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“Poor interpretation of tex-mex”
Review of On the Border

On the Border
Ranked #125 of 327 Restaurants in Milpitas
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Seven Corners, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
588 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
“Poor interpretation of tex-mex”
Reviewed December 23, 2012 via mobile

Went here for dinner and were not impressed at all by their appetizers. They were overdone to the point that cheeze turned to crust. They tend to put lime in every beer they serve you, not just Corona. Let's just say it was by far not the best mexican place I had dinner.

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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Mountain View, California, United States
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Awesome food with awesome service”
Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

One of the best mexican food I had... Though I am vegetarian I love the veggie food n chips n salsa. The ambience is so cool too. The have happy hours as well with good deals

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
Reviewed June 9, 2012

I always visit here when staying in the area, and always enjoy it. I really like the food, even though I am sure it is not genuinely Mexican. The staff are always attentive, and there is a good atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2012
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Milpitas, California
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Better that your avg mexican food”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

This is a good Mexican food place. They have specials on Margaritas, and I am on their email list to receive special deals on special nights.

Visited May 2012
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Vermont
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Okay service; good meal”
Reviewed May 18, 2012

A business colleague and I had drinks and dinner at On the Border. We sat at the bar and service was a bit slow (we had to ask for refills) The food was fine and reasonably priced~ the chicken and fresh fish tacos were good. Chips and salsa are provided and the salsa had some kick to it.

I'd go back as it was close to Larkspur Landing and beats Applebee's. Service could be a bit more attentive.

  • Visited May 2012
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