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“Cool looking place with awful food”

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Ranked #64 of 973 Restaurants in Mesa
Cuisines: Mexican, Grill
Description: The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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Description: The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
Reviewed March 3, 2012

What a disappointment. Great atmosphere, but the food is bland, lame chain uninspired food. It starts weak, and goes downhill. If you think Taco Bell is authentic, you will be right at home here.

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Thank Fernando918
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

We really enjoyed South of the Border. It was our first time there so our waiter went over the menu before we ordered. The food was served quickly and piping hot. Excellent food and service.

Thank ontheroad48
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Reviewed February 25, 2012

The food just lacks the local flavor that is found in this area. Definitely a chain restaurant gone bad. Skip it and go for more of the family restaurants in the area.

Thank custravel_4
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

Good restaurant with great chips & salsa. Main course was good. Attractive decor with excellent service. We got there at 5:00 but it become more crowded toward 6:00.

Thank colin92
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Reviewed January 23, 2012

God I love their Salsa... Ordered the Steak Fajitas, Spicy, with the queso dip. Excellent, gave me enough tortillas, not a ton of steak, but filling nonetheless. Chips and salsa are always delicious, the salsa has a little bite to it.. Wife and mother had tacos, which were enjoyed. Service was good, didn't even see the waiter bring my soda refill. Love this restraunt chain, and wouldn't hesitate going again. Immediate seating at 3pm on a Saturday.

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Thank Carl T
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