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Border Cafe

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483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (66 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their food is always good but they definitely make their $$ on turning over the tables quickly. That does not bother us. We go,we order,we eat, we enjoy, we leave!

Thank mk1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time stopping on the way back from the beach. My husband had stopped on his way back with a friend a few weeks back. Wonderful staff, food, atmosphere...no complaints here!! We'll be back and we're sending our son. Prices are great also.

Thank lwalmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pass this restaurant all the time so wanted to give it a try for lunch. We were seated quickly as not very busy, that should have been a clue. Our waitress was quick to bring drinks but that was the only thing she did....More

1  Thank ghpkap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Border Café for a number of years. The menu and bar drinks are very simple and limited. Service is always consistent. We had no wait for a table and our server took our drink orders right away. They have good...More

Thank jrufft2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belatedly celebrating my birthday with my daughters and family in Wilmington, DE, I of course wanted to go to my FAVORITE place there - the Border Cafe - otherwise known lovingly by my family as "EAT" (because of the huge sign in the front windows)!...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good items no longer on the menu, chips are disgusting, I used to LOVE this place. Wait staff was apologetic, but they can't do anything about bad management. I heard other people complaining.

Thank lostalaskan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my daughter had dinner with my parents. We placed our order with the server, she read back our order to make sure it was correct. They did not get my dad’s order correct. He ordered blackened fish and gave him blackened chicken. Then...More

Thank LeeP1992
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Border's Cafe approximately 4 times for different get togethers with family or friends. They rave about the happy hour drink specials. However, I don't really drink. Every time I have been here... the parking lot appears packed but when we go...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Border Cafe lived up to its TripAdvisor ratings! We arrived around 9 on a Sat night. Wait was about 5 mins. Great vibe, attentive staff, great foods with great prices. The cornbread was dynamite. The Eggplant Royale with fried eggplant 'steaks' topped with the best...More

Thank stazandgazer
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The staff is always good. The food is always hot. They have the best quesadilla. Great service. Great prices

Thank Cindy F
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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
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
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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