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Border Cafe

483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (64 reviews)
“crawfish” (22 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Stopped at border cafe for early dinner on Sunday afternoon. An older gentleman was our waiter.. he did a fabulous job. Was very attentive but not overbearing... had a great experience because of him....

Thank 432HappyCamper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has some of thee worst food and service I have experienced in DE. They have a no takeout policy and even though my sister only ordered an appetizer they refused to let her order an entree because of the no take out rule....More

Thank teem75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good cheap food. Portions are huge. Chips and salsa are on point. The wait can be long and they don’t have beer on tap are the only negatives.

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried every item on the menu and they are all good and reasonably priced. Service is usually fast, unlimited free fresh chips and salsa to eat if there is a wait. Two small grips, there is no desert and it can get very...More

Thank magg200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the guacamole for the first time and it did not disappoint and the Fajitas were delicious as always.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Boarder Cafe the drinks, cornbread and crawfish ettitufe'. Great for a group setting pleanty of space and a outdoor patio for warm days, its also the place to be for Cinqo De Mayo.

Thank m l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the shrimp cajun and blackened catfish over rice. Delicious. The shrimp was an appetizer but it was as good enough as an entree. They will give you more for your money. I have a box to take home for a next meal.

Thank pcmcgriff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love all the food at the Boarder Cafe. Their assortment of Tex-Mex type meals are all delicious. We particularly love the Burros, Enchiladas, Fajitas, and much more. Their jambalaya is especially delicious. We recommend this place for a delicious, reasonable meal. It is a...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of my regular places for a reasonably-priced restaurant. My go-to meal is the Gaucho Chicken (substituting the grilled vegetables for the fries). It never fails to please. Also, the side salads are huge, and if you add chicken to them you won't even...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Burgers, Burgers and more burgers and a whole lot more! This place offers real atmosphere of a Mexican grill somewhere in the South West with the ease of a short drive from the Wilmington or Newark Areas. Commonly referred to as "EATS" by many, as...More

Thank mgrunza
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
They don't do reservations. This place is too busy all the time. Unless you talk to a manager and go before or after a select time.
Lisa J
7 February 2015|
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Response from luc17 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is great and they are good variety. All the kids meals come with a candy dessert and I don't think any are more than $5. Most times my boys have left overs for next day lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-633-6400
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