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“A Great Lunch Before the Perot Museum!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant
1601 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75202 (Oak Lawn)
(214) 747-1121
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Ranked #134 of 3,027 restaurants in Dallas
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A Great Lunch Before the Perot Museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The original, downtown El Fenix has the best Mexican food in Dallas! The food is always served up hot, fresh, and delicious! It's not the cheapest place in town, but you won't be disappointed with the food and FAST service!

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Croweded but quick service and excellent food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The prices are great for lunch. A little crowded but we were served very quickly. Food is excellent.

Visited January 2013
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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Old school”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We love this place. Very traditional food and a fun a lively atmosphere. We have been back 3 times with family & friends.

Visited December 2012
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Austin, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Classic Tex Mex with Fun "Mercado" Decor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This classic tex mex restaurant hits the spot. But remember that real Tex Mex is cheesy, greasy, and spicy. The interior is designed to look like an outdoor mercado (Mexican shopping area), so it's fun to think you're really in Mexico.

Visited January 2013
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Good Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Large menu selection of food and drinks; both food and drinks were very good. Pleasant service; decent prices.

Visited January 2013
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