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Border Cafe

483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
302-633-6400
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Ranked #4 of 298 Restaurants in Newark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Blackwood, New Jersey
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I am never disappointed with each visit. My favorite is the seafood quasadilla and their lemonade is the best hands down. Their service is fast and on point.

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Bear, Delaware
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Food is always good no matter what time you go. They are also fast in turning over the restaurant plenty of staff. The kitchen is a machine to get that many fed and out so don't get disappointed if it looks like a wait. The bar is also a place to relax before you eat if you want. The place... More

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Newark, Delaware
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to get your taste buds going. You want Mexican, look on this side of the menu. You want Cajun, look on the other. Either will delight your taste buds for the authentic. Food is always delicious. The atmosphere always enjoyable.

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Newark, Delaware
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Business lunch has special needs: fast service but please give us some quiet time. Despite a full dining room, Border Cafe succeeded at both. fresh made tortillas were very good, food came fast and was hot and fresh. Several cuts above Don Pablo's which has a habit of service warm and overcooked semi-Mex food. Only complaint was the soup was... More

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Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a great place to have a good margarita and good food. Jose rice is good n has a good kick to it. Blackend chicken is my fav. Get's very busy, if get their around 4:30 and you should not have a problem getting a table. They will not seat you until all your party has arrived. Would be... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are looking for good Mexican food, price reasonably, then this is the place to go. Yes, it is LOUD and busy but worth it. We went with my toddler and felt very comfortable there and service was timed appropriately for his short attention span. We would go more often if we could! Definitely recommend.

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Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Border's has the best Mexican food around and the margaritas are the icing on the cake. I've never had anything bad here and the atmosphere is really fun and exciting for a night out!

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Landenberg, Pa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Have been here often, and it is consistently the same. Good food, good prices, and as others have noted, always loud. Since we come to eat, the noise does not bother us. It is often crowded with a wait, but at 5:30 on a Thursday night, we were seated right away. The portions are a good size, every dish has... More

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Newark, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great if you have kids because its very loud.. it does have tasty food and cheap prices .. I would def go here for mexican!

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The restaurant is very loud making it near impossible to speak with those at your own table. Then again, if you need a meal and prefer not to speak with those accompanying you, then this is the place. The chairs are wooden and hard - perhaps they prefer you don't stay very long. The salsa is a disappointment as is... More

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Additional Information about Border Cafe

Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
Phone Number: 302-633-6400
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Mexican

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