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El Fenix

) #524 of 3,053 Restaurants in Dallas ££ - £££ Mexican,
255 Casa Linda Plz, Dallas, TX 75218-5006
+1 214-327-6173
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
255 Casa Linda Plz, Dallas, TX 75218-5006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes a good place with fair prices especially on Wed. night!! Special on that night wrtwhile to go then!! Save some$! Staff is good there Eva G. was a good server very attentive and appreciative of us being there! Thank you!!

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

El Fenix was built by the Martinez family of Dallas and owned by them until recently. I have been going to El Fenix in downtown Dallas and casa Linda all my life. The food is what I grew up on and had not changed. It...More

Thank Beverly O
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Service and food always good here. Have been here dozens of times beginning in the mid 1970's. concerns about the chipsserved with salsa. Most were broken and small. When I get such a basket, my concern is that we have been served uneaten chips from...More

Thank texasmom56
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

El Felix never disappoints. Service is always above and beyond what you expect and always extremely accommodating. The meal begins, of course, with chips and salsa. However, these are warm, fresh, and light with a perfect crunch. Fresh salsa served generously. I've tried just about...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

As always a good culinary experience. Starting with the thin crisp chips and not so hot salsa. The Margarita was big and under five bucks. I had the shrimp fajitas with all the fixings my wife the enchiladas. The staff was courteous and attendant. Always...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 14 December 2016

There are several locations of El Fenix, but this one and the one in Downtown Dallas are my favorites. This family owned restaurant, has very tasty food, and reasonable prices. I LOVE the sour cream and chicken enchiladas and the tortilla chips and salsa at...More

Thank NorthTXGma
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Was really looking forward to some authentic Tex-mex or Mexican food while in Dallas. There were plenty of choices. We chose el fenix because there were a lot of cars in the parking lot. We sat down and the salsa and chips instantly wowed us....More

Thank Lainie A
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Brought my parents to the original El Fenix, thinking we would have an exceptional tex-mex dining experience. Food was average. Service was good; server was attentive. I just had higher expectations for the food quality.

Reviewed 11 October 2016

As a Fort Worth native, I practically grew up on El Fenix and this one fell well short of all expectations. Wife's fish tacos tasted as if they had been reheated leftovers from the day before. Found the bottom of my tea glass more than...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The best part of the meal was their chips and salsa great flavor in the salsa and fresh chips. We had the botana plater appetizer the shredded chicken they use tastes like something from taco bell. The flautas and the nachos had the chicken. The...More

Thank mel19802016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Casa Linda Plz, Dallas, TX 75218-5006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-327-6173
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