Abuelo's

2 ratings
$$ • Mexican Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
50% of 2 votes say it's celiac friendly
2908 Loop 250 Frontage Rd
Midland, TX 79705

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Celiac

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I ordered bbq fajita chicken from the gluten “sensitive” menu and began eating it when I noticed there were 4 flour tortilla chips adorning the plate. My mother asked the manager who admitted they were made from flour and tried to ask if I wanted them to make me something else to which I declined. My trust had been lost. Hopefully I don’t feel sick later for the 2 shrimps I did have.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Updated 8 months ago read full review

Celiac

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My favorite gluten-free restaurant in Midland… They have a gluten sensitive menu. I always enjoy the soft tacos or the tamales. They also have flan for dessert.

Updated 4 years ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Online Ordering
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

Notes


Abuelo's has a "gluten sensitive" menu, not a gluten-free menu.

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Celiac

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Can I just say WOW! The place and food was absolutely amazing. The GF menu is part of the whole menu, but is dedicated to one spot, so not hunting down what we can and cannot eat. It does say gluten sensitive, but they were super careful to take care of me.

I ordered the fajitas and the bonus to it all was the chips and green salsa. Absolutely loved the salsa. I ordered the flan, and oh my…it melts in your mouth.

Our waitress, Rhonda, was very kind and helpful and the chef came out twice and spoke with us. Guys, I’m telling you…if you are at Myrtle Beach, this is definitely a place to go if you like Mexican!!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Waitress was very knowledgeable. Able to get baked chips & salsa. Felt very comfortable eating there.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Celiac

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Waitress was super helpful and pleasant. When I walked in, the hostess made sure to tell me they’re gluten sensitive not gluten free but they will do their best to accommodate me. She also told me to tell the waitress right away that I need gf chips and not to eat the ones they initially bring out. I had tamales. They were good. Somewhat limited menu but it’s nice to have another alternative and the tropical salsa was great!

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Good

Celiac

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Very limited gf menu. I got the barbecue shrimp fajitas. They were disgusting. Will not be going back.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

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Celiac. Was sick before finishing my meal. Not safe.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Below Average

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