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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
781-995-2314
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Essex, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
73 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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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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boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ack. Went on a Tuesday night and waited only 5 minutes to get seated. then waited 10 minutes for drink order to be taken and at least 10 minutes for drinks to arrive. I've got to complain that there were no prices on the drink menu, not acceptable to me .Premium Magauritas were second rate at best, with the awful... More 

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MetroWest Boston
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I went to On the Border today for lunch today. (It is Veteran's Day) They were advertising free lunches for veterans on TV and although we are not, I wanted to support a place that would be that generous to our vets. Atmosphere: I love the vibe at On the Border. It is bright and cheery and... More 

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Palm Harbor, Fl., United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food and service are fine but this is a very popular place...don't expect peace and quiet. Staff are very accommodating and the menu is broad.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I just made my last trip to OTB. The last three times we've been it's the same. Poor service, seriously slow, waited ten minutes just to place a drink order. Chips are undercooked and greasy the last two times we were there. It's also been dirty. Dirty utensils, and grungy table tops. Today they got my order wrong, and they... More 

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

Thank you for your detailed review. We are disappointed to hear about your recent negative visits to our restaurant. It is always our goal to provide great food and friendly service and we apologize that this was not your experience. Please contact our Guest Relations Manager so we can make things right with you. 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central... More 

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Additional Information about On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
Phone Number: 781-995-2314
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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