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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

220 Indian River Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3638
+1 203-687-4300
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“rice” (2 reviews)
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220 Indian River Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3638
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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Love to eat in here. I took my sister for her birthday and she loved it. Love their menu and the kids menu is the best. Great food!

Thank Ketana_01
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my food and the Strawberry Margarita is the best I ever had. Everyone was pleasant. It's very roomy and a really good place to go for Happy hour or dinner

Thank j2dagee68
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The staff was pleasant and courteous. I had a side salad and carne asada. The salad was extremely small. The meal came with rice, very little pico de gallo and beans. I didn’t have the beans. The carne asada is basically a grilled steak with...More

Thank Jenny J
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Not too busy on a Wednesday evening; three friends and I sat at the bar to have a late dinner around 8:30 pm. It took about 15 minutes for a server to come around to us and another 15 for our drinks to come out....More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The location, in the Christmas Tree Shop plaza, is easy to reach from both 95 and the Post Road. The casual ambiance, friendly and attentive service, and cleanliness make this a good place for lunch at this price point. We love their salsa, queso, and...More

Thank TheSecretVagabond
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Seven adults and four kids for a birthday dinner and we were seated quickly. Our server promptly handled all the drink and dinner orders. The food arrived in a timely manner without any errors. The drinks were memorable and the Birthday Singing was fun. On...More

1  Thank dogwriter
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I don't know what authentic Mexican food tastes like, but On the Border seems to taste more like a chain than other places. The food is good though. The service was nothing more than average. May return.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed July 10, 2016

First, is chain Mexican ever really amazing? No. But this place was able to set a party of 9 within minutes, set up the kids with dough to play with (on top of the crayons and coloring) and managed multiple diet restrictions, including gluten-free as...More

Thank MomOfBoysOhMy
Reviewed June 23, 2016

large margaritas only $5 many varieties, other drinks looked good too. they have inexpensive happy hour appetizers too.

Thank carribbeanmic
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I have to eat Gluten free due to allergies and last night I had a craving for Mexican so we went went to On the Border because they had some gluten free options. The waitress and the manager went out their way to create a...More

Thank Chris W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Indian River Rd, Orange, CT 06477-3638
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 203-687-4300
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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