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El Fenix

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Mexican, Southwestern
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401 State Hwy 114 W., Grapevine, TX 76051
+1 817-421-1151
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Tyler, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was Christmas eve and we needed to feed a decent sized group . They worked to get us in and the meals all arrived together and all were hot and delicious . I just can't say enough about the service we received . The food is always great and the staff take care of you.

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Thank Jerome K
Alaska
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were staying at the hotel across the street, quick and easy to walk too. When we arrived someone greeted us immediately The staff was friendly and very attentive. The initial chips and salsa were fresh and delicious. Huge menu and tons of choices to choose from. The prices very reasonable. Great food. I think it should be mentioned again,... More 

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Thank tbully
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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233 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa bowls never became empty. Chips had good flavor and were crisp. Salsa was mild but there was a bottle of hot sauce on the table so you could heat it to your taste. Wife ordered chicken combo fajita salad. Said it was very good, not the best she had ever had but very good. I had the... More 

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Thank Ken W
Euless, Texas
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127 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Arrived for lunch with three guests. Service was good the food was average but nothing to complain about Would probably give it another try

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Thank Neil A
Elizabeth, Colorado
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Moved to Denver in January of this year- no offense but poor quality Tex- Mex unless you count Taco Bueno! Landed in Dallas for a business trip and rental car went on auto-pilot to nearest El Fenix! Food was fresh, hot and incredible as usual. Been eating at El Fenix over 59 years and it never lets me down! I... More 

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Thank Dawn A
Texas
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Ok that title may seem dramatic but I absolutely love El Fenix. There's just something about everything they serve...their margaritas (on the rocks with salt...you needn't ask)...delicious beef enchiladas. Everything! Definitely worth a try wherever you see one in DFW area.

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Thank dd3119
Las Vegas, NV
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100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant for a second time as members of a large party (17 people) and remain impressed by the quality of the food and the competence of the servers. All orders came out correct, in a reasonable time, and everyone was well satisfied (and stuffed by the end of the meal). A delightful return experience, and we'd surely... More 

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Thank TrailerPuller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing!!!! Being from Nevada, figured we had excellent Mexican food, but this place has topped that by far!!!

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Thank Chris S
Euless, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Last 2 times (about 3 weeks apart) I had to ask for a refill on my tea as least 2 times before I got any. IT took almost 15 minutes to get refill. My chimi came out so hot, I could not eat it for a couple of minutes. My wife's combo platter was fine - except the middle was... More 

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Thank Brian030115
Plano, Texas
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

El Fenix is ALWAYS packed on Wednesdays since their long time Cheese Enchiladas Special is on. I've never been to any location on a Wednesday when there wasn't a bit of a wait. But service is fast and they know how to turn tables! (It's even fun to stand in line and watch, it's so well orchestrated, at the original... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 State Hwy 114 W., Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: +1 817-421-1151

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