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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
+1 781-995-2314
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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently ordered take-out from On the Border. Have been going there for years off and on, usually take-out but we used to eat there quite often. We ordered steak and chicken fajitas which is always a safe choice. The fajitas were okay but the major issue we had was with the side dishes. The chips were stale and the refried... More 

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Thank wmblackstone
Middlebury, Vermont
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253 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday evening about 7:30 recently. The wait was 20 minutes as we were told when we arrived. The waitress was very friendly, calling everyone "friends" or "sweetheart " and generous with refilling our chip basket. The food was generously portioned but my meal of chicken and shrimp had been under the warming lights a bit... More 

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Thank Bikers_Mom
Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never a problem with the food at On The Border. It's not the best Mexican food I've ever had, but it's good for the price. Margaritas are AMAZING here! Service wasn't outstanding though. Not super fast and they did mess up my order (but at least I didn't get charged for what they forgot to bring).

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Thank TigerEyes9
Peabody, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very poor experience, and not for the first time. The service is terrible, the servers never look happy, what is going on here for these people to look so miserable?? The portions are small, and the worst today, the ladies room was an absolute disaster, it's a Sunday, no one there really, so why doesn't management check out the facilities???... More 

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Thank Lisa G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Went there for lunch about 1pm, restaurant was 1/3 full and the host told us we had a 10 minute wait. If my daughter wasn't so set on mexican for lunch it would have been over then. Finally seated and we waited ten minutes for a waitress to ask for a drink order and then didn't even bring over chips.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food and service at reasonable price. They have bar and big dining area. If you are for Mexican food, this is the place to go while you are at Woburn, MA.

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Thank jrobdin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Execellent, very thoughtful. Presented food & drink, and each time came back to see if I liked it. Customer Friendly.

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Thank Robert H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were staying at a nearby hotel, within walking distance. The food was good. Good selection on the menu. We came when it wasn't crowded, so we didn't have to wait long. The amount of food was way too much, so we took some home!

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Thank gab131vic
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I come here every once in a while when I crave Mexican food. Good prices for the amount of food you get. Large menu. Love the free chips and salsa.

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Thank Foodie_TravelAir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I come here alot. We came here while we were dating too..LOL..I would recommend it to anyone. Great food. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-995-2314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?