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Abuelo’s Celebrates National Margarita Day Feb. 22

Abuelo’s Restaurants Offering $6.95 Select Premium Margaritas All Day

LUBBOCK, Texas – On Thursday, February 22, Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants nationwide, excluding Oklahoma locations, will offer guests a selection of Premium Margaritas for just $6.95 in celebration of National Margarita Day. From open to close, guests can stop in to sip refreshing Margaritas at the bar or in the dining area with appetizers or a meal to commemorate this fun holiday.

“National Margarita Day is the perfect reason to come in and enjoy our top-notch Margaritas,” said Brian Bell, Vice President of Beverage for Abuelo’s. “The Margarita is one of the most common tequila-based cocktails in the U.S., and a frequently ordered drink at our restaurants, so we’re excited to offer our guests a great deal for this holiday.”

The Abuelo’s $6.95 Margarita special includes the 1800 Hand Shaken Margarita, Skinny Margarita, Cerveza Rita, Agave Margarita, Platinum Margarita and  El Jefe Margarita. The El Jefe is made with Maestro Dobel Diamante Tequila, Agavero Orange Liqueur, sweetened lime juice and fresh grilled orange slices.

For more information about Abuelo’s National Margarita Day specials, please contact your local Abuelo’s. To find an Abuelo’s near you, please visit their website at http://www.abuelos.com/locations/. Stay…

Abuelo’s Valentine Specials

Abuelo’s Special Valentine’s Promotion Sizzles with Romance

Special Features Offered February 10-14

LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants are heating up this Valentine’s weekend with sizzling specials. Most Abuelo’s restaurants are offering a Fajitas for Two, plus free dessert special for $32.99, that will run Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14.

Other locations are offering a Prime Rib special, February 10-14, that features succulent Prime Rib, slow-roasted to perfection and served with Raja con Queso and signature Papas con Chile. Guests will get to choose either a 12-ounce portion for $20.59 or 16-ounces for $26.79.

The Valentine’s Fajitas for Two special includes a choice of up to four different flavors of Abuelo’s fabulous fajitas: Marinated Steak or Chicken, Yucatan Shrimp, Vegetarian Fajitas or Abuelo’s favorite, Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp for an extra charge of $3.49. All are served with traditional peppers and onions, plus up to four signature sides, homemade guacamole, sour cream, shredded cheeses and a choice of flour or corn tortillas, or romaine lettuce for wrapping. For dessert, couples can enjoy Abuelo’s award-winning Mexican Flan or made-from-scratch Sopapillas, for sharing.

“Our Valentine’s specials are a great way for guests to enjoy our signature favorites at a great value…

Consumers Once Again Select Abuelo’s as #1 Mexican Restaurant in Nation

LUBBOCK, Texas –Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant is proud to once again be recognized as the nation’s top Mexican restaurant chain in a recent survey conducted by the leading national consumer rating magazine (http://www.consumerreports.org/restaurants/great-chain-restaurants). This is the fourth consecutive time since 2006 that Abuelo’s has ranked as the number one Mexican restaurant chain in the report that is released by the national publication.

The results were based on a nearly 70,000 subscribers reporting on 170,838 restaurant visits from mid-2015 to early 2016, rating the best/worst aspects at 238 restaurant chains around the nation.

Abuelo’s ranked highest in the Mexican dining category with a score of 85, based on rankings in food, menu variety, value, service and ambience. Abuelo’s score was the highest ranking given in the casual dining segment and compared favorably to scores given to higher-end restaurant concepts such Houston’s, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle, Morton’s and Mitchell’s Fish Market. Abuelo’s was also named as one of “10 Great Dining Picks” in the article.

“At Abuelo’s, our goal is to ensure our guests have an incredible experience when dining with us,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “It is truly an honor to once again be…

New Abuelo’s To Open In Katy, TX

New Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant to Open in Katy in Early 2017

Company’s first Houston-area location scheduled to open at the Shoppes at Parkwest

 LUBBOCK, Texas – Construction is well underway on the new Abuelo’s Mexican restaurant, which is scheduled to open at 24600 Katy Freeway, Suite 1020, at the Shoppes at ParkWest in the first quarter of 2017. This will be Abuelo’s first location in the Houston-area and the company’s 39th location nationwide.

The new Abuelo’s will feature approximately 7,600-square-feet of interior space and will include an outdoor, climate controlled patio with operable doors that can be opened in nicer weather or closed as needed. It will also feature a natural light skylight over an interior courtyard, with a mix of both modern and traditional Mexican décor. The restaurant will seat approximately 270 guests and will employ between 80-100 employees.

“After many years of guest requests and researching various sites in the Houston are, we are thrilled to expand Abuelo’s into this market,” said Robert Lin, President of FCI. “We expect the Katy location to be an excellent fit for us and we’re looking forward to being an active member of the community.”

The new Abuelo’s  location will feature a…

Abuelo’s Spiced Up Holiday Gift Giving with Gift Card Promotion

Special Capirotada dessert and new entrée added for limited time during the holiday season

 LUBBOCK, Texas – This holiday season, Abuelo’s is spicing up gift giving with its annual holiday gift card promotion. The gift card promotion gives guests who purchase $50 of Abuelo’s gift cards a gift of their own – a $10 Abuelo’s bonus card to use in the New Year.

During the holiday gift card promotion, which runs through December 31, 2016, guests can purchase gift cards at any Abuelo’s location or online at www.abuelos.com. For every $50 gift card purchase, guests will receive a $10 bonus card redeemable at any Abuelo’s location from January 1 to March 31, 2017.

“Our holiday gift card promotion is a very good way for guests to get gifts for everyone on their list, as well as a gift for themselves,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company.  “Abuelo’s gift cards make a great gift for family members, friends, co-workers and clients. We want our guests to be able to share the flavor of Mexico, and enjoy a gift from us, too.” Additionally, Abuelo’s is bringing back a sweet holiday tradition with its special Capirotada dessert, a…