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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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2401 S Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124-2300
+1 806-553-3900
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10:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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texarkana, United States
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10 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not adhere standards of the chain. ordered taco salad which should be standard preparation in all the chain restaurants. After waiting 30 minutes in an almost empty restaurant, the food that came out did not even resemble a taco salad. It was smothered with jalapenos not ordered.

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Thank Pauline C
Buda, Texas
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647 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there recently while on a trip to Amarillo. Very good. Nice family atmosphere. Tacos are filled to the brim, the enchiladas are tasty and plump and, if course, the chips and salsa are grateful appetizers. Good parking. Good for families, friends, and couples alike. Real attentive wait staff. A good food stop.

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Thank daddymo2
Wimberley, Texas
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272 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to live in Amarillo for 15 years about 8 years ago and this place was a go to place for me. Was up visiting some family and we decided to go and I was mildly disapointed. The service was average and the food was bland. So disappointed because this place used to be outstanding.

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Thank lowemanc
Tulsa
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been to any restaurant with this bad of service!! I like on the border food but with the service being so bad here we will not be back. We have tried twice and both times it was terrible!! It is a Tuesday night and half full! Please do something about the service.

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Thank sandy s
Sugar Land, Texas
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627 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wait staff was friendly and fast. The food was okay but not great. Strange entry - from the parking lot you enter through the "carry out" area or you walk all the way around the patio to enter through the front door.

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Thank Dianne W
Arizona
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165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The door by the parking lot is apparently the carry-out door. Employees were standing there and when we came in they rudely told us to go to another area of the restaurant to be seated. We went over to the "front" just to be led back to where we were, the bar area, to be seated. For some reason they... More 

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Thank utopianidealist
Amarillo, Texas
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It's okay. But just ok. If you want really good mexican food, Amarillo has many more mexican restaurants that are WAY better. Try Leals.

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Thank karenw1985
Kingwood, Texas
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230 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Many years ago I went to an On The Border in Houston. The food is okay, and the drinks were wonderful, Still the same.

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Thank PiccyKingwood_Texas
Amarillo, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The last time we visited On The Border service was terrible. Today we went and just the opposite was true. We wete seated promtly and our drink orders taken. The drinks came out quickly and were never empty (including my water, which rarely happens). We had an appitizer of guacamole,whixh was fabulous. We had chicken fajitas for two. The chicken... More 

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Thank jstarr321
Mansfield, TX
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I have used them several times and it goes great. They set up everything and the food is excellent! I find the fajitas to be very popular.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 S Soncy Rd, Amarillo, TX 79124-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-553-3900

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