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Abuelo's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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840 University Dr E, College Station, TX 77840
+1 979-260-3400
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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College Station, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
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 yesterday NEW

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
Tomball, Texas
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
College Station, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Texas
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1,081 reviews
706 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,631 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank CJTravelerTexas
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 986marilync
Sacramento, California
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Texas
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1,081 reviews
706 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,631 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 

Evans, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I would've expected more of the food. It was so so. I was really looking forward to some amazing TexMex. We had some cheese dip to start and I swear it was thinned down Tostitos queso. The only problem is the Tostitos is way better. I had the Grande meal. It was impressive as far as presentation.....It wasn't all bad.... 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
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
  • 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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