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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Table Service
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

This place has the best servers: the hiring manager should get a gold star. The beans were bland with no taste. The rice was bland and dried out. The lemonade was watery with no taste. Had to send it back. The guac, and beef tacos,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Only 3 stars although I loved the place itself my time was not valued.I was promised on receipt a wait time and delivery was ...late.I was not offered the glass of water I asked for, while waiting.My take out had no napkins and it was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Their food and specials are good. Service is slow. When you come in most of there tables are dirty with dishes. The place is not clean. The servers are trying hard never see a manager.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank heather l
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We have not been here in forever. But since the Charlestown Theatres have been renovated, we decided to stop in: esp since the restaurant is next door to the theatres. The food is good. Service is good. Reasonable prices. Guacamole is excellent. Refried beans are...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

When we arrived at peak dinner hour to find the place mostly empty, we should have known this wasn't a good bet. Service was excellent, food was an unappetizing attempt at "Mexican." We're not from this area, but there must be better choices around!

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Arrived for an early dinner around 4 and promptly seated. Menu choices were as expected. I had the chimichunga selection and my partner had burrito.Food was absolutely delicious and the amount was more than enough.

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

very average food and service there are too many good Mexican restaurants in the area. nothing really stands out

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We were tasting Mexican and stopped in knowing this was a chain but we all agreed it didn't feel like a chain. Indoor or outdoor seating. Plentiful chips and salsa refilled as needed. Beer-a-Rita was fun! The lunch special for $7.99 gave us plenty of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JQuilter
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to have dinner for Cinco De Mayo. When I was choosing a restaurant I visited a few Mexican restaurant websites to see if anyone had any special offers. The on the border website for the St.Charles location said they were...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Vacationalways87
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

I can almost always do salsa and chips. They serve their chips warm and the salsa has just the right seasonings. We went in for the two dollar taco Tuesday. I had one and my husband two. They were good, as well as filling.

Date of visit: April 2017
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