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South of The Border

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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800 Oregon St, Oshkosh, WI 54902-5970
+1 920-230-8000
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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261 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fun place to eat and view some art. The food was great and the service was too. There is a lot to see and many menu options to choose from.

Thank Maggie R
Chicago, Illinois
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I really like this place. I am in love with the steak chimichangas. And the margaritas are super yummy, especially during happy hour lol. The kids like this place as well. You get a ton of food, and for a family of four we usually spend around 50 bucks with a tip to feed all of us. We also all... More 

Thank Sandy B
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Did this place recently have a change of ownership? We went last night - sat outside and we're shocked at how unkept and dirty the outdoor area was. The grass at a swing area was past knee high and there was wrapers and garbage all over. We saw more than one rodent scurrying around (iM NOT kidding!) even the table... More 

4 Thank PJ0hnson
Madison, South Dakota
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Although I am tempted to keep this restaurant as the best kept secret in the city, I felt that I should give them some well-deserved positive praise. SOTB quickly became one of our favorite Mexican food destinations a number of years ago, and this has remained the same, despite many new establishments coming along. They have expanded into the adjacent... More 

Thank Nathan E
Neenah, Wisconsin
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Great Mexican food! Awesome interiors, very colorful and fun. Love the food and their margaritas are awesome!

Thank Brigid W
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I visited on a Sunday evening and found Margaritas to be half price. We make ours from scratch at home and had to agree a Mexican Restaurant should do the same. We had a Jose Cuervo mix on tap. Way too sweet!! And not that good either. However, we ate at the bar and received good service... More 

1 Thank cosmo930
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to get a quick lunch. Sat at the hostess stand for 5 minutes without seeing any employees. None, no one at the bar, the hostess stand or from the kitchen. Finally gave up and left and went somewhere else.

1 Thank mojorizen
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

North of the border would honestly be a better name for this taco shop. The food is more Tex-Mex than Mexican. I have had several well prepared moderately seasoned par for the corse meals there, including the carnitas, burritos of a couple varieties, and a quesadilla. I really wanted this spot to be great because it has a lot of... More 

Thank Frank M
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Ordered a chicken chimichanga and got a beef one. Waiter didn't really seem to care. I sent it back and received a correct one after my friend was done eating their food. Our waiter brought us a double side of guacamole which we didn't order, we assumed it was for the inconvenience. We were charged $2 for it. I also... More 

2 Thank GRBGRB
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

would definitely return. Both my husband and I were very pleased with our food and the prices were reasonable

Thank 665laurie711

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Oregon St, Oshkosh, WI 54902-5970
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Oshkosh
  • Phone Number: +1 920-230-8000

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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?