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Abuelo's

3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7949
+1 863-686-7500
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (59 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (33 reviews)
“flan” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7949
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1 - 10 of 521 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Ok, I could write a review every time I go here. I tried the Pescado Guerrero and I could eat that for every visit. Sea Bass, scallops, shrimp, and wonderful seasonings and spices. So worth the money. For an appetizer, you must try the Queso...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service Excellent meals Excellent drinks I highly recommend. I Will do a more thorough review on my next visit. My first visit deserved a 5 star review. 4 of us had different drinks and meals and all were extremely pleased. Excellent drinks, food, service.

Thank JeffFromMaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant!! The server Michael provided great selection of food and drinks. Margaritas were slamming and chicken tacos were delicious! I would definitely come again

Thank Mrs.Pinky
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the kind words about your dining experience. We hope to welcome you back soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good food at reasonable prices. The chips and dips to start off are excellent and service always fast and efficient. Very good location as well.

Thank stewcrew99
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is what we love to hear! Thanks for the excellent review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abuelo’s is an awesome restaurant with authentic Mexican food. The sauces are great and fresh and crispy chips. The mixed fajitas were wonderful and a large portion. The atmosphere was comfortable and the service was good for the large group we had.

Thank Ken D
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re so happy you enjoyed your visit! Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We can’t wait to see you back soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 4 November 2017

I had the appetizer dipping sampler, it was okay. The "fresh" guacamole was mixed with A LOT of sour cream, which is yummy but it's not a true fresh guac. The fajitas were delicious, I highly recommend getting any variety. I recommend not using the...More

Thank Rachel C
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the great review about your visit. Thanks for sharing your experience, and we hope to see you soon. Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten there twice recently, with friends both times. Both times the service was fast and the food was excellent.

Thank jarhead21865
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

This is what we love to hear! Thanks for the excellent review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wide variety of authentic dishes and desserts served in a stylish 'village' of columns and murals and a fountain. Popular all weeknights for consistently fine food and service.

Thank Joni M F
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback! We’re so glad that you had an enjoyable dining experience. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Three of us were on a business trip, the hotel recommended this place or Fish City Grill. We chose this place and were elated. The chips, apps, entrees were all fresh and absolutely delicious. I recommend this place to anyone even if your not a...More

Thank Tim W
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us! Thanks for the wonderful review and we hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Abuelos serves the best shredded beef enchiladas that I have ever eaten, hands down. We drive almost 3 hours, one way, to eat there. Everyone has been nice at this location, but Jennifer is just awesome. We always eat outside, and enjoy the covered patio....More

Thank Heather H
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

We're so honored to be your favorite. Thanks for the awesome review about good food and great service. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Dean Andrews, GM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803-7949
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-686-7500
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.
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