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“Great Place”
Review of Abuelo's

Abuelo's
Ranked #4 of 611 Restaurants in Lubbock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great place in every way!!!!
Food is always good and we have come to expect great food and service every time.

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Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food at Abuelo's is always good. Bring your patience and wallet. It's always a 45 minute wait at lunch or dinner to be seated, almost any day. We ate at 2:00 in the afternoon last Saturday which was good, but wait staff was scattered around the large seating area and sometimes we had our water refilled and chips replaced and sometimes we didn't. It took a very long time to get our checks so we could leave and get some of the family back on the road. The meal was good, portions large.

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Reviewed April 5, 2014

Party of 8. Everyone enjoyed their food. The service was awesome! Food was quick. They also were ok with us staying a little longer to finish our conversation. Even though they were fast they did not rush us.

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Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

So glad we found this on TA. we are in town for a wedding and decided to have a bite to eat. Wow, this place was fantastic. I did not order the fiery shrimp tacos but my partner did so I got a sample. All I can say is wow, best I have ever tasted. I ordered the enchiladas and they were fantastic too. Everyone loved their food. Margaritas were great too.

We come up to visit a couple times of year and we will make this a regular stop.

Thank BedCab
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food is ok, but it is so loud that it is difficult to carry on a conversation. This is especially true if you have a group of 4 or more. We just can't tolerate the noise.

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Jackie L, Owner at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear this! I'm not sure what time you usually come in to dine with us, but we'd love to have you back maybe during our less busy hours when it's more quiet? Also, have you tried sitting outside on the patio? It's gorgeous out there, especially now, when it's not too hot! Also, there's nothing quite like a basket of chips and that view of the fountain!

We'd love to have you back soon for another shot at a peaceful meal!

Sincerely,
Jackie GM

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