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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

#393 of 1,553 Restaurants in Tucson}
$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
+1 520-441-7440
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“con queso” (2 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
$$ - $$$
5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service at reasonable prices,my family has never been disappointed after many visits. Everything they have is delicious.

Thank carlhawkins111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I submitted my order online and received an error before the confirmation it was received. I called the store and to confirm they received my order. The person on the phone seemed distracted by another person and placed me on hold so she could get...More

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Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great Mexican Cantinalocated on Broadway Blvd in Tucson. The food is delicious and the beers and margaritas are fabulous. We had great service also. Well worth a visit.

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Delicious food, affordably priced and great service! Dined in with a small party this evening. The management and staff are very conscientious of the quality of the food and service. An all around enjoyable experience!

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife and I had a nice evening dining with some family we were visiting. Despite being taco Tuesday, we were seated, and got some chips and tasty salsa, fairly quickly. We ordered some avocado dip which was also pretty tasty. Among the various tacos...More

Thank Cecilio L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This was our first visit to On the Border. we are from El Paso and have wonderful Mexican food here, so the bar is always quite high when we visit a Mexican restaurant. I ordered a Chicken Burrito with the green sauce and it was...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow. We did have a new waitress. She messed up on my drink and my meal. Gave both to another member of our party. The food was mediocre. We have been here in the past and the food was good. The place...More

Thank Christi B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

to this chain restaurant and did enjoy the food. Chips were hot and plentiful and the salsa was just right. Had the carne asada mesquite-grilled steak and draft Dos Equis Amber to compliment the entree. I'll try this place again.

Thank John B
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Extensive Tex-Mex menu with all the usual features. Margaritas are a specialty and there are many to choose from. Child friendly with ample parking on the premises. Staff is helpful and informative.

Thank jimbo004
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Our family gathered here on a Friday evening for a birthday celebration. We picked OTB because of the con queso, it is the best! We had a variety of entrees. I chose the enchiladas with rice and black beans. I like the ranchero sauce because...More

Thank Jrntucson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-441-7440
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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