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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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1710 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206-4306
+1 602-247-7510
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed great weather and food eating on the patio! Terrific waiter!! Relaxing and fun watching the local football game.

Thank Marilyn F
Richardson, Texas
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310 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Good location right off of the 60 at Power. The service was excellent. They had specials for every day of the week. I had the lunch portion fajita special. The meat was perfectly prepared as were the veggies. Everything was perfect! I could not have had a better dining experience.

Thank Karen B
Mesa, Arizona
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The title pretty much sums it up. Large margaritas for $4, very small and tasteless 50 cent tacos and horrible service in the bar area. The server didn't want to be there and I felt like I was putting him out anytime I asked him for something. He was slow and had no personality at all. May go back for... More 

Thank Melody M
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stop by here for lunch from time to time. LIke to sit on the patio, weather permitting. No view, but pleasant none the less. Can't recommend the steak fajatias, tough. The shrimp ones are great. Service okay, depending on your waiter.

Thank Davene H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Let's start with Cons... Cons/some pro: "Mexican grill" may be somewhat deceiving because you're not going to see all of your traditional dishes or drinks. However, the desserts and appetizers stay true (Other than American cheeses). I was disappointed I couldn't order horchata and there's no carne asada tacos but! the chipotle tacos were amazing and the street tacos. They... More 

Thank alphaotter
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stopped in on a Tuesday evening - wasn't that hungry for one of their delicious selections......they had these Daily Specials. Tuesday was Taco night - we could order $2 tacos! WOW - it was just what we were looking for....just a light dinner. Plus - $4 margaritas didn't hurt :-) Great place for a full meal or a light... More 

1 Thank masterofdaisy
Grants, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We ate here one evening during our stay the food was good portions were good. I was however very impressed with our waiter, Cody. This young man was outstanding, His service made the visit worth the trip.

Thank Craig V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Another of my favorite places to enjoy a meal. Great service and tasty Mexican cuisine. Reasonable prices.

Thank scollins1527
Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

When I picked up my friend from the airport, the first thing she asked for was some of AZ's famous Mexican food. We quickly made our way to On The Border for some chips, salsa, margaritas, and fajitas. She was thrilled! Late night eats are hard to come by in the East Valley, especially on a Sunday night, so that... More 

1 Thank TLBPsyD
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit and we will definitely be back. Service was excellent and the food was delicious with large generous portions. The soup is a meal in itself. We found On The Border to be reasonably priced and the menu extensive, highly recommended.

Thank Tom P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206-4306
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 602-247-7510

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