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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150
+1 972-279-8900
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this one and was impressed with both food and service. Steak rancherro was so good. The Salsa was ok nothing special. I will go back and enjoy again

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Thank Leith B
Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Fenix has had weekly specials for as long as I can remember. We enjoy their enchilada dinner special on Wednesdays. For a little over $10 for two people, we have an excellent lunch or dinner. Always tip based on full price or better. The wait staff is good.

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Thank UltraLimitedTraveler
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a Wednesday dinner special we love. Very affordable. Service is usually quick and the staff is all great. Management checks on customers often which I personally like, that's rare from many places we frequent. Of course we love the best Frozen margaritas in town.

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Thank Dcowboyz
College Station, Texas
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281 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We totally love this El Fenix. We are not from the Dallas area, but had visited the downtown El Fenix a couple of months ago and the food was excellent, but the house margarita was lacking. At this El Fenix we opted for the Inca Gold margarita and it was great. I had the Mexican Dinner and the taco, enchiladas,... More 

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Thank jrhales77
Mesquite, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Was surprised when we arrived on Sunday that El Fenix now had a buffet! Price includes buffet, beverage, and dessert. What a deal !

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Thank Carolyn F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Olive Garden was far too crowded with a long wait time, so I "eased" into this nice restaurant for a change of pace. The service was excellent, the food was great and the prices were very fair. If you are staying in the Mesquite area and want a good place to sit, relax and feast, I encourage you to visit... More 

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Garland, Texas
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471 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great place for a Mexican Meal and Dessert !! This one very clean great staff!! Our server Sammy was super kept the glasses full and Margaritas coming! Thank you too HIM! Also the Fajitas were Great and there new Fiery Queso was also good! Seems like there food is getting better!

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Thank Jimmy H
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is Canned food central, if you want fake Mexican or fake Tex-mex food this is the place, if you want butchered recipes this is he place, if you want the Hershey squirts and super natural gas then this is your stop. I honestly can not believe how much folks love this disgusting place.

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Thank Sofia J
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Enjoyed great food and excellent service on my first trip to the area. The chips were the best I've had, and the margaritas were very good as well. Topped it off with a piece of lemon pie. Yum!

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Thank Teri L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent. Food was prompt and hot. My beverage never emptied, and that's saying a lot Thanks El Fenixfor a wonderful date.

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Thank Dwayne P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, 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 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mesquite
  • Phone Number: +1 972-279-8900

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