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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
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Ranked #14 of 52 restaurants in Elkridge
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Mar 8, 2014
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Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food and service I often go there everything is good the staff outside is polite and quite good assisting I had ordered. fire jalapeño and tacos was all very good

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Ocean City, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

It wasn't bad but it was far from good. The food was average at best and even a bit below what's expected at a chain. Disappointing the chicken in the burrito was cubed pieces...leaving me to wonder how long it took from freezer to plate. The service was just ok ... Nothing to complain about and nothing to praise.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Overall, the food was alright, but the beef was far too chewy and tough. Add in that the server seemed to be new and was not being assisted by a manager and you can imagine the service wasn't great. It took nearly an hour after finishing our meals that we were able to get them boxed, pay for the food,... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

A group of friends and I were driving down from PA and stopped here in Elkridge for dinner. On the Board Mexican Grill was one of our few options and luckily we picked right. Of all chain Mexican restaurants I have been in, this had to be one of the best! The food choices were excellent and the food itself... More

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Columbia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My family wanted Mexican food on a Tuesday night and wanted to go to on the border. The hostess was nice and seated us right away. The décor makes it look like an old Mexican hacienda. The place was half empty but it was surprisingly loud (echo?). The wait staff appeared quickly, was polite and took our order. Here is... More

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Borgosesia
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232 reviews 232 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

if you like spicy mexican food and king size portion this is the place to stay. Good beer selection . Fast and gentle service also with large group. Price adeguate to the quality.Some collegues were happy about dessert too!

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New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stopped here on the way home to NJ and had no clue what city we were in. We initally stopped for fuel, however, after spending 4 days in an area with only 1 restaurant and mostly fast food places, table service was right on time. Our server was great, the food was hot the 12oz margarita right on time!... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I only went there once but it the food was good as was the service. There was an extremely obnoxious group of drunks next to us but the restaurant was doing everything they could within their means to get them out. I would return if I were in the area again.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We went to this restaurant with friends and was able to get a table outside on a warm spring evening. We were seated within a few minutes and our server came by immediately for our drink order. With the drinks came those delicious chips and salsa! The chips and salsa was a favorite with everyone at the table. My dinner... More

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Elkridge, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We visit this place at least once every two weeks. We always look for Samantha or Rachel for our servers, as they are both excellent servers and always very attentive to our needs, even when they have many tables to serve. The food is always great, we especially like the warm chips and spicy salsa you get when you first... More

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