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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free
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4401 82nd Street, Lubbock, TX 79424
+1 806-794-1762
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lubbock, Texas
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is pretty good - there is just a lot of it! A good place to go if you are really hungry and have time for a nap afterwards. Parking is horrible. Staff always seems well trained.

Thank David M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is not your typical Mexican restaurant. It's very different from the TexMex crap Lubbock serves (Who the heck puts gravy on enchiladas, YUCK!). It is do authenic and more like food from the interior of Mexico. ¡Bravo Abuelo's for Real Mexican food"!!"

Thank Michelle P
Lubbock, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The chips are plentiful and delicious (light and CRISPY)! My favorite dish is Pescado Guerrero(sp?) (a fish entrée with a light cream sauce), served with lime rice, poblanos, scallops. You have the choice of two sizes of the entrée. AND if you want an unbelievably delicious dessert try their flan - it is as creamy as crème brulee and is... More 

Thank Arla G
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very yummy Mexican food. Moderately priced but food and service has always been good. On weekends they normally have a live band on their outside patio area. Lots of fun.

Thank Tannanichole
Big Spring, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love eating in the Lubbock and Amarillo restaurants. The food is wonderful and the service is awesome. We live that there is a senior menu all day.

Thank beverkyl
Sugar Land
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Abuelo's based on all the previous reviews and a recommendation from a friend who has eaten there. We were not disappointed. The food lived up to high expectations. Abuelo's is quite popular and you can expect a wait but not for long. The restaurant is large and if you arrive a bit early, you should not have any... More 

Thank stancal
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is good and the wait staff is always friendly! I love the chicken salad and my husband loves the enchiladas. We love eating there!

Thank casscrayne
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abuelo's consistently offers great food! It's always hot and fresh! The food is so flavorful you can never go wrong!

Thank Patty G
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually enjoy having dinner at Abuelo's when I am in Lubbock, but last Sunday night, the food was just average, it was disappointing. My enchiladas came to the table and they were not what I ordered; the waiter looked confused. When I got my order, the enchiladas were just so-so. The red sauce on one of them was not... More 

1 Thank Andrea W
Grandview, Texas
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in July '12 and back today for another. Had steak fajitas the first time and enchiladas this time. I will definitely stick with the fajitas. The ground beef and cheese enchiladas with chili con carne were too greasy and the bottoms of the tortillas were hard. Had a great server though. Wish I could remember his name!

Thank Rpd645
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your second visit with us! I'm so happy that you enjoyed the fajitas and service. See you soon! Thanks, Brad Spicer, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 82nd Street, Lubbock, TX 79424
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lubbock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-794-1762
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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