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On the Border

Mexican, Southwestern
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2190 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2659
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good and the service was ok but not great. We had to ask for drink refills and I finally got our napkins and eating utensils myself.

Thank Linda G
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257 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The food was very good however the service, while friendly, was lacking. We had a party of four people, and after placing our order it took 35-minutes to get three of the dishes which were lukewarm, then 5 more minutes to get the final order which was screaming hot. Not sure how they did this. Water glasses sat empty and... More 

Thank Kevin B
Kansas City, Missouri
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280 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Have not been here for several years, but recent visit found it to still be good. Restaurant clean. Seated promptly by hostess and wait staff arrived quickly. Very good, very fresh guacamole. Food very tasty. Tacos very large. I ordered too much given massive quantities served. If you eat average quantities of food you can split an order or take... More 

Thank Motion22
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We really appreciate the consistently good quality of the food, the service, AND the margaritas! We usually go there mid-afternoon and that's us for the day! The wait staff is on the ball making sure you have enough tostados and salsa while waiting for your order. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed and we always enjoy dining there.

Thank pattywidmoyer
Spanish Fort, Alabama
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357 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Our family visited on Monday night & had a very good experience. The chips & salsa were endless & service was excellent. Several of us had the endless enchiladas which were delicious. We would return.

Thank Pam M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I like the Wednesday lunch special of fajitas for $7.99. Chicken fajitas with rice & beans and all the fixings. Great taste and close to a $5 savings.

Thank David B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We hadn't been to On The Border for maybe a year, but went this week when I got home from work and didn't feel like cooking dinner. Family meal out. A couple of us had combos (pick your own 2 or 3 items from a handful of options), so that's a nice way to go. My husband detests sour cream... More 

Thank maserk
Pueblo, Colorado
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352 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We have been to on the border before and had some poor meals the food just wasn't very good. I will say this restaurant has Improved since the last we were here. It was cleaner and the quality of the food was much better. The server was friendly and pleasant. My only complaint was we had ordered the carnitas taco's.... More 

Thank Kenmarsam
Colorado Springs
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch and today was Fajita Wednesday. The food was great. We all decided to have the fajitas since the price was $7.99. Chicken was tender and all the fix'ens were prepared just right. Waitress took good care and we didn't have a long wait. So if you want a great lunch for a great price... More 

Thank Michael L
Salt Lake City
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised, On the Border was a better than expected. Salsa that came with the chips was tasty. Shrimp fajitas were remarkably good. I went in with expecting just another over-decorated Mexican restaurant, but was quite pleased with the food and service. Serving staff was unobtrusive and friendly--a nice balance. I will go there again next time I'm... More 

Thank Chris027027

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2190 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-2659
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-645-7570

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