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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Mexican, Southwestern
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6369 S Southlands Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80016-5319
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Winnipeg, Canada
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am happy to say that this restaurant had it all. GREAT service, GREAT food, GREAT ambiance and a GREAT location. The service: Our server was so quick. We barely sat down and she was asking what we wanted to drink. She brought fresh chips and salsa and after hearing we had never been to one of the franchises before,... More 

Thank followmearound
Aurora, Colorado
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this On the Boarder before, but discovered the Firecracker jalapenos Poppers on the menu. Wow were they good! They are not as hot as I thought they might, and I love hot spiced food. You get 6 large poppers, well worth the money.

Thank Hebgolfer
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This seem to be a very popular watering hole for all ages. Food and drink served quickly and waiter was very handy.

Thank fastfamily
Aurora, Colorado
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Always great service and the food is always very good. Fast service with a smile. Great live guacamole done at your table is a must.

Thank Richard R
Thornton, Colorado
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I loved this restaurant chain when we lived in Michigan, and was excited to find one in Colorado! LOVE, LOVE the salsa!!

Thank fourseastravelco1954
Omaha, Nebraska
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Our party of 5 dined here and had an enjoyable time. Our female server was pleasant and attentive. Portions were quite large and we thought the pricing was set right in proportion to the portion sizes. The chips and salsa were plentiful and very tasty. Our entrees were delightful too. We will return for another visit when in the Aurora... More 

Thank RDEshadow
Denver, Colorado
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Way overpriced. But my little boys love the queso. Cheaper day to go is Tuesday's for $2 taco's . Wait staff takes forever too.

Thank L B
Yukon, Oklahoma
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174 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The staff makes this location. Always fast and friendly, they know us by name and treat us like family. Always enjoy the tauitos, enchiladas, and burritos. Many drink specials and a good size bar with lots of tv's is also nice.

Thank JohnnyReb007
Parker, Colorado
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112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a fairly generic chain restaurant. We found ourselves wishing for more spice. Our local non or smaller chain places are hard to compete with, not only for flavor but for value, and On The Border just doesn't offer enough of either.

Thank TruthBTold00
Aurora, Colorado
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Went for lunch at noon on a Tuesday. Room was perhaps one-third full. No waiting for a table or service. Stephanie was attentive and efficient. Food came out promptly. We had Create Your Own Combo and 3-Sauce Fajita Burrito (Chicken). Both were very good, particularly with the chicken being diced, grilled pieces rather than the typical shredded. Chips (Chips &... More 

Thank DaCookman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6369 S Southlands Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80016-5319
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 720-583-7660
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?