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On The Border Mexican Grill

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12295 SW 88 St., Kendall, FL 33186
(305) 275-3255
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Food was just OK - waitress was gross!

The food was just OK, nothing to exciting. The place did smell somewhat sour. The one thing I did notice is that one of the waitresses (not ours) kept playing with her curly hair. It was long a should have been pulled back in my opinion. One minute she would run her fingers through it, the next it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Marathon, Fl Keys
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The food was just OK, nothing to exciting. The place did smell somewhat sour. The one thing I did notice is that one of the waitresses (not ours) kept playing with her curly hair. It was long a should have been pulled back in my opinion. One minute she would run her fingers through it, the next it was plopped... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food was average but Margaritas were the best. I had visited many times and felt the same way each time I go there. The staffs are not that friendly.

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Belize
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Walked in, had a dirty feel to the restaurant. We decided to give it a try, maybe it was just the floors. Got the Menus, both were sticky and dirty all over. No one came for about 20 minutes so that was our cue to move on. Seemed like a fun place, but the service, or lack of, and the... More 

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Nassau County, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We went there for lunch. We had a large party and they seated us immediately. Food and drinks were offered immediately and our server was friendly and helpful. The food was good and if we're ever in the area we will definitely be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Whether you've been here before or not, let me recommend you try it again. Before I go into the food, service, etc. let me first say that you're probably better off going earlier in the dinner cycle than later. Something about being at capacity challenges the staff to keep up a bit. Yesterday was a different story and I wish... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went for happy hour. The margaritas are 2 for $5 and were good. They provide you with unlimited chips and salsa and a happy hour menu that has items for $2, $3, and $4. It was very good and i will return

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Fast seating, very attentive servers, Manger checks on every guest-Attention is phenomenal! Manager Nikos Papathanassiou was very attentive, great in conversation, inviting and engaging---made us feel welcomed and we enjoyed our talk with him! Food, so many choices!! New, refreshing menu....just want to try everything! Drinks are excellent---they DON'T skimp on the liquor either! POWERFUL drinks! Ambiance of the restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The food was great but the service was slow and the restaurant wasn't full. Our waitress was too busy and was not very attentive. just go early and hurry up and wait.

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Fife Lake, Michigan, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

There were quite a few tables needing to be cleared/cleaned on the porch upon our group of three arrival. We had a 10 wait for a table but noticed several 4-6 parties were still waiting 30 minutes with still empty/dirty tables. I didn't see a manager any where. The food was just so so.

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

food was edible, but the service was horrible, i don't think that the personnel has been trained at all on customer service, it give visitors a bad impression about Miami's.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12295 SW 88 St., Kendall, FL 33186
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Kendall
  • Phone Number: (305) 275-3255

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?