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El Fenix Cafe

3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
+1 325-677-3996
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
3 weeks ago
“Authentic and good”
15 Feb 2017
“Don't forget El Fenix Cafe”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food great service great prices not Tex Mex real traditional Mexican food a must try. The nachos are super great large portions great decor very interesting place

Thank colleenmerkle
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible waitress. Brought out all plates, but not my sons queso. Finally brought queso but had to ask for chips to eat with his queso. Did not bring my beans, asked and she still forgot them. Ordered Mexican dinner plate, did not like the dark...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed Olivia's great Tex-Mex food for over twenty years. It's a family-run restaurant which consistently offers a variety of fresh, well seasoned dishes. The clientele includes lots of regulars and folks from various walks of life. When the weather is suitable, the outdoor...More

Thank plemasters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to enjoy great Mexican food, weekend bands, and brews. Old Style Mexican flavor and food is very good.

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First off, the parking for this cafe is a little odd. You actually park behind the restaurant and walk through an arch and through their patio to get inside. It was a bit strange, but it is almost like finding a hidden restaurant. The patio...More

Thank AmandaChristion
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I got the Little Rob's Special, which is a chicken enchilada in a green sauce, with rice and beans. I don't usually focus on rice, but El Fenix has authentic Spanish rice in my opinion, soft and flavorful. The friend I was with usually goes...More

Thank GreywolfAbilene
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I would be totally surprised if this is part of the El Fenix chain. This appears to be a mom & pop type of place. Decided to go ahead and eat there and it was just ok. Not bad, not great. Didn't care for the...More

Thank Gma58
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Very good food, no complaints. Quaint and festive atmosphere. Very attentive service. Would visit again.

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My family has been coming here for years. Both the service and the food are always good. It can get very crowded on Sundays at lunch, but the wait is never too long. Prices are more than reasonable. Highly recommend.

Thank TheCoveredDish
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I work in Abilene on occasionally and went here on a recommendation. I had the lunch special which was Chicken Fajitas with a Green Chili Chicken Enchilada. It was a hearty helping that was obviously made fresh. The Fajitas were good but the Enchilada was...More

Thank Sam C
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605-1871
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-677-3996
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