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“Love Mexican - come to this place!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of On the Border

On the Border
Red Sea Mall, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #17 of 236 restaurants in Jeddah
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Love Mexican - come to this place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Wonderful atmosphere. Excellent seating arrangements for families.
Great play ball pit for kids. Salaat facility. Excellent wash rooms.
Food is great and good value for money.
Service is friendly and efficient.
My family and I really enjoy coming here.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good food for a long dinner”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

OTB, part of the Chilis, Fudruckers team in Saudi, is Mexican food at its best. I have to say that the food is very good, the price is very high though these days. It can take you some time to get your food served to tables, so best to be there during dinner so that you have time to wait for it. For business lunches, if you need to be back in office on time, then avoid it.
The chicken fajita, enchalida is great, and do remember to try the apple pice with ice cream it is worth the visit only for that :)

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Andorra La Vella
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Tasty food, service good, if a little slow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Large portions of tasty food - I had the Ultimate Fajita which was beef, chicken and prawns. Service was good, if a little slow. Would happily go there again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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hartlepool
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Lovely restaurant,good service and good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I went here with my friend and we both really enjoyed our night. A vast menu with the food on offer being plentiful,well cooked and fresh.The chicken fajita my friend had was a little bland as the chicken was just flame grilled without being marinated but that was our only complaint. My chicken enchallida was gorgeous and the side dishes it came with of refried beans and rice was well cooked and tasty. We skipped the starters as they gave us a big bowl of tortillas with 2 dips and we washed it all down with a pitcher of fruit cocktail with the bill coming to 169SAR. Good value,good food with fantastic service...i will be returning.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“An Ok Place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Was invited by family friends to the restaurant for dinner. I ordered a Chicken Fajita and my wife order a taco. My food was just ok though the serving was reasonable while my wife left half her food. The ambience was nice and the play area for children really helped. May be our taste buds are not yet ready for Mexican Food. Don't intend to spend here in the future.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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