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“Terrific!!”
Review of Abuelo's

Abuelo's
Ranked #14 of 801 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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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. Catering is also an option, our staff are adept at delivering a professional, hassle-free and delicious meal. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.
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“Terrific!!”
Reviewed May 26, 2011

Lunch: Seated immediately, great chips & hot sauce. I had the lunch tostadas for 5.99 & wife had enchiladas. Both served on hot plates. Looked & tasted excellent.

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Arlington, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome food, romantic atmosphere”
Reviewed January 13, 2011

Love Abuelo! Amazing service and mexican food for the price. I always order grilled ribeye steak, best steak I've ever had! The meat is cooked perfect, tender and juicy. I think they beat Salgrass and all other steakhouses in town.

Brownie with ice cream is just all over the top. I love this place! They are the real deal when it comes to mexican food and meat lovers.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Since we have moved to the area in 2006...”
Reviewed May 5, 2010

Since we have moved to the area in 2006, i have eaten here several times. Although not my favorite Mexican restaurant in the area, Beto's is pretty good. We have always had good service. The food varies from average to above average per visit; this seems to be a quality control issue, which has varied from stale chips to gristle in almost every bite of my carne asada. Obviously, it's not too bad, or I wouldn't keep going back several times a year. My husband on the other hand has eaten here twice with me and will not go back again; claims he just "didn't like the food". I have always found the restaurant and bathrooms to be clean. Restaurant is owned and operated by a local family, not part of a large chain franchise.

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Mansfield, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Outstanding Mexican Rest Best available...”
Reviewed January 2, 2010

Outstanding Mexican Rest
Best available in Arlington Mansfield area
Very nice atmosphere

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Texas
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“One of the more upscale in appearance . . .”
Reviewed April 2, 2009

Abuelo's has been at this location in South Arlington for several years.

There was a time when the food occasionally looked and tasted like it was prepared in a microwave, but in recent times, the quality appears to have vastly improved and the dishes always seem hot and freshly prepared.

Management is diligent and pays attention to patrons. The waitstaff could be more professional, as servers tend to be a little too casual at times in terms of gathering together talking, especially around hostess stand.

Tables and booths occasionally are not fully cleaned, but overall, the restaurant maintains a clean and orderly appearance.

The decor/atmosphere of this location is elegant and deserves a more upscale patronage than it gets. Sloppily-dressed patrons and couples with screaming, bratty kids are out of place here. This is the kind of atmosphere best appreciated by those with some sense of class and respect for other diners.

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