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El Fenix Mexican Restaurant

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4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
+1 817-557-4309
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, Texas, United States
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has the typical Tex mex food. It was good,but not outstanding. The salsa was not spicy enough for my tastes, but to be fair I like stuff really spicy.

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Thank Tammy E
Eastland, Texas
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we come to Arlington, we like eating at El Fenix. The chips and salsa are the the best - very light and crispy. The wait staff is very attentive and you'll receive your meal quickly. We enjoy the chicken fajitas and always have a bit left over.

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Thank Kathy H
south
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This restaurant seems to provide consistently good food. Prices are good too. The wait is never long and staff is friendly.

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Thank gotravel09south
TENNESSEE
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172 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Food comes out extremely hot. Salsa is very weak as far as hotness goes. We asked if there was a hotter salsa and they said there wasn't but we could have some Tabasco sauce. Really!! Not a place I plan to go often. Had lemon pie. Just ok. Frozen in the middle.

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Thank KINJAMYHAZ
Arlington, Texas
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497 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It had been more than just a challenging day and I needed some good food in a quiet environment. So, I opted to go here. I was promptly seated. The wait staff was attentive, but not overbearing. The cheese enchilada dish hit the spot. The chips are different than most and very tasty. The frozen adult drink helped a lot.

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Thank happytraveler4209
Arlington, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Best Mexican Food in the area & service is good. This is our favorite location when we want good Mexican food.

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1 Thank _jra859
Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great Tex Mex standards and some new offerings. The new fajita salad is wonderful! The chicken enchiladas are fabulous, too.

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1 Thank Kathleen H
Dallas
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102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Nothing wrong with enchiladas and tacos with a cold margarita . This place has not changed in years and is always good.

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Thank ron_davidson
Arlington, Texas
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

this is just good typical Tex-Mex food and we all get an the urge the is just as good as any. The beer is always cold and they have a good margarita as well

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Thank jim g
Arlington, Texas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I went with a family member to the El Fenix in Arlington, Tx. We had chicken enchiladas and meat/chicken fajitas. The chips and salsa were good. We were offered a cup of cheese sauce, which was $3.49, and it didn't have much of a "cheese" taste. It seemed a bit bland, in comparison to other Mexican restaurants where I've had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
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: 4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-557-4309

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