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El Fenix

) #12 of 93 Restaurants in Waxahachie €€ - €€€ Mexican,
1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
+1 469-517-0370
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with a couple of friends from work. We were having a "girl's day out". We enjoyed our lunch very much. The food was delicious. I would have given a 5 star review except that the atmosphere was very noisy. It was hard...More

Thank sherrir5250
Reviewed 16 May 2017

With a wide variety of good Mexican food on the menu, and delightfully tasty margaritas, you can't go wrong here. Be sure to finish it off with the chocolate caramel sopapilla with ice cream on top!

Thank Craneninja
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch Fajitas meat portions barely made two. Over priced for what you get. Chicken tasted great . Beef a little tough. One slice of bell pepper and very little onion. Come with tomato, cheese, lettuce, sour cream and guacamole, I do not eat sour...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on the way to Waco,20 min wait time. The waiter was very attentive and kept our glasses and chips/salsa full. I ordered the chili relleno which was very good, and queso with guacamole to go along with our chips. Always loved the chips,...More

Thank Corbett P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Enjoyed dinner with family. The food was very good, but not excellent. The atmosphere was authentic Mexican and enjoyable, but noisy. The service was good given that the restaurant was filled to capacity.. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Rod C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went in last Friday night was somewhat busy but was seated fast. We got our chips and salsa then our drinks. We placed our orders and seriously 5 minutes later our food was brought out. Never has our service been that fast. Now with...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

El Fenix has always been a solid choice for good Mexican food - we came here with a large group during the middle of a Saturday afternoon - they gave us our own section and dedicated 2 servers to making sure we had plenty of...More

Thank sallen512
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

They have good food and service. They have a full bar we usually get gift cards for Christmas so we are always eating there. It is no smoking

Thank Picki-vicki
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at El Fenix since 1976...it is kind if like my "home" Mexican food... good warming cimfirt food. Not trying to be anything but El Fenix. Others come and go...but I always keep this one on my route of regular places.. Alfredo...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

On Veteran's day I took advantage of the free meal at El Fenix. We have eaten at El Fenix restaurants for more than 40 years, in fact our first date with my wife I took her to the El Fenix on Camp Bowie in Ft....More

Thank Richard T
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TexasCowboy59
Food is good but the forks are way to big my mom said she couldn't hold to heavy and can't hardy put food in her mouth
19 February 2015|
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Response from Barry W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry your Mom had trouble. I, personally, haven't noticed that problem, but maybe, next time, she might request a salad fork or child's fork and this would eliminate the weight of the utensil. Happy dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 469-517-0370
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