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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“tex mex” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Well, after being there for the 5th time, I do owe them a review. The food & service has always been excellent! A wide variety of Menu choices that change with season, so keeps you fresh! Their signature Margarita - CoroTina - small 7oz corona...More

Thank Manish G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nothing amazing. Exactly what you would expect. The food was good and came out very quickly. We were also pleased with the service.

Thank A S
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Asked for a special enchilada lunch and they made it happen. I thought the children’s menu had a nice variety of options. Service was great, he asked frequently if we needed drink refills. Nice decor for a chain.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I would not recommend this restaurant. Although the service was very good, the food was not. The server was friendly. The food was bland and had no taste.

Thank Mantle536
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This place was another I visited while on a business trip to Maryland. I was alone and think my waiter felt a little sorry for me because he came back to check on me so much. It was nice and the food was really good...More

Thank Jacquilee9
Reviewed 18 July 2017

First, I will say this - our server, Miles, was great! He did the best he could considering the working conditions... With that said, when we arrived we waited and waited at the Host stand. Another gentleman was there and said he had been waiting...More

Thank lenflady
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Coworkers and I have frequented this On the Border for lunch on Tuesday's! This past week was exceptional, as they had the patio open and we sat outside and enjoyed the sunny weather and some tacos. Lots of good choices here! Enjoy!

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good food, reasonably priced. Good service, and good atmosphere. Family type restaurant. I would recommend for a dinner with family or friends.

Thank hiranimont
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My server was very attentive and the food was good. For a Saturday late afternoon there was not a long wait for either seating or my food.

Thank PurpleAnkh
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I come I say never again. Mediocre food and slow service. Today we had to my husband's food to go since they "lost" the order because of computer problems. Manager did comp his meal...but this time I mean it: never again.

Thank msw1189
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
There are reviews for many On the Border locations, just none for the Elridge/Columbia restaurant.
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