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On The Border Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern
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1102 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-4735
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were very good about fitting our group of 13 in. Luckily they weren't to busy on a Sunday night. The food was very good and we had an excellent waiter. Everyone was pleased with food and service.

Thank belkmant
Huntington, West Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is decent. I've had better Mexican in local restaurants that aren't a chain. They should go back and look at how ChiChi's did it in the 90's

Thank Jennifer P
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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135 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleased with the service, wait staff, efficiency and time frame. It was busy for a Saturday and we really did not have to wait for a table or our drinks, chips, appetizers and our meal. Everything was served hot and even the kid's size portions were good. We will definitely return in the future when in that area.... More 

Thank 560lynm
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The meals are good - lots of food, reasonable price. But queso is below average. Our food took a looooong time to come for the 3rd time, not sure the hold up. I DO like the healthier options and they are good. Where did the skinny mojito go? Deck is not as cool as before the fire and sooooo many... More 

Thank PeJm1093
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Remembered the delicious fajitas at our On The Border back home. The fajita meat was very good. We had to send the Chili con Queso back to be heated. The guacamole was delicious. Our waiter was efficient but not very cordial. He just seemed irritated to be working. The table next to us was trashed....food all over the floor and... More 

Thank Torey
Raleigh, North Carolina
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118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Went to dinner with my husband and we sat in the bar. The service was slow. Twice I asked for an additional napkin which we never got. We also ordered guacamole which never arrived. By time our waitress came to check on us, we were half done with our meal so told her to cancel the guac. We got chicken... More 

Thank sunshine_warrior
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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222 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This restaurant had a fire some time ago and we were glad that it finally reopened. The menu is obviously Mexican but the variety is good and everything is tasty. They also have good bar specials so we will be back.

Thank Phil1003
Raleigh, North Carolina
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210 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

So my first visit here since their rebuild, and frankly I would have thought they would have tried harder to rebuild the business They were only about half full, yet our food took way too long. Became out in three shifts, some pipping hot, some just warm. Suggests they forgot about onesie two plates. Only real bright point was the... More 

Thank MacJoeFQV
Apex, North Carolina, United States
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

As far as taste. Well, no five stars. It was fresh though. Hand made flour tortillas. Dessert included in kids meal. Great customer service.

Thank Misifusmiau M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Quickly welcomed by hostess. Chips and delicious salsa dropped promptly. Our server Mason, was always a step ahead on service. Big Borderitto and Mex Cobb Salad ordered. Both were great. GM came by for table touch. Mason packed up left overs with some fresh chips and beverage to go!!! Great job by everyone!!! Thanks!!

Thank Go4theGreen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-4735
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: 919-439-5030

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