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Fenix Restaurant and Bar

4.4
253 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Rooted in his passion for fresh, clean and imaginative cooking technique, the food at Fenix is a balanced blend of regional American food with classic technique and an eclectic edge. There is nothing like it in the region and it is sure to be a big hit with "foodies" and families alike. Ingredients will come, mainly from local sources. Produce from San Joaquin Valley, sustainable seafood from the waters of the Pacific and Pacific Northwest, wines from Lodi Appellation, and natural gras fed beef from Northern California.

New, imaginative, modern, eclectic and, above all delicious.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Sun, Wed & Thur: Bar: 4pm-9pm, Dinner: 5pm-9pm
Fri-Sat: Bar: 4pm-10pm, Dinner: 5pm-10pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
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Phone number
(209) 400-3950
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Richard Hyman
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Valet on weekends only beginning in April

Additional street parking available.
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 253 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

From the hamburgers to the steaks, everything was great tasting. The only thing I would say is that the dishes could have come out more "stove hot". Will definitely go back.

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3.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Heard a lot about this place, but I am not sure what all the talk is about. I live about 45 min away and I don't think it is a place I want to drive that far for. Food wasn't bad but it didn't scream "I have to come back tomorrow" great service, met the chef he was nice. I was looking for a wow moment and never got there.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Chef came and congratulated our graduates and we complimented him on our outstanding meal! Will return again and again and again. Everything was exceptional.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Had casual dinner with friends on a Friday evening, place was hopping. Food and service were excellent!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Mother’s Day celebrations

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Small plates offerings were just right for a light meal before an evening of Dancing.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Hamburger was super good, reasonably priced for dinner. Scallops were good but could of had one more for filling. Delicious all around!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Love this place. Great food and love the ambiance and theme.

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3.0Dined on May 21, 2018

Poor service, creme brûlée wasn’t set

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5.0Dined on May 21, 2018

We were traveling and wanted a place close to our hotel that had good food. We found the Daily Grill and the menu was interesting. To our surprise, the restaurant is attached to a casino! We had no interest in gambling and the dining room was hardly overflowing. Our waiter was quite good, although he seemed to disappear for up to 5 or 10 minutes at a time. The food was very good!. If were are ever in this area again, we will do it again!

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Amazing service, amazing food!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

The filet was one of the BEST I have ever had.
Fun environment.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Took my mom and family for Mother's Day Brunch. Mom was in a wheelchair and is very hard of hearing. On my way in I saw the patio tables and ask if we could sit outside. It was a beautiful day and brunch was wonderful. We ate here last year as well and was just as great as it was Sunday. I will definitely be back.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

For Mother’s Day. First, we get told that there was another group coming and we only had a certain amount of time to be there. Food came quickly and the mimosas were great, and plentiful. That was a plus. However, bacon was undercooked, French toast had raw egg, and the CA Bowl has cilantro, which is wasn’t on the menu. The cilantro is an issue because of it tasting like soap. The potatoes were soft and mushy. Was recommended to us by one couple with us, and we might try it again on a much slower day.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Brunch was amazing...packed, but amazing!!!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Amazing food and fun atmosphere!!!!! It’s a great place for brunch with friends or romantic dinner date with my husband!!!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great food and great service. Definitely will be going back.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day (Saturday) dinner was tremendous! The food was outstanding! Cooked to perfection. Appetizers were wonderful. Service was timely. Drinks were delicious!I’m definitely coming back again and again.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

excellent atmosphere and very wonderful waitstaff, you just need a few more to share the load and the crowd..!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We heard so many great things about Fenix so it was our first time there and we were not disappointed.We sat at the bar and drank cocktails and enjoyed the Brussel sprout appetizer and I highly recommend it!It was delicious 👍We were than seated for dinner and we enjoyed the Filet Mignon and the Flank Steak side of pesto risotto and asparagus.We enjoyed our meal and the service was spot on!We are definitely going back and soon!Thank you!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food was flavorful and had a pleasing presentation but we each left hungry. The extremely small portions we’re the reason I gave the restaurant a 3 star rating for value. Unfortunately, the lack of food would prevent me from recommending it.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Food was fabulous as usual. Had the Cajun style fish and rice and wife had scallop. Awesome. Place was very busy, but noise level was ok. Got there before reservation and was accommodated.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We love this gem! Fantastic tapas-style plates, yummy cocktails and a cool vibe. Perfect for any occasion.

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Love the atmosphere and the food is great with moderate prices. Have eaten here 5 times and have never had a bad meal.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Wonderful atmosphere great food and even better service . We made a reservation for their Sunday brunch and the table was setup and ready when we walked in the door. Our table was greeted with a plate of delicious pastries. Bottomless mimosa and coffee was included in our brunch meal. Our glasses were never below half way empty :) we were a group of 6 girls and our service was fabulous. We were there for just about 2 hours and our table was never skipped over. We were also not rushed to leave, which was appreciated!

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Everything tasted great. Only downfall was I made it a point several times that we were there for a birthday and they confirmed they knew it was a birthday celebration when we arrived. There wasn’t a single mention of the birthday during dinner, or a candle on the dessert (that we had to order separately and pay for). Just disappointed that they didn’t give any effort towards that.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Octopus salad was wonderful. My lamb was cooked perfect.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food and service was great. Love the decor.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We always look forward to a meal at Fenix, we've been following Richard for many years.
Our entrees were flank steak and salmon preceded by grilled octopus and Caesar salad.
The caesar dressing was a bit bland, but everything else was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

I have to eat Gluten free due to celiac disease. They were able to accommodate my food diet very well. Food and service were wonderful. We'll be back!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

What a delightful and tasty meal at Fenix. It was my first time there although I've heard from many friends that it was worth a visit. For a Monday evening, it was busy. Now I know why. Chef has very delicious dishes worthy of praise on taste and design. I felt that servings looked small but were very filling. I took some of my entree home. Delightful cocktails. A memorable dinner with a friend. I will be back soon and will recommend to all.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great food and even greater service. Our glasses were never empty! Thanks again!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Owner/chef if fully present and engaged working the kitchen but also coming out to greet guests. Great variety of food options: comfort food, appetizers fit for a meal, and amazing steak.

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

I have been here for both brunch and dinner and the menus are very diverse and delicious. I think the quality is much better in the dinner items, but likely because they are high end spins on classics like shrimp and grits. Brunch was good as well, they cover the California basics from chilaquiles to eggs benedict.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great as usual.

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3.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Would go back just for the Caesar salad and the Side car. Great service and good food. For my birthday they served a complimentary awesome chocolate gelato, yummm

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

My wife loves lamb so when she says that her dinner of three large chops were the best ever, that means something. And the salad was full of colorful vegs. Yum!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Server forgot to order and bring a drink. She forgot to ask how the sample of Port wine was and if I would like to order one after serving generous samples. She seemed familiar with the wine list and menu and was cheerful and fun. Our food was served promptly.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Everything was wonderful! 4 entrees and 2 apps- all delicious and good sized portions

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Amazing food, generous portions ( appetizers, entrees, and desserts), and no corkage fee for first 2 bottles of local wine. I ordered shrimp and grits that were better than what I've had in the south. Dined with 7 other friends so sampled swordfish, salmon, lamp chops, and polenta. All prepared with a fresh twist on flavors and interesting sauces. We met chef/owner Richard Hyman and could tell that , for him, Fe-nix is truly a labor of love. A great find!

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