Abuelita’s Mexican Restaurant

1623 N. Valley Mills Drive

254-399-6371

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Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.

Price: $-$$ (see guide below)

Takeout: Yes

Alcohol: Margaritas, beer, wine available.

On the menu: Tex-Mex standards such as enchiladas, tacos, fajitas and chimichangas; seafood; hamburgers, chicken tenders, chicken-fried steak. Desserts include Mexican apple pie.

Good to know: Enchilada special is on Thursdays. Customer favorites include campeche steak, niños embueltos (bacon-wrapped shrimp), a Popular Platter (chicken fajita strips on rice) and Fundido.

Restaurant origin: Owner Noel Jaimes, former owner of Tapatio’s on Austin Avenue, opened Abuelita's on Dec. 2. He also owns and operates Abuelita's in Meridian.