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3241 S 1st St, Abilene


Reviews for El Fenix Cafe

After living in Abilene since 1977 I finally found the time to come in and try it out! Every time I drive down South 1st and pass it I’d tell myself I really need to check it out! The staff was friendly and the food was hot and delicious! Plus it was a nice cool afternoon to sit out on the patio! I’m definitely going to have to go back and try something else on the menu!

Visiting Abilene for the day with a friend and brought me to this hole in the wall restaurant, I will admit these are the best places to eat at. We beat the lunch crowd for a Sunday, food was so good and the staff was friendly. They even have a cozy patio for days like today, cool and sunny. Will definitely be back if I’m in the area. ?

The parking lot was practically filled, so we anticipated a wait for a table. Surprisingly, we were promptly seated. Drinks and chips followed almost as promptly. The salsa had a bit too much cilantro for my taste. The tomatillo was excellent. Chips were robust (thicker than average) but crispy.I had the enchilada dinner & my son ordered the taco plate. Both were good, but nothing special, as were the refried beans and rice.The dessert sounded delicious -- sopapillas with ice...read full review

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3241 S 1st St, Abilene, TX 79605
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