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El Fenix Mexican Restaurant

) #225 of 310 Restaurants in Denton ££ - £££ Mexican,
S. Loop 288, at I-35E, Denton, TX
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible16%
8 Jun 2017
“Wednesday Family Dinner”
8 Feb 2017
“Very Good Mexican Food”
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
S. Loop 288, at I-35E, Denton, TX
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Waited 5-10 min after being seated before we received chips/salsa, our waitress was abrupt, pretty certain she did not smile even once. Our food was terrible - I ordered shrimp fajitas and hubby ordered beef fajitas - the shrimp was over cooked and rubbery, the...More

Thank cantrk58
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Can't go wrong eating at El Fenix. These restaurants have been around for years, but they've kept their quality to the highest level. I've eaten here many times and never been disappointed. Everything I've ever eaten has been delicious. Quick service and excellent prices.

Thank Kendot52
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Waited 10-15 mins after being seated and no one said a word to us, no chips, no drink etc. Other guests that came in after us were being served. We finally got up and left. Thanks for ruining the evening folks.

Thank Brennan D
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Traffic through Denton, heading south, is Epic. El Fenix, just off of the highway, is a beacon of culinary hope in the sea of torrential traffic. The service at El Fenix is fast and the food is always hot. Try the Nachos or the Enchiladas'....More

1  Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 7 August 2016

When shopping it is a good idea to go to El Fenix to relax while eating its excellent nachos. The mojito is nice too.

1  Thank Kattegat
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today! Excellent food and great service. Ask for Michael, he did and outstanding job. If you are into Lemon Ice Box pie, theirs is delicious. Chips and salsa is my favorite.

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Cool in side on a hot day, Happy people to make you feel Happy,no rush at all. Great food dishes offered. Loved the drinks too. Outstanding hot chips and dip.Food served hot and looking good.Lots of great eats offered.

Thank LOUIS C
Reviewed 13 June 2016

El Fenix in Denton offers good service, and excellent chips and food. We love this place although nothing exotic just basic Tex-Mex.

Thank CBArnold
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I guess for those that think enchiladas doused with chili con carne and chalupas are great Mexican cuisine probably think Taco Bell is great Mexican food too. I've now eaten here twice and both times I've been disappointed in the food. I'm not saying it's...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Its a rare thing for me to rate something less than 3 stars on one visit. I usually do so after 2 or more trips - hence why there are so few very low ratings in my reviews. Its because of this philosophy that I...More

Thank bprsurf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: S. Loop 288, at I-35E, Denton, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
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