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Mexican, Southwestern
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4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2001
+1 540-265-3555
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit. I was in the Roanoke area for a business meeting and convention. Awesome decor. I didn't care for the thin tortilla chips that were served with the 3 dip trio. They are too thin to dip and would break when you dip them. Since we were sharing appetizers I did not want to eat something... More 

Thank hondachick
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the better restaurants here in Roanoke Virginia to alejandros is a lot better it's got a greater salsa bar and it offers quick-service very caring people in the restaurant and they absolutely right they always have sports on TVs that are really good for Spanish people in respect of futball

Thank Chris M
Roanoke, Virginia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was at Abuelo for a fundraiser. The service was not great and two of the orders were messed up. Seemed a little stressful for the employees.

Thank rva2001
Henderson, Nevada
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133 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our family loves meeting here for get-togethers. The service is always really good. And, the food is consistently good. I love the crispy thin chips and the salsa trio is my hands-down favorite. The cheese dipping sauce makes my mouth water. For the first time I had a margarita and it was delicious too. So far, after many visits I... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you back soon. Thanks, Jason McKnight, GM More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I am a huge fan of authentic Mexican food and sauces - the sauces have to be top notch. I was disappointed with my enchiladas - which are my favorite food. I am not a huge fan of chain restaurants either, so this place didn't stand a chance with me. Service was prompt though.

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

Thank you for the feedback! I'm glad to hear that you received great service, however I wish our enchiladas would have impressed you more. At Abuelo's, all of our dishes are made-from-scratch daily with the freshest ingredients. I would love to recommend some of our other menu items that I think you would like, if you're willing. Hope to see... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Abuelo's with friends before a concert. Our server was friendly & knowledgeable about the menu. Our food was delivered to our table quickly, and tasted great. They offer more than just the standard Mexican restaurant fare. I especially like the barramundi (fish) dish with shrimp & scallop sauce on top. Also, if you're not a rice... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Christiansburg, Virginia
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Our 10 month old great grand daughter enjoyed her first visit to a Mexican restaurant. Tony did a great job as a server. Suggested and recommend. Everything tasted fresh and fantastic. You can tell its from scratch kitchen.

Thank Glenn L
Leesburg, Florida
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Service was the best she could do. Food was barely edible--not what I ordered--very small amount and looked like it had been flung on the plate. Server took salsa/chips when she served the "food" instead of asking if we wanted more! Ditzy but pleasant. We've eaten Mexican food at know what good food is--quality, presentation, price is not found here.... More 

Thank lcl50
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Have been here several times and we are always very satisfied. Love their version of shrimp cocktail. Highly recommended.

Thank Jeremy B
Saint Augustine, Florida
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151 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Took 35 people and this restaurant did an excellent job taking care of our party. Food was absolutely excellent. First time here but would Go back next time when in town. Go here and you will not be disappointed. Entrees at night run around $15-$22.

Thank Father T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-265-3555

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