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Border Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
+1 248-347-7827
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The servings are large but not memerable. We thought they were tasteless. A good selection of menu items at a fair price. The service was very good and it was a very clean venue.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 515any
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Always busy. Good food. Friendly service. They don't nickel and dime you to death as the chips and salsa are free and always flowing. This place carries Mexican beer on tap! Some of the decor needed some dusting last time we were there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The food is nothing special. The chips are hard and not nice and thin, and crispy. What you would expect at a Mexican restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sam6807
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We went there for my wife's birthday, you get so much off on your birthday on your meal. As always the food was excellent but the chips sometimes taste a little burnt but not a reason not to visit. I always have the Fajita Chimi...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Shelbymann
Reviewed April 14, 2018

For starters, the salsa and tortilla chips provided soon after we sat down were inferior. The chips were obviously not freshly prepared (at Los Tres Amigos they are served hot) and the salsa wasn't that good. I had a combination plate that was pretty ordinary....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gorton54
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I had forgotten this place was around the corner. Every time, the waiter has checked with the cook to make sure what I ordered is gluten free. I have not gotten one bad meal, or gotten sick. There is so much food, I take half...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Myrrhia
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Authentic mexican fare - good value and fun place to meet friends for chips, salsa, guacamole and "pops"!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Rosanne9992
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I've eaten here twice this month and both times the food was hot, tasty and plentiful and the wait staff were attentive and friendly. Prices are reasonable and it's a comfortable place to relax and enjoy food and drink.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Meisterburger
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I was seated at a high top in the bar area because I didn't want a booth. The mood of the entire place seemed to be extremely relaxed and not in a good way. Three seated tables at peak dining around 1:00 on a Sunday...More

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank CMBWhitmore
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We've been here more times than I can count over the years and it's a place we can count on for consistently good food. I particularly like the steak quesadilla and always end the meal with fried ice cream!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank orcalori
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-347-7827
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