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Border Grill Fresh-Mex

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews chimichanga tacos chips and salsa california burrito shredded chicken beans flan steak hole in the wall strip mall local place delicious food small restaurant served quickly universal studios portions are huge decided to give it a try
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my go-to for mexican food whenever I'm in Orlando. The service is really good and the food is, well... All I can say is that there's always mexican families eating there, for a good reason.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank whoisyeco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a full day at Universal, we didn’t want the crowds and chain restaurants of City Walk. This place was near our hotel. It is a hole-in-the-wall that was absolutely delicious with great service. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable. I would eat here again...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank carljw11662
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food came out within 5 minutes, very good Mexican food. Coming from Chicago, we are picky. Enchiladas Verdes and fish tacos were favs.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank johnsQ6860EL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden gem. Cheap, authentic, good service, good food. Parking can be tricky. Ambience is strictly low-key - has neighborhood feel (not at all slick). I enjoyed the enchiladas, tacos and fajitas.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K_M_reviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up on a Saturday night without a reservation but we managed to get a table and our waiter was very helpful and gave good recommendations. The guacamole was heavenly! We all thoroughly enjoyed the meal which was served quickly. Very reasonably priced too....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an intense few days in Universal Studios, this place was a cool alternative to the character restaurants and over-priced fare. Generous portions, good prices and super friendly staff

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank NickHut75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my wife for lunch. The outside is very unassuming in a small strip. But don’t let the outside fool you. While not a fancy place the food and service is quite good. The restaurant was crowded but service was prompt and very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UH60Blackhawk
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant is a hidden gem. Waitress was very polite. Had to order chips and salsa for the table but inexpensive. I don’t care for guacamole but it had rave reviews and it was nice and fresh. Meals came quickly and were bountiful. Great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KathyK975
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing yummy experience!! The flavor is off the charts awesome.... Love the authentic feel of the place as well... Very sweet and FUN employees!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Loewen6
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Took my 12 year old son with me and he enjoyed the food and the restaurant itself just as much as I did.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Heidi M
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April 1, 2018|
Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is around the corner from Universal Studios. Disney is a couple of exits away off I-4.
March 31, 2017|
Response from Kaye R | Reviewed this property |
Shoppes of Cypress Creek, 5695 Vineland Road, Suite A, Orlando, FL 32819
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