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 Post subject: Re: Abuelo's
PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:20 pm 
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I really wish we had an Abuelo's near us !

We've only been to the MB location once (during a meetup in 2004 or so) and enjoyed it. Unfortunately I don't even like to look at malls when I'm on vacation, so we've never been back.

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 Post subject: Re: Abuelo's
PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:22 pm 
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We stopped at Abuelo's to grab a drink and a bite to eat! Liked the three dips and chips they give you, and the Negro Modelo was ice cold!! Hadn't been here for a while, glad we finally made it back! Seared tuna app was also extremely good!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Abuelo's
PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:42 pm 
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Abuelo's | 740 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | http://www.abuelos.com/

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Complimentary chips and 3 salsas - Salsas (left to right) were spicy, medium, and mild. The chips needed salt

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Layered Dip (chile con queso, guacamole, refried beans, ground beef, sour cream) - Good!

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Quesadilla Al Horno (oven-baked, fajita chicken, topped with melted cheese) with refried beans and rice - Mom thought the quesadillas were okay. There was way too much cheese for her liking. The refried beans were too salty.

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Seasoned Ground beef Enchiladas with chile con carne - Enchiladas were tiny compared to previous visits. Dad liked the taste but wished they were bigger. The rice was good. The refried beans were too salty.

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Stuffed Chicken Medallions (chicken medallions stuffed with chorizo, poblano peppers and cheese, lightly fried) with beans and rice - As I remembered them tasting. I don't recall getting that much chicken but it was a lot. I was a bit disappointed because they used to give you these awesome mashed potatoes instead of the beans, but I did enjoy the beans and rice


This used to be one of our favorite restaurants in MB. We haven't been here in a couple of years. There used to be a server here we loved having and requested every time we came in, but he left a couple of years ago. We came in on a Monday around 6:30pm. We were seated immediately. All of the booths along the sides were occupied. There was only one other table other than ours occupied in the main room. Our server was friendly. The service was decent. We had to ask for refills but he checked in every now and then. They provide an electronic tabletop pad were you can play games and pay by credit card (you swipe it via the machine). Overall, we probably won't return any time soon. We're not completely writing the place off, though. There are other Mexican restaurants in the area that we haven't tried.


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 Post subject: Re: Abuelo's
PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:22 pm 
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Didn't have the wow factor a couple of years ago when we went and you can get a better bargain at some of the small town type Mexicans in the area.


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 Post subject: Re: Abuelo's
PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:13 am 
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Hummm.....I started this string back in 2014, so it's interesting to re-read it, and see the not-so-stellar comments up to the current date..

Back in the summer we received a coupon in the mail from Abuelo's and addressed to "Wally Snider or current resident" valid only from Oct. 16 through Nov. 12 for a BOGO entree. We hadn't thought about this place for a long time, but being the cheapskates we are, we figured we should not turn down a BOGO. (I'll report in if/when we use it.)

Thanks for all the comments!

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