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Taqueria El Abuelo

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1005 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3151
+1 408-293-4470
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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San Jose, California
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Have been to El Abeulo's as I call it several times now....it's in the neighborhood and serves authentic and tasty Mexican fare. Reasonably priced and friendly service. It's "no frills" dining - family friendly and also perfect for take out. Excellent salsa bar.

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Thank FLGreekGirl
San Jose, California
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396 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

No tourist should ever be here. There is really no reason to waste your time and money going to san Jose, much less wandering off to seek out little out-of-the-way taquerias in San Jose. Having said that the food is pretty good and the prices fair. The staff is pretty friendly but sometimes there is a bit of a language... More 

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Thank Rob C
San Jose, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Brrakfast burritos Excellente Plentiful eggs,bacon potatoes beans and flavorful too Customers are able to mix the salsa they desire, chips for free!! Delicious not just gramdpa loves them the grand kids aunts and uncles too. Cant sign off before mentioning the chile verde flavorful and will satisfy the hungriest appetite

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Thank ochoaz
San Jose, California
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is our neighborhood hideaway go-to place. If you like to find that "hole-in-the-wall", where you can eat true taqueria food - that's fresh and inexpensive, THIS is your place. Friendly staff and they're open fairly late. When we've been "projecting" all day and look like crapola... but we're starving... we know it's El Abuelo time!

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Thank EllenOutWest
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

This place does not pretend to be elegant. The food is fantastic and the service is great too. Tacos of all varieties, plus great enchiladas, burritos, and always look for the daily specials. Breakfast served all day if you're looking for a chorizo con huevos fix.

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Thank Doug95126
San Francisco Bay Area
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2011

There's nothing fancy here. Bright lights, basic tables, counter service. But the prices are good, and the food is the real deal. All kinds of authentic tacqueria selections.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3151
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-293-4470

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?