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On the Border

7370 NE Cornell Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124-5426
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Ranked #87 of 229 Restaurants in Hillsboro
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 11, 2014
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Carmichael, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was our first time dining at this Restaurant Chain. We usually avoid chain type Mexican Restaurants as there are so many excellent little mom & pop places. We dined with another couple who had only visited this place once before. I had two tacos with the standard rice and beans, only they offered black beans which were excellent. My... More

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Williamston, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We've been here a couple times on vacation and had an excellent experience. We all loved our food! I had mini tacos with chicken. They were great and the sides were also!

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We used to love OTB and then sometime in ~2012 they made some significant changes to their menu and a large portion of the staff that we knew left. We didn't go back until Summer 2014 and things have gotten better. Pros: Drink prices have dropped, they have $12 dos equis pitchers and $3-$4 margaritas. They have some pretty good... More

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168 reviews 168 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We came here for dinner during a recent visit to Hillsboro. We were looking forward to some nice Mexican food. This place was steps from our hotel. The menu offerings were not very good and we settled for fajitas. They were OK. The meet was a little tough. We noticed lots of non chain Mexican restaurants in the area as... More

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Had lunch at On the Border today, pork tacos with rice and beans. Portions weren't very large, the taste was bland and the service was slow. You can get a better Mexican meal for less at Taco Del Mar.

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Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I took my girls here for a lunch date after receiving an email advertising free nachos for Cantina club members. The service was fast and friendly and the avocado fries are to die for!

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I usually like this chain but this restaurant was terrible! My husband & I stopped for a late lunch on friday around 1:30p and, although we were seated right away, the server was one of slowest and inattentive I've ever encountered. Funny thing was there were no other patrons that we could see. Maybe we should have taken that as... More

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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Have been to on the border a few times in the last two months the food is always good and the staff are really friendly good value for money good menu if you like Mexican I would give it a go, plenty of parking and seating outside

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Langley City, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Great food, service. Lots of smaller appy's. Easy parking with W/C access. The margarita's are yummy with lots of lime flavour. We enjoyed the Mexican sampler which is enough for two people.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Over the past few years I have found myself at On the Border in a few different cities in the US. A couple of weeks ago I frequented the location in Hillsboro, Oregon. I believe this is the last time I try On the Border. I have not been impressed on any visit at any location. The chips and salsa... More

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