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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 good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1035 W Highway 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165-5063
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 12 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
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the area. Always great food and service. Keep up the good work El Fenix!

Thank teresa_orcutt
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Love their chips, especially when they are warm. Love their Rosita salad with shredded chicken. We go here at least once a week.

Thank acopeland2017
Reviewed 5 June 2017

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 1Banker
Reviewed 17 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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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 - 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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