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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

102 Barlett Avenue, Exton, PA 19341
(484) 870-3181
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English first
Coatesville, PA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Let me start off by saying, there call ahead seating needs some serious review. We called ahead and still waited over 30 minutes. Plus they take down your cell number -- which is useless in a loud and crowded environment. All that said, once we were seated we received TOP NOTCH service and the manager personally acknowledged our grievance with... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great service great good salsa had just the right kick. Lunch chicken fajitas were fantastic. Would come back again wish there was one closer to home.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have been to On the Border at least 10 times since it opened. And it started out pretty good and then it started downhill. We stayed away for a year and went back recently and were pleasantly surprised. I will be back.

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

Thank you for the positive feedback! We are happy that you enjoyed our salsa and chicken fajitas. Thank you for choosing On The Border and we look forward to serving you again. Please come back soon! More 

Shanghai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I chose to go to On the Border to celebrate my 50th birthday with my family. We were very disappointed, unfortunately. The waitress, Kelly G. was very friendly, but there were just too many things that went wrong. We ordered the New Stacked Nachos to start, but there was very little cheese, and most of it underneath wasn't even melted.... 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 for the negative visit that you and your family experienced, especially on your birthday. It is always our goal to provide great food and we are sorry 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 

Allentown , PA
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212 reviews 212 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This chain is hit or miss. Some have good food. Some have good service. Very few have both. Some have nothing. This one has hits and misses in everything but overall average says it best. Was driving through saw it and tried it. Nothing that makes me want to stay away or come back for.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Upon arrival we were seated quickly however as a party of 5 we were all very disappointed with the food, it was quite boring and bland, and didn't look good either. None of the dishes were hot so we sent one back only to be heated in the microwave which made the dish even more tasteless. It was a busy... More 

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SocialOTB, Manager at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 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 & service and we apologize that this was not your experience! Please reach out to our Guest Relations Manager so that we can make things right. 888-682-6882 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm Central... More 

Philadelphia area
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273 reviews 273 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I think this place is simply understaffed, at least for a Saturday night. The servers were hustling, bussing tables and swiping them clean as well as serving. But ours was unable to bring what we asked in timely manner. Everyone was friendly and warm, and the prices were reasonable. The food was too greasy/heavy for our taste, and the flavors... More 

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S.E. PA
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232 reviews 232 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you're from the area you probably know this On The Border (OTB). For those not from the area OTB is like a subset of Chili's serving primarily fajitas, enchiladas, tacos and of course drinks. Recently OTB's added some interesting menu items like it's Sunday brunch with breakfast tacos, pancakes, etc. The service is usually good with the occasional delay.... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Finding good Tex Mex food in Pennsylvania isn't easy. This place comes pretty close and is definitely the best we've found in the Brandywine Valley area even though it is a chain. We drive 30 minutes to eat here and the drive is definitely worth it. Service is always top notch. Almost as soon as you sit down they present... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

They kept us well supplied with drinks, chips and salsa. Food was great, and extensive choices on menu.

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Additional Information about On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 102 Barlett Avenue, Exton, PA 19341
Phone Number: (484) 870-3181
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Exton
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 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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