Gluten-Free at Abuelo's

$$ $10-15 per entree
Gluten-Free Features

Gluten-Free Menu

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Mexican, Restaurant, Chain

Notes
"Gluten-sensitive Menu" available
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    4 ratingNovember 16, 2014

    3440 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226

    Great place! Servers were friendly and knowledgeable. They had a GF menu handy. It's limited, but delicious. Our server brought us baked chips (so they weren't contaminated in the fryer) without us even asking! Will definitely be back!

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    4 ratingSeptember 24, 2014

    2420 N Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

    Selections are limited but the staff was knowledgable. Baked chips were served and separate salsa offered in order to not cross contaminate.

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    4 ratingAugust 29, 2014

    3501 W 45th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79109

    One of our favorite places! Very accommodating to allergies and sensitivities. If you call ahead, they will make gluten free chips for you... if not, it is acceptable to take your own!

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    1 ratingAugust 25, 2014

    740 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

    Chips were horrible. Both my daughter and I had issues after we ate their food and we ordered from their gf menu. My daughter felt so sick we had to go back to our hotel for the evening.

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    2 ratingAugust 24, 2014

    2520 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067

    Although I had no problem with what I ate, the waitress was clueless. When I asked about the flan, she said she's have to read the ingredients list, but assured me if there was any gluten, it'd be so small as to not affect me. I asked her to please check anyways and all was fine. However, she seemed to not understand that ANY is not okay.

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    5 ratingAugust 10, 2014

    3420 N Central Expy, Plano, TX 75074

    Separate, detailed menu for gluten intolerant individuals. I got the chicken fajitas with romaine leafs and they were incredible! They even baked my chips to ensure there was no cross-contamination. Super friendly and accommodating, which is something I rarely see when ordering at a restaurant.

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    4 ratingAugust 05, 2014

    5910 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46278

    Gluten free fajitas are great!

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    4 ratingAugust 04, 2014

    3501 W 45th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79109

    One of my favorite restaurants prior to Celiac diagnosis. The GF menu is fairly limited and pretty much the most expensive items on the menu. I've had the fajitas and the tamales and the flan. All are tasty. Wait staff all said they would make note and tell the kitchen staff.

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    5 ratingJuly 31, 2014

    740 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

    Has gluten free menu and options

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    3 ratingJuly 23, 2014

    2423 McMenamin St, Hampton, VA 23666

    new to GF diet ... my mom tried the 3 soft corn tacos with beans & cilantro lime rice. I had the salmon santa Cruz with rhe cilantro lime rice & seasonal veggies. my salmon was delicious. my didnt rave about her tacos but we both loved the rice. waited a bit for Gluten sensitive chips. they were pretty awful. don't waste your time on those.

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    5 ratingJuly 22, 2014

    1041 Interstate 20 W, Arlington, TX 76015

    Great Mexican food with true atmosphere. they do not have a GF menu, but many dishes are naturally GF. I eat their cheese enchiladas, tostada, beans, and Mexican potatoes with no issues. We eat here a couple of times a month.

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    5 ratingJuly 19, 2014

    4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Valley View Mall, Roanoke, VA 24012

    wonderful food and service! our server was very well educated on their gluten free options

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    1 ratingJuly 11, 2014

    3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803

    when I got the menu, the first thing I did was turn it over to see what else was on the back. sadly, it was blank. Very limited menu and nasty food means a non return.

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    1 ratingJuly 05, 2014

    740 Coastal Grand Cir, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

    My wife ordered from the gluten free menu. Her dish came out not gluten free; with regular chips! When she asked about the chips, the food runner took the dish back to the kitchen returning a minute or two later. We asked if it was the same dish with the chips removed and she told us yes! The manager never came to the table! Staff does not seem trained and the general attitude does not inspire confidence in celiac sufferers!

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    1 ratingJune 17, 2014

    16092 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Peoria, AZ 85382

    The manager told me not to eat there since it's not really gluten free!

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    5 ratingJune 15, 2014

    8255 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410

    I truly enjoyed eating here. They even made me a batch of chips under their broiler so I could enjoy some of their salsa with chips.

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    2 ratingJune 09, 2014

    44350 Schoenherr Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

    Had the beef tacos. I enjoyed it very much! Last time I went there they were very busy and I got sick

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    3 ratingMay 25, 2014

    3395 Nicholasville Rd, Fayette Mall, Lexington, KY 40503

    My waiter was very kind and probably went back to the kitchen 5 times to double check my questions. Just tread lightly here and ask if you are uncertain. I found out the chips are NOT cooked in a dedicated fryer, but the waiter had the cooks bake the chips in a different pan. Although, not as tasty, it was a nice effort.

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    2 ratingMay 22, 2014

    10909 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74133

    I'm a sensitive Celiac (I explained this) and I ordered the tamales, lime cilantro rice and vegetables with out seasoning. The vegetables looked like it had seasoning on them so I didn't eat them. I did however eat the Gluten free chips, which I was assured where prepared and cooked in an area and oven that was only used for gluten free items, the tamales and the cilantro lime rice oh and the salsa. I'm not sure where the gluten was but I got sick. It wasn't too bad so I'm guessing it was a contamination issue.

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    1 ratingMay 15, 2014

    16092 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Peoria, AZ 85382

    This restaurant is NOT gluten free. Their chips are fried with gluten products. The server said nothing on the menu is considered gluten free. They have a "gluten-sensitive" menu meaning they don't purposely put gluten in it, but everything is open to contamination. No separate oils, cooking utensils, pans, or prepping areas.

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    1 ratingMay 02, 2014

    1041 Interstate 20 W, Arlington, TX 76015

    I tried this place three times and got excessively sick was fed flan and gf chips but as i asked if the grill was shared with gluten itemd they didnt have an answer. If you are sensitive stay away!

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    1 ratingApril 30, 2014

    1712 Mall Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

    My server had no idea what gluten was. They do have a gluten sensitive menu but it is very limited. No chicken or steak at all. They did offer me baked corn chips since the fried chips use the same as the flour but they are horrible. No taste at all, not even salted, and they are chewy.

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    1 ratingApril 04, 2014

    1413 N Waterfront Pkwy, Wichita, KS 67206

    Was very specific with the server- he didn't understand gluten - I asked for gluten free chips - he brought me the ones with gluten - I was soooo sick!!!!

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    1 ratingMarch 20, 2014

    4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Valley View Mall, Roanoke, VA 24012

    All 3 times I have gone I was told something new on their gf menu really wasn't. Like it was fried with gluten foods. I should have figured out they made me sick the second time. The third time I barely had any options left.

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    1 ratingMarch 14, 2014

    3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803

    The staff did not know much about gluten and I got sick eating here.

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    5 ratingFebruary 25, 2014

    5910 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46278

    pork tenderloin is fantastic! salsas have great flavor and they even make you FRESH gf chips. will definitely go back

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2014

    11299 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934

    I had the tamales and they were.., AMAZING

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    4 ratingFebruary 13, 2014

    2420 N Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

    Beavercreek, OH I noticed some negative reviews on how they had few choices. If you live in a bigger city then YES they have limited choices, but if you live in an area where many are unaware of gluten then it's great. I recommend the shrimp fajitas!!

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    4 ratingFebruary 08, 2014

    3701 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

    GF menu available and they will bake their chips to avoid cross contamination. Tasty GF options. We made sure our server knew we were requesting GF for intolerance, not as a "food fad".

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    5 ratingJanuary 19, 2014

    824 Airport Fwy, Hurst, TX 76054

    The have a gluten sensitive menu that has great options. When waiter was notified of gluten allergy, he immediately put an order in for their baked chips and kept them coming for us. The manager also came to us to make sure I was able to find something I would enjoy on the provided menu. Great experience and no issues!! Had the soft tacos. Fantastic!

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    2 ratingDecember 13, 2013

    11299 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934

    This is ok most of the time. They do have a gf menu, and most of the servers we've had have an awareness of the gf menu. They will bring out baked chips on request. We seem to keep going there anyways until we noticed a pattern: we always order the chicken nuggets for our son, and a few times they have come out raw in the middle. Um, gross. After a few occasions of that we stopped going.

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    1 ratingNovember 09, 2013

    3700 Lakeside Village Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803

    Horrible food. Very few gf options. They tried to bake my chips and they were soggy. My fajitas had no seasoning and they tried to steam them with white wine. Poor choice for a gf person.

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    5 ratingOctober 11, 2013

    3420 N Central Expy, Plano, TX 75074

    The waiter was exceptional and even explained (without me asking) how my food was prepared to make sure there is not cross contamination. The menu is limited but the pork fajitas were really good. They bake the chips instead of frying them to ensure that they aren't cross contaminated. The gm came to our table.

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    5 ratingOctober 01, 2013

    8274 U.S. 64, Memphis, TN 38133

    Amazing! They were so kind and helpful! When I went there recently, I mentioned my gluten allergy and the need for staff to clean prep areas, change gloves, etc. The staff was really nice and made sure everything would be taken care of! They even have a menu devoted to gluten-free items! Their gluten free pork fajitas with corn tortillas were delicious! I also loved that they offered gluten free corn chips to go with the green salsa. It made me feel less "left out" when I was dining with my friends that do not have a food allergy. The restaurant and bathrooms were also kept tidy as well!

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    1 ratingSeptember 22, 2013

    3701 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

    Called to ask about GF chip options. Hostess that answered the phone was less than helpful and when I asked for the kitchen manager. He wouldn't come to the phone.

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    1 ratingSeptember 07, 2013

    3415 Briarfield Blvd, Maumee, OH 43537

    This location is closed :(

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    2 ratingAugust 28, 2013

    2102 Hamilton Pl Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421

    Every time I eat here I get sick:(

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    2 ratingAugust 19, 2013

    4802 Valley View Blvd NW, Valley View Mall, Roanoke, VA 24012

    The gluten free menu is limited but there are some interesting selections. The waitress brought out chips and salsa and said the chips were gluten free but she wasn't sure about the salsa. She came back in a few minutes and as I had already had two chips said the salsas are gluten free and I will bring out gluten free chips after I already had eaten some of the ones she said were gluten free! The waitress openly admitted she didn't know much about the gluten free menu! I was disappointed and will not go back there.

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    2 ratingAugust 15, 2013

    4610 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705

    GF menu is a joke...I ordered the safest thing I could and still got horribly sick. Never again.

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    2 ratingAugust 13, 2013

    2423 McMenamin St, Hampton, VA 23666

    the chips and sauces which are served while waiting have gluten contamination so even though I took rice crackers so I could eat with friends I still had reaction from the sauce. It would be nice if the free chips and sauces were gluten free.

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    2 ratingAugust 08, 2013

    14480 Lowes Way, Carmel, IN 46033

    Judging by previous reviews, this place is hit or miss. With me, they missed. Had a reaction - I'm guessing due to cross contamination. Be careful.

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    5 ratingJuly 23, 2013

    2431 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34741

    They only have a gluten sensitive menu. They have four types of salsa with chips thats very good. The service was also excellent.

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    3 ratingJune 18, 2013

    16092 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr, Peoria, AZ 85382

    Staff is helpful depending on which location you go to and who is working at the time. They give you special chips that are GF but they're not very good.

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2013

    2102 Hamilton Pl Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37421

    Decent gluten free menu. Made our daughter a meal without spicy sauce and prepared the shrimp cocktail shrimp plain even though this was not on the menu. If you like Mexican food, you can get a good gluten free meal here.

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    1 ratingJune 13, 2013

    3395 Nicholasville Rd, Fayette Mall, Lexington, KY 40503

    All four members of my family have varying degrees of gluten intolerance. The gluten sensitive menu is extremely limited with most meats not gluten free- including the fajita chicken and steak. Our only meat option for tacos was ground beef. All four of us became very ill and my daughter had a gluten induced asthma attack. No way was this just cross-contamination. I seriously doubt their ground beef is gluten free.

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    3 ratingMay 30, 2013

    2833 Dixie Hwy, Crestview Hills, KY 41017

    Good restaurant. gf menu but waitress was unfamiliar with gf diet. Although we ordered from the gf menu, she didn't offer gf chips (since when are corn tortilla chips not gf?) and gf chips were not on the gf menu (but provided when I asked).

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    1 ratingMay 19, 2013

    4610 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705

    Gluten free menu is actually "gluten sensitive". The bacon wrapped shrimp is actually dipped into the fryer with chips, etc. kitchen Staff was not knowledgeable. After going through an explanation of no flour, etc., my tacos came out in flour tortillas. Waitress stated they could scrape it off and place in corn tortillas. This meal took a long time to get and to be correct. The waitress did try really hard and I didn't get sick with the final product. I've been newly diagnosed so this was too much of a hassle for me to go back.

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    2 ratingMay 18, 2013

    1712 Mall Ring Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

    Servers are unaware of what ingredients are in the food. GF menu is very small. No chicken, sour cream or guacamole listed on GF menu... mostly greasy options covered in cheese. They were not sure if the nachos were corn or not. Not worth it go elsewhere.

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    5 ratingMay 04, 2013

    1041 Interstate 20 W, Arlington, TX 76015

    Excellent! When I told the waiter I was gluten free, he went into action. I didn't have to ask for anything. He brought me the gluten free menu and put in a order for gluten free chips right away. The menu gad great choices, and the food was delicious. The only reason I felt sick when I left was because I are so much!

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    4 ratingApril 17, 2013

    10909 E 71st St, Tulsa, OK 74133

    limited gf menu, but excellent food!


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