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“Better.....much improved.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Fenix

El Fenix
Ranked #15 of 118 Restaurants in Waxahachie
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Texas
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64 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Better.....much improved.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

After a long day of shopping after Thanksgiving day, my daughter & I decided to give El Fenix another shot. I will say that our waiter was amazing, very attentive. Food was delicious, got in within in 10 minutes of ordering and it was HOT. In the past, the food had been setting out along time before we got it...not this time. However, the Sangria margaritas need to be improved upon.
But overall, a much needed improvement from last visit. We will be back.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Mmmm.... Margaritas!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Love....love...love the margaritas!!! We took our parents here while they were visiting for the holidays. The atmosphere and food are always enjoyable. I ordered the spicy brisket enchiladas and they were Soo... yummy. The tortilla soup is always amazing. And you can not go wrong with the fish tacos. The wait staff is wonderful and I would definitely recommend this place for a family dinner or date night. The only thing I wish they had was a waiting area for busy nights so we weren't just standing around in the way.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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205 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

We ate here last night. Much better and more typically served with garnish than the mexican restaurant the night before. Would return to this one. Excellent service. Food still not up to what we get in Maryland. Strange, here in Texas!

  • Visited November 2013
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A Disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Sunday morning. Arrived as they were opening. Good service to start with. Chips and salsa were very good. Quest flameado over priced for the small amount served. My Huevos Rancheros had hard cooked eggs, sent it back. My wife's plate had the wrong items on it, sent it back. She ordered a tostado on the side, never got it. Food was average at best.

Visited October 2013
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“It was ok...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

We were seated immediately. Waitress seemed like she had a bad day because it showed. Chips and salsa were great. Food took 45 min. and it wasn't packed for a monday. Food is flavorful and fresh. Atmosphere is good but loud. Overall, it was ok. Would try again at a different location.

  • Visited July 2013
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