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“Tremendous Chips and Salsa”

El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 264 Restaurants in Mesquite
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

If you like to have chips and salsa with your meal or just to have them as an appetizer, this is the best place yet for that. The food is great and also the service is fantastic. Recommend this if you like good Tex-Mex food.

Thank Harry M
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

The El Fenix Restaurants are the original Mexican food and we have been there at least 50 times over the years. The Mesquite El Fenix has wonderful decor and very good service. The chips are puffy and the hot salsa is also. All the offerings are very tasty.

Thank KMcKay1942
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Reviewed November 13, 2012 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant located off the beaten path. The place has a very warm and friendly turn. You see the old family photos on the wall and understand this has family tradition all over it. The food is great and the chips and salsa are wonderful. I truly enjoy a meal there and I believe you will as well.

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Thank Bones83
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

El Fenix (Mesquite) offers a roomy setting, a varied menu, friendly service, and tasty, reasonably-priced food. "Edge-y," it isn't, but if you crave good Tex-Mex, this is a great choice.

Thank Carla N
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

My family in TX always goes to this restaurant, and I've never had a bad visit here.

During our recent visit, the place was packed, but service was anyway friendly and consistent and food was good.

If you need a place to get standard Mex-Tex food in Mesquite, this is it!

Thank melrock
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