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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
+1 860-899-1670
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“chips and salsa” (20 reviews)
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good food at a reasonable price. Plenty of choice for everyone in the family or your party. Enjoy!

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Having been several times before, walking into a familiar place with a new menu took sitting down and studying a bit to find out where our favorites had wandered to. But we found them – – queso with chips appetizer was to start. The chips...More

Thank DrLiz
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Maybe it was an isolated experience, but my food didn't taste good, the service was very slow and my food was cold when it got to me. The beverage was OK but won't be going back.

Thank DaTruth17
Tiffani L, Guest Relations Manager at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi, I'm really sorry to hear that we disappointed you. This doesn't sound like the standard we set for our restaurants. Please reach out to us via our Contact Us page on our website if you'd like to discuss further.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Service was decent on the night we ate here. Chips and salsa was pretty good. I had a border bowl and my husband had some sort of chicken dish. Border bowl was very small - decently flavorful. I asked for a side of avocado ranch,...More

Thank MDtravels1021
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great chimichanga. Kid’s build your own taco was a hit with my niece. The waitress was kind and attentive. This is a great place for families who want a quick “American” Mexican meal.

Thank Nelson5454
Reviewed 1 April 2018

As always, my better half and I enjoy dining at “On the Border” because the food is on point and we have never left unsatisfied. I will submit some pix's of what we ate so that you can see for yourself...mmmmmmm! I'm too full to...More

Thank Brougham1952
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My husband wanted the fish tacos so we stopped in. The chips and salsa were delicious, and welcomed as that other Mexican chain restaurant no longer provides complimentary chips. The Mexican Long Island ice tea was tangy and lemony. Wonder if it was hand made...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Went here for my birthday restaurant choice. I have always loved OTB, but I guess I hadn't been in awhile (it is an hour plus for me to travel to). It was somewhat busy, but we got seated within a few minutes of entering. Chelsea...More

Thank pigismom
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Had Sunday dinner here with my boys and can’t complain as it’s always a healthy serving and the food is delicious. I enjoy having chips and salsa as a starter each time. We also munch on these while deciding what to eat. Had the chicken...More

Thank Kerrie Ann J
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Even though On The Border is a country wide restaurant chain, this location is one of my families favorite places to eat. Located off a major highway, it is easily accessible and has lots of room for parking. A festive feel greets you as you...More

Thank DrLiz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-899-1670
Every day at 8 a.m., we start chopping veggies, soaking beans, and prepping our mesquite-fired grill. Not because we have to, but because we believe in delicious flavors made-to-order, from hand-rolled enchiladas to our sizzling fajitas to guacamole made right at your table. Everything pairs nicely with a grande margarita, and of course, enjoy the always endless chips and salsa.
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