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“Upscale Mexican food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Abuelo's

Abuelo's
Ranked #16 of 796 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Arlington, Texas
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Upscale Mexican food!”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The spinach enchiladas are wonderful; especially with Margarita/Sangria swirl! The service is courteous and attentive.

Visited November 2012
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Pflugerville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Nice surprise”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Was at a conference nearby. Went with colleagues for a super lunch. Had relleno and enchilada plate-delicious. You get three salsas and perfect chips. Definitely go for the side of potatoes, nice change from typical rice. Save room if you can for bread pudding. Our entire table shared one and it was amazing. Nice decor too. You almost forget you're right next to a busy interstate.

  • Visited December 2012
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493 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“A unique and beautiful mexican restaurant”
Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

I love their papas frites and chicken medallions. Hot, good, consistent. Wonderful surroundings, relaxing. One of my favorite places

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Grand Prairie
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“excelent restaurant”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

The papas are a great option. The enchilatas are awesome and so are the chicken fajitas. The service is excellent. The prices are reasonable and the decor is interesting.

Visited November 2012
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Houston
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Restaurant”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Consistently good Mexican restaurant.

Plentiful plates, great taste, consistent good quality anywhere you go with this chain.

I always stop there when I want good quality Mexican food.

  • Visited August 2012
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