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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
781-995-2314
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Ranked #25 of 118 Restaurants in Woburn
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Iselin, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped there to get a quick bite. Parking area was large, with a lot of cars. Inside the restaurant was large, clean, with about an equal amount of families and couples. Seemed kid friendly. I don't care of Mexican food, but everyone else, including my husband seemed to be enjoying themselves. Ordered a house salad which was large, and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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214 reviews 214 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This chain located in Woburn isn't anything too fancy.I have been here multiple times and although they sometimes have spotty service, the food is still decent. A few pluses for this place are the "happy hour" app specials ranging from $1 - $4 when sitting in the "bar" section and the lunch buffet on Fridays which allows you to make... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I think they pull their burritos out of the freezer and heat them up. The chicken tasted freezer burned and the rest of the meal was tasteless.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A nice clean family friendly place with what I think is fun food. It was crowded but the bar side was kept well separated from the family diners side so everyone was happy.

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We used to be regulars at OTB then stopped when it went way downhill. Went back a few months ago and it was somewhat better, and tried again tonight. I expect Mexican food to be salty but this was so over-the-top it was almost inedible. Portions have gotten very small and my chicken was so badly burned to the skillet... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

While it was not truly horrid, I think you would be better going further down the road to Chipotle. Or any where else. The food was bland, rather spicy, but it seemed that was to cover the blandness rather than for flavor.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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142 reviews 142 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stopped in for dinner one night this week; started with Margarita's which as always.....were good. Ample amounts of chips and salsa available as soon as you are seated. For dinner entre, I had the El Patron (carne asada, beef enchilada with chile con carne, cheese enchilada with chile con carne, tamale with red chile sauce, crispy beef taco) - it... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

food, drinks, and atmosphere was enjoyable. discovered that menu has been upgraded. not only good but, affordable

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Hamilton, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The restaurant has a nice authentic Mexican feel. The food is very good and our server was attentive helpful and friendly. This is a good place to go. The prices were amazing. An item off the kids menu plus a drink and sunday is only 5 bucks!

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Bangor ME
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318 reviews 318 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stopped in for a late lunch, and ordered the brisket taco. The entree had good flavor but a lot more onion strings and sauce than meat. I guess it is their way of cutting calories. The service was awfully slow for a late lunch hour with fewer than 10 tables occupied.

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