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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

#812 of 3,173 Restaurants in Dallas
$$ - $$$Mexican,
6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
+1 214-363-5279
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Been going to this location since I was 5 (I'm 42). Service has become unbearable. The hostess left 15 of us in an unorganized line waiting while taking each party to their table without just letting us sign up on a list! We waited for...More

Thank GB444
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We enjoy very much going to El Fenix - its a Dallas institution. Very affordable. Good food, very friendly and helpful wait staff. Very accommodating when we take our three grandchildren out for lunch or dinner. Just an overall good experience that we have repeated...More

Thank C2J4H
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

As soon as you are seated, you are given bowls of tortilla chips and salsa - and they keep on refilling it until you leave! That food is so addictive, you'll have to push it away! Their fajita quesadillas with the marinated chicken breasts is...More

Thank SimonOnvacation
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a go to place for great TEX-MEX. The food was amazing - I recommend the chicken enchiladas with sour cream sauce or the soft cheese tacos or the cheese enchiladas with chile con carne - better yet, all 3...they have a combo for...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to this location on Northwest Highway many times. I love El Fenix and haven't eaten anything I didn't like there. The thin chips, which are never greasy, are the best. The food is real Tex-Mex, consistent, and the service is very fast -...More

Thank Jana O
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is the third El Fenix we've visited and we haven't been disappointed in the food. Service was great. We had a party of 12 and ordered a large variety of items and all were great. My only complaint is the house margarita which lacks...More

Thank jrhales77
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We eat here a lot when we are in Dallas. It's a family fav. Lately the service is great and the food is good. The parking can be a bear, but don't give up! Recommended: The Texco plate, soft corn tortillas and made at your...More

Thank NDeniseS
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Ok - I've been to El Fenix and had an acceptable time. But, I finally just had it. We walked in. No greeting. After standing there for 3-4 minutes, we finally walked into the dining area. There's the hostess, standing - back to the wall...More

Thank musictraveler73
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We ate at El Fenix during a quick trip to Dallas for a wedding. We love Tex-Mex food and were not disappointed. This was a first time visit for us and did know what to expect. The restaurant is large and a bit noisy (at...More

Thank SFoz66
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We eat here a lot, and love it, but this time we got caught on a bad day. Couple the poor service, the wait times for service and for our food being delivered, along with a drunk passed out at the front door, and it...More

Thank Jim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 6811 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-363-5279
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