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El Fenix

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
+1 469-517-0370
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly love to get the opportunity to eat brunch at this El Fenix! The restaurant is always bustling but I haven't had to wait more than 10 minutes for a table. The servers are always dressed so nice and have very good attitudes. I...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as a family with another family for lunch on December 27. The food was really good. I had a combo plate which had a cheese enchilada and tamale. They were both very good. Although my friends absolutely love their red salsa, I've...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family dined here @ the Waxahachie location. Wonderful family dining, however, their drink menu is limited especially for those of us that do not like Margaritas. Food has a lot of flavor, quick service, and excellent price point. The reason the stars are at three...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Chips, salsa, beef taco, 2 types of enchiladas and tamales. Each item was among the tastiest I’ve ever had of that item. And I’ve spent 60+ years chowing down on Mexican food. The place was Friday night busy but the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank DJB25
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived after the dinner rush. So we were seated as soon as we walked in the door. I ordered pork tamales off the Veterans Day menu and my wife ordered a taco salad. Ordered a queso and guacamole appetizer. The appetizer comes with thicker chips...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The food here is average; the salsa is bland and tastes like tomato sauce. The biggest redeeming quality is their excellent chicken tortilla soup - it's some of the best I've ever had and I eat a lot of Mexican food. Otherwise it is nothing...More

Thank Keitha G
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My fav for tex mex. No matter which location aive always had great service and predictable quality. Love El Fenix.

Thank Smartie752
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of those good things we hope never changes. I've been eating at El Fenix since I was a kid. Same crisp chips and perfect salsa. Same happy smiles. Same delicious food. Same fast service. What's not to love?

Thank Anita L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food was good & there was plenty, did not leave hungry. Margarita was a little watery like it had been sitting awhile, not much flavor. The waiter was polite & efficient.

Thank Shonda W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We sometimes make a special stop just to pick up chips and salsa to go. Love it! The Tina plate is my favorite, food fresh and tasty! Family enjoys this venue. Service is always great.

Thank TBeck2015
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20 February 2015|
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
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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