Abuelo’s Menu With Prices

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Appetizers

Queso Diablo A flavorful cheese dip made with seasoned ground beef, slow-roasted peppers and chiles, topped with queso fresco, Cholula salsa and cilantro.$10.08
Guacamole - Regular Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes for a delicious guacamole.$11.84

Popular Items

3 Enchiladas Select your favorite combination of three hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$13.49
Jalapeño Cheese Fritters Our classic fritters are hand-breaded and freshly made, oozing with melted cheese and spicy jalapeño. Served with Southwest ranch dressing.$6.82
Rib Eye & Enchiladas Fire-grilled steak* cooked to order with your choice of two hand-rolled enchiladas. Served with charro beans and Papas con Chile™.$23.39
Stuffed Chicken Medallions & Ench Lunch portion of lightly fried chicken breast medallions stuffed with a blend of spicy chorizo, Poblano peppers and cheese. Served with your choice of two enchiladas and Abuelo’s chile con queso, charro beans and Mexican rice.$18.78
Firecracker Shrimp Tacos Two soft, handmade flour tortilla firecracker shrimp tacos. Flash-fried shrimp tossed in a Sriracha aioli served with Napa cabbage and mango relish. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$13.95

Family Feasts Feed your family or a group with our Family Meal Feasts. Includes chips and salsa. (Catering supplies not provided.)

Family Salad Family-style fresh, green salad mix with grape tomatoes, radishes and jicama, topped with crisp tortilla strips. Choice of dressing on the side. Feeds 2-3.$8.35

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Chile con Queso Our signature, handcrafted and deliciously creamy cheese dip.$9.57

Appetizers & Dips Chips and salsa included with dips and guacamole.

Abuelo's Dip Sampler A medley of our savory specialties, featuring our chile con queso, queso diablo, guacamole and house-made chicharrones.$12.00
Layered Dip Signature Abuelo’s chile con queso with layers of fresh guacamole, refried beans, seasoned ground beef and sour cream.$8.96
Small Guacamole Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes for a delicious guacamole.$8.79
Espinaca Stuffed Mushrooms Savory fresh mushroom caps filled with our signature Abuelo’s Espinaca (spinach sautéed with seasoned mushrooms, onions, garlic, peppers and cheeses) and topped with seasoned breadcrumbs.$5.76
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp Fire-grilled shrimp, wrapped in hickory smoked bacon and stuffed with fresh jalapeño and a mix of blended cheeses.$11.11
Firecracker Shrimp Flash-fried shrimp tossed in a Sriracha aioli, with spicy peanut dressing, served with fresh mango relish.$9.23
Seared Tuna Sashimi grade Yellowfin tuna* seared with black sesame seeds and served with Sriracha and wasabi.$10.51
Green Chile Quesadilla Handmade grilled flour tortillas filled with our Abuelo’s signature cheese mix, Anaheim chiles, fire-roasted red chiles, mushrooms and sautéed onions. Served with sour cream, fresh guacamole and Southwest ranch dip. Add fajita chicken for an additional charge.$8.87
Fajita Nachos Fresh tortilla chips topped with hand-shredded cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheese, seasoned with your choice of fajita steak* or fajita chicken. Served with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and jalapeños.$14.58

Salads & Soup

Grilled Chicken Salad Fire-grilled chicken, mandarin oranges, honey-roasted almonds, grape tomatoes, raisins, jicama, radishes, strawberry, apple and avocado slices, mixed with fresh garden greens. Served with honey mustard dressing on the side.$16.82
Fajita Salad Crisp, fresh garden greens with black beans, corn relish and grilled onions and peppers, topped with your choice of fire-grilled, marinated fajita chicken, steak* or shrimp, with our signature cheese blend and fresh guacamole.$16.04

Salads & Soups

Reynosa Salad Hand-tossed, fresh lettuce topped generously with your choice of seasoned ground beef or slow-roasted, hand-shredded chicken, chile con queso, our famous charro beans, tomatoes and fresh guacamole, all in a lightly fried tortilla bowl.$13.43
Tortilla Soup A bowl of our savory blend of seasoned chicken and garden fresh vegetables. Served with a side of sour cream, crispy tortilla strips, diced avocados and blended cheeses.$8.29
Baja Shrimp Chowder A bowl of our house specialty chowder with shrimp, peppers, chiles and corn, served with crackers, chopped hickory smoked bacon, diced green onion and blended cheeses.$6.88

Fabulous Fajitas Our signature fajitas feature fresh tortillas made on-site. Choose flour or corn tortillas, or fresh romaine lettuce leaves for wrapping. Includes chips and salsa.

Steak Fajitas Fire-grilled, marinated steak* served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$23.36
Chicken Fajitas Fire-grilled, marinated Premium All Natural Chicken served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$21.10
Vegetable Fajitas Fire-grilled garden-fresh vegetables served with cilantro lime rice, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$19.75
Shrimp Fajitas Fire-grilled shrimp basted with our Mexican-style barbeque sauce served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$23.02
Stuffed Shrimp Fajitas Wild-caught fire-grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon and stuffed with jalapeño and cheese. Served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$22.29
Vegetarian Fajitas Fire-grilled garden-fresh vegetables served with cilantro lime rice, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$15.07
Fajita Trio Chicken, Steak* and Yucatan Barbeque Shrimp fire-grilled, marinated fajitas. Served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo. Choose fresh flour or corn tortillas, or romaine lettuce leaves for wrapping.$27.84
Fajita Combo for 1 Choose Chicken, Steak* or Yucatan Barbeque Shrimp. Served with grilled onions and peppers, Mexican rice, charro beans, homemade guacamole, sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.$23.09

House Specialties Includes chips and salsa.

Los Mejores de la Casa Beef tenderloin medallions* wrapped in hickory smoked bacon and fire-grilled to perfection. Served with shrimp stuffed with fresh jalapeño and blended cheeses, wrapped in bacon. Served with charro beans and Papas con Chile™.$27.07
Steak and Enchiladas Fire-grilled steak* cooked to order with your choice of two hand-rolled enchiladas. Served with charro beans and Papas con Chile™.$30.90
Brocheta & Enchiladas Fire-grilled beef tenderloin medallions* cooked to order with your choice of two hand-rolled enchiladas. Served with charro beans and Papas con Chile™.$23.71
Pork Tenderloin Abrigada Three slowly smoked and fire-grilled pork tenderloin medallions, wrapped in hickory smoked bacon. Served with your choice of two hand-rolled enchiladas, Papas con Chile™ and charro beans.$22.06
Stuffed Chicken Medallions Dinner portion of lightly fried chicken breast medallions stuffed with a blend of spicy chorizo, Poblano peppers and cheese. Served with Abuelo’s chile con queso, charro beans and Mexican rice.$17.03
The Ambassador Fire-grilled 9 oz. Prime Sirloin Steak paired with bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with a sliver of jalapeño, sitting atop a roasted Anaheim pepper and topped with chile con queso. Served with Papas con Chile and charro beans.$32.31
Pechuga con Calabaza Lightly sautéed chicken breast topped with a cream sauce blend with zucchini, roasted red peppers, crushed chiles and corn. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$20.77
Australian Sea Bass Australian Sea Bass seasoned and fire-grilled.$21.73
Salmon Salmon seasoned and fire-grilled.$16.67
Shrimp Enchiladas Delicate crepes filled with diced shrimp, peppers, spinach and cheese and covered with a creamy sherry sauce topped with shrimp.$15.85
Tilapia Tilapia seasoned and lightly sautéed.$18.38

Tex-Mex - Combos & Enchiladas Includes chips and salsa.

2 Enchiladas Select your favorite combination of two hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$11.50
Enchilada Platter Select your favorite combination of three hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$18.44
Four Enchiladas Select your favorite combination of four hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$20.91
4 Enchiladas Select your favorite combination of four hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$15.37
Two Enchiladas Select your favorite combination of two hand-rolled enchiladas with made-from-scratch sauces. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$16.16
Chile Rellenos Two chile rellenos—blended cheese or shredded beef— topped with your choice of ranchera sauce or chile con queso. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$16.55
The Monterrey Hand-rolled sour cream chicken enchilada, avocado enchilada, Espinaca enchilada, chicken ranchera enchilada, cheese chile relleno, crispy chicken taco and our fresh handmade guacamole. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$20.22
Laredo Hand-rolled beef enchilada, cheese enchilada and a crispy beef taco served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$16.70
Chile Rellenos Dinner Two chile rellenos—blended cheese or shredded beef— topped with your choice of ranchera sauce or chile con queso. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$21.92
The Grande Three hand-rolled enchiladas—one beef, one cheese and one sour cream chicken—a cheese chile relleno, tamale, crispy beef taco and our fresh handmade guacamole. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$23.40
Mi Abuelo's Manjar Grandfather’s favorite meal features three stacked enchiladas layered with beef, cheese and chile con carne. Topped with two eggs*, and served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$18.24
Juarez Crispy beef taco, tamale, sour cream chicken and cheese hand-rolled enchiladas. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$19.28
Steak Quesadilla Fire-grilled, marinated fajita steak* quesadilla topped with melted cheese, served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$17.52
Chicken Quesadilla Fire-grilled, marinated fajita chicken quesadilla topped with melted cheese served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$16.38
Spinach Quesadilla Abuelo's signature Espinaca quesadilla topped with melted cheese. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$13.73

Tex-Mex - Burritos, Chimis & Tacos Includes chips and salsa.

Grande Burrito Your choice of seasoned ground beef with chile con carne or slow-roasted shredded chicken with sour cream sauce with Mexican rice, cheese and refried beans, all wrapped in a handmade flour tortilla.$12.07
Fajita Steak Chimichanga Fire-grilled marinated fajita steak* with cheeses and Anaheim chiles, in a lightly fried flour tortilla. Topped with chile con queso or ranchera sauce. Served with sour cream, guacamole, refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$20.58
Fajita Chicken Chimichanga Fire-grilled, marinated fajita chicken with blended cheeses and Anaheim chiles, in a lightly fried flour tortilla. Topped with chile con queso or ranchera sauce, and served with sour cream and fresh guacamole. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$18.60
Seasoned Ground Beef Tacos Two handmade soft flour tortilla seasoned beef tacos, with lettuce, diced tomatoes and blended cheeses. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$12.72
Shredded Chicken Tacos Two handmade, soft flour tortilla shredded chicken tacos with lettuce, diced tomatoes and blended cheeses. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$12.72
Durango Burrito Spicy hand-shredded beef rolled in a made-from-scratch flour tortilla topped with our famous chile con queso. Served with fresh, handmade guacamole, refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$14.67
Sea Bass Tacos - Grilled Two handmade soft flour tortilla tacos with grilled Australian Sea Bass, Napa cabbage and fresh mango relish. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$14.00
Carnita Tacos Two soft, handmade flour tortilla slow-roasted pork tacos with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and blended cheeses. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$12.67
Fajita Steak Tacos Two soft, handmade flour tortilla fajita steak* tacos with lettuce, diced tomatoes and blended cheeses. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$15.78
Fajita Chicken Tacos Two soft, handmade flour tortilla fajita chicken tacos with lettuce, diced tomatoes and blended cheeses. Served with charro beans and Mexican rice.$14.59

Kids' Meals A small milk or fountain drink is included with all kid's meals.

Kid's Cheese Quesadilla A child's portion of a baked cheese quesadilla, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.29
Kid's Crispy Beef Taco A crispy beef taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.28
Kid's Soft Beef Taco A soft beef taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.28
Kid's Enchilada with Queso A cheese enchilada topped with chile con queso and served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.29
Kid's Cheese Nachos A child's portion of cheese nachos, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.29
Kid's Cheese Enchilada with Meat Sauce A cheese enchilada topped with chile con carne and served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$8.29
Kid's Soft Chicken Taco A soft chicken taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.83
Kid's Crispy Chicken Taco A crispy chicken taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.83

Sides, Extras & Bulk Dips

Salsa Roja Half Pint Abuelo's famous salsa made with fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, onions, peppers and cilantro.$3.01
Salsa Tropicale Half Pint Abuelo's tangy tomatillo salsa. Made with fresh tomatillos, garlic, onions, jalapeños, cilantro and crushed pineapple.$3.01
Queso Diablo - Pint$15.36
Queso Diablo - Quart$27.43
Salsa Tropical - Pint Abuelo's tangy tomatillo salsa. Made with fresh tomatillos, garlic, onions, jalapeños, cilantro and crushed pineapple.$5.38
Salsa Tropical - Quart Abuelo's tangy tomatillo salsa. Made with fresh tomatillos, garlic, onions, jalapeños, cilantro and crushed pineapple.$7.63

Lunch Specials Available until 3pm daily. Includes chips and salsa.

Enchilada Lunch Your choice of one or two hand-rolled enchiladas with Abuelo’s signature sauce from our enchilada section. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$11.05
Enchilada & Taco Choose your favorite hand-rolled enchilada and crispy taco filled with your choice of meat. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$11.05
Beef Chimichanga Seasoned ground beef and chorizo mix, topped with Abuelo’s chile con queso. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$10.32
Chicken Chimichanga Shredded chicken chimichanga, topped with Abuelo’s chile con queso. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$10.32
Chile Relleno A fresh roasted pepper stuffed with blended cheeses or slow-roasted shredded beef, then topped with Abuelo’s ranchera sauce or our famous chile con queso. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$10.66
Chile Relleno & Enchilada A fresh roasted pepper stuffed with blended cheeses or slow-roasted shredded beef and your choice of hand-rolled enchilada. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$12.85
Soup & Salad Fresh salad mix topped with your choice of ground beef or shredded roasted chicken, creamy chile con queso, our famous charro beans, tomatoes, mixed cheeses and guacamole, with a cup of Tortilla Soup or Baja Shrimp Chowder.$10.96
Huevos Rancheros Two hand-rolled cheese enchiladas with chile con carne and topped with two eggs*, with our scratch made ranchera sauce. Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$13.15
Espinaca Quesadilla Oven-baked quesadilla loaded with blended cheeses and Abuelo’s Espinaca (spinach sautéed with seasoned mushrooms, onions, garlic, peppers and cheeses). Served with refried beans and your choice of Papas con Chile™ or Mexican rice.$11.41
Mexican Stack A crisp handmade flour tortilla topped with refried beans, seasoned ground beef, chile con queso, chile con carne sauce, shredded cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, sour cream and our fresh homemade guacamole.$10.87
Tilapia Veracruz Tilapia filet sautéed with shrimp and roasted Poblano peppers in a spicy tomato-based sauce. Served with seasonal vegetable medley and cilantro lime rice.$13.68
Yucatan Shrimp Fajitas A lunch portion of Yucatan shrimp fajitas. Served with charro beans, Mexican rice, pico de gallo, mixed cheeses, sour cream and flour or corn tortillas.$15.80

Sides & Extras

Papas con Chile Abuelo’s trademarked side! A creamy blend of whipped red potatoes, red and green peppers, green onions, four cheeses and sour cream.$3.52
Refried Beans Made from the finest frijoles pintos, bacon and seasonings.$3.42
Charro Beans Pinto beans, expertly seasoned with spices, bacon and pico de gallo.$3.52
Mexican Rice Our fresh-made rice features the perfect blend of tomatoes, chiles, carrots, corn, and red and green peppers.$3.52
Cilantro Lime Rice Delicious, slightly tangy, light rice with a touch of cilantro.$3.22
Black Beans$3.10
Espinaca Casserole Our unique blend of spinach, sautéed with seasoned mushrooms, onions, garlic, peppers and melted cheeses - an Abuelo’s favorite.$2.69
Raja Con Queso Roasted New Mexico green chile grilled and topped with melted cheese and pico de gallo.$2.69
Seasonal Vegetable Medley A variety of seasonal vegetables steamed to perfection to seal in the freshness.$2.69
Guacamole Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes for a delicious guacamole.$3.42
12 Flour Tortillas Made-from-scratch flour tortillas.$3.17
12 Corn Tortillas Made-from-scratch corn tortillas.$3.17
Shredded Cheese Abuelo's cheese blend.$0.69
Sour Cream Cool, creamy sour cream.$0.63
Salsa Roja 1/2 Pint Abuelo's famous salsa made with fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, onions, peppers and cilantro.$1.50
Salsa Especial 1/2 Pint Abuelo's spicy, hot salsa made with fresh tomatoes, cilantro, onions and jalapenos. Hotter than our Salsa Roja.$1.50
Tropical Tomatillo 1/2 Pint Abuelo's tangy tomatillo salsa. Made with fresh tomatillos, garlic, onions, jalapeños, cilantro and crushed pineapple.$1.50
Chile Con Queso - Pint Our signature, handcrafted and deliciously creamy cheese dip.$12.55
Chile Con Queso - Quart Our signature, handcrafted and deliciously creamy cheese dip.$23.25
Guacamole - Pint Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes.$16.15
Guacamole - Quart Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes.$28.08
Salsa Roja - Pint Spicy salsa made with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and seasonings.$4.21
Salsa Roja - Quart Spicy salsa made with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and seasonings.$6.39
Chips An additional bag of crisp, freshly-made tortilla chips for your order.$3.09

Gluten Sensitive / Vegetarian

Gluten-Sensitive Soft Taco Plate Three soft corn tortillas with ground beef, lettuce and mixed cheeses. Served with your choice of two sides: refried beans, charro beans, cilantro lime rice, seasonal vegetables.$18.44
Large Guacamole Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes for a delicious guacamole.$12.75
Vegetarian Enchiladas Three avocado enchiladas topped with your choice of ranchera sauce or chile con queso. Served with cilantro lime rice and black beans.$18.44
Gluten-Sensitive Shrimp Fajitas Fire-grilled barbeque shrimp with fresh vegetables, cilantro lime rice, black beans, guacamole, sour cream, shredded cheese, pico de gallo and your choice of soft corn tortillas or fresh Romaine leaves for wrapping.$25.92
Vegetarian Quesadilla al Horno Oven baked quesadilla filled with vegetables and topped with blended cheeses. Served with cilantro lime rice and black beans.$18.51
Gluten-Sensitive Tamale Plate Three beef tamales topped with melted cheddar and Jack cheese and fresh pico de gallo. Served with your choice of two sides: refried beans, charro beans, cilantro lime rice, vegetables medley.$17.74
Gluten-Sensitive Steak Fire-grilled steak cooked to order and served with charro beans and seasonal vegetable medley.$28.51
Vegetarian Chile Rellenos Two chile rellenos, one stuffed with blended cheeses and one with grilled vegetables. Served with cilantro lime rice and black beans.$21.81
Gluten-Sensitive Large Guacamole Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes. Large portion.$13.95
Gluten-Sensitive Vegetable Fajitas Fire-grilled seasoned, fresh vegetables, cilantro lime rice, black beans, guacamole, sour cream, shredded cheese, pico de gallo and your choice of soft corn tortillas or fresh Romaine leaves for wrapping.$20.21
Gluten-Sensitive Guacamole Hand-mashed whole avocados, seasoned to perfection with lime juice, onions and diced tomatoes.$11.84
Gluten-Sensitive Shrimp Fajita Salad Barbeque shrimp served over fresh green salad with a variety of mixed cheeses, diced fresh tomatoes and fresh guacamole.$18.57

Kid's Meals A small milk or fountain drink is included with all kid's meals.

Kid's Quesadilla A child's portion of a baked cheese quesadilla, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$6.71
Kid's Bean & Cheese Burrito A child's portion of a bean and cheese burrito served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.50
Kid's Soft Taco A soft beef taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.13
Kid's Crispy Taco A crispy beef taco topped with cheese, lettuce and tomatoes. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.13
Kid's Chicken Nuggets A child's portion of chicken nuggets, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.50
Kid's Grilled Chicken A child's portion of a grilled chicken breast, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.50
Kid's Enchilada-Queso A cheese enchilada topped with chile con queso and served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$6.71
Kid's Enchilada-Carne Sauce A cheese enchilada topped with chile con carne and served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$6.71
Kid's Nachos A child's portion of cheese nachos, served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$6.71
Kid's Tamale A beef tamale topped with chile con carne and mixed cheese. Served with French fries, or refried beans and Mexican rice.$7.50

Desserts

Traditional Flan Chef Luis’ Abuela’s award-winning recipe of traditional Mexican egg custard.$8.26
Dulce De Leche Cheesecake Our signature creamy cheesecake whipped with Mexican caramel and served with leche quemada, a traditional sweetened milk sauce.$8.05
Tres Leches Cake Famous Mexican traditional sweet vanilla cake with three creams.$8.08
Chocolate Eruption A decadent single chocolate bundt cake, filled with hot fudge.$7.11

Beverages

Abuelo's Premium Margarita Mix - Quart Abuelo's signature blend of cane sugar, lemon lime and orange juice. 32 ounces.$10.02
Gallon Iced Tea Freshly brewed iced tea.$8.04
Coca-Cola A Coca-Cola for one.$2.59
Gallon Sweet Iced Tea Freshly-brewed, sweetened iced tea.$8.91
Sprite$2.54
Gallon Lemonade Slightly sweetened lemonade.$8.91
Sweet Iced Tea A sweet iced tea for one.$2.59
Dr Pepper A Dr Pepper for one.$2.59
Premium Margarita Mix Abuelo's signature blend of cane sugar, lemon lime and orange juice. 32 ounces.$8.95
Coke - ToGo$2.98
Diet Coke - ToGo$2.98
Diet Coke$2.54
Unsweet Iced Tea - Gallon A gallon of freshly brewed unsweet iced tea.$9.79
Sprite - ToGo$2.98
Dr Pepper - ToGo$2.98
Unsweet Tea - ToGo$2.98
Unsweet Iced Tea An unsweet iced tea for one.$2.59
Sweet Tea - ToGo$2.98
Lemonade Slightly sweetened lemonade for one.$2.59
Coke Zero$2.85




Celebrating Abuelo’s Origins: The Rich History and Evolution of a Culinary Gem

The Roots of Abuelo’s: A Family Legacy

Abuelo’s roots can be traced back to the 1930s when the founders, Emilio and Dolores, brought their love for traditional Mexican flavors to the United States. Emilio’s culinary prowess and Dolores’ passion for hospitality laid the foundation for what would later become Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant.

The First Abuelo’s: A Modest Beginning

The first Abuelo’s restaurant was a small eatery tucked away in a cozy neighborhood. The couple’s dedication to preparing authentic Mexican dishes from scratch quickly earned them a loyal customer base.

An Expansion Journey Begins

Word of mouth spread, and Abuelo’s popularity soared. In response to the growing demand, the family embarked on their journey of expansion. New locations opened their doors across different states, introducing Abuelo’s unique flavors to a wider audience.

Keeping Tradition Alive: Family Recipes and Authenticity

Throughout their expansion, Abuelo’s remained true to its roots by preserving family recipes and traditional cooking techniques. From their famous guacamole to mouthwatering enchiladas, each dish continues to be crafted with care and love.

Embracing Innovation: From Classic to Contemporary

While staying true to tradition, Abuelo’s also embraced innovation by introducing contemporary twists to classic dishes. This fusion of flavors allowed them to cater to a diverse range of tastes while retaining their authentic essence.

A Taste of Mexico: Ingredients Sourced with Care

Central to Abuelo’s success is their commitment to sourcing the finest and freshest ingredients. From handpicked avocados for their guacamole to premium meats for their sizzling fajitas, the restaurant ensures that every ingredient reflects the true flavors of Mexico.

A Home Away from Home: The Abuelo’s Experience

Beyond its delicious dishes, Abuelo’s is renowned for its warm and inviting ambiance. The restaurant’s decor, inspired by Mexican art and culture, transports diners to a vibrant and welcoming space that feels like a home away from home.

The Abuelo’s Family: Staff and Patrons

At the heart of Abuelo’s is its dedicated family of staff who bring passion and warmth to the dining experience. Customers become a part of this family, sharing stories and creating memories that keep them coming back for more.

Crafting Authentic Flavors: The Secret Behind Abuelo’s Signature Dishes

An Artistic Culinary Journey

At Abuelo’s, the process of crafting signature dishes is nothing short of an artistic culinary journey. Each recipe is a masterpiece that has been passed down through generations, reflecting the true essence of Mexican heritage and culture.

The Freshest Ingredients

One of the key elements behind Abuelo’s authentic flavors is their dedication to using only the freshest ingredients. From vibrant vegetables to succulent meats, every component of their dishes is handpicked to ensure the highest quality.

The Heart of the Kitchen: Skilled Chefs

Behind every flavorful dish is a team of skilled chefs who bring their passion and expertise to the kitchen. Abuelo’s chefs are masters of their craft, infusing their creations with love and attention to detail.

Tradition Meets Innovation

While Abuelo’s holds true to traditional Mexican recipes, they also embrace innovation to cater to evolving tastes. This fusion of tradition and innovation allows them to offer a diverse menu that appeals to a wide range of palates.

From Scratch: Homemade Sauces and Salsas

The sauces and salsas at Abuelo’s are made from scratch, using a combination of secret family recipes and carefully selected ingredients. These sauces add depth and complexity to the dishes, elevating them to new heights of flavor.

Slow Cooking for Enhanced Flavors

Many of Abuelo’s signature dishes are slow-cooked to perfection, allowing the flavors to meld and develop over time. This slow-cooking process results in tender, flavorful dishes that are rich and satisfying.

Spice is Nice: Balancing Flavors

Spices play a crucial role in Mexican cuisine, and Abuelo’s is no exception. Their skilled chefs strike a perfect balance of spices, ensuring that each dish is a harmonious blend of flavors without overpowering the palate.

Handcrafted Margaritas

No Mexican meal is complete without a refreshing margarita, and Abuelo’s takes pride in their handcrafted margaritas made with top-shelf tequila and fresh-squeezed lime juice. These margaritas complement the flavors of their dishes, creating a delightful dining experience.

Beyond the Plate: Abuelo’s Commitment to a Unique Dining Ambiance

The Warmth of Mexican Hospitality

As soon as diners step foot into Abuelo’s, they are greeted with the warmth of Mexican hospitality. The friendly staff makes every guest feel like a part of the family, creating a welcoming atmosphere that sets the tone for the entire dining experience.

Traditional Mexican Decor

The interior of Abuelo’s is adorned with traditional Mexican decor, creating a sense of authenticity and transporting diners to the heart of Mexico. From colorful murals to rustic wooden accents, every detail is carefully curated to reflect the beauty of Mexican culture.

Ambient Lighting for a Cozy Feel

The lighting at Abuelo’s is carefully designed to create a cozy and intimate ambiance. Soft, warm lighting casts a gentle glow on each table, providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable dining experience.

Live Music and Entertainment

To add to the vibrant atmosphere, Abuelo’s often features live music and entertainment. From mariachi bands to talented musicians, the live performances enhance the dining experience and immerse diners in the rich cultural heritage of Mexico.

Courtyard Dining

Many Abuelo’s locations offer courtyard dining, allowing diners to enjoy their meals in an outdoor setting. Surrounded by lush greenery and under the open sky, this unique dining option adds a touch of charm and elegance to the overall experience.

Celebrating Special Occasions

Abuelo’s takes pride in being a destination for celebrating special occasions. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or any milestone event, the restaurant goes above and beyond to make the celebration memorable with personalized touches and exceptional service.

Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Abuelo’s is committed to creating a family-friendly atmosphere where diners of all ages can feel comfortable and welcome. From kids’ menus to accommodating seating arrangements, families can enjoy quality time together over delicious meals.

Intimate Dining for Couples

For couples looking for a romantic dining experience, Abuelo’s offers intimate settings and special touches to set the mood. Whether it’s a date night or a special proposal, the restaurant ensures that these moments are cherished forever.

Masterchefs of Abuelo’s: Conversations and Insights from the Kitchen

The Art of Mexican Cuisine

The Masterchefs at Abuelo’s are true experts in the art of Mexican cuisine. They have honed their skills over years of experience and are deeply knowledgeable about the authentic flavors, spices, and techniques that define Mexican cooking.

Creativity in the Kitchen

While traditional Mexican cuisine serves as the foundation, Abuelo’s Masterchefs are not afraid to get creative. They constantly experiment with new ingredients and innovative combinations, infusing a fresh twist into classic dishes while ensuring the essence of Mexican flavors remains intact.

Quality Ingredients, Flawless Dishes

A hallmark of Abuelo’s kitchen is the unwavering commitment to quality ingredients. The Masterchefs meticulously source the freshest produce, finest meats, and authentic Mexican spices to create dishes that tantalize the taste buds and leave diners craving for more.

Perfecting the Plating

Beyond the culinary expertise, Abuelo’s Masterchefs are artists in plating. They take pride in presenting each dish as a work of art, paying attention to every detail, and arranging the components in a visually appealing and appetizing manner.

Embracing Diversity

Abuelo’s Masterchefs embrace the diversity of Mexican cuisine, representing various regional flavors and culinary traditions. From the vibrant salsas of Oaxaca to the rich moles of Puebla, these chefs bring the best of Mexico’s diverse culinary landscape to the table.

The Joy of Cooking

Cooking for Abuelo’s Masterchefs is not just a job; it’s a passion. Their faces light up as they talk about the joy of creating dishes that bring happiness to diners. They take pride in the smiles and compliments they receive from satisfied customers.

The Team Spirit

In the kitchen of Abuelo’s, teamwork is paramount. The Masterchefs work seamlessly together, sharing ideas, and supporting each other to ensure every dish that leaves the kitchen is a masterpiece.

Continuing the Legacy

The knowledge and skills of Abuelo’s Masterchefs are not confined to the kitchen walls. They are dedicated to passing on their culinary wisdom to the next generation, nurturing young chefs, and ensuring that the legacy of exceptional Mexican cuisine continues.

Customer Chronicles: Real Stories and Memories Made at Abuelo’s

The First Taste of Mexico

For many, Abuelo’s is their first introduction to authentic Mexican cuisine. Customers recall the excitement and anticipation as they stepped into the restaurant, not knowing what to expect. Their first taste of dishes like sizzling fajitas, flavorful enchiladas, and refreshing margaritas left an indelible mark on their palates.

Celebrations and Milestones

Abuelo’s has become a favorite spot for celebrating special occasions and milestones. From birthday parties to anniversaries and graduations, customers recount how Abuelo’s warm ambiance and delicious food made their celebrations even more memorable.

The Generational Bond

Families have formed a generational bond with Abuelo’s, passing down the tradition of dining at the restaurant from one generation to the next. Grandparents fondly reminisce about bringing their grandchildren to Abuelo’s, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Friendships and Gatherings

Friendships have been forged and strengthened over plates of nachos and conversations at Abuelo’s. Many customers share stories of spending countless evenings with friends, enjoying the delicious food and the lively atmosphere the restaurant offers.

A Home Away from Home

For some, Abuelo’s has become a home away from home. Customers who are far from their families find solace in the familiar flavors and warm hospitality of the restaurant, making them feel connected and comforted.

The Abuelo’s Team

Customers are quick to share stories of the friendly and attentive staff at Abuelo’s. From the servers who go above and beyond to make their dining experience special to the chefs who prepare each dish with love and care, the Abuelo’s team plays a significant role in creating positive memories.

Love and Proposals

Love is in the air at Abuelo’s! The restaurant has been witness to heartwarming marriage proposals and romantic dates that have culminated in beautiful love stories. For some, Abuelo’s holds a special place in their hearts as the backdrop to their love stories.

Nostalgia and Traditions

Regular customers have developed a sense of nostalgia for Abuelo’s, with some recalling their first visit and how the restaurant has evolved over the years. Traditions like ordering the same favorite dish on every visit or gathering with friends every Friday night have become a cherished part of their lives.

Sustainability at Abuelo’s: Sourcing Ingredients and Eco-friendly Initiatives

Sourcing Locally

Abuelo’s places a strong emphasis on sourcing ingredients locally whenever possible. By working with local farmers and suppliers, the restaurant not only supports the community but also reduces its carbon footprint by minimizing transportation-related emissions. Customers appreciate the use of fresh, locally sourced produce, knowing that they are contributing to the restaurant’s sustainable practices.

Responsible Seafood Sourcing

Seafood is a popular component of Mexican cuisine, and Abuelo’s takes special care in sourcing seafood responsibly. The restaurant works with suppliers who follow sustainable fishing practices and ensure that the seafood is harvested in a way that protects marine ecosystems and promotes the long-term viability of the species.

Ethical Meat and Poultry

Abuelo’s takes pride in sourcing meat and poultry from reputable suppliers who prioritize animal welfare and ethical farming practices. By choosing humanely raised and antibiotic-free meat, the restaurant ensures that its customers can enjoy their meals with the knowledge that they are supporting responsible and ethical agricultural practices.

Reducing Food Waste

Food waste is a significant concern in the restaurant industry, but Abuelo’s has implemented strategies to minimize waste. The kitchen staff carefully measures ingredients to avoid overproduction, and any surplus food is donated to local food banks or repurposed to create new dishes. By reducing food waste, Abuelo’s contributes to both environmental sustainability and community support.

Sustainable Packaging

To further reduce its environmental impact, Abuelo’s has switched to eco-friendly packaging materials. From takeout containers to disposable utensils, the restaurant opts for compostable or biodegradable alternatives to traditional single-use plastics. This initiative reflects Abuelo’s dedication to reducing plastic waste and its potential harm to the environment.

Energy Efficiency

Abuelo’s is committed to energy conservation within its restaurants. High-efficiency lighting and energy-saving appliances are used throughout the establishments to reduce electricity consumption. Additionally, temperature controls and insulation systems are optimized to minimize heating and cooling demands, thereby decreasing the overall energy usage.

Water Conservation

Water is a valuable resource, and Abuelo’s recognizes the importance of water conservation. The restaurant has implemented water-saving measures, such as low-flow faucets and toilets, to reduce water consumption in its facilities. This approach not only helps the environment but also lowers operational costs, enabling the restaurant to allocate resources more efficiently.

A Culinary Journey: Navigating Abuelo’s Diverse Menu Options

Appetizers with a Twist

Abuelo’s appetizers set the stage for a delightful dining experience. Their famous Queso Dip, a creamy and cheesy concoction with a touch of spice, is a favorite among customers. For those looking for a unique twist, the Chile con Queso features roasted poblano peppers for an extra kick.

Signature Guacamole

No Mexican feast is complete without guacamole, and Abuelo’s takes it to the next level. Their Signature Guacamole is freshly prepared tableside, allowing you to customize the ingredients to your liking. Whether you prefer it mild or spicy, this guacamole is a crowd-pleaser.

Enchanting Enchiladas

Abuelo’s enchiladas showcase the heart and soul of Mexican comfort food. With a choice of fillings such as chicken, beef, or cheese, and a variety of sauces like red, green, or sour cream, these enchiladas are a must-try for anyone seeking authentic Mexican flavors.

Sizzling Fajitas

The aroma of sizzling fajitas is hard to resist. Abuelo’s offers a range of fajita options, from classic chicken and steak to shrimp and vegetable fajitas for the herbivores. Served with warm tortillas and flavorful toppings, the fajitas provide a delightful interactive dining experience.

Delectable Seafood

Seafood lovers will find a selection of mouthwatering dishes at Abuelo’s. Their Grilled Fish Tacos, featuring tender grilled fish, fresh cabbage, and zesty lime crema, are a refreshing delight. For a luxurious treat, the Seafood Enchiladas combine shrimp, crab, and delicate cheeses in a savory sauce.

Flavorful Fusions

Abuelo’s embraces the art of fusion, where Mexican flavors blend harmoniously with other culinary influences. The Chile Relleno Burger is a prime example, combining a juicy burger patty with a roasted poblano pepper and creamy queso fresco.

Vegetarian and Vegan Options

For those with dietary preferences, Abuelo’s offers a range of vegetarian and vegan options. From the Veggie Fajitas, featuring a colorful medley of grilled vegetables, to the Vegan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Tacos, there is something to satisfy every palate.

Decadent Desserts

No culinary journey is complete without a sweet ending, and Abuelo’s has an array of indulgent desserts to choose from. The Mexican Apple Pie, a twist on the classic with a crunchy cinnamon-sugar topping, is a favorite among diners.

From Heart to Health: Nutritional Values and Dietary Choices at Abuelo’s

Fresh Ingredients

One of the pillars of Abuelo’s commitment to health is the use of fresh and high-quality ingredients. From vibrant vegetables to succulent meats, each dish is crafted with care to ensure you receive the maximum nutritional benefits.

Mindful Portioning

At Abuelo’s, portion sizes are carefully considered to strike the right balance between enjoyment and health. With appropriately sized servings, you can indulge in your favorite dishes without overindulging.

Balanced Nutritional Offerings

Abuelo’s menu boasts a range of dishes that cater to various dietary preferences and needs. Whether you’re looking for lean protein options, vegetarian dishes, or gluten-free alternatives, Abuelo’s has you covered.

Customization Options

To meet individual dietary requirements, Abuelo’s allows for customization of certain dishes. You can request modifications to suit your needs, such as choosing whole-grain tortillas or opting for less cheese or sauce.

Fresh Seafood Choices

Abuelo’s seafood offerings are a nutritious option for health-conscious diners. With dishes like the Grilled Fish Tacos and the Salmon with Mango-Pineapple Salsa, you can enjoy a delectable meal packed with essential nutrients.

Plant-Based Options

For those following a plant-based diet, Abuelo’s offers several delectable options. The Veggie Fajitas, Vegan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Tacos, and Spinach and Mushroom Enchiladas are just a few examples of their delicious plant-based choices.

Mindful Indulgence

While it’s important to make health-conscious choices, Abuelo’s also understands the value of treating yourself occasionally. Their desserts, such as the Mexican Apple Pie and the Dulce de Leche Cheesecake, are delightful indulgences that can be enjoyed in moderation.

Nutritional Information

Abuelo’s provides transparency by offering nutritional information for their menu items. This allows you to make informed choices based on your dietary preferences and nutritional needs.

The Abuelo’s Legacy: Expansion, Accolades, and Achievements

The Humble Beginnings

The story of Abuelo’s dates back to the late 1980s when the founders, James Young and Chuck Anderson, decided to share their love for Mexican cuisine with the world. They opened the first Abuelo’s restaurant in Amarillo, Texas, serving authentic Mexican dishes made from cherished family recipes.

Expansion and Growth

The initial success of Abuelo’s paved the way for expansion. With a dedication to providing guests with exceptional dining experiences, Abuelo’s gradually opened more locations across Texas and beyond. Today, Abuelo’s has a presence in multiple states, and each restaurant upholds the values of quality, hospitality, and the warmth of family traditions.

A Culinary Journey

At Abuelo’s, the focus has always been on crafting authentic flavors that transport diners to the heart of Mexico. The culinary team continuously experiments with flavors and ingredients to present guests with a diverse menu that showcases the richness of Mexican cuisine.

Accolades and Recognition

Abuelo’s commitment to excellence has not gone unnoticed. Over the years, the restaurant has earned numerous accolades and awards, including recognition from respected publications and organizations. These awards serve as a testament to Abuelo’s dedication to providing exceptional food and service.

Embracing Community

Beyond being a renowned restaurant chain, Abuelo’s prides itself on being an integral part of the communities it serves. Through various community initiatives and charitable efforts, Abuelo’s gives back to the people who have supported its growth and success.

Exemplary Customer Service

At the heart of Abuelo’s legacy is its unwavering commitment to providing top-notch customer service. From the warm greetings at the door to the friendly interactions with servers, every aspect of the dining experience is designed to make guests feel like part of the Abuelo’s family.

The Spirit of Innovation

While preserving tradition is essential, Abuelo’s also embraces innovation to keep the dining experience fresh and exciting. New menu items, seasonal specials, and creative twists on classic dishes showcase the restaurant’s forward-thinking approach to culinary delights.

A Peek into the Future: Upcoming Innovations and What to Expect at Abuelo’s

Evolving Menu: Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

Abuelo’s is known for its authentic Mexican dishes that celebrate the rich culinary heritage of Mexico. In the future, guests can expect an evolving menu that beautifully combines traditional recipes with innovative twists. The culinary team is continually experimenting with new ingredients and flavors to surprise and delight diners.

Enhanced Sustainability Efforts

As the world becomes more conscious of its environmental impact, Abuelo’s is committed to increasing its sustainability efforts. From sourcing locally grown produce to reducing waste and implementing eco-friendly practices, the restaurant aims to contribute positively to the planet.

Embracing Technology for Seamless Experiences

In the digital age, technology plays a crucial role in enhancing customer experiences. Abuelo’s is looking to leverage technology to offer seamless services, from online reservations to interactive menus and personalized recommendations based on diners’ preferences.

Virtual Culinary Experiences

For those who can’t make it to an Abuelo’s location, the future holds exciting virtual culinary experiences. The restaurant plans to introduce online cooking classes, where guests can learn to recreate their favorite Abuelo’s dishes at home with guidance from expert chefs.

Expanding the Abuelo’s Family

As Abuelo’s continues to grow, the restaurant chain plans to open new locations in different states. This expansion will bring the unique flavors and warmth of Abuelo’s to more communities, introducing a broader audience to the delights of Mexican cuisine.

Seasonal Specials and Limited-Time Offerings

To keep things fresh and exciting, Abuelo’s will introduce seasonal specials and limited-time offerings. These unique dishes will showcase seasonal ingredients and flavors, giving guests something new to look forward to with every visit.

Enhanced Guest Engagement

Abuelo’s values the feedback and opinions of its guests. In the future, the restaurant plans to enhance guest engagement through surveys, feedback forms, and loyalty programs. This will enable Abuelo’s to tailor its offerings to better meet the preferences of its loyal customers.

Focus on Diversity and Inclusivity

Abuelo’s is committed to creating a dining environment that is welcoming to all. The restaurant aims to celebrate the diversity of its guests and team members, promoting inclusivity and fostering a sense of belonging for everyone who walks through its doors.

Conclusion

The future of Abuelo’s is brimming with exciting innovations and delightful surprises. From its evolving menu that marries tradition with innovation to its enhanced sustainability efforts, the restaurant is poised to stay at the forefront of the culinary industry.

As Abuelo’s continues to expand and embrace technology, it will make the dining experience more convenient and engaging for its valued customers. The commitment to creating memorable experiences and fostering a sense of community will remain at the core of Abuelo’s legacy.

So, whether you are a loyal patron or yet to experience the magic of Abuelo’s, there is much to look forward to in the coming years as the restaurant takes us on an unforgettable culinary journey.

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