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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Asked for a special enchilada lunch and they made it happen. I thought the children’s menu had a nice variety of options. Service was great, he asked frequently if we needed drink refills. Nice decor for a chain.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I would not recommend this restaurant. Although the service was very good, the food was not. The server was friendly. The food was bland and had no taste.

Thank Mantle536
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This place was another I visited while on a business trip to Maryland. I was alone and think my waiter felt a little sorry for me because he came back to check on me so much. It was nice and the food was really good...More

Thank Jacquilee9
Reviewed 18 July 2017

First, I will say this - our server, Miles, was great! He did the best he could considering the working conditions... With that said, when we arrived we waited and waited at the Host stand. Another gentleman was there and said he had been waiting...More

Thank lenflady
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Coworkers and I have frequented this On the Border for lunch on Tuesday's! This past week was exceptional, as they had the patio open and we sat outside and enjoyed the sunny weather and some tacos. Lots of good choices here! Enjoy!

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good food, reasonably priced. Good service, and good atmosphere. Family type restaurant. I would recommend for a dinner with family or friends.

Thank hiranimont
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My server was very attentive and the food was good. For a Saturday late afternoon there was not a long wait for either seating or my food.

Thank PurpleAnkh
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I come I say never again. Mediocre food and slow service. Today we had to my husband's food to go since they "lost" the order because of computer problems. Manager did comp his meal...but this time I mean it: never again.

Thank msw1189
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Service, food, salsa, and cuisine were all terrible. The entres taste like frozen dinners because they were hot on the outside but cold on the inside. The meals were not cooked fresh that day. I realize a lot of chain restaurants are doing this now....More

Thank dluri
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I don't want to get anybody fired so I will avoid referencing any one person specifically - but here is what I witnessed today at lunch. You know the sealed cover on a new container of sour cream or peanut butter, stretched tight and hard...More

Thank User146
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
Description
There are reviews for many On the Border locations, just none for the Elridge/Columbia restaurant.
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