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Border Cantina

21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
248-347-7827
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English first
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I went here with my family for lunch for the first time in about a year. We found long hairs in our basket of chips. Completely disgusting. Food taste and quality was not as good as I remembered at all. Chips were obviously from a bag. Lots of other genuine choices out there. Will probably never go back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food was amazing! My husband and I went here for the first time last week with some relatives. The atmosphere is a little noisy but well worth it! The chips and salsa was included in the meal and taste amazing. It is not a spicy salsa but a kind of sweet one. We never ran low on it either,... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been frequenting this restaurant for years~ the best service, fast and very tasty food. They can accommodate larger parties like my family. The fajitas are excellent and the burrito especial is my favorite. Their salsa is the best.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My boyfriend and I have been going here for over six years now. We love the fajita's here. They are made for one person but two can split them and we still have leftovers. The owners are awesome and we often speak with them when we visit. I also love the tamales and the enchiladas. They have a great happy... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We live very close to Border Cantina and go there often. They have a great Happy Hour, love the Combo steak/chicken fajita nachos....small is large enough for two. Also, ask for their Verde Salsa on the side, has more of a kick to it than the regular salsa. I also like the chicken/avacodo salad, I use the salsa as dressing.... More 

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Detroit
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place has been around for a long time and it offers good, but not the best, Mexican food. Seems that the food quality has deteriorated in the past few years and it feels more like the food is coming from an assembly line than made fresh. It's the only Mexican place around and we will continue to go there... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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5 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You will not be disappointed at Border Cantina. From the free chips and salsa to start to the delicious meal, great atmosphere and staff. Everyone there is friendly and food is delicious. You will not be disappointed.

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WEST BLOOMFIELD
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We like coming here. It has always been good. They could use a better cheese dip but thats ok. Plus, its next to Guernsey.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We had fajitas for two. Great sides and way to large...sour cream, cheese etc. steak was tough and chewy. Last time we were there two months ago same way..tough and chewy. No mos...no more. Yuk. Great service.

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Northville, Michigan, USA
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15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of the best Mexican venues in this area. The entrees are large and can be shared in most cases. Good service.

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Additional Information about Border Cantina

Address: 21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
Phone Number: 248-347-7827
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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