El Fenix Restaurant

Row 1

1601 McKinney Ave (at Alamo St)
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 747-1121
$ $
Mon, Sun: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM Tue–Sat: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The original home of old-style Tex-Mex, downtown's El Fenix location is famous for its service and classic, affordable menu. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Ask for the spicier hot sauce! It's way better
  • The shredded beaf chimichanga with queso is my favorite!!
  • Best El Fenix in the Dallas area...love the food here!
  • Queso is amazing!!!
  • Love their chips and salsa!
  • Just had the fire roasted queso, awesome. Getting ready for my como plate, enchilados, tamales and chalupas. Bueno!!
  • Go on a Wednesday for the awesome enchiladas deal!
  • You can't beat the original El Fenix for quality Tex Mex and ambiance...especially if you have out-of-town friends to impress.
  • Try the fish tacos!
  • The best chips
  • Guacamole is awesome!
  • Nachos & queso. All good. Especially the grilled chicken salad but who goes for a salad? Tamales ok too.
  • Strawberry sopapilla!
  • Since 1918, original owner Miguel Martinez's El Fenix has been reeling in the Tex-Mex faithful.
  • Guacamole is amazing.. & that's just our app
  • When checking out say hi to Pandora. She is full of charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent!
  • The shredded roast beef chimichanga is the BEST EVER!! It's my absolute favorite dish here! And ask for Benjamin! He's an awesome waiter!
  • Yay for chips and salsa!! Food is great here too!!
  • Order the Chili Con Caso, yummy