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Border Cafe

) #1 of 279 Restaurants in Newark $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Cajun & Creole
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” (61 reviews)
“crawfish” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All 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 616 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here on a date with my wife after driving by it for years. It came highly recommend and did not disappoint. Though always crowded the wait isn't that long. And the food is worth the wait anyway! The complimentary fresh chips and spicy salsa...More

Thank Craig Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really like the Border Cafe but my wife is not a fan at all. I very much enjoy the seafood enchiladas and the jambalaya. The salsa is very good and the chips are warmed. I really love fajitas but the fajitas here are below...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was great here from the service to the food. My waiters name was Brendan and he was great . I got the seafood enchiladas which was full of crab meat shrimp and crawfish . I don't like crawfish but it all blended nicely in....More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have eaten at this establishment many times and have found the food to be delicious. The portion are generous, and the price is very reasonable. The waiters and waitresses are very helpful and attentive in their service. However, if you are...More

Thank brucebX4835KI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is americas version of Mexican. The meals are commercial but prepared well. The prices are reasonable. One very large dining room that can be loud sometimes.

Thank SkipNan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here many times, Lots of good food, reasonably priced and excellent fast service. Need a fast in and out place, good food reasonably priced, THIS IS THE PLACE Very near DE Park and the Mall and I95. Never a long wait.

Thank cpeset2781
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large space, nicely separated rustic type wooden tables. Big enough so we never seem to have to wait very long to be seated. Excellent service from receptionist to servers - very attentive and friendly. Food is an interesting fusion of Mexican - Creole. Consistently delicious....More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was tremendously professional and efficient. The beer was good, cold and priced reasonably. The food was too hot (spicy) for my taste, but maybe that is just me.

Thank George W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only complaint I EVER have about Borders is the noise!!! This place is amazingly loud!! But.... the food is worth not being able to hear anyone you came with

Thank heathercU5830AD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While my husband and I wanted to enjoy an early dinner without all the noise associated with family dining upon arriving at the cafe we asked to be seated in an area without too many kids. Thinking that the hostess cared about our request she...More

1  Thank carey1176
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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