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English first
Fort Worth, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A fun place for lunch or dinner. Everything tastes fresh. They have a menu filled with loads of choices. Generous portions. The tortillas are simply awesome. Very attentive wait staff. Great service, even when busy...especially at lunch time.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My waitresses told me she has only worked there three weeks. She had no clue of the menu. I never received my chips and salsa. The margarita was just sweet and sour mix. My shrimp and chicken fajitas was burnt to a crisp. The know nothing waitresse brought me butter packets. I guess it was for the dried charred meat.... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

visited this location while on business in the Dallas area for lunch. Both coworker and I had the chicken fajitas. They were delicious and well seasoned. The service was quick and the staff was friendly. The decor is on the Latin side but an upgraded version. I plan to return when I go back to the Dallas area. A definite... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food is always good at this El Fenix but the last 3 times in a period of 6 months the service has been lousey. The waiters forget to bring items to the table. Or they bring it when the meal is 1/2 gone. not good.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I made the mistake of ignoring the yelp! reviews and took my family here for lunch when we were visiting from out of town. It was a Saturday for late lunch. We stood waiting to be greeted and seated behind 1 other couple for 10 min. I mean no one was hostessing and the mgr was cashiering and never acknowledged... More 

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Gros Ilet, Gros-Islet, St. Lucia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I like the El Fenix chain for lunch because they are so fast. You can get a quality meal in no time. However today, this one was and extended service time. Didn't get chips and salsa for quite some time. Once I was allowed to place my order, the food showed up in minutes. But then again it took quite... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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228 reviews 228 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and ended up having tortilla soup, queso and chips and marguaritas. It's difficult to tell which was better, but we enjoyed the marguaritas the most. :) I was pleasantly surprised by the soup. It was extremely tasty and filling. Our intent was to start with the soup and decide later what we wanted for lunch,... More 

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's hard to review Mexican restaurants because they are very similar. What stood out here were their chips and salsa. Some of the best I've had. The food was good but nothing special.

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Destin, FL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Tex-Mex menu offered plenty to choose from, the waitstaff was friendly, the restaurant was clean. I had awesome fish tacos and the tortilla chips are good enough to make a meal out of.

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Kingston, NY
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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The Fenix was recommended by staff at the hotel during a recent business trip to Grapevine. First thing you notice is that it was founded in 1918 which is always a good sign. Décor is modern with a Mexican cantina flair. Service is prompt and professional. We all has margaritas at what seemed to be happy hour prices which were... More 

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Address: 401 State Hwy 114 W., Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone Number: 817-421-1151
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
Cuisine: Mexican

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