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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Mexican, Southwestern
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8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is clean and the service was great! Only issues were 1, their salsa is delicious but hot and they don't offer a mild, and 2, the strawberry daiquiri didn't taste like strawberry. It tasted like ORANGES! Very strange so visit and enjoy but avoid the strawberry daiquiri!! To be fair it could have just been the bartender on... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Worst OTB experience ever. Let me start by saying this was NOT a busy day. There were five tables with patrons including us. Two of our guests only wanted water to drink. We asked for water no less than 3 times and still had cocktails and cheese dip (one extra we didn't want or ask for, just water please) before... More 

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Thank Gabrielle71
Olney, Maryland
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I have gone here at least 20 times. I have been so forgiving because I used to live close by and hang out at the original one on Knox Street in Dallas. But I am done. Chips and Salsa are usually pretty good. Food is so inconsistent. It varies from trip to trip. I think since they are always changing... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

On the Border has a variety of Mexican food choices. They give you chips and salsa when you first arrive. The chips are warm and the salsa us very good. I've had taco's, empanadas, fajitas and more on the menu and every has always been really good. My kids really enjoy the food here too. I also went for a... More 

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Thank Lori095
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Always really good food, pleasant staff & nice atmosphere. They text you when your table is ready, cute perk.

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Thank lisakF8677RL
Newark, Delaware
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

In town for a 1 day V-Ball tournament and decided to check this place out for an early dinner, about 4pm. There were 5 of us and lots of tables available when we got there, but were told it would be 15-20 minute wait. Kinda hard to believe, but hostess said they didn't have enough servers. We waited and did... More 

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Millstone, New Jersey
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Stopped by Friday afternoon about 3:10 Reduced drink prices for Happy Hour started at 3 & the lunch menu is still in effect till 4 so we caught the best value of all. The soft tacos meal was delicious and the food came out hot and fast . Services was excellent and the bar area was almost full of happy... More 

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Elkridge, Maryland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

If you're looking for really good tex-mex, look no further. This place is great. It has the typical tex-mex menu, fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and the like as well as full main-course dishes with chicken and steak. Unlike many mexican restaurants, the burritos and enchiladas are gooey and swimming in sauce. The ones here seems to have just the right... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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129 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I was craving Mexican food so me and my coworkers visited the restaurant after checking into our hotel. It was on a Sunday at noon and the restaurant was very busy with only a couple of seats available, The staff was very attentive and quick to help clear tables and fill drinks. It was a great visit.

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Thank chuckghutch
Orlando, Florida
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

One can never go wrong with Mexican. I was on a diet of only protein and vegetables when I went there. And they adjusted my order awesomely!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8230 Gateway Overlook Dr, Elkridge, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?