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El Fenix Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
+1 817-557-4309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
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Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

1st time in Texas and all I can say is go an have a meal the staff is excellent the food is EXCEPTIONAL

1  Thank passportsam
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

I really don't have anything bad to say about this place. The only thing was we waited a long time to get table ware & napkins they were not on the table when we were sat down. But the chips were amazing actually some of...More

1  Thank Heather O
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Sunday lunch, after church with the family and a grandmother in tow. This is like the old style El Fenix stores, dining room is large, so there is plenty of seating. Everything was delicious and I always love the praline you can buy as you...More

1  Thank pblowrey
Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

This is the 3rd different El Fenix Restaurant that we have eaten at in the DFW area and they have all been consistently good. They have great salsa, good chips, tasty entrees and their Margaritas are not too shabby either. Very good food for a...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent food, outstanding service & great prices. Order was at our table in under 10 minutes. Attentive waiter & food was awesome.

Thank genee d
Reviewed May 6, 2015

We loved the food here! We will eat here again the next time we are in the area. Greatest hot sauce I believe I've ever had.

Thank BrooksAcuff_Texas
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Dallas Fort Worth for over 20 years and moved to Arlington 10 years ago. My wife and I have eaten at many of the Tex Mex icons in the area. There are many good ones. Since we moved to Arlington, El...More

Thank AggieTX
Reviewed March 31, 2015

their tortillas are not homemade but reheated in the store ....they are passable. The tortilla soup is a joke ....it's broth in a steel teapot,with a bowl of cheese and tortilla strips and you're supposed to pour the broth over the chips and cheese. That...More

Thank joyussohl
Reviewed March 18, 2015

I decided to try this since it was within walking distance of my hotel, and I'm glad I did. The chips are truly unique and very tasty. I ordered the house margarita on the rocks which was nice and very reasonably priced for the size...More

Thank gremlin_337
Reviewed August 2, 2014

Enjoyed lunch at El Fenix. Food was good. Chips were really good and unique. Service was attentive, even the management. Would visit again.

Thank Mary N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-557-4309
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