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Border Cantina

21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
+1 248-347-7827
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and were disappointed with food, starting with the chips. Seemed like they were out of a bag from Costco. Ordered queso dip to make it better, and that seemed heated up from a can. Then it took almost 40 minutes to get...More

Thank Kristen P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Novi for over 20 years and can count the times on one hand we have eaten at Border Cantinas . We went years ago when we first moved to the area and didn't care for the food......we always give a place...More

Thank Ava W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a hidden gem in Novi. Great selection of dishes, staff is friendly and fast, food is amazing! You may have to wait for a seat, but it's worth the wait. The bar area is small, but there is room to stand. God selection...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Border Cantina a few times now and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the service is friendly and we have never had to wait long for our order to come out even though the place usually...More

Thank Funbun2000
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We kind of forgot about this spot even know it's in the area. Stopped in this weekend for dinner and the food is still excellent as always. Traditional Mexican dishes and many others. Highly recommend.

Thank SkipperTW
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Oscar (a regular waiter over the past 20 years) has given us poor service for years. At our last visit, he tried to juggle several big groups and failed. He couldn't keep up with our requests, the food was cold, and got the bill wrong....More

Thank lmcmaste
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enchiladas, fajitas, tacos, chimichangas, etc..it's all good! The complimentary chips and salsa are really good too! If eating on a budget, order ala carte and skip.the beans and rice.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

When visiting with family last week, we were planning on another restaurant but didn't want to wait. So my brother chose Border Cantina as an alternate, and it was a good choice. My friends ordered the barritos and I ordered the Quesadillas both of which...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican food. The staff is very friendly and knows the menu inside and out. Wide selection of beer and liquor. Eating outside or in. Parking lot is usually packed. You can take out, too. Reasonably priced - a good value!

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Great mexican food, inexpensive price, lots of food. Erica was our excellent waitress. Highly recommended.

Thank newadventure53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-347-7827
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