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El Fenix Famous Mexican Restaurant

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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810 Central Expy Ste 100, Plano, TX 75074-6866
+1 972-578-1020
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Monroe, WA
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I took my Uncle and Aunt here for lunch because they said it was on of there favorite places to eat.The service was good but the food was very average at best, my daughter and I both had fajitas mine had a large slice of red paper that was barley warm and still had the seeds in it and mold... More 

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Thank Ruby13Monroe
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We found this place on accident but so glad we did! Food was good and Amanda, our server, was wonderful! Chipotle Fajitas and Special Mexican dinner had a little of everything! Highly recommend!

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Thank Karie B
Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We're hungry and wanted something different, well someplace that neither of us had been. We wanted to try a nice Mexican restaurant, so as we're driving down the road we saw El Fenix and figured why not. I was surprised that the food was really good. My granddaughter who is very picky liked the food as well. The portion and... More 

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Thank TravelerJKE
Kerrville, Texas
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196 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We lived in the Dallas area all our lives & El Fenix has always been our always been our go to for Mexican food. We have been away for eight years & believe me, no one can do TexMex like El Fenix. I am in heaven! If you are a TexMex fan, this is the place to go. This one... More 

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Thank Shtrbug1
Dallas
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I love El Fenix. No matter the location, I know I can get the best cheese enchiladas ever. Not for someone who's used to real Mexican food, but it's my go-to place to eat out when I'm in the Dallas area.

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Thank salesproquo
McKinney, Texas, United States
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257 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We went here a couple of times for lunch on Wednesdays- for the enchilada special. If you go early, they can accommodate a work group easy. The chips and salsa are good, and the enchiladas are too. We have never had a problem with our orders, or the service.

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Thank Karen C
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at El Fenix many times over the years, and have never been disappointed. I had the Cheese Enchiladas which were standard, but I also fortunate to have the last bit of my husband's Fish Tacos. They were fantastic! As always, the salsa was great! I usually buy a jar on my way out.

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Thank Kristine P
Colleyville, Texas
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218 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

There is no going wrong with any of the ElFenix locations around the DFW area. Great traditional Mexican fare and tasty Margaritas! One of our regular dining choices!

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Thank CMYKirk
Plano, Texas
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

My wife has been asking me to bring her here for some time, so we finally gave it a try. We each had the 'Special Mexican Dinner' ($11.69), which consisted of two beef tamales and a cheese enchilada in chili con carne; a cheese enchilada in queso sauce; a taco; and rice and beans. We were also served chips and... More 

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Thank garrwick66
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Very disappointed in quality of food. I've eaten in the downtown restaurant and it was excellent. Fajitas were overcooked (chicken) and somewhat dry. Beans were tasteless. Service was very good. Eat downtown, not in Plano.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 810 Central Expy Ste 100, Plano, TX 75074-6866
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: +1 972-578-1020

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