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Abel's Pizza & Mexican Food

125 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
+1 847-548-2003
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
10 Apr 2017
“Friendly, great complimentary salsa & chips”
14 Jun 2016
“Really not a good time”
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125 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a tiny place with great small plates. I love the tostada that can be had for a teeny price. It's very casual with a delightful patio. And, the shrimp and garlic pizza is not to be missed!

Thank karenmcclu
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My friends and I went to Abels for dinner after our Muderella run in June 2016. We arrived and took note of how busy it was, so we figured we would have to be patient. We understand this. However, once we finally made the decision...More

Thank Lanzen
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Awful. We were the only 4 people there at 5:30 pm on a Wednesday night....should have got the hint. The chips were stale, the beans tasted like crap - how do you mess up refried beans??? Salsa was terrible and the service was slow even...More

Thank jshell76wi
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Tried to go for dinner one night, only to arrive and find them closed. Posted hours showed they should have been open. We were very disappointed.

Thank Crystal M
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Service was friendly, the food came out fast, and it was delicious. What more can you ask from a local restaurant.

Thank jbmichael
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Saturday night was not busy. Speedy service and good food. Excellent value for money. Try the Abel stew it is great. Probably the best value in Grayslake.

Thank ThePumpDoctor
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Abel's has a great varied menu. The food is really good. Great margaritas. A homey bar to hangout at. The Mexican food is really delicious.

Thank ashelizabeth06
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I am loving this little find in Grayslake. I fell upon this place looking for an outdoor eatery to meet at with friends. Do not let their curb appeal influence your choice of dining here. We stepped in and were immediately greeted with a smile...More

Thank LauraH2423
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The good thing is you can always get a table - the bad thing is you can always get a table. Abel's has its loyal customers but just not enough of them I fear. The bar is small and filled with locals which doesn't make...More

Thank lovestoroam78
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This restaurant that has the most delicious shrimp and garlic pizza. I also love the complimentary salsa and chips. The Mexican options have never disappointed. Abel came from Mexico and started a little restaurant that became so successful that more room was needed. There is...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-548-2003
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