wow. I will be back. Maybe tonight.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review! I'm pleased to hear about your dining experience and we hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Want to start out, excellent dining experience. Had lunch, queso was solid, not knock your socks off good, but good. Guacamole, same, good and fresh, but not quite knock your socks off good, but still tasty. My friend had the fajitas, he requested them cooked medium rare, they came out perfect. Very nice job by the chef. Tender and seasoned... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review about your dining experience! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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924 reviews
606 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have come here for over 20 years since it first opened. The service has gotten so bad in the past 5 years. The turnover here is bad and they don't seem to train new staff very well. Last night was my birthday with 8 of us and it seamed way too much went wrong. Hardly any drink refills, wrong... More 

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Thank SmurfySmurfette80
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Please send an email to paigew@food-concepts.com with your name, phone number and email address, we would like to contact you directly to make this right. Thank you! More 

Palm Harbor, FL
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282 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The good first. I don't know why someone described the restaurant as "old". I thought it looked nice outside and very nice inside. The service was friendly and attentive. All contributing to a good impression. But the food was just mediocre. I am neither Tex nor Mex so I might not be the best judge, but I surely enjoyed my... More 

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

Thanks for the feedback! We would like to learn more about your visit. If you could, please send and email to comments@food-concepts.com, we would like to contact you directly. Thanks! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 West I-20, Arlington, TX 76017
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-468-2622
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. Catering is also an option, our staff are adept at delivering a professional, hassle-free and delicious meal. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.

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