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On the Border

260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
+1 408-935-6070
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“Average Mexican food”
16 Apr 2017
“best Jalapeno popper”
Closed Now
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here twice, both times service was average. Food is typical mexican chain restaurant type food. We checked in on yelp and got free Queso, although the server first added it on our bill and then on bringing it to his notice, removed...More

Thank Roma M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This restaurant has the best jalapeno popper by far. Large peppers, fully stuffed with a very thin batter that does not hide the pepper. chesses enchiladas were good. other items were average. This chain started in Dallas but has lost its Tex-Mex roots.

Thank bubba65
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks are mediocre but service is fast. This place is never busy so you could hang out for a while and it's not loud so you can have a good conversation.

Thank usalways
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Out server was very nice and did a great job. Quick with our order and drink refills without having to ask. Parking seems different at this location as the door faces the street even though you park behind. Restaurant was not busy and we were...More

Thank 62Vetteman
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Typical chain with mediocre tasting food and service. Fills the need for food but nothing impressive. Other choices nearby.

Thank baefog
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Last week my friend and I decided to have some Mexican food at "On the Border" in Milpitas. I ordered the Chicken Fajita special for lunch and so did my friend. However we were very disappointed with the portions of chicken and the rice &...More

Thank Hank5830
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I ate here twice several months apart. One visit was really average in terms of service and stodgy pseudo Mexican food. The second visit was really bad - 10 minute wait to be seated despite the reataurant being empty, avverage service and average food. I...More

Thank lgmd2005
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Chile Relleno is lightly battered and crisp , not the usual heavy egg batter. The price for lunch or dinner is reasonable . Took home leftovers however the lid on the queso came off and it made a huge mess in the bag. Servers...More

Thank shermansj
Reviewed 9 September 2016

this is a second time I had a chance to visit "on the border" at Milpitas area, and it was fun and enjoyable. the food was good and staffs were friendly, but the atmosphere was the main reason we stopped and had lunch. I liked...More

Thank Kendrick D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We met friends for dinner and had a delightful time. We enjoyed just talking and did not feel rushed. The service was good. Everyone liked their food but I was disappointed in my taco salad. I felt that it was soggy.

Thank 13betty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-935-6070
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