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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
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Ranked #14 of 53 restaurants in Elkridge
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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San Jose, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Old reliable menu items. Reasonably priced. Lively ambience on a Sunday evening. Large dining area and well set up for large groups, families, birthday celebrations. Waiter seemed a bit casual; brought the wrong beverage and didn't offer to make it right; maybe a random occurrence.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took the family here because we were starving and so of course stuff is good when you're starving. Guac was yummy!

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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
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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, Maryland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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275 reviews 275 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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