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Border Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
302-633-6400
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hockessin, Delaware
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We frequent Borders probably once a week. It's always busy at lunch and dinner so we either go early or late. Drinks, food and service are good. Food is hot and a good size serving. My family loves the gumbo, fajitas, catfish (which I think they removed from the menu) Caesar salad with chicken or salmon and eggplant royal. Best... More 

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Thank SusanSCAK376
Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place always comes through with a good meal! I have never been disappointed eating there, no matter how busy they are!

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Thank Peggy C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether I'm on a date with my husband, or we're enjoying a day out with the kids, I LOVE this restaraunt! The service is fast, the price is reasonable, the food is tasty, and the margaritas are A1! I have never seen the place empty, but weve never waited for more than 20 minutes. The Gumbo, Crawfish Ettufe, and Seafood... More 

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Thank Erika B
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is great place to eat. Very family friendly and a great bar area for after work drinks. Arrive early it fills up fast or plan to wait as it is worth the wait.

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Thank Jacqueline L
Newark, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Border Cafe has very good food and especially good margaritas on the patio at happy hour. Gets crowded but worth the wait so get there early.

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Thank Joe D
Delaware City, Delaware
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we visited Border Cafe in April 2016, the very moment of our entry informed us its not BORDER..but CENTER Cafe. yes the center of attraction. It was buzzing with activity filled with Fans and Foodies enjoying their mouthwatering menus packed with Fun and Frolic. Yes we too mingled in the stream of happiness buttered with very courteous staff adorned... More 

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Thank sreyasvasu
Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Borders never disappoints. Great food, great prices, great service. Wonderful large salads and really good margaritas and sangria.

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Thank jkf915
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, excellent place to eat and very cheap, very good staff, me and my family come here frequently and never had a bad experience. and the food has always been fresh and tasty.

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Thank Boo2302
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food at a good price. Open warehouse feel to the restaurant, good spicy food. Large bar with large selection of beers. Friendly waitstaff. good location right off the highway.

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Thank tmelle
Newark, Delaware
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly service,good menue,tasty&pleanty of choice a little loud but food is worth waiting for,hot& spicy

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Thank misty2538

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: 302-633-6400

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