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DETROIT
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Besides the Happy Hour Menu I come to this location to see Liz and Kitty. They're just nice and you can tell that they enjoy what they're doing. It will be hard for me to believe that someone would say anything differently about these two.

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the shout-out to Liz and Kitty – we will be sure to pass on the praise! Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back soon! More

Northville, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was our third visit to this restaurant. The first two visits were impressively enjoyable - tasty food and good, reasonably priced drinks. This time, not so much. Ordinary food and small (the glasses were big but deceivingly thick), watered down margaritas. There's just too much good competition out there for this kind of experience.

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your recent visit. Your opinion is important and helps us improve operations. Please contact our Guest Relations Manager so we can make things right with you. 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central Time or online at http://www.ontheborder.com/contact-us.aspx Thank you! More

wixom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I can't believe that I missed this little gem. We had a late lunch and were happy to enjoy the Wednesday Margareta specials and fajitas....superb! The salsa and chips were fresh and endless. Our waiter was excellent. We are looking forward to returning.

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We are happy that you enjoyed our always endless chips & salsa and our Wednesday Fajitas & Ritas special. Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. See you next time! More

Livonia, Michigan
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I used to come here a lot with my BF, but we stopped coming. The last few times the food wasn't great. We also noticed that their portions keep getting smaller and smaller. The last few times I got fajitas the rice that came with it was dry and cold. I feel like they used to have some better things... More

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed to hear that your visit was not up to our standards. It is always our goal to provide great food 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 Time or online... More

Novi, Michigan
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We especially like their Appetizers and the Margaritas. They offer a large variety to choose from and we are always satisfied with food and service.

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SocialOTB, Manager at On the Border Mexican Cafe, responded to this review

Julia, thank you for the kind review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our margaritas and appetizers. Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back to see us soon! More

Livonia, Michigan
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I often dine solo, but there aren't too many places where I can feel comfortable doing that. This place has a wonderful atmosphere. I ate at the bar, while watching ESPN. The food is tasty. The waitstaff made Me feel welcome!

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My friend and I wanted to enjoy a drink and an appetizer so what better time to go then happy hour. I believe the day we went happy hour went to 7:00 pm. I think the prices for certain lite beers was $2, $3 for select regular beers and $4 for a margaritas. Some appetizers were on special also. We... More

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Yuk. Food was cold and old. Was not busy but wondered where wait staff was? Price was too high for what you get. Not giving it anymore changes. Don't waste your time.

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am sorry I am not true to my Texas experience where all the Mexican restaurants have their roots in old Mexico. I prefer flour tortillas to authentic corn ones. I like fajitas (which I have never seen in Mexico). I like coke to stand up to the spicy flavors, most prefer margaritas. So, with that in mind, this store... More

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I had been on this place for a business lunch with 9 more people. We got great service and appetizers were nice. I had fajitas, everything was delicious.

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Additional Information about On the Border Mexican Cafe

Address: 21091 Haggerty Rd, Novi, MI 48375
Phone Number: (248) 449-6114
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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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