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On The Border Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1512 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-5920
+1 847-960-3915
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
9 Sep 2017
23 Jun 2017
“Good tastes. Great service”
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1512 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-5920
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Our company ordered the Fajita bar for a business meeting. Everything was exceptional from the time of delivery, the set up and the food. On the Border made it so simple which was so helpful. Everything was provided included plates, serving spoons

Thank greatf00d2017
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband doesn't like Mexican food very much but for some reason he picks to drive 40 minutes to eat here. I don't know if that should be a compliment or not. I like Mexican food a lot. The service is always good as well...More

Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly place with excellent service. Menu typical with good food. We enjoyed the quesadillas- both chicken and steak. Recommended for families.

Thank Chaucer39
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great Happy Hour Specials, Fun Bar atmosphere - plenty of TVs to watch your sporting events. Excellent food and service.

Thank marklE5542JK
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I travel too much but have found pretty good authentic Mexican food wherever I go. I've spent more than a little time in Mexico on business and have several Mexican friends who have wives that really know how to cook. I had some tacos, beans...More

Thank Oswegosailor
Reviewed 3 August 2016

i think they would do better to focus on their food than other things or just be a bar then - the street tacos had a few crumbs of meat.. the bowl.... minimal meat.... my mom couldn't eat her tacos and we asked for some...More

Thank mary j
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a great place to eat with your family, as a couple, or with friends. We love their chips and salsa. My favorite thing to order is the shrimp tacos.

Thank McB921
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We arrived just before the mad rush at 5:00pm on Saturday. We were quickly seated at the back of the restaurant by the 'To Go' doors. Patrons used this door as an exit from the restaurant and cold wind kept blowing on us during our...More

1  Thank jmags2013
Reviewed 18 November 2015

My husband and I stopped specifically for the Tuesday Taco Night and we were not disappointed. We received excellent service and the food was delicious. We went early so there was no wait and our food came quickly. We look forward to another Tuesday night...More

Thank kanders25
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We going to "On The Border Mexican Grill" with my family almost every week, very good food, good service, nice place

Thank Pawel W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102-5920
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Algonquin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-960-3915
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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