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Mexican, Southwestern
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4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2001
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Salem, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Smaller portions for lunch, but enough food for lunch, all at a great price. The server was very attentive. You can get the regular size meals at lunch time too.

Thank Virginia581
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Travelling through Roanoke and yelped this restaurant. On a Monday night we didn't need a reservation. Very large and I think may be a local chain down here. Our waitress was very good and helpful. I got a Mararita , small 12 oz, the large is 22 oz. All the portions are very large.... We split and appetizer and both... More 

Thank Susan S
Flower Mound, TX
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183 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a business dinner here. Took awhile to get seated even though restaurant was mostly empty. Once we got a waiter service was good and so was the food.

Thank serwin99
Lynchburg, Virginia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good Mexican food restaurant and the portions are really big.....good for taste buds but heavy on calories :) .........

Thank Arun K
Roanoke, Virginia
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and Mexican food. You can always find some healthy alternatives to the cheese laden meals you get in most Mexican restuarants. A little more pricy than the regular Mexican restaurants but we'll worth it

Thank Barbara S
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102 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of three ate here and it was very good. Our great waitress started us off with 2 baskets of chips with 3 different salsa's. The lime rice is especially good along with the beans! Very reasonable and the waitress was great.

Thank rebel56
Muscat, Oman
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A great place to enjoy some great mexican food. Quality food, and very friendly staff. Some of the plates are huge, and can easily be shared by two.

Thank Voezel
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115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My husband and I have eaten here a number of times. I always get the same thing...the seared tuna appetizer. It has been consistently served in the same presentation...until today. I knew what it was suppose to be. The worst part was the lettuce on the plate was very wilted and brown. I am talking about dried out and curled... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback! We're sorry your visit was anything less than amazing. We’d like a chance to look into this and make it right. Please send your contact information to comments@food-concepts.com, we would like to contact you directly. Thanks! More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Yum!! I love TeX Mex food...I had the enchilada special. It came with rice and beans. Sauce is a beefy red sauce and so good!! Guacamole is great and the salsas are good....

Thank sammie1968
Morristown, New Jersey
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Large facility with clean well maintained furnishings. Suitable for families or for meeting in the bar area where there are lots of TVs to keep you up to dat eon key sporting events. Food was fine, service rapid and there are tablets on the table to check out.

Thank robert h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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: 4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: 15402653555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?