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El Fenix

$$ - $$$Mexican,
401 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051-4050
+1 817-421-1151
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“enchiladas” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
401 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051-4050
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The thick, red napkins are wonderful in both form and function. After that, El Fenix pretty much slides right down the Mexican food hill. After our seating, our detached, quick-to-speak server asked to take our order with only about 90 seconds with our menus. She...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

The chips were amazing!! And the chicken was delicious. Fun atmosphere and could fit all 20 of us. If I lived around here I would definitely come back

Thank axj23
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Truly one of the best Mexican restaurants in the DFW area. The chips and salsa is fresh. The dishes are authentic and very delicious.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

After eating chips at El Fenix, you will come back again and again! They are so light and crunchy, they simply melt in your mouth! Salsa is excellent, but then so is the guacamole and queso. Beautiful hand-painted murals line one wall and most of...More

Thank 1311JudyB
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We arrived later in the afternoon, and this location was nearly empty. We were greeted with a smile, and seated right away. Our food was delivered quickly, hot and fresh. The chips were fantastic, as always. The salsa was very watery, not like the usual...More

Thank 806Max
Reviewed June 15, 2017

My husband and i ordered the fajitas for two, and we were amazed at the amount of food we received. The fajitas tasted great, and we really like their chips and salsa. We will make a stop here everytime we go to Dallas from now...More

Thank annehX3457YN
Reviewed May 23, 2017

El Fenix has been a favorite for family get togethers for many years now. Their food is always good and always well priced. The staff is courteous and prompt and the atmosphere fun. We've had them provide catering food for a few events and have...More

Thank Terranda A
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We visited this place for lunch and had the lunch specials. They start you out as most Mexican restaurants do with chips and salsa. We had the chicken quesadilla and the beef chimichanga. The chimichanga came with rice and refried beans the quesadilla without. Both...More

Thank Texhusky75
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Too many "Tex-Mex" restaurants with menus that are more "Cali-Mex" or "Indiana-Mex" out there. Or old traditional chains sell to big restaurant conglomerates or just change their menus to what I call "Yuppi-Mex". El Fenix is over 75 years old and is about as original...More

1  Thank Rufus I
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Had dinner here with friends. I would have to say that it is just about what you expect from a Tex-Mex place. The usual enchiladas, fajitas, tortillas, and etc. It was tasty and I enjoyed my beef fajita dinner. My friends liked theirs as well....More

Thank swift98b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W State Highway 114, Grapevine, TX 76051-4050
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: +1 817-421-1151
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