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El Fenix

) #119 of 232 Restaurants in McKinney €€ - €€€ Mexican,
3450 S Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-4506
+1 972-542-7076
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“tex mex” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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3450 S Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-4506
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here in the past and promised never to return....but I did. I am glad I did. What a change! Service was really spot-on. The meal was like El Fenix is suppose to be: Fresh, hot, and tasty (I had beef fajitas). The...More

Thank RhodeHogg
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Not crowded when visited... good sign or maybe not. Did notice clientele was older (over 50). Note I'm close (45) but wife and I both noticed. Did not seem well kept, menu had salsa in it and booth was dirty. Food was not that good......More

Thank thack23
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Early meal, I didn't like the shrimp quesadillas. Too much chse, it didn't match the description on the menu. Mgr brought something else. Spouse's meal was very good. Staff is always good.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant was not very busy, we were seated immediatedly but we waited 10 minutes for our drink order to be taken, then, another 12 minutes for the server to bring the drinks, chips and salsa. We placed our food order with our drink order...More

Thank rkw1970
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've been to El Fenix several times over the past few years and really enjoy it. The service is always good, as is the food. Great chips and salsa. I took a day off work and we went at 2:30 on a Tuesday, and it...More

Thank texastam2015
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We eat here frequently and always get good service and hot food. Today, I tried the stacked brisket nachos. The brisket was tender, but very bland. I would say it tasted like a tasteless roast. My husband loves the shrimp and fish tacos, they never...More

Thank adventurer2011_11
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely great service and the food was hot and fresh. Chips and salsa are the best! I will definitely go back! Reasonably priced and the serving size is more than enough.

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I have eaten here once in the past and got sick, but I thought I would try them again and give them another chance as I often do. Well, while I do commend them for having an attentive staff, I feel they should completely start...More

Thank Ezra S
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This has been a family favorite for over 30 years. For the last 3-4 years it the quality of the food has been going down hill. They had a special on margaritas so decided to go for the $2.99 deal day before Mother's Day. My...More

Thank Kma M
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We stopped by for an early supper and were greeted by Juan O who was a crackerjack server who has it all together. The Margaritas are good here and only about $3 during Happy Hour. The chicken fajitas were tasty and loaded with onions and...More

Thank bobemac
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 3450 S Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-542-7076
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