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El Abuelo Restaurant

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452 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340-2417
+1 818-365-8283
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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San Fernando, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Family owned. Delicious food. great service. Parking and entrance in back of the building. Fair prices.

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sylmar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Overall, place is clean, restroom needs to be updated, Quezo fundido is delish, homemade tortillas, friendly staff, keep the good work.

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Malibu, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is my favorite Mexican lunch spot in the San Fernando Valley. Very good food, reasonable prices, comfortable setting, friendly, relaxed service with two big screen tv's for watching soccer matches, or whatever else happens to be of interest. One of the rare places that serves goat and I highly recommend it. Good for Families, lunch with business associates and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

We've followed El Abuelo through two locations and two families of owners. I can't even begin to say how much we love the place, and how friendly the staff is, but come back a few times and soon you'll be sharing family photos and family milestones with the staff. The food is the best Mexican food I've found in town.... More 

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San Fernando, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

Being a master chef I decided to go with my wife Globey to eat. We ordered the Mole Pueblano which I enjoyed very much and she ordered chile verde. The chile verde had no nopales so it tasted very different than what we were use to. The taquito appetizers was amazing. We loved it very much and the ambience is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2008

pretty good mexican food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 452 N Maclay Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340-2417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Fernando
  • Phone Number: +1 818-365-8283

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?