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Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant in Roanoke has permanently closed

Roanoke location no longer listed on company’s website

The Abuelo’s just outside the Valley View Mall has permanently closed. (10 News)

ROANOKE, Va. – A popular Mexican restaurant in Roanoke is no longer open.

The Abuelo’s just outside the Valley View Mall has permanently closed.

The restaurant posted this message to its door on Thursday:

10 News has reached out to Abuelo’s for more information about why the Roanoke location is now closed. (10 News)

The specific webpage for the Roanoke location now gives users the message, “Sorry, we couldn’t find what you were looking for.”

Furthermore, on Abuelo’s website, when looking at locations in Virginia, the only one listed is in Chesapeake.

10 News has reached out to Abuelo’s for more information about why the Roanoke location is now closed.

On Monday, Oct. 25, we received this statement from the company:

With regret, Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant in Roanoke, Virginia has closed. We are thankful to our guests for their loyal patronage over the years. We encourage you to visit our other Virginia location in Chesapeake or any others throughout the nation. Any coupons or gift cards can be redeemed at Abuelo’s restaurants nationwide. For help with gift cards, please contact yacenda@food-concepts.com.

Abuelo's official statement

About the Authors:

Sydney joined the WSLS 10 News team in June 2021.

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.