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Abuelo's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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14480 Lowes Way, Carmel, IN 46033-7806
+1 317-815-8175
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11:00 - 21:00
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Westfield
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to get excited about. Their best margarita didn't produce even a small buzz. The chicken fajita reminded me of the old Chi-Chi restaurant. Looked exciting when they put it on the table, but the side ingredients were bland and boring, the peppers were not cooked at all and the onions were scorched. I would have had a better meal... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback. We're sorry your visit was anything less than amazing. If you could please send your contact information to paigew@food-concepts.com. We would like a chance to speak with you directly and make this right. Thanks. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the Best Mexican food in the state! Try a Grande to get one of everything they make. Can share with two for sure. Start with the awesome queso. Finish it off with flan 🍮! Salute

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

We're so honored! Thank you for the kind words, Brooks. We look forward to having you back by soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The place gets a little quiet just before closing during the week, but the service and food are always great! No exceptions this time around either. One thing for sure is that if you are not real hungry, make sure you eat desert first. I might add to get on there email list as well for specials and such. This... More 

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

Thanks for the outstanding review! We're so honored to hear you're never disappointed. We can't wait to see you back soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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174 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Ok. For starters this is unlike most Mexican restaurant experiences you'll ever have. This is not your grandfather's Sunday lunch stop. Oh my. Amazing from start to finish. The experience is much akin to a long multi-course Italian dinner. The dishes just keep coming and coming. You must try at least two appetizer dishes - you must. The friendly well... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review about your dining experience! We're so glad that you enjoyed the service, food and ambiance. We look forward to seeing you soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

St Charles,Missouri
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321 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

When I visit Indiana , I look forward to some authentic Mexican food in this restaurant because of the ambiance, good service, and wide variety of choice! Treat yourself to a special margarita for a start or get a frosty Corona with lime like we did. Although on a Saturday we had about a twenty minute wait, we went the... More 

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Thank sattelite10
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful dining experience! We look forward to seeing you soon when you're in the area. Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I have been married 28 plus years and one of our favorite things is dining out. We recently visited this location of Abuelo's and we agreed that it has been the best and favorite dining experience of our young marriage. From the service to the food this was as good as it gets! I recommend the medallions,... More 

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

This is exactly what we like to hear! Thank you for being loyal guests over the years. We appreciate the kind words, and look forward to seeing you both very soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Indianapolis
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831 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wife and I come here often. Never a bad(or even average) meal. We always get too much but we live close so lunch for the next day is covered. Prices are reasonable and the service is warm and efficient. Our goto spot for Mexican, Try the fish. I probably shouldn't mention this but they are very flexible when it comes... More 

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

What a great review! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We're so honored to be your "go to" spot for Mexican food. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent every time. We've been here four times and ever time has been great. Tonight we had something new and it's our new favorite. The Pork Medallion Abrigado is awesome. The pork is perfectly prepared (moist) over a wood grill that gives it an super smokey flavor. But you really can't go wrong.

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

We're so honored! Thank you for the wonderful review. I'm so glad that you found a new favorite dish to enjoy. We can't wait to see you soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Fishers, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Abuelo's is a great place for any size party. We have celebrated many birthdays with family there and have always had wonderful service and Great food!

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Thank xfiles2016
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm so thrilled that you always enjoy your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you back soon! Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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161 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Have been there a few times and they never disappoint. Like the mix and match salsa tray. The Fajitas are great.

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

Thank you for the great review about your dining experience! We hope to see you back soon. Thanks, Lori Watson, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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?