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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 - 11:00 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love El Fenix. Been around most of my life and I have loved and supported them every time I am in town. Wish I lived here just for the margaritas and enchillidas. Chips are first rate every time. Other restaurants envy them the chips and sauce. I do too. Everything is always fresh and the staff are kind and cheerful.... More 

Thank BubbersLongview_
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My cousin and I had lunch there last week. Even though they were busy we received wonderful services and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Loveisyou
Dallas, TX
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I totally loved the food and the service is always excellent. They have the best best best chips and salsa!

Thank April D
Mesquite, Texas
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can just simply say that I have enjoyed every meal at any of their locations. It is the one place where I know anything I choose to order will taste good. It is also the best service visit after visit. Still in the original family and it shows in their quality.

Thank SteveTXM
Mesquite, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is always homely and very courtesy. The food is always hot and served with personal touch. The prices are reasonable and services is great, I will always continue to have lunch there and appreciated the services plus all worker that make sure your visit is great.

Thank leonsanders
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

It's a shame I grow up on elfenix at cads Linda location. And ever since it sold from being a small franchise the food is horrible. The chips are saltly the hot sauce has no flavor anymore. We have has enchiladas, fajitas, Taco salads. Everything just was blah. And the tortillas are straight out of a package. Very disappointed.

Thank Christie R
Garland, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Having tried a few El Fenix and having the same food problems I am pretty sure it may be a preparation issue. Nice folks,good service,but sometimes meats are way over cooked. Always feel at home,just wish they would prep food to not be bone dry.

Thank RoadKillYum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?