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On the Border

2190 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2659
719-645-7570
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Ranked #381 of 1,181 restaurants in Colorado Springs
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We love On the Border! Fantastic food and a great selection. We also love Eric, who works in the bar. He is fantastic. He is very attentive and gets our order right. He also has a wonderful attitude. Hubby and I are empty nesters so we love to sit in the bar section for a little peace and quiet. You... More

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have never had the "taco meat" that they have. I did look out back for dog food cans , did not see any. The service was just as bad. NOT A GOOD place. Nasty service, nasty food. Not recommended . Do not eat here if you value your taste buds.

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Colorado Springs
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I went to a late lunch with my mother and two of my sisters. We love the salsa and chips! Best chips in town! I talked my sister into having La Bandera enchiladas because it samples three meats and three chile sauces. It was as good as usual. Their refried beans aren't really refried, which is good, too. The margaritas... More

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Estes Park, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I had never been to On the Border, but after seeing their TV commercials, talked my husband into trying it. It was excellent!! We were there for happy hour and enjoyed well-priced drinks. The freshly-made guacamole was wonderful (but maybe a bit over-priced), chips and salsa were great. My husband had a green chile smothered burrito and I had enchiladas... More

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Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We have been to OTB several times, this is always my vote when in Colorado Springs. The food is very good, and we really appreciated Benjamin, our waiter. Benjamin was right there to greet us, has a wealth of knowledge of the menu. He provided suggestions and one quality that seems to be missing in many places..... he checked back... More

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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100 reviews 100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Ate at the restaurant with my cousin and we ordered appitizers that were big enough to share and a couple of cocktails to wash them down with. Our server was very polite and timely, which I always appreciate, but some of the other staff made me anxious. I'm not sure if they had too many people on or what, but... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The bar staff here is great, the go out of their way to provide the customer service so many places lack today. The usual chips and salsa, were good, i prefer the "hot/caliente" style which they usually have, so pretty good. Wish they would go over the drink specials a little more but bar staff doing well. The food seems... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Service was quick, efficient, and when a special order was wrong, they fixed it quickly. Food was hot and good. Not the quality you get at a local place, but good for a chain, and price was decent.

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Colorado
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155 reviews 155 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We go to this restaurant some what regularly (once or twice a year) but hadn't been in a while. Looks like they updated the decor and their menu. SOme reasonably healthy but still yummy looking things on the menu. The chicken fajitas we had were very tasty. We also had the quesso and it tasted a little burned.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The guacamole salad was fabulous which is a big draw but everything else was just okay. The food was not hot, just warm. I have eaten at much better "On the Border" restaurants.

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