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On the Border

$$ - $$$Mexican,
3567 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5930
+1 609-681-5656
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good45%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3567 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grande house margarita for $4 was awesome. With a side shot for $1.59? Whoa! Cup of queso which was easily enough for 2... $2. Carne Asada for $16. Great flavor. Will def order again!

Thank travelingeater101
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

No water offered, no silverware, slow to take orders and check on table. Carnitas had no flavor and portions were small for a big chain.

Thank Anon8815
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Made a reservation for a thank you lunch for some employees. They were very good with the service and the food was excellent!

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Good food and it has good taste compared to few other Mexican place we tried. Only complaint we have is space, to accommodate more people they have moved tables very close to each other and there is hardly any wiggle room. Definitely an irk if...More

Thank Abhishek_Banginwar
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Every time I go to On the Boarder, I am happy that my meal matches the description and my expectations. I am judging this restaurant as a casual dining, national chain - NOT a privately owned Mexican restaurant - so if the food is fresh,...More

Thank Faith M
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Ordered take out from On The Border for a family get together....It was very disappointing. 1. Not ready for the scheduled pick up time 2. Food was cold when it was brought out, even though it was not ready apparently and had to wait 15...More

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Thank golfermom2017
Reviewed October 4, 2017

I would recommend On the Border for catering for my office. They delivered on time, set everything up, delivery person was very friendly and the food was delicious. I would definately recommend.

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Thank dobiewmn
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

It was not the best i have ever had but it was really nice, people were very friendly and the food was great. The place was fairly clean which i liked it, menu was fairly diverse and over all i was really happy with it.

Thank Omid S
Reviewed August 4, 2017

The food is always excellent. But when I got back to the office and divided the check I noticed a "packing charge" on the bottom of the check. I was not made aware of this charge as I gave the bartender a generous tip. If...More

Thank Patty A
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Hyatt located adjacent to this restaurant. Went later the first night of our stay for some drinks and appetizers, liked it enough to say we'd go back the next night for dinner. Our meal started of fine until I found...More

Thank David J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3567 US Highway 1, Princeton, NJ 08540-5930
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-681-5656
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