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South of The Border Mexican

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322 2nd St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 565-4848
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

South of the Boarder off of Second Street is one of my favorite Mexican food eateries. The portions are plentiful and delicious. The service is always friendly and timely. Its a local favorite which speaks volumes. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Robin B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were only in Williamsburg for a week, and feeling in need of food that wasn't the standard American fayre, we plumped for this place. (We were staying very close to Colonial Williamsburg, and "South of the Border" seemed near enough (about a mile) that we could walk. What a great discovery, and as I said we went back for... More 

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Thank Ewan1961
Yorktown, Virginia
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just went to South of the Border for the first time and enjoyed it a lot! They provide beans with cheese with the chips and salsa, which was a nice surprise. The server was very attentive and answered all our questions. The portions were generous and tasted great. We will be back.

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Thank joanneelainetanner
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Quick service and very friendly environment. Drunk specials were nice. The food arrived very quickly and was pretty good as far as portions and menu selection. Nice restaurant.

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Thank Mike W
Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Food is typical Mexican type fare. Nothing special. You are greeted with great fanfare one day or surly the next. Mood swings abound and service will vary accordingly which leaves you wondering how the dice were thrown before you walk into the place. Otherwise generally acceptable if you need to eat out.

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Thank BILLYSBURG
Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant after reading the reviews. They have amazing margaritas, and the complimentary chips were excellent. The food was okay, and the price was about average. Overall i would eat there again

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Thank Jake S
South Hill, Virginia, United States
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Excellent Mexican Restaurant. My husband ate there for lunch with his management team and it was so good he took me back for dinner.

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Thank Liz E
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Lots of delicious choices, definitely something for everyone. Reasonable prices for good size portions of food. Great service & comfortable atmosphere.

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Thank Eileen M
Taos County, New Mexico
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Having come from the Southwest, I am used to a lot spicier food but this is still a good place to go and the lunch service is great.

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Thank Peter S
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Been coming here for 12 years since the day they opened April 18, 2004. Have enjoyed everything on the menu with few reservations. I have found the food tasty and plentiful and we always enjoy the homemade salsa and chips and bean & cheese dip. (they are free) The food has always been great but the margaritas will blow you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 2nd St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: (757) 565-4848

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