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Abuelo's

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££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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3950 Gramercy Street, Columbus, OH 43219-6132
+1 614-337-9006
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been going to Abuelo's for over 10 years now. Their food is excellent, servers are always friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and this restaurant is very very amenable to substitutions and they don't charge extra for that. I ordered a salad (hold meat, Chile, queso and shredded cheese) and added black beans and cilantro lime rice instead. No... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so honored by your loyalty over the years. We appreciate the kind words about your experience, and look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

Columbus, Ohio
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite Mexican restaurants in Columbus. I ordered the fajita chimichanga and it was delicious. Try any of their chip dips too. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Ohio12334
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

We're so honored to be one of your favorites! Thanks for the outstanding review, and we can't wait to see you soon. Thanks, Lacy Albert, GM More 

Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were shopping and decided to go here for lunch. It was on a Monday and the place was welcoming and quiet enough that we could talk easily. Service was prompt and the food was good. It was a very good choice.

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

We're so glad that you stopped by! Thank you for sharing your great experience. We hope to see you soon when you're in the area. Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

Pickerington, Ohio
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good meal. I liked that they brought out 3 different types of salsa! The queso was good, spicier than the normal white Mexican cheese. My husband and I both enjoyed our meals, but nothing over the top. Our sever was very good, always on top of things! The restaurant itself was very nice!

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

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed the service you received however, we wish the food would have impressed you a little more. If you're willing, I would love to recommend one of our House Specialties to you that I think you will like. We hope you give us another chance to impress you- hope... More 

Circleville, Ohio
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped by for lunch on a Saturday while shopping. Our lunches were terrific. This is a clean, family friendly restaurant with a very nice atmosphere. They brought fresh tortilla chips to the table with three choices of salsa. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful. The food was served hot with fresh ingredients. Nice job!

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

Thank you for the outstanding review about your dining experience. We are absolutely thrilled to hear you enjoyed your lunch during a day of shopping. We look forward to seeing you both very soon! Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a delightful dining experience. From the moment you walk in and see the great decor, friendly service, and wonderful food. You will not regret trying out this place.

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

What a great review! Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

Lorain, Ohio
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141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this is a chain restaurant, but it is the VERY BEST place to go for quality Mexican-American food. Fine dining to be sure.

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

What a great review! Thanks for sharing your dining experience. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

Columbus, OH
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289 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have been to Easton dozens of times, and driven by Abuelo's figuring it was just a mediocre chain restaurant. My wife and I were in the mood for Mexican before a movie, so we stopped in. It was a Saturday night and busy, but we got seats at the bar immediately. Margaritas were good, and the food was good... More 

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Thank gefilte63
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear about your recent visit! Thank you for the great review and recommendation. It's good knowing that my staff was able to assist you with our vegetarian food items. We can't wait to see you soon! Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

Crown City, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Option of romain lettuce with the fajitas instead of tortillas for a low carb option. What a great idea!

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Thank slone3
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

So glad that you like this option with your fajitas! We appreciate the great review, and hope to see you very soon. Thanks, Lacey Albert, GM More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I agree with the reviewer who commented on the poor service when their normal server, Joey, was off. I ordered a lunch combo of an enchilada & a chile relleno. The server assured me that both could be made without meat, with cheese instead. When the order finally came, the Chile was stuffed with meat.. When I called the server... More 

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1 Thank LYNDA B
AbuelosManagers, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Please send an email with your contact information to paigew@food-concepts.com. We would like a chance to contact you directly to make this right. Thanks. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
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 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3950 Gramercy Street, Columbus, OH 43219-6132
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-337-9006
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. Our new extended Happy Hour includes Sunday 11 am - 6 pm and Saturday 11 am - 6 pm. We continue to include great offerings M-F 3pm - 7 pm though! 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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