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El Fenix Cafe

3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
+1 325-677-3996
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great food. Great hot sauce. Great service. The courtyard, patio, is beautiful. One of the very few places to eat outside in Abilene. The price is very reasonable, and the food is homemade.

Thank ashleyhum
Reviewed 16 August 2017

El Felix is one of our favorite places to have brunch with the family on Sundays. The food is delicious and the service always good. The courtyard is quaint and comfortable with umbrellas to help on sunny days.

Thank SurfartistCR
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

One of the better Mexican restaurants in town. I like the Carne Guisada, most other items are good. Good atmosphere and one of the few places with very nice outdoor dining.

Thank Aubrey I
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great food great service great prices not Tex Mex real traditional Mexican food a must try. The nachos are super great large portions great decor very interesting place

Thank colleenmerkle
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Terrible waitress. Brought out all plates, but not my sons queso. Finally brought queso but had to ask for chips to eat with his queso. Did not bring my beans, asked and she still forgot them. Ordered Mexican dinner plate, did not like the dark...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have enjoyed Olivia's great Tex-Mex food for over twenty years. It's a family-run restaurant which consistently offers a variety of fresh, well seasoned dishes. The clientele includes lots of regulars and folks from various walks of life. When the weather is suitable, the outdoor...More

Thank plemasters
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great place to enjoy great Mexican food, weekend bands, and brews. Old Style Mexican flavor and food is very good.

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First off, the parking for this cafe is a little odd. You actually park behind the restaurant and walk through an arch and through their patio to get inside. It was a bit strange, but it is almost like finding a hidden restaurant. The patio...More

Thank AmandaChristion
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I got the Little Rob's Special, which is a chicken enchilada in a green sauce, with rice and beans. I don't usually focus on rice, but El Fenix has authentic Spanish rice in my opinion, soft and flavorful. The friend I was with usually goes...More

Thank GreywolfAbilene
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I would be totally surprised if this is part of the El Fenix chain. This appears to be a mom & pop type of place. Decided to go ahead and eat there and it was just ok. Not bad, not great. Didn't care for the...More

Thank Gma58
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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  • Address: 3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-677-3996
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