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1712 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-3335
+1 757-961-7610
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (28 reviews)
“flan” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1712 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-3335
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Nice atmosphere. Great service. Good options for parking. Clean. Prompt service and easy to find location

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visit here often, and our son and his family usually take us here for Mother's Day. While there are lots of low-brow Mexican restaurants in our area, we find this to be the best of the fancier places. Food is good,...More

Thank lburke19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dine at Abuelo's in whenever we are traveling and there is a location. It is always a great meal.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My wife is very picky about her Mexican food. Abuelo's is her favorite place for Mexican. Food Is very authentic, food is outstanding and the service is amazing. The price is in line for a great restaurant. We live in Suffolk, Va and we ride...More

Thank babyduck51
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

We're so honored to be your favorite! Thank you for the kind words about your dining experience. We hope to see you soon! Thanks, Matt Schultz, GM

Reviewed 16 May 2017

The hubby and I had a nice lunch here today. Have not eaten here in many years. The chips are to die for, and the three salsa's that come with them are amazing. Everything was wonderful except I ordered my lunch with no cheese and...More

Thank chupakilldevilhills
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback! I'm so sorry that we messed up your order. Next time, please let the server know and they will be happy to correct this for you. Besides our mess up, I'm so glad that you enjoyed your dining experience overall....More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

This was our second visit. This is a very attractive restaurant and the food is good as well. I especially like that the food is very hot when it comes to the table. A negataive was the throbbing music that was not. Mexican...not sure what...More

Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your good review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed the ambiance and food. Next time, please let your server know about the music so they can get a manager to fix this. We are always looking for...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

I usually eat at "hole in the wall" Mexican joints because I like their food. This place was terrific. I enjoy hot and spicy food, and got some of the hot salsa, and enjoyed the firecracker shrimp. It was served with a satay-like peanut sauce...More

Thank Aaron M
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for the kind compliments! We're so honored that you loved your visit with us. We hope to see you back very soon! Thanks, Matt Schultz, GM

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was more than pleasantly surprised by a Fantastic experience at this Mexican Restaurant. Service and food was amazing and Amazing. I enjoyed the Raspberry Tea and Lunch enchiladas (Shredded Pork and Shredded Beef) my guest's meals were equally as enticing. Service was perfect- I...More

Thank AdrianWhitehead
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

So glad you stopped by for lunch! Thanks for the great review. We can't wait to have you back! Thanks, Matt Schultz, GM

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Nicely decorated. Not the mexican food i ecpected. I guess AUTHENTIC just means expensive. Service slow, after we finished it took forever to get our bill. Server seemed disappointed that i used cash, and getting change required a request for the change, i guess they...More

Thank Larry B
AbuelosManagers, Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for the feedback. 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.

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Having eaten at them all over the USA they are by far the most consistent chain restaurant. Good beer selection on tap and bottles. Great bar area with plenty of seating. Love the food chicken enchilada all the way

Thank wick1979
AbuelosManagers, General Manager at Abuelo's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thanks for the outstanding review! We're so honored by your kind words. Thank you for being loyal guests! We hope to see you soon. Thanks, Matt Schultz, GM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake
  • Phone Number: +1 757-961-7610
Real Mexican food is a feast for the senses. From colorful peppers to the sounds of sizzling fajitas all the way to that incredible flavor. Each mouthful is just as much a result of the freshest ingredients as it is a result of the chef's expertise. Abuelo's offers diners the opportunity to experience real Mexican food, combining authentic, made from scratch classic dishes with the rich, subtle flavors of coastal and interior Mexican cuisine. Our executive Chef Luis Sanchez has spent decades perfecting our menu, and we boast a wide selection of wood-grilled fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, chile rellenos or Abuelo's unique House Specialties (depending on your location). To compliment your meal, our expert bartenders are masters at crafting signature favorites, including a wide variety of margaritas and swirls. Our new extended Happy Hour includes Sunday 11 am - 6 pm and Saturday 11 am - 6 pm. We continue to include great offerings M-F 3pm - 7 pm though! Catering is also an option, our staff are adept at delivering a professional, hassle-free and delicious meal. Whatever the occasion, we'll stop at nothing to make your time at Abuelo's a memorable dining experience.
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