By PABLINA LOPEZ

ALPHARETTA, Ga.

Guests engage in conversation on the spacious outside patio of the El Felix while waiting for entrees. This eatery of Tex-Mex tradition is located at the Avalon development in Alpharetta and is the first Outside the Perimeter venture of award winning chefs Ford Fry and Kevin Maxey. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
Guests engage in conversation on the spacious outside patio of the El Felix while waiting for entrees. This eatery of Tex-Mex tradition is located at the Avalon development in Alpharetta and is the first Outside the Perimeter venture of award winning chefs Ford Fry and Kevin Maxey. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The entrance of the El Felix. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The entrance of the El Felix. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
Traditional Mexican and not-so-Mexican beverages are served fresh-to-order for guests. The bar consists of more than 50 kinds of imported tequila and mezcals. It also provides authentic “Mexican Coke” to anyone wanting to get the full Tex-Mex experience. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
Traditional Mexican and not-so-Mexican beverages are served fresh-to-order for guests. The bar consists of more than 50 kinds of imported tequila and mezcals. It also provides authentic “Mexican Coke” to anyone wanting to get the full Tex-Mex experience. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The restaurant exhibits a rustic, modern design that allows for creative seating options from booths, to intimate corner tables, to bar seating away from the bar. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The restaurant exhibits a rustic, modern design that allows for creative seating options from booths, to intimate corner tables, to bar seating away from the bar. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The waitress checks on a family as the staff moves about the large kitchen window. The interior layout offers an open feeling to the venue and allows a peek into the kitchen. The rooms of the El Felix gracefully change in personality while keeping the theme of the restaurant consistent with unique lighting, artwork and furniture. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The waitress checks on a family as the staff moves about the large kitchen window. The interior layout offers an open feeling to the venue and allows a peek into the kitchen. The rooms of the El Felix gracefully change in personality while keeping the theme of the restaurant consistent with unique lighting, artwork and furniture. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
Intimate two-person sitting areas allow guests to eat quickly or discuss business over a casual lunch. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
Intimate two-person sitting areas allow guests to eat quickly or discuss business over a casual lunch. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The atmosphere compliments the food with surprise flares of Mexican-American touches throughout the restaurant. While walking to the host stand, guests can discover little bits of Mexico such as this giant agave in rustic pottery juxtaposed by festive crimson patterns and thick wooden beams. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The atmosphere compliments the food with surprise flares of Mexican-American touches throughout the restaurant. While walking to the host stand, guests can discover little bits of Mexico such as this giant agave in rustic pottery juxtaposed by festive crimson patterns and thick wooden beams. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The host stand at the El Felix sets the standard for the casual, yet immersive Tex-Mex atmosphere that awaits. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
The host stand at the El Felix sets the standard for the casual, yet immersive Tex-Mex atmosphere that awaits. (Photo by Pablina Lopez)
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