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On the Border

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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11721 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211-3723
+1 501-218-8840
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Little Rock, AR
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146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I meet friends and co-workers here a couple of times a month. The happy hour bargains are always great, and the staff has always been friendly!

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Thank Catherine D
New Orleans, United States
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Our party of 4 got there a bit early so we could get back in time to watch a football game on TV. The place was already jumping and very busy but we were seated quickly. It was in a middle table in the middle of the dining room. Personally, I think they could lose one table and provide a... More 

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Thank Mark H
Benton, Arkansas
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

What started with confusion ended with great food and service recovery!!!!! We were seated in the bar, requested booth and told no, yet 1 empty only needed busing. Sat for 10 minutes without anyone speaking to us and the place was cleaned out from lunch. Anyway, Lindsay noticed we were not being attended to, listened to our complaints, and ensured... More 

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Thank Pam C
Little Rock, United States
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Get there early on weekends! A line out the door generally means good things about the service and the quality of food. On the Border off Chenal Parkway offers hot out-of-the-oven dishes... my favorite being enchiladas and black beans on the side with added fresh onions and jalapeños, especially when they're endless! My wife love the chimichanga and also the... More 

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Thank Kent L
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Sampler, empanadas and white cheese dip. Consistently wonderful. Always more than enough food! Salsa can be hotter or milder at your request. The N Little Rock location is the best. Ask for Conner, he is the greatest. Marlin the manager is very receptive to suggestions and eager to please.

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Thank Mommalaine
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a total hit ! I just randomly picked it.Called for takeout. Food was ready on time service was friendly. The food was excellent! Great mango cgicken salad ! Excellent burritos, and really good fish tacos! the chips and salsa were great. I totally recommend On the Border!

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Thank KRISTIN T
Harrah, OK
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

First time visit and pleasantly surprised with the atmosphere and food quality. Enjoyed the enchiladas. Be sure and ask for Kristie! She went above and beyond to ensure we were taken care of. She took the time to engage in conversation with a genuine passion that she enjoyed serving us. Always love the complementary queso but you wont find it... More 

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Thank Clint M
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It place was very busy about 2:00 pm Friday afternoon. We had a short wait for the table to be cleaned. The place was very busy. The waitress was attentive with salsa and chips. We had a free coupon for Queso it was a little thick. We order the Friday special Fiesta Trio. We shared our food. The salad and... More 

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Thank Mary P
Denver, CO, United States
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Quite clean. Fast and attentive service. Chips were thick, barely warm, and greasy. Food was unimpressive at best.

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Thank G L S
Little Rock, AR
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146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I wrote a glowing review of their happy hour in June and then went twice in early July and had the complete opposite experience! The same group of co-workers met like we did at the beginning of the summer. There were only six of us, but we were guided to the back rather than the bar area. Something was said... More 

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Thank Catherine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 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
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11721 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211-3723
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-218-8840

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