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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
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Reviewed 28 June 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 8 June 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 6 May 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 4 April 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 31 March 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 18 March 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 2 August 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
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

El Fenix is of TexMex royalty, until recently still in the hands of the founding family. It is an excellent example of traditional TexMex cuisine, although the market has compelled them to add some newer style offerings. The things to get are the cheese enchiladas,...More

Thank Texzilla H
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Located close to all the theme parks. The service is about as good as I've ever encounter. Very clean & great atmosphere. Their food is on the high end of your typical Mexican Restaurant. Soooo good after a long day of theme park food at...More

Thank RedneckTraveler420
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Our family moved away many years ago. Finding "Tex-Mex" where we now live is impossible. This is always the first stop when I come back to visit. We have eaten there many, many times over the years and I have never been disappointed. The food...More

Thank Auntiemame1946
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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