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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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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (66 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We always just call it EAT, as their sign says outside of the place. Very cool atmosphere, which our kids love. The food is reasonable so families can afford to go without it breaking the bank. The chicken gumbo was amazing!! A nice mix of...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I meet my friends here once a month. The only thing i really like on their menu is the shrimp quesadillas. They all get their house salad. The place fills up quickly after 11:30. Its fast paced and the noise level is high. If you...More

Thank Hockeymomgg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Border Cafe a few times a year and I always enjoy the food. I especially love the fajitas. The chicken is seasoned/marinated perfectly and it's a good portion.

Thank Naturallykelz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you see a sign that says EAT, it intrigues you. It makes you wonder, why the command? Because it is great food is why. Tex mex with spicy cajun as an option. Great service, prices and quality wait staff. I discovered this place after...More

Thank teresa s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our go to restaurants heading up the 95 corridor. At 12.15pm on Monday the place was packed!! We were greeted as we entered and asked if we wanted a table. We opted for the last 2 seats at the bar. As soon as...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Border cafe regularly, as we live nearby. I normally have the Jim Bowie steak, which I *love*, but like many people, I’m trying to watch my diet. So once for a business meal, I had the blackened salmon and it was so...More

Thank Papagaaidq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Nice selections on the menu! Roasted avocados are the best! Customer service is #1 for us along with great food and we are never disappointed!

Thank Heartlight73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Tex Mex food and reasonably priced one of my favorite restaurants. Go early because there is usually a wait.

Thank 4METOO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is literally to die for! I have tried almost EVERYTHING on the menu, but my favorite will always be the shrimp and craw fish quesadillas (YUMM). I would order those with the mango margarita and be a happy camper. The only reason I...More

Thank aarikar2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to get either Tex-Mex or Cajun. Prices are very reasonable and the food is great! There is a wait most of the time but well worth it!

Thank bilinsky
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buzz_wendy
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.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids
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: +1 302-633-6400
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