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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
+1 781-995-2314
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“refried beans” (4 reviews)
“sampler” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
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41 - 50 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 25 August 2016

We came here for lunch last Saturday as we were in the area. I liked that there were big TVs around that showed the Olympics as we were engrossed by that. We ordered 3 different entrees and 2 of them looked so similar that the...More

Thank Leo F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Here's the thing with On the Border - it's average. Not the best meal you'll ever eat that makes you desire a return visit, but it's not horrible either. I'll breakdown my review into pros and cons. Pros - in this stage of my life...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I reviewed OTB 4 years ago. Guess I was looking for the same good experience. But not to be. If this is your first visit you will like OTB. BUT as a returning customer I had the following problems. 1) the Boarder Sampler was reduced...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sat at the bar for a weekday lunch, and even though I was the only one at the bar, service was pretty slow. Food was also slow to come out (but it was very hot when it arrived, so I know it came out as...More

Thank cj6767
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We went because it was the fourth of July and very little open. The service was slow, the sauce awful, my fried appetizer super greasy, and our drinks super sour and super sweet. We'd been to an On the Border outside Philadelphia that was a...More

Thank turtleprz
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

As the heading says, this place used to be so good until a year or so ago. Since then the meal portions have been magically getting smaller and the service is getting worse and worse! We used to go there at least 2 times a...More

Thank TravelLife15
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We come here when visiting home. It's always been a good place to eat. Food is good and we have never had a problem with service. My kids love the fresh chips and salsa.

Thank BellaNLLC
Reviewed 5 May 2016

As Mexican Resturants go this is one of the better one's , they have an great selection of dishes and which ever one you pick ,will probably as good as the one I had.

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food was really good, drinks were great! Our waiter was busy but did a great job! We had about 20 adults and kids and they worked us all in and gave us separate bills! It was a great place to just sit and relax and...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Revisited this place and was not disappointed. Still good chips and salsa but really liked the skinny menu choices listed with the caloric counts in case you are dieting. Only negative was the bathrooms. Bad odors and lack of paper towels just before a busy...More

Thank gypsywomen2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-995-2314
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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