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Border Cafe

483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (68 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to find a good Mexican or Tex-Mex place to eat at, and we're very glad we chose to eat here. The wait staff was amazing; we had three people help us at some point and made sure we had everything we needed. The...More

1  Thank Ghibli_0810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went there and there is great atmosphere, great waitress, and very good food. Right now there's no waiting,not like the summertime. Only had two give them our name and within two minutes we were sitting at our table. The food always comes hot and...More

Thank R8246EEdavidn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I went to Border Cafe today for lunch and it was less than stellar. Our appetizer was good, but the plates they brought out for the appetizers were dirty and we had to send back. That set the stage for our meal...More

1  Thank 82roadking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to send our food back twice then the waitress proceeded to complain about us to another customer. The manager comped our food but we were hungry. then another couple a few feet away was also complaining. needless to say we will not be...More

1  Thank Destination776354
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This place has the formula down for getting people in and seated and then fed and out the door. Margaritas are good. We like their popcorn shrimp appetizer and enjoy are tacos and several other entrees. Service here is usually pretty good which it was...More

Thank jrufft2018
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The food was very good. The wait staff was very pleasant. We did have over an hour wait for a table for 5. We went on a Monday, for dinner. Go early or late for a shorter wait.

Thank Adventure590692
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

It was great to stop for a casual pass through Sunday dinner while on the way from Princeton to DC. Food was very good. Fajitas were delicious. I had chicken ones and the chicken was very tender and juicy. Margarita was very weak, they forgot...More

1  Thank 259Maria
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The place was nearly full, but there was no waiting for a seat. There are a wide variety of Mexican dishes available. NOTE: They also offer Jambalaya as a side. It was good. I was impressed that the tortillas were handmade and served authentically wrapped...More

1  Thank Perryville_John
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Good food and good atmosphere. Fast and convenient. Prices reasonable. Staff kind and attentive. I would definitely recommend.

Thank priscillaannettej
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have eaten here several times! The food is always hot and delicious! The staff if pleasant, courteous and quick about orders sent in a timely manner! Great variety to choose from and my friends and I always enjoy meeting there!

Thank Tabatha W
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Questions & Answers
March 10, 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
They don't do reservations. This place is too busy all the time. Unless you talk to a manager and go before or after a select time.
Lisa J
February 6, 2015|
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Response from luc17 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is great and they are good variety. All the kids meals come with a candy dessert and I don't think any are more than $5. Most times my boys have left overs for next day lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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: +1 302-633-6400
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