El Fenix

5
1 Reviews
$50 and over
Mexican

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El Fenix is a Tex-Mex restaurant located in Dallas, Texas. El Fenix has a place in culinary history as being one of the originators of Tex-Mex Cuisine. Way back in 1918, Miguel Martinez opened Martinez's cafe, a small restaurant which would eventually become the El Fenix of today. Originally Martinez only cooked Anglo-Saxon meals until he started incorporating Mexican dishes into the menu and asking his patrons for their opinions. By combining the two styles of cooking, Martinez became one of the trailblazers for a new type of cuisine.

Hungry guests can start with a bowl of the spicy tortilla soup, an El Fenix specialty. There are many choices for entre�s, and guests can find variations on all the favorites. Burritos, tacos and enchiladas are all present. For more of an American taste, El Fenix serves a great chicken fried steak, cheeseburger and Monterey chicken sandwich.

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JohnS
San Francisco
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Reviewed on May 30, 2019
Overall5foodserviceambience

It's legendary Tex Mex so we had to try it after going to the Perot museum

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El Fenix does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

El Fenix is rated 5 stars by 1 OpenTable diners.