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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

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19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
781-995-2314
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very Good Food & Service

There was no wait for a table, Monday night, The service was very good and we got the special which was soup or salad, a lunch size chicken fajita, and desert for one. It was great. Just the right amount of food for a good meal and only costs $12.99. Of course the complementary chips and salsa were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
JandS_from_Mass
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Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

There was no wait for a table, Monday night, The service was very good and we got the special which was soup or salad, a lunch size chicken fajita, and desert for one. It was great. Just the right amount of food for a good meal and only costs $12.99. Of course the complementary chips and salsa were great too.... More 

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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 happy that you enjoyed our endless chips & salsa and Fiesta Trio! Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back soon! More 

Summerville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are here while staying at the Red Roof Inn next door. The testaurant was packed...every table was full not long after we got there. We were seated quickly and had our drinks and chips/salsa within a few minutes. Our food was quickly delivered to our table and was hot and fresh. Our service was excellent as well. Empty glasses... More 

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stopped in for lunch at the Woburn location of this chain. We ordered queso with our chips and the lunch fajitas. First the chips and salsa, although standard fare are very good. The queso dip was only OK, I would not order it again. The lunch portion of fajitas was more than sufficient, the taste was good and it... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Your experience is important to us. Please contact our Guest Relations Manager if you would like to discuss your visit further. 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central Time or online at http://www.ontheborder.com/contact-us.aspx Thank you! More 

Milton, Vermont
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Burritos and Quesadillas were outstanding!!! The waitstaff was very helpful and to our surprise they even serve BREAKFAST!!!!

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Essex, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I was in the area looking for tex mex - Mexican. I knew of on the border being there but never ventured in. I am serious when I say would not feed it to my dog. It was the worst low grade crap I have been ever served in any restaurant. I played it safe and got the special, layered... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We take great pride in using quality ingredients in the preparation of our dishes and we apologize that you felt our ingredients lacked attention and freshness. Please contact our Guest Relations Manager if you would like to discuss your experience further. 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central Time or online at http://www.ontheborder.com/contact-us.aspx Thank you! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

On the Border is a great stop for Mexican Food. The food is consistent and the price is right. Weekends are very crowded so visit early if you can.

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WVMtneer
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I visited this restaurant with a co-worker when I was in Woburn on business. We selected it because it was close to the hotel. The restaurant was only about half full when we arrived, but the service throughout the meal was slow. They do provide a basket of chips and little bowl of salsa while you wait for your entree.... More 

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MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just a little slow to fulfill a group order. We call in the order and request a pick up time and request that they contact us if they are going to be delayed. This doesn't happen and I waited for 30 minutes.

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I went here with a colleague for a lunch meeting. We ordered lunch and I also used an emailed voucher for a $2 queso with chili. The queso was delayed, then served without chili and then charged full price. The taste of the food, despite being served things differently than what was ordered, was fine; service was very slow and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We apologize that service was lacking during your visit, not meeting our high standards. We would like to hear more about your visit and how we can make things right. Please contact our Guest Relations Manager at 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central Time or online at http://www.ontheborder.com/contact-us.aspx Thank you! More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Fun atmosphere, good food and nice drinks. Helped that I stayed in hotel across the street so no need to drive. Very easy to have more than a couple drinks, they are delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: 781-995-2314

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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