We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

On the Border

) #110 of 273 Restaurants in Milpitas $$ - $$$ Mexican,
260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
+1 408-935-6070
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
4 days ago
“Typical chain”
3 weeks ago
“Take it or Leave it”
Closed Now
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (80)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Typical chain. Service was average. Menu looks to be smaller than in past . Ordered a grilled chicken plate chicken and rice were good but grilled veg were cold. Hard to drink out of the very wide bowl glass for beer. These should be used...More

Thank martyh00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was clean and the wait staff was attentive. The food was "ok". The pictures on the web make the food look way more appealing. It was definitely over priced for the quality of food they offer. Even though we were there during prime...More

Thank dlc398
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have been here twice, both times service was average. Food is typical mexican chain restaurant type food. We checked in on yelp and got free Queso, although the server first added it on our bill and then on bringing it to his notice, removed...More

Thank Roma M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This restaurant has the best jalapeno popper by far. Large peppers, fully stuffed with a very thin batter that does not hide the pepper. chesses enchiladas were good. other items were average. This chain started in Dallas but has lost its Tex-Mex roots.

Thank bubba65
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks are mediocre but service is fast. This place is never busy so you could hang out for a while and it's not loud so you can have a good conversation.

Thank usalways
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Out server was very nice and did a great job. Quick with our order and drink refills without having to ask. Parking seems different at this location as the door faces the street even though you park behind. Restaurant was not busy and we were...More

Thank 62Vetteman
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Typical chain with mediocre tasting food and service. Fills the need for food but nothing impressive. Other choices nearby.

Thank baefog
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Last week my friend and I decided to have some Mexican food at "On the Border" in Milpitas. I ordered the Chicken Fajita special for lunch and so did my friend. However we were very disappointed with the portions of chicken and the rice &...More

Thank Hank5830
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I ate here twice several months apart. One visit was really average in terms of service and stodgy pseudo Mexican food. The second visit was really bad - 10 minute wait to be seated despite the reataurant being empty, avverage service and average food. I...More

Thank lgmd2005
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Chile Relleno is lightly battered and crisp , not the usual heavy egg batter. The price for lunch or dinner is reasonable . Took home leftovers however the lid on the queso came off and it made a huge mess in the bag. Servers...More

Thank shermansj
Nearby Restaurants
Dishdash Middle Eastern Grill
147 reviews
.07 km away
Banana Leaf
286 reviews
.12 km away
In-N-Out Burger
67 reviews
.42 km away
Romano's Macaroni Grill
80 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Great Mall
331 reviews
2.39 km away
Levi's Stadium
708 reviews
5.32 km away
Alviso Marina County Park
14 reviews
5.36 km away
California's Great America
498 reviews
6.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from On the Border staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Ranch Dr, Milpitas, CA 95035-5107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-935-6070
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing