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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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10:00 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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual, excellent service, good food, competitive prices

Very casual atmosphere with outside seating. Our server was very knowledgeable and engaging not to mention responsive. Food quality is good. We're not big into Mexican food so it's hard for me to draw a comparison but as rookies we found the menu varied with a wide array of choices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

There are a few other mexican restaurants in the area that are better but this is exactly what you would expect from a chain.

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Shiro, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Excellent very friendly service, great food, great prices, fast service and clean . Has eating area inside and outside . Clean bathrooms.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Went there after an exhaustive trip to Boston. When we walked in...there was no one around to seat us. After a few minutes of watching everybody eat we were fi ally seated. The food was actually pretty good and the service from the waitress was prompt. Not too bad and the prices are reasonable.

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very casual atmosphere with outside seating. Our server was very knowledgeable and engaging not to mention responsive. Food quality is good. We're not big into Mexican food so it's hard for me to draw a comparison but as rookies we found the menu varied with a wide array of choices. Margueritas were refreshing, not overly heavy with tequila...not sure that's... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Service was quick and the food was delicious! Excellent margaitas. We have no complaints. The fact that it was right next door to the red roof inn we were staying was a plus.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good Mexican Restaurant, not exceptional but good. Service is OK and friendly. next to Redroof hotel Woburn.

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not bad for chain tex-mex. Didint have a marg, so can't comment. Service was fine and the empanada was actually very good. Its what you would expect from a tex-mex chain.

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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

My favorite Mexican place when I visit. It may be a chain but it's excellent. Had a get together there and they accommodated party well. Good service.

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Philadelphia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When traveling, I usually always seek out an On the Border if there is one around and I don't know the area too well. Like majority of them, this one didn't skip a beat. Food was great, servers were super friendly, and everything arrived fairly quickly (it was a busy night too). Some menu enhancements I feel could be used... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

the food was fresh. and the little one had a blast watching them make fresh tortillas. Service was fast and attentive, I wish they had the chain in our home town.

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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 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?