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Abuelo's

) #14 of 688 Restaurants in Arlington $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Gluten Free Options
1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017-5855
+1 817-468-2622
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017-5855
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch there on a Friday - good food and lots of choices but the place was so LOUD we could hardly talk to each other. The waitress was apparently in a HUGE hurry - even though we told her that we were not...More

Thank TexasMarci
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review about your visit, however, I would like to apologize for the poor service you received. We're always looking for ways to improve and appreciate the feedback. We look forward to seeing you back soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was once my favorite restaurant, but no more. We have been coming here for years - mainly happy hour - since back in the day when they had a free quesadilla bar at hh. We have had many get-togethers, Christmas parties, etc. They have...More

Thank tex2mex
AbuelosManagers, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. We're sorry if your visit was anything less than amazing. If you could please send your contact information and a little bit about your visit to paigew@food-concepts.com. We would like a chance to contact you directly about your experience. Thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Abuelo's on a recent Thursday evening. Arrived about 7pm, was a little concerned when we were seated right way and half of the tables were available. Given that, service was relatively slow. Chips and salsa OK, chips were cold and thin, very forgettable. Meals...More

Thank deansmith75126
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback about your experience. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed the entrées, however, I wish we would have impressed you more overall. I'd love to recommend some of our House Specialties to you, if you're willing. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous Restaurant! Had been wanting to try it for a while but the parking lot was always full and we don't like long waits at restaurants. We decided to go ahead and WOW did we make the right decision!! The food and service was Fabulous....More

Thank Milscorvette
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It sounds like you two had a wonderful night! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We went for dinner and each of us ordered enchiladas. Together we tried 4 kinds and they were all good. I liked the look of the restaurant as well. Nice ambiance. Our waitress was very nice and helpful as well. We hadn't been there before...More

Thank txtfa001
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the outstanding review! We hope to see you stop by soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a place to come if you need something different than what you normally eat. It is a pleasure to enjoy with family.

Thank feliciam905
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great food! Clean, seated immediately. Our server seemed like she was irritated with our party of 3. We didn't ask for anything special but I'm not sure if there were too many in her station. I only saw her go between 4 tables. It felt...More

Thank Sam2970
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback about your visit. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your food, however, I apologize for the poor service you received. We're always looking for ways to improve so we appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Miles Leal,...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Just ate at Abuelo's and the food was awesome. They made several changes to meet our special dietary needs. Waitress was top notch. Food came out quickly and she never let our drinks get low.

Thank Sheila M
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

It's so great to hear we were able to accommodate your dietary needs! Thanks for sharing the wonderful review with us. We hope to see you stop by soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were meeting a friend from out of state. Our waiter was excellent, kept our drinks full, chips... we didn't have need for anything!! And the food!! Always perfect! All 5 of us ordered something else do we could sample more & it was wonderful!

Thank Nancy N
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

This is what we like to hear! Thank you for sharing your feedback about your wonderful dinner experience. We hope to welcome you back soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

First time here and food was pretty good. And I'm picky about my food. I mean I'm paying a premium for it so it has to be good. So when I complement food it means something. So it was pretty good. Fajitas. Beef. A little...More

Thank david c
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

It's great to know my staff is going above and beyond for our guests! Thanks for the wonderful feedback about your recent experience. I'm so thrilled that you enjoyed your first visit with us. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Miles Leal, GM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 W Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76017-5855
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-468-2622
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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