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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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4401 82nd St, Lubbock, TX 79424-3344
+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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service is always good. There is usually a wait so get there early or expect to wait thirty minutes. You can always wait in the bar. Worth the wait.

Thank Adrienne N
Lubbock, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Abuelo's has great food and a great decor and ambience. Their seafood entre selection is very good as well. Choose the pappas as one of your side dishes!! The portions are enormous-so come to share or a great appetite. This is my husband's favorite restaurant in Lubbock

Thank Drkkmac
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of bright vibrant colors, Abuelo's is a flavorful take on Tex-Mex food.... Everything was served up hot, handmade, and wonderfully well prepared! Food was cooked to perfection, seasoned beautifully, and looked fantastic on the plate- The Enchiladas are beyond words- Packed with flavorful meat and topped with savory sauces of your choice. Everything was great.... Service, Food, Atmosphere- Don’t... More 

Thank Meso R
Casper, Wyoming
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175 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in about 11:00 AM on a Sunday. Had two separate Lunch Specials. Shredded Beef Enchilada and Beef Taco with paps and beans! Just GREAT! And we also ordered the Chimichanga Lunch Special. It was also Super! The three salsas served with every meal provided a spicy variety as one was a mango/ pineapple mix - very tasty! Highly... More 

Thank JC E
Lubbock, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to eat here. Food is always great, service is perfect and atmosphere is fun! Love the fajita chimichanga, queso, avocado enchiladas and luncheon soup and salad (chicken tortilla soup).

Thank Terrie P
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent this restaurant and enjoy the food and atmosphere. I've asked for specific changes to my order and they always bring my food exactly like I ask. Of my last 3 visits I only had one bad experience and it was a very friendly waiter that kept interrupting our conversation. He was very helpful but too... More 

Thank Honeydoc
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times and the food is always great. The food is fresh and very flavorful. This is not your average Mexican restaurant; it is well decorated, clean, and the staff are professional and helpful.

Thank Namron2
Lubbock, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During nice weather they have a great patio area for the evenings. Music on some of the evenings outside.

Thank _mevans1398
San Angelo
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was very spot on and our waitress was very nice in helping us to navigate the exceptionally large menu. We settled on the enchilada lunch. The food arrived quickly and was hot. However it was just average. Nothing to get terribly excited about. I did really enjoy the chips and various salas that were brought to the table... More 

Thank Dara A
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my godchild here as she wanted some Tex-Mex. We both ordered from the lunch menu. Shredded beef enchilada had filling the taste and texture of beef stew. Crispy taco was okay. Salsas were ok.

Thank Gizmo8800

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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 St, Lubbock, TX 79424-3344
  • 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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