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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
+1 781-995-2314
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Maine
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

They knew we were staying at the hotel across the way. No napkins, no flatware, no sour cream (we asked for it when ordered). Food was ok. But I would have liked sour cream with my greasy quesadilla. Maybe you get better service if you eat there.

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Thank mfern4
Woburn, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Food is always consistently deliciuos, I have never had a bad meal here. Drinks are also well made not over poured. On a weekend if you don't mind waiting a bit and it may be tough finding parking since it's a very popular dining place,it's worth the wait. Staff is always friendly and accomodating.

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Thank Franca D
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102 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I ordered the skirt steak with black beans and enchiladas. The food was outstanding but the service was as bad as it can get. The food was outstanding but the service was terrible. The front door was left open and we were eating with cold blast of air hitting our food. Many young people with zero supervision. A shame the... More 

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Thank Oscar S
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

What a great little place! And the food is delicious!!! Hubby and I split the tres enchiladas and it was a perfect portion. Staff is super friendly as well.

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Thank Heather N
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

prices good, service friendly, parking free, easy to reach from Residence Inn, 10 minutes , straight line.

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Thank 56texag
Lexington, Massachusetts
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177 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Considering how far we are from Mexico, there sure are a lot of Mexican restaurants in this area. This one has the typical tacos, enchiladas, and fajitas menu. The food is ok, the prices typical, and we were fortunate to have a very good waitress. So there are no complaints but there is also nothing special.

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Thank Michael M
Boston, MA
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Visited On The Border, Woburn, MA on Wednesday, 25Nov2015. Sat in a table within the bar area. Group at the table included 4 couples of adult professionals. Selected On the Border as a fun spot for meeting prior to the holidays. Ordered several rounds of appetizers and drinks. All of a sudden, the server indicated he would be closing the... More 

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mumbai
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

I visited this place with friends for dinner.the place must be popular as it took a while to get the table.the wait was worth as the food,drinks were really good.i was shown the demo of guacamole dip which was interesting.

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Thank suvide
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We stopped at the Border for lunch and were seated right away. Our server came right over bringing up chips and salsa - my favorite part. Our order was placed and within 20 minutes we had our lunches. The food was delicious, my chicken was tender and my husband's beef was cooked just the way he liked it. We've eaten... More 

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Thank Debra M
Salisbury, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Hi, We went there for lunch at 12:10 and didn't get our lunch until 1:10 pm. The chips and salsa were good, lunch was okay, and service was poor as they were short handed- very disappointing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-995-2314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?