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On the Border Mexican Cafe

1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
+1 860-899-1670
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“black beans” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Yes it is a chain, but stopping here was a good choice on our part. The menu had all the favorites and then some. The service was good and the prices fair. But most of all, the food was just what we were hoping for.

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Pros: Food comes fast, wait staff is so nice (yeah you Chelsea and Abel!), lively atmosphere, the fajitas are always sizzlin', the salsa is hot (if you dig that), you can order the chips without salt and the prices haven't gone up in forever. Cons:...More

Thank robsiragusa
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were staying next door at Hampton Inn and just walked over. They sat us quickly, brought salsa and chips right away. We enjoyed our lunch specials, the service, and the ambiance.

Thank Vermont95
Reviewed 11 July 2017

we had a delicious mail here yesterday. it was really good. the service was excellent. if you want really good Mexican food, this is the place to go.

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The main reason I didn't rate this Very Good was because the top shelf margarita with 3 liquors I ordered was weak and disappointingly small for the $10.49 price, compared to other restaurants. The carne asada was very tender, juicy and flavorful. The side of...More

Thank globetraipser
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We had OTB cater an event st our house on 6/17/17. Awesome food and service. Many compliments from guests. No complaints. Staff who served were friendly and courteous. Definitely would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed 18 June 2017

First time here today. Once seated, we were offered generous portions of chips and some really delicious, hot salsa! This is more of a South Western type cuisine than Tex-Mex. Loved the chicken mango salad that I had. Very healthy. It came with black beans,...More

Thank bchrzan
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This the best Mexican that we have found in the greater Hartford area so far. Food is good, and service attentive and friendly.

Thank NatureLover1970
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We come for lunch often and always have a great experience. The wait staff is friendly and conscientious. The food is always fresh and hot. We ordered the guac live appetizer where our waiter made the guacomole in front of us. It was made perfectly...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It is a nice place with decent seating capacity. The food was nice and the hostess was a professional. the menu is decent and price is not expensive. Since we went in a group, we enjoyed ourselves. It is open till 11PM which is also...More

Thank Ankit G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-899-1670
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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