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14480 Lowes Way, Carmel, IN 46033-7806
+1 317-815-8175
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Carmel, Indiana
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw that Abuelos had dedicated parking spots and a separate entrance for takeout, so I thought that it would be a great place to pick up dinner on a busy night. Wrong! I called at 4:45, and they told me the food would be ready in 15 minutes. I arrived at 5:05 (20 minutes after calling), and there was... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback. We would like a chance to look into this and make it right. If you could please send an email to paigew@food-concepts.com with your contact information, we would like to contact you directly. Thanks. More 

Carmel, Indiana
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A very comfortable restaurant with excellent service. Has a wide selection of southwest style offerings. I had one of the combination plates; soft shell tacos were excellent as was the rice and re-fried beans.

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

Thank you for the great review, Jim! I'm glad that you enjoyed your taco plate and sides. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Arlington, Washington
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

So many people raved about Abuelo's, maybe I was expecting too much. The menu looked really great, I ordered an enchilada "chose two" dish, one with a sour cream sauce and one with a cheese sauce. It was described so well, it sounded like it would be full of flavor, but didn't live up to the description. I never recognized... More 

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Thank Jean R
Geneva, Illinois
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very large group of 35 so always appreciate a restaurant that can not only accommodate us, but provide really good service. The food was delicious AND delivered to everyone at the same time, they kept the drinks coming & the service was top notch. Will be a must do next time we visit Carmel.

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

Thanks for the outstanding review! We are so glad that we could accommodate your large group with great service and great food. We can't wait to have you all back when you are in the area! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Noblesville, Indiana
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254 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We came around 2 in the afternoon on July 4th. There was one large group at two tables and not a lot of other tables with patrons. The four of us were seated almost immediately. After twenty minutes or more I started looking around and finally someone came to take our drink order which did not come for maybe another... More 

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Thank Wheels282
AbuelosManagers, Guest Relations Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! We're sorry your recent visit was anything less than amazing. If you could please send an email to comments@food-concepts.com with your contact information, we would like to contact you directly to make this wrong. Thanks! More 

Indy
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good Margaritas and good food for the price. Nice to get away and have some one else cook. More Tex-Mex than true Mexican but still good food

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

Thanks for the kind review and we hope to see you back soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Kempton, IN
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We love visiting Abuelo's for special occasions. The variety of food is great, and the menu changes. The chefs do a great job. The choices are a little limited for the picky eaters. One son usually orders the cheeseburger, but they have done away with that. Our food was great, hot, fresh and tasty!

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

Thanks for the great review! We're so thrilled to hear that you love celebrating special occasions with us. We look forward to seeing you very soon. Thanks! Lori Watson, GM More 

Noblesville, Indiana
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254 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We came here on Saturday around 3:00 after walking on the Monon trail. We were seated immediately. When our waitress was busy, the hostess filled our drink refills. We were really thirsty after walking the trail. I ordered the bacon wrapped tenderloin tips. They had a good smoky flavor. I liked the beans that came with this entrée as well... More 

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Thank Wheels282
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm so pleased to hear that your wife and you had a wonderful dining experience with good food and good service. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Abuelo's was our favorite Mexican restaurant for years. It has been in our opinion the best Tex-Mex in the area, with very fresh food served HOT with caring service at reasonable prices. Over the last six months we've noticed tables and chairs being permanently removed from the dining area. Tables now have electronic kiosks where you settle your own bill.... More 

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Thank LoveCarmel42
Noblesville, Indiana
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254 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We had a large group of 16. It took 15 minutes to seat us, but the problem was the people that had finished there meal and sat for quite awhile at one of the tables they needed to put together for a large group. We started off with chips and three sauces that were each very interesting. My wife ordered... More 

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Thank Wheels282
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

It sounds like you all had a wonderful dining experience with us! Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. We would love to have you all back very soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14480 Lowes Way, Carmel, IN 46033-7806
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-815-8175

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