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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 279-8900
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Boca Raton, Florida
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337 reviews 337 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Came here while on business. Service fast for sure. Chips and salsa pretty good. Chicken Fajitas decent sized and comes with beans, rice, cheese, sour cream and guacomole. Chicken enchiladas with rice and beans was below average and taken off my bill. Service was good, prices fair and food average to good.

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Mesquite, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went to El Fenix 2 days ago and the service was fantastic! The chips were warm and the salsa is fantastic. If you like tamales they are moist and had a great taste. You won't go wrong eating at El Fenix.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Delicious margaritas, excellent chips/salsa/guac, fajitas that are truly fresh..that's what I expect when I go out for dinner at a Mexican restaurant, and El Fenix always delivers. My husband and I love to go here because it's good food that's not pretentious. If you haven't been, this is a staple. Go enjoy.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My Husband and I eat here now and then as we live close by and are usually pleased. Food and Atmosphere are good. Service is usually good. Only once was it bad. We will go back again. Happy Dining.

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Mesquite, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

El Fenix is my favorite Mexican restaurant, and probably the oldest chain in Dallas. Their food is very good and the service is great. They also have great chips.

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Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Pretty good good. Chicken taco's had no seasoning! Nacho's great as always! Chips & salsa good & Rita's were rocking! They did run out of mugs due to serving so many.

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Katy, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I remember eating at the El Fenix in Casa Linda Plaza when I was around 6 years old and the enchilada dinner special was 99 cents on Wednesday nights! That tells you how long they have been around. And the recipes are the same as they were WAY back then! My favorites are the tamale plate, traditional fajitas and (of... More 

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Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this is where I go to practice my Spanish. The wait staff is awesome by indulging me and repeating back in Spanish & English. Many of the staff have been there for 20 years or more. It is the best authentic Mexican food at reasonable price.

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Royse City, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We enjoyed our most recent visit to El Fenix. The menu has so much to offer and the portions are definitely huge! The meal starts out perfectly with THE BEST TORTILLA CHIPS EVER! They are super fresh, and very airy with a perfect crispness...and yet they handle salsa and queso just as they should as well. We started with Queso... More 

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Mesquite, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My friend and I go here at least twice a month, it is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Mesquite. The food is consistently good and the service is excellent. You can't go wrong eating here, especially on Wednesday when they have the enchilada special.

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Additional Information about El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

Address: 3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone Number: (972) 279-8900
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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