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Abuelo's

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
+1 540-265-3555
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent good service great food fine wine and song. I did not have to threaten anyone. +100 characters.

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Thank Mark S
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was great and the service was great! Staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.

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Thank Judith K
Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Abuelo's a few times in Roanoke and a few others. It is always excellent. The salsas are interesting - try mixing the green with your choice of red. After this, the portions are huge, and the combinations in dinners are all excellent. Our server was superb this time - I ordered a few enchiladas and she pointed... More 

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Thank professorroyhinkley
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review about your experience and recommendation! We look forward to seeing you soon when you're in the area. Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

Salem, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great texmex food...very good....great flavors and properly spiced.very fresh....service very good and great margaritas.

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Thank Heather S
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the outstanding review! We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise. Just a great dinner with all the homemade sauces and tortillas. Best mexican food we have ever had. Service was equally fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Thank Chris P
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

This is exactly what we like to hear! Thank you for the kind comments. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

Clearwater, Florida
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131 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We visit the ROANOKE area several times a year on business and always stop at Abuelos. This visit was no surprise with great service and amazing food. Server was outstanding. Love the 3 salsa choices for the never ending chips. Can't say enough good things about Abuelos.

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Thank Steven M
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hope to see you soon when you're in the area. Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

Mount Airy, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was my first visit. I was in the Roanoke area for a business meeting and convention. Awesome decor. I didn't care for the thin tortilla chips that were served with the 3 dip trio. They are too thin to dip and would break when you dip them. Since we were sharing appetizers I did not want to eat something... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

One of the better restaurants here in Roanoke Virginia to alejandros is a lot better it's got a greater salsa bar and it offers quick-service very caring people in the restaurant and they absolutely right they always have sports on TVs that are really good for Spanish people in respect of futball

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Thank Chris M
Roanoke, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I was at Abuelo for a fundraiser. The service was not great and two of the orders were messed up. Seemed a little stressful for the employees.

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Thank rva2001
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We would like to hear more about your visit. If you could please send an email to paigew@food-concepts.com with your contact information. We would like to speak to you directly. Thanks! More 

Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our family loves meeting here for get-togethers. The service is always really good. And, the food is consistently good. I love the crispy thin chips and the salsa trio is my hands-down favorite. The cheese dipping sauce makes my mouth water. For the first time I had a margarita and it was delicious too. So far, after many visits I... More 

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Thank SVinLV
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you back soon. Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
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: 4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-265-3555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?