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On The Border Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern
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10299 E US Highway 36, Avon, IN 46123-7985
+1 317-200-3030
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Plainfield, Indiana
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278 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a Saturday evening and were busy and probably short on staff but the manager was working the floor and making things ok. Ordered the Ultimate Fajita's and they were great. All the meats and shrimp were super. Niece ordered Mango Chicken Salad was wasn't thrilled. Overall good experience.

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Thank Charley C
Zanesville, Ohio
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My first time here, and EVERYTHING exceeded my expectations!!! The server was very attentive, and helpful when ordering. The house margarita and the food, were both highly satisfactory!! I ordered the grand burrito----HUGE---enough for 2-3 to eat, so I had to take the rest home. The price/value was exceptional!! I wil definitely be going again!

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Thank mckee4843
Commerce Twp, MI
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209 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Dinners at On the Border always begin with chips and salsa, but we were not offered the option of the "spicier" sauce. Cocktails (Borderita Rocks Rita and Wild Berry Swirl Rita) and the Dos Equis Lager were good and thirst quenching. My Queso Chicken was very dry with no or very little queso. Chicken fajitas were surprisingly moist and the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the drag races on Labor Day weekend found your restaurant thought we would have a good experience no one was bussing tables only two clean tables on the patio when we arrived we took one of them the waitress tried to give us chips and salsa from another table we declined drinks took a while... More 

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Blairsville, Georgia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Tons of places to eat along Hwy 36 and I chose the saltiest! Our table had 11 people, no wait which was great! Lots of free chips and salsa, decent service, but the food was barely adequate. Everyone had food leftover, and nobody wanted to-go containers. Not spiced well, and very salty. Everything! Avoid the Monday "endless enchiladas" as you... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good and typical of a franchise Mexican restaurant. Nothing special good or bad. Server was decent til it came time to pay. Then she hovered over us and when we gave her payment she asked if we wanted our change back. What???

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Thank Grace C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Came in for lunch today and sat on patio ( not to clean) very friendly server by the name of Misty.... although honey, beautiful, baby girl etc. was a little much, didn't offend me but was quite annoying. She was pretty busy and took 4 other tables orders before going in and putting our order in so by the time... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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260 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Last time we visited, things didn't go as well. Six months later we decided to try again, and it was a much better experience. Wait staff was prompt, food and drinks were on time and good.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I and our friend stopped at On the Border in Avon on the way home from a funeral this week. We wanted dinner and were told that seats were available in the bar. We were seated and waited for service. Others who came in after us were seated and received immediate attention. I went to the bartender... More 

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65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had a nice lunch. Good $3.00 margaritas. Nice lunch specials. I had the chicken fajitas with rice and refried beans. My wife had the chimichanga with rice and refried beans. The free chips and salsa are a nice addition. We were checked on frequently but not too much. Good place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10299 E US Highway 36, Avon, IN 46123-7985
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 317-200-3030

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?