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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150-6122
+1 972-279-8900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (16 reviews)
“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
“lemon pie” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150-6122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went today for Lunch. Used the $2.99 Coupon on my Phone. Good deal. Great Service. Love their Food. I go here often but the coupon was a Nice surprise. I will be going back.

Thank lindafb48
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I'm new to Texas but expected a highly rate place to be better than this. I got enchiladas covered in chili con carne and fajita steak and it was ok. The basic margarita was strong but not particularly tasty. We got guac as an appetizer...More

Thank Camille R
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I've loved the chips and salsa at El Fenix since I was a child The menu is pretty basic Tex-Mex, and cheap.

Thank Cary S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My server was excellent kept the yes glass full / plenty of chips and salsa 💃. Food while not awesome everyday is legit enough to get us to return each month . The old school chicken tacos 🌮 are excellent

Thank Buddy B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If I don't get to El Fenix at least once a month I get Tex-Mex withdrawals. Wednesdays is a good day to go for the special.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for my dads birthday and we usually love going! There is always this one guy that does a great job! But we sat by the bar and didn't get help for a while! They brought us free queso for the wait! But...More

Thank mindidbaby24
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Nothing terrifically outstanding, but you may depend on the food's being good at ANY franchise location. Chips are thin and crisp, but the salsa isn't quite hot enough for me. Economically priced. Great service.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We come here on occasion when visiting family. This is not my favorite Mexican food chain, but some the family likes it a lot. They do have good chips and salsa. The queso is also good. To me their service is not consistently great; sometimes...More

Thank Kindra G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

As always this chain restaurant serves up great fare, lots of parking, situation on 'restaurant row' right off the interstate. Always crowded but wait times are reasonable, especially on the weekend. Great food, chips and salsa, we normally eat the tamale dinner, but all selections...More

Thank Mlarsen880
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Our waiter did not seem too happy to be at work. I ordered the bean and guacamole chalupas and he brought me bean and meat. When I said I believed I had ordered the guacamole chalupas, he gave me a condescending look and corrected me....More

Thank SuziQinTexas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150-6122
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
  • Phone Number: +1 972-279-8900
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