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Abuelo's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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840 University Dr E, College Station, TX 77840-2115
+1 979-260-3400
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took some friends here for lunch last Sunday after church. It was fabulous as always. Love the service provided by Marissa and Joe. Keep up the great work guys!

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

Thanks for the outstanding review! I love to hear that our staff is going above and beyond for our guests. We hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

College Station, Texas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Abuelo's offers a wide variety Mexican and a few American dishes. On Thursday and Sunday, they offer a nice Prime Rib while they last. They have a wide-range luncheon menu with good prices. They make their corn tortillas fresh daily. The Mexican Stack (a large 9-layer stack on a flower tortilla) is very good, but have a friend to share... More 

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Thank Elmer-Ellis
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review about your dining experience. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

College Station, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I haven't been to Abuelo's in over a year (and only my second time). I was extremely disappointed in the service and the food. I will give the slow service a pass since it was a party of 18. Waited for a long time just to get my initial tea and then for refills. The kitchen messed up my order... More 

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

Thanks for the feedback! We're sorry your visit was anything less than amazing. If you could, please send an email to comments@food-concepts.com with your contact information, we would like to contact you directly to make this right. Thanks! More 

Tomball, Texas
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Had two enchiladas- one carnita and one chicken. Both were great. Had a frozen mango margarita to go with it- hit the spot in the Texas heat! Would recommend to those in College Station looking for good Mexican food.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed your enchiladas and Margarita! Thanks for the amazing review and we hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

College Station, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Both salmon dishes they offer are wonderful! The ambience is very nice and the service always friendly and accommodating.

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

Thanks for the awesome review, Jan! We are thrilled to hear you love our Salmon dishes and hope to see you very soon. Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

Texas
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1,117 reviews
728 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,635 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Our latest visit to Abuelo's was another good experience. Marissa was our waitress, and she was very attentive, accommodating, and friendly. My wife had enchiladas with a glass of pinot grigio and I had the ribeye and enchiladas with a glass of pinot noir. We were both very pleased with our menu selections. This restaurant serves dishes that are not... More 

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

I'm glad to hear your wife and you enjoyed your dining experience with us! Thanks for sharing the great review. We hope to see you both soon! Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The fresh guacamole made for a nice small meal when I wasn't very hungry, but agreed to meet family there. Very tasty and filling!

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Thank 986madvc
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

I'm glad you found something on the menu to snack on! Thanks for the great review and we hope to see you soon. Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

Sacramento, California
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Nice interior, bar and staff and serve good Mexican Tex Mex food with some flair, I enjoyed there mashed potatoes with peppers, Thur and sun have prime rib special. only complaint is wish they had their Carnittas as a entree or with Fajitas, they were good. Stormchaser says good pick to eat

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

Thanks for the great review, Stormchaser! We appreciate the kind words and look forward to seeing you back soon. Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

Texas
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1,117 reviews
728 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,635 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My wife and I returned to Abuelo's for dinner after being away traveling for more than a month. The food and service were outstanding. I had the ribeye with shredded beef enchiladas and my wife had the Salmon Santa Cruz. We were both more than satisfied with our menu selections. Our waitress was Kendyll, and she was pleasant and attentive.... More 

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

I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your most recent visit with us! Thanks for sharing your dining experience and we can't wait to have you back! Thanks, Jackie Littlefield, GM More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Large menu with great options. Servings were large. Clean, nice décor and ambiance. Quick, friendly service.

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Thank JenRN2016
Paige W, Guest Relations Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Jen! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, 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: 840 University Dr E, College Station, TX 77840-2115
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  College Station
  • Phone Number: +1 979-260-3400
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. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.

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