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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150-6122
(972) 279-8900
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a Wednesday dinner special we love. Very affordable. Service is usually quick and the staff is all great. Management checks on customers often which I personally like, that's rare from many places we frequent. Of course we love the best Frozen margaritas in town.

Thank Dcowboyz
College Station, Texas
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278 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We totally love this El Fenix. We are not from the Dallas area, but had visited the downtown El Fenix a couple of months ago and the food was excellent, but the house margarita was lacking. At this El Fenix we opted for the Inca Gold margarita and it was great. I had the Mexican Dinner and the taco, enchiladas,... More 

Thank jrhales77
Mesquite, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Was surprised when we arrived on Sunday that El Fenix now had a buffet! Price includes buffet, beverage, and dessert. What a deal !

Thank Carolyn F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Olive Garden was far too crowded with a long wait time, so I "eased" into this nice restaurant for a change of pace. The service was excellent, the food was great and the prices were very fair. If you are staying in the Mesquite area and want a good place to sit, relax and feast, I encourage you to visit... More 

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Garland, Texas
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461 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Great place for a Mexican Meal and Dessert !! This one very clean great staff!! Our server Sammy was super kept the glasses full and Margaritas coming! Thank you too HIM! Also the Fajitas were Great and there new Fiery Queso was also good! Seems like there food is getting better!

Thank Jimmy H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is Canned food central, if you want fake Mexican or fake Tex-mex food this is the place, if you want butchered recipes this is he place, if you want the Hershey squirts and super natural gas then this is your stop. I honestly can not believe how much folks love this disgusting place.

Thank Sofia J
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Enjoyed great food and excellent service on my first trip to the area. The chips were the best I've had, and the margaritas were very good as well. Topped it off with a piece of lemon pie. Yum!

Thank Teri L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent. Food was prompt and hot. My beverage never emptied, and that's saying a lot Thanks El Fenixfor a wonderful date.

Thank Dwayne P
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I used to be a real fan of El Fenix, but this restaurant has got quite pricey for the quality of food they have to offer. This is probably the lowest quality Mexican food one can find. Most of the fast food Mexican restaurants in the area have much tastier food. The past few times my husband and i have... More 

Thank sanityplease
Mesquite, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We were seated promptly and were offered the brunch buffet. We ordered off the menu instead. Server was attentive. Our food was hot. We enjoyed our lunch.

Thank Skywalker07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150-6122
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
  • Phone Number: (972) 279-8900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?