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On the Border Mexican Cafe

1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
+1 860-899-1670
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
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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
Reviewed 20 March 2011

Homemade tortilla chips are fresh and crispy! Salsa good and spicy a tad too tomato saucy for us. Chips & salsa are bottomless so be careful not to fill up on them. Mesquite grilled chicken fajitas were very good, refried beans were also tasty with...More

Thank StuffedOlive
Reviewed 25 June 2010

Food not authentic. Service is shoddy. Menu does not have variety. Atmosphere claustrophobic.Avoid it except for maybe a few drinks.

Thank jetyatri
Reviewed 3 November 2009

This place typifies why I don’t care for chains; salty, high fat food. Other than perhaps atmosphere there isn’t a reason to come here. In this area there are much better Mexican and Tex Mex choices.

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Reviewed 14 August 2008

Love the Tex-Mex style food. Fun place, bright, lively setting. Not bad at all for a chain restaurant.

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Reviewed 6 August 2008

Try their fajita salad! It's an awesome dish, very tasty and always fresh!

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Reviewed 8 April 2008

Love the food here. Huge plates!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 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
10:00 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
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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