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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
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Ranked #11 of 52 Restaurants in Elkridge
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Columbia, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My family went to On the Border to celebrate my husband's birthday. I liked how each of us got our own bowl of fresh salsa. The salsa was not too spicy, not too bland. Our dinners were very good. I would have ordered flan for dessert if we didn't have birthday cake waiting at home. On the Border also has... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Food terrible and small....wait is long. And lack of customer service efficiency. Servers ignore and keep looking at other places.

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Columbia, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Great place for the happy hour and a good meal. Just had the lunch specials. Great price. Had a soda. The great thing about the 3 soda was the free lettuce that came with each glass. Happy I had a straw. Besides that Cory was great, food great, and had a good time with friends.

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Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The menu is long with lots of choices. Almost everything is budget-priced. Beware because the spices are a little hotter than expected. The staff were so enthusiastic that they reminded me of Hooters staff (with clothes on). There were options for my vegetarian mother and my lactose sister.

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are so happy that you and your family were able to enjoy the variety of our menu. Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving your family again. Please come back to see us soon! More 

Elkridge, Maryland
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is always good here. My favorite is the guacamole live and the pork tamales. Prices are very reasonable

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. We are thrilled that you love our Guacamole Live and pork tamales. We appreciate you and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back to see us soon! More 

dc metro area
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

great place to get your tex mex cravings satisfied, the margaritas are quite nice the service is good and fast, you can always seat at the bar and get food, we liked the fajitas, the mixed one the portions are good and the wait staff are on top of things without hovering on top of you while you are eating

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Columbia, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place is close to home, so we stop in about once a month. The food is good, especially considering this is a chain restaurant. All of the portions are large and the prices are reasonable. Service is usually pretty good. I haven't had any complaints with this place, and I would say the food is above average. I'll be... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The service and food were excellent. We stopped here on the way from Massachusetts to our daughter home in South Carolina. I like the food, the areas were clean, and my husband and I were satisfied in general for all.

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San Jose, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 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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Additional Information about On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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