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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

) #36 of 118 Restaurants in Reston $$ - $$$ Mexican,
11880 Spectrum Ce, Spectrum Center, Reston, VA 20598-0001
+1 571-485-7929
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
11880 Spectrum Ce, Spectrum Center, Reston, VA 20598-0001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in their party room and there were 22 of us and they did a great job. Folks could order what they wanted and order a bar drink. The service and food were outstanding and they did a super job. I was delighted. Love...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited almost every occasion be it lunch, brunch or dinner and the service, food and prices are a great value. Great place to meet up and grab some good food.

5  Thank EliteTravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have met here several times since my sister and her husband moved to Reston last Fall. Friendly, efficient service and GREAT food at a very fair price. Well done! Our go-to spot.

Thank jeanniepia
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The food was very tasty and the portions were very generous. The taco salad with cheese topping was absolutely delicious

Thank parcoria
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Parking charges in Reston Town Center encouraged us to try some places with free parking. On the Border is 2 blocks down from the town center. For Spectrum Center where it is, it is a nice option for a drink and chips and salsa. The...More

Thank Stacey A
Reviewed May 30, 2017

The food was great, the service was excellent and the cleanliness of the restaurant was spot-on. The atmosphere was great as well!

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is slightly-above average mexican food. However, the service is good, the drinks are good, and some of the dishes are quite good... but generally the food is not so interesting.

Thank vicweast
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I used to eat here about once a month. The past few times we have gone the service is beyond terrible. Food was okay. But there are way to many good restaurants out there to settle for such poor service.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We chose the On the border because we at at Chuy's last time, it was a mistake, it was Cinco De mayo. The service was terrible, the food was even worse, never have I had such bad supposedly mexican food. I ate chips and cheese...More

Thank JudyE65
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I'm not a fancy eater and so I don't care for restaurants that add a lot of unecessary complication to foods. On the Border was exactly my style. My family and I went here for an early lunch (shortly after they opened for the day)...More

Thank HappyExplorer7752014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11880 Spectrum Ce, Spectrum Center, Reston, VA 20598-0001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 571-485-7929
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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