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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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102 Barlett Avenue, Exton, PA 19341
+1 484-870-3181
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I come here every chance we get. We have to con ourselves into thinking we are not obsessed with this resturant! The food is amazing and delicious. They make it to your liking (which we never made requests, because its just that delicious just the way they make it). The waiters and waitresses smile non stop and... More 

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Thank Love_MRS-BOGGS_84
Quarryville, Pennsylvania, United States
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I would say the best thing about my experience was the dessert. I was in a party of 4 and we tried churros and the molten cake. Very, very good. The food was not bad but I do not think it was anything to rave over. The waitress and staff were very nice. I don't know if I should have... More 

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Thank Brandi R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants to eat authentic mexican food. The service is always the best, very friendly staff and the food tasty.

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Thank BHarris_13
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559 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful team lunch here to celebrate bdays. They joined multiple tables to accommodate us and gave us a wonderful table at the back. The lights on the chandeliers and the walls behind gave us a cantina feel. We got complimentary chips n salsa and u have got to try the three alarm spicy salsa. We got the... More 

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1 Thank Arch L
Exton, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our group group of 12 (-1) had a great get together from 6PM till after 9PM. We ordered from all over the menu and it was all terrific and very nice portions. Several had to get boxes to take the extras home. We had a very cathartic time discussing the latest events in our lives, kids, grandkids, etc. Highly recommended... More 

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Thank cpeterka
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal at this On the Border. I've tried multiple entree's and a variety of appetizers and the food is always excellent. Their servers are always friendly and positive about their work but where I will not give On the Border a free pass is their service in general. I've never had a good experience... More 

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1 Thank xXNotAllWhoWanderXx
Exton, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This place is typical of a chain Mexican restaurant. The food is just so so to me and there is usually a line to get in.

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Thank Getsmart12
Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to restaurant. We are there several times a month. It's got great food at typical chain prices. But you get free unlimited chips and salsa.

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1 Thank Elaine F
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, United States
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were a table of 7. My fav were the fresh, warm chips. The salsa was just a bit too spicy for my taste, but the rest of the adults enjoyed it. All lunches were served promptly. Service was good. We all enjoyed our meals. I had lunch size chicken fajita, which could have had more veggies cooked with the... More 

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1 Thank MJAFish
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our table of children enjoyed their food, especially the steak. The chicken fajitas were good. This is a good family restaurant chain.

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Thank Yvonne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Barlett Avenue, Exton, PA 19341
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Exton
  • Phone Number: +1 484-870-3181

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?