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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

#821 of 3,241 Restaurants in Dallas
€€ - €€€Mexican,
6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
+1 214-363-5279
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“tex mex” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Other than the wonderful chips, the food here is subpar. I was hoping to eat great Mexican in a truly old school atmosphere. What I got was extremely poor. I ordered three different kinds of tacos and their tortilla soup. The tacos were without flavor...More

Thank chappaquamaestro
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I love the food at El Fenix! I eat there every time I visit Dallas. The menu has a wide variety of selections, and each is prepared with fresh ingredients. I have tried many different dishes, and every one has been delicious. The servings are...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We ate here with a large group (20 people) and the wait staff did a fantastic job of keeping drinks full, chips & salsa full, getting all the orders right and in a timely fashion and getting the separate checks correct. The food was quite...More

Thank TrailerPuller
Reviewed 2 September 2015

While traveling we were served a catered lunch and I fell in love!. The beef and chicken fajitas were incredible and I ate my weight in chips and salsa. I can only imagine how good the food is at the location if they do that...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Used to stop in here quite regularly for a cheap good lunch. Restaurant is in an older building but well kept. Service is quick and the food is always fresh and hot. Normally for lunch I ate the tortilla soup or enchilada platter. A good...More

Thank johnmcd2
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Tex-Mex. This place is the gold standard for planet Earth. It simply does not get better because perfection cannot be improved on. I want these people to adopt me or in the alternative I'd settle for working as a bus boy if they threw in...More

Thank Clif C
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Consistent service and food. Plan on a wait. Its very good for what it is, but I wouldn't rank it high on my list of places I look forward to visiting. But if you are simply looking for decent quality, reasonable, tex mex food, and...More

Thank jdpDallas_TX
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Great setting with wonderful good. Appetizers were to die for. Food was flavorful and up to par. I loved our waiter, he was of great attendance and he wasn't a bad conversator either. Very friendly staff

Thank Niesa V
Reviewed 28 June 2015

My family had dinner there while visiting the city. The service was excellent! We enjoyed dinner ... which isn't always easy for vegetarians that sometimes have seafood ... and dessert! I ordered a margarita, which was quite tasty. The salsa actually has flavor. My husband...More

Thank TravellingMom M
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

We were downtown Dallas and started to get hungry. Looked over and this place was packed so we decided to give it a try. We made a great choice. Chips and salsa was fantastic! They were like corn chips and they tasted awesome. Their queso...More

Thank foote410
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-363-5279
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