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Border Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
+1 248-347-7827
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here twice this month and both times the food was hot, tasty and plentiful and the wait staff were attentive and friendly. Prices are reasonable and it's a comfortable place to relax and enjoy food and drink.

Thank Meisterburger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was seated at a high top in the bar area because I didn't want a booth. The mood of the entire place seemed to be extremely relaxed and not in a good way. Three seated tables at peak dining around 1:00 on a Sunday...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here more times than I can count over the years and it's a place we can count on for consistently good food. I particularly like the steak quesadilla and always end the meal with fried ice cream!

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Border Cantina for years. After tonight I won't be back. Service was very slow. Server kept getting out order wrong. When our food finally came out it was ice cold and one of the dinners was wrong. I was offered...More

Thank awesomereviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and were disappointed with food, starting with the chips. Seemed like they were out of a bag from Costco. Ordered queso dip to make it better, and that seemed heated up from a can. Then it took almost 40 minutes to get...More

Thank Kristen P
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Novi for over 20 years and can count the times on one hand we have eaten at Border Cantinas . We went years ago when we first moved to the area and didn't care for the food......we always give a place...More

Thank Ava W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a hidden gem in Novi. Great selection of dishes, staff is friendly and fast, food is amazing! You may have to wait for a seat, but it's worth the wait. The bar area is small, but there is room to stand. God selection...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Border Cantina a few times now and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the service is friendly and we have never had to wait long for our order to come out even though the place usually...More

Thank Funbun2000
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We kind of forgot about this spot even know it's in the area. Stopped in this weekend for dinner and the food is still excellent as always. Traditional Mexican dishes and many others. Highly recommend.

Thank SkipperTW
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Oscar (a regular waiter over the past 20 years) has given us poor service for years. At our last visit, he tried to juggle several big groups and failed. He couldn't keep up with our requests, the food was cold, and got the bill wrong....More

Thank lmcmaste
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-347-7827
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