Lubbock-based Abuelo’s, known for its classical Mexican style and top-quality cuisine, has opened its first restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas. The restaurant, located at Hulen Mall at 4740 S. Hulen St., which opened on Monday, March 5, is the company’s 41st site nationwide and the sixth location in the DFW area. Other area Abuelo’s are located in Hurst, Lewisville, East Plano, West Plano and Arlington.
The design of the 6,600–foot Abuelo’s restaurant, which seats approximately 225 guests and employs a staff of 100, is based on classical Mexican architecture and artistic influences. The restaurant’s interior features hand-painted murals depicting Mexico’s rich and colorful history, as well as imported stonework and statues that are hand-carved by artists in the villages around Guadalajara, Mexico.