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El Fenix

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401 State Hwy 114 W., Grapevine, TX 76051
817-421-1151
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food & service was average

My daughter did not care for her entrée so the waiter brought her something else. She didn't care for that, either. My food was alright but nothing special. They did bring out complimentary, very small sopapillas, to celebrate Independence Day, which she did like. :) The manager was quite rude in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
AngelaBUD16
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

My daughter did not care for her entrée so the waiter brought her something else. She didn't care for that, either. My food was alright but nothing special. They did bring out complimentary, very small sopapillas, to celebrate Independence Day, which she did like. :) The manager was quite rude in asking why my daughter didn't like her meal. Lots... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had a family dinner here and some of us traveled from out of state. It was a rare treat to enjoy our favorite El Fenix Tex-Mex from sour cream chicken enchiladas to tacos to chile rellenos to tamales. Also, they still have their famous margaritas and for after dinner, real pralines. I took home a bag full of pralines!... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been coming here well over twenty years and still it's the best enchiladas ever, and the chips and salsa are really good. Go on Wednesday, it's enchilada day!

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This was our first visit to El Fenix in Grapevine and we were not disappointed. I ordered the Chicken fajitas and they came out very hot with an array of veggies and toppings; my spouse had a huge burrito, which looked very tasty and he enjoyed as well. Our server was very attentive without being annoying; all in all a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has the worst Mexican style food my wife or I have EVER had. Save your money and go to Jack in the box! JITB two for $.99 tacos have more meat in them than their 3 brisket taco platter. Not to mention the rice and black beans had been served and reheated in tbe microwave. My wife's dinner... More 

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Lubbock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The chips and salsa were some of the best I have ever had. The service was fantastic, and the enchiladas were delicious. El Fenix is now on my list of best places to go when traveling, since we don't have one in our area.

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went there a couple times during my week in Grapevine in March 15. Good food and good service, Brisket Tacos are amazing !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is just an average Mexican place but higher prices.... It was convenient is the only reason we went.... Right next to the hotel. We are in town for a week, however convenient or not we probably won't go back..but the chips and salsa were fabulous!!!

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Hurst, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

El Fenix was always a family favorite Mexican Restaurant until the last few times we visited in Grapevine. The service is not as good as in the past but the major change is in the quality and quantity of food. I normally order a salad and in the past was always very satisfied. Not anymore. We visited, for the very... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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