LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, which has operated at 2520 S. Stemmons Freeway in Lewisville since 1999, will close its doors, effective February 15, 2015. Due to the Interstate 35E expansion project, the state of Texas has acquired the land on which the restaurant sits through eminent domain.

Abuelo’s is currently finalizing plans for a new location in the trade area near the new Nebraska Furniture Mart in the Colony. Additionally, Abuelo’s has five other locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Hurst, West Plano, East Plano, Arlington and Fort Worth.

“With regret, we are closing our location in Lewisville,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “We are very thankful to our guests and employees for their loyal patronage and service over the past 15 years in Lewisville. We invite everyone to visit us at any of our other DFW locations, and we are looking forward to a new opening in the Colony area soon.”

Abuelo’s five other DFW restaurants are located in:

  • Hurst at 850 Airport Freeway, 817-514-9355
  • West Plano at 3701 Dallas Parkway, 972-781-1613
  • East Plano at 3420 N. Central Expressway, 972-423-9290
  • Arlington at 1041 West I-20, 817-468-2622
  • Fort Worth at 4740 S. Hulen Street, 817-386-5600
Abuelos Hand Shaken Margarita

LUBBOCK, Texas – On February 22 from open to close, Abuelo’s will offer guests a selection of Premium Margaritas for just $5.95 in celebration of National Margarita Day. Guests can stop in to sip refreshing ’ritas at the bar or in the dining area with appetizers or a meal to commemorate the holiday.

“National Margarita Day is the perfect reason to stop into our restaurants 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 on this fun holiday.”

Abuelos Hand Shaken Margarita

Abuelo’s Hand Shaken Margarita

The Abuelo’s $5.95 margarita special includes the following: 1800 Hand Shaken Margarita, Skinny Margarita, Cerveza Rita, Agave Margarita and the Platinum Margarita.

Participating locations include all Abuelo’s restaurants, with the exception of Oklahoma locations.

Abuelo’s offers opportunities to win prizes and catch up on the latest news by “liking” Abuelo’s on Facebook ( and following Abuelo’s on Twitter (


Special Features Offered February 12-15

LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican restaurants are cranking up the heat this Valentine’s with some sizzling hot specials. Abuelo’s offers guests a romantic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with its special Fajitas for Two promotion, a Prime Rib special and a new entrée that will be offered only for Valentine’s weekend. The Valentine’s specials will be offered Thursday, February 12 through Sunday, February 15, and may vary by location.

Abuelo's Valentines Fajitas For Two

Abuelo’s Valentines Fajitas For Two

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, Pork Tenderloin, Yucatan Shrimp, Vegetarian Fajitas or Abuelo’s favorite, Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp. All are served with traditional peppers and onions or Abuelo’s unique, garden-fresh mixed vegetables, along with charro beans, 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 for sharing. The Fajitas for Two with dessert Valentine’s special will be available for $29.99.

Abuelo’s Prime Rib special features succulent Prime Rib served with Abuelo’s unique raja con queso – a roasted Anaheim pepper topped with Mexican cheese and pico de gallo – and Abuelo’s signature Papas con Chile™.

The limited time only Shrimp and Chicken Alambre Valentine’s special features wood-grilled, bacon-wrapped shrimp and chicken breast, each stuffed with jalapeño and blended cheeses. It is served with charro beans and Abuelo’s signature Papas con Chile™.

“Our Valentine’s weekend specials are a great way for guests to enjoy our signature favorites, plus a brand new dish, at a great value while enjoying a romantic dinner out,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “The promotion, which runs all weekend, is perfect for those that can’t make it in on Valentine’s Day or for couples who just want to share a romantic dinner for two over the weekend.”