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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
+1 860-899-1670
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (20 reviews)
“fajitas” (12 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
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Reviewed 27 May 2012

unfortunate! the waiters were friendly, the food good, but we just could not get over the lack of cleaniness at this restaurant. we were seated at a table that needed to be cleaned off and when we looked around ALL the tables were just as...More

1  Thank shu075
Reviewed 26 May 2012

We always stop at this restaurant when it is time for supper and we are coming back from UConn or UMass. (Positive) word of warning: Don't leave because the parking lot is full... which is was yesterday... because there were a lot of open tables....More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 29 April 2012

This is a nice place to have a friendly lunch, and I simply love the guacamole (yes, it is probably too salty). It does have the vibe of a chain restaurant but most of the dishes are still flavorful enough to make the trip. Service...More

1  Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 10 April 2012

We visit On the Border about once a month. It's great for a chain restaurant. I always enjoy the food and the price is perfect.

Thank ginacure44
Reviewed 12 March 2012

It boosts my spirits to eat here. Food and prices are great. Service is wonderful. Such fun to see everyone enjoying themselves.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 23 February 2012

The house salsa has just the right amount of heat and the chips are hot, fresh and crispy. You won't find bag chips or grease laden ones here. Now on to the Firecracker Stuffed Jalapenos..six of the most delicious little tempura gems that ever popped...More

Thank Traveldog07
Reviewed 24 January 2012

I'm afraid OTB has slipped big time. Used to go alot, especially in Avon, from 1995 til it closed (my son, maybe 11 or so, cried). Now we go to Rocky Hill, at least once a year with big family group to celebrate birthdays. I...More

Thank nagled
Reviewed 14 January 2012

When my dinner came out, I had to send it back as the cheese filling was still cold (it had never been melted). I will say hey have one of the best authentic chile rejeno's I've ever had. If you go on a Friday or...More

Thank CSIS2
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We ate here in October 2011 during an overnighter at the Howard Johnson across the street. We just had the dips to start, accompanied with the free, bottomless tortilla chips. The dips were good, especially the black bean, and their house salsa was very good....More

Thank grantbloke
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Good food, nice service and great selection of plates

Thank K7189
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
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
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-899-1670
Every day at 8 a.m., we start chopping veggies, soaking beans, and prepping our mesquite-fired grill. Not because we have to, but because we believe in delicious flavors made-to-order, from hand-rolled enchiladas to our sizzling fajitas to guacamole made right at your table. Everything pairs nicely with a grande margarita, and of course, enjoy the always endless chips and salsa.
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