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El Fenix Mexican Restaurant

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4608 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017-5826
+1 817-557-4309
11:00 - 22:00
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant seems to provide consistently good food. Prices are good too. The wait is never long and staff is friendly.

Thank gotravel09south
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165 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food comes out extremely hot. Salsa is very weak as far as hotness goes. We asked if there was a hotter salsa and they said there wasn't but we could have some Tabasco sauce. Really!! Not a place I plan to go often. Had lemon pie. Just ok. Frozen in the middle.

Arlington, Texas
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477 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had been more than just a challenging day and I needed some good food in a quiet environment. So, I opted to go here. I was promptly seated. The wait staff was attentive, but not overbearing. The cheese enchilada dish hit the spot. The chips are different than most and very tasty. The frozen adult drink helped a lot.

Thank happytraveler4209
Arlington, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Best Mexican Food in the area & service is good. This is our favorite location when we want good Mexican food.

1 Thank _jra859
Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great Tex Mex standards and some new offerings. The new fajita salad is wonderful! The chicken enchiladas are fabulous, too.

1 Thank Kathleen H
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Nothing wrong with enchiladas and tacos with a cold margarita . This place has not changed in years and is always good.

Thank ron_davidson
Arlington, Texas
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

this is just good typical Tex-Mex food and we all get an the urge the is just as good as any. The beer is always cold and they have a good margarita as well

Thank jim g
Arlington, Texas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

I went with a family member to the El Fenix in Arlington, Tx. We had chicken enchiladas and meat/chicken fajitas. The chips and salsa were good. We were offered a cup of cheese sauce, which was $3.49, and it didn't have much of a "cheese" taste. It seemed a bit bland, in comparison to other Mexican restaurants where I've had... More 

Thank Pogosan
Arlington, Texas
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

When we want a meal that is dependable in quality, flavor and variety of choices we head for El Fenix. The food is prepared/seasoned in a central company kitchen so you never get a "bad" night. We eat there at least twice a month and the whole family from age 18 months to senior citizen gets food they love. The... More 

1 Thank LegacyCare
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?