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On the Border

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2190 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2659
719-645-7570
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
VERY GOOD

On the Border has a good selection of Mexican food. Very good service, and a cute place- good for large groups also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
barb3636
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Salt Lake City
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised, On the Border was a better than expected. Salsa that came with the chips was tasty. Shrimp fajitas were remarkably good. I went in with expecting just another over-decorated Mexican restaurant, but was quite pleased with the food and service. Serving staff was unobtrusive and friendly--a nice balance. I will go there again next time I'm... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

On the Border has a good selection of Mexican food. Very good service, and a cute place- good for large groups also.

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Thank barb3636
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Love this Mexican restaurant.....stopped for the first time last week. Excited that they have chimichangas, which is rare. My favorite Mexican dish. Also they give you one dish of salsa for each diner! Good chips!

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Thank Reesegrandma
Wichita, Kansas
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very good Mexican food and the tacos have potatoes in them!! I like the atmosphere, too. Chips are good.

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Thank Pattie Q
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It took over 40 minutes to get our food. We asked to speak to the Manager. When our food arrived, the order was wrong. Manager took another 10 minutes to come speak to us. She stated that she was actually in the kitchen getting them caught up. She decided to comp our meal.

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Thank Joe G
Flowood, Mississippi
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60 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent, outstanding, perfect food and service. We ate until full and had great leftovers the next day.

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Thank Gene H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Food tasted like it was microwaved. The chicken cubes on my street tacos tasted like the pre-cooked refrigerator type and my husbands mahi tacos were actually cold. Will not go back to this chain restaurant anywhere again. Bummer.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I understand that genuine, homemade Mexican flavors are hard to come by, but I've had better food from Taco Bell. I had chicken enchiladas and they were absolutely rancid. The only thing I enjoyed were the chips and salsa. Gross place. Never again.

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Thank kbford8
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Top to bottom best service I have seen in quite sometime.Placement to finish . Very neat orderly . Food was great staff check in many times to insure everything was well. The place was fairly full and they handled it very professionally. Food was fast to come out and no one did not do a great job.Variety of menu items... More 

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Thank Menorca007
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We came on a Saturday evening, hungry for nachos. I love their salsa and the tableside guac. Jennifer was our server and she did a great job. My daughter loved her kids menu nachos and I ordered the stacked nachos. Super yummy, great atmosphere, and the manager checked in to ask how everything was. On The Border is much better... More 

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback! We are happy that you and your family enjoyed our nachos and guacamole. We appreciate the shout-out to Jennifer – we will be sure to pass on the praise! Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2190 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2659
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-645-7570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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