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On the Border

#722 of 2,583 Restaurants in Phoenix}
$$ - $$$, Mexican
5005 East Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044-6407
+1 602-247-7550
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Southwestern, Mexican
$$ - $$$
5005 East Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044-6407
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit in the bar area, and ask for Shannon. She's awesome! Order the Wednesday Fajita special. It's only $8 and you get all the fixin's. There are Happy Hour drink specials too.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I love their home make ships and salsa and the fajitas and good stuff to go with them. The salads are great and the desserts are to.

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Thank Sandra R
Reviewed July 25, 2017

The service was very good. The chips and salsa were ok, but not as good as Macayo's. Ordered a Taco Salad and there were so many jalapenos in it that I gave up trying to fish them out and could not eat the salad. There...More

Thank chriskaia
Reviewed April 12, 2017

My husband and I and two other couples decided to try On the Border in Guadalupe. We had a great night, awesome service, our server Tristan was fantastic! He was friendly offered suggestions on the specials and shared his favourites. He kept the tortilla chips...More

Thank JoanneJohn2005
Reviewed September 16, 2016

They put a good amount of food on your plate, your glass is never empty. Just the setting/atmosphere alone drew me to this place because if you have ever been to Mexico, this will put you there. This is walking distance from Extended Stay America...More

Thank TravelJohn092
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had been regulars at Macayos in Ahwatukee. They changed their reception staff to 17 year olds that cared very little about customer repoire. The menu was stale and from one visit to the next the margarita consistency was all over the map. Tried Arribas...More

1  Thank Jerry A
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Attentive staff but dining room too cool so we opted to dine on the patio. Great fresh salsa with chips that were tasty but very processed. Food was slow from the kitchen so we were offered refill on the chips. Authentic carne asada tacos and...More

Thank valpo1125
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stopped for dinner quite late after attending another event. The place was very quiet but the waitstaff was charming and welcoming. We did eat outside (very noisy but muffled). The service was rapid, the food was excellent. We live in the neighborhood and hadn't...More

Thank E H
Reviewed January 27, 2016

My wife and I went here for dinner. Food: I had the steak fajitas and my wife had the unlimited Tortilla soup. Both were excellent. Service: Service was excellent. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. Drinks: They has a broad selection of drinks and beer....More

Reviewed January 19, 2016

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is a chain restaurant out of Texas. And, while I seldom do Trip Advisor reviews on chain restaurants, this one is most noteworthy. We are fortunate to have a location ten minutes from our home and thus are...More

Thank Robert V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Southwestern, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5005 East Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044-6407
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-247-7550
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