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On the Border - CLOSED

7802 W Spectrum St, Boise, ID 83709-8309
+1 208-322-8145
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Jul 25, 2016
“Tasty Mexican food at a fair price”
Dec 17, 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, American
$$ - $$$
7802 W Spectrum St, Boise, ID 83709-8309
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

Came here after work, and didn't get much lunch so I was real hungry. With the salsa and warm chips appetizer almost filled myself up before the meal came. The service was top notch and the Tex-mex food is still very good, and just like...More

1  Thank must_need_H2O
Reviewed July 19, 2014

Since I was traveling solo and this restaurant was close to where I was staying, I headed over here. I ate in the bar which has a very good happy hour menu from 2 - 6. The happy hour portions were just perfect for dinner...More

1  Thank Oregonmsc
Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Ate dinner on 7/5/14. The food was good enough. The service was excellent. The young lady that served us was friendly, helpful and very efficient. All other staff, as well, were friendly and responsive. I recommend this location.

1  Thank ricoflowers
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We recently stumbled upon this national chain while traveling through the west. Although the menu has changed and the prices have increased, if you are looking for a reliable and solid Tex-Mex spot, On the Border will fill your bill. Our server was both helpful...More

1  Thank LandR22
Reviewed June 8, 2014

On the Border is near the Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn in Boise. I made a stop for lunch there and the fajitas were good. There were complimentary chips and salsa.

Thank c1930
Reviewed March 14, 2014

This restaurant was our local haunt while we were in the area. I absolutely love the Brisket Tacos...I'm dreaming of them now...Anyway, excellent friendly service and great food. You really can not ask for more.

2  Thank Jambasco
Reviewed March 4, 2014

On the Border has excellent food, desserts and drinks. I will tell you the chili relleno is spicy! Their margaritas have alcohol in them!!!! The amount of food you get for the price is great. It also has a nice atmosphere.

3  Thank mnmhill
Reviewed March 2, 2014

I like the chips at OTB. The food is OK. I had a chicken breast that was way over-marinated or else it was pressed/formed chicken.

Thank richardej2013
Reviewed January 15, 2014

The table side guac preparation and a cold beer - was more that enough for a lazy Saturday afternoon. However, the beef fajitas were very good also. Great home-made corn chips (not from any sack!) and watching someone make quac that easily made me want...More

1  Thank marci4tony
Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stopped in after a movie for Margaritas and nachos. We ordered a lunch size nachos thinking that we would get a slightly smaller stack of nachos that are typically served at every restaurant, pub, and bar. Our plate arrived with all of the ingredients...More

Thank Jerry M
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Southwestern, American
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7802 W Spectrum St, Boise, ID 83709-8309
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-322-8145
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