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On the Border

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1915 Glacier Park, Naperville, IL 60540-3954
+1 331-472-8740
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Plainfield, United States
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chile con queso is a great way to start the meal. The lunch combinations give you many options to choose exactly what you want for a decent price. The enchiladas are my favorite choice.

Thank Edward K
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This place is our family's favorite. We eat here at least twice a month and mostly for dinner. Friday evenings are super busy so plan accordingly. The one thing we love the most is the friendly staff and the the second is consistency in quality of food.Great place to enjoy good Mexican food. It's a nice sit down place without... More 

Thank Anusha84
Oglesby, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice casual kid friendly place to eat. Prices are a bit high but you get plenty of food for the price. Endless chips & salsa. Customer service is very good. This was the 2nd time we have eaten here. Fast service for lunch but, if you plan on going for dinner expect a wait.

Thank Janice S
Aurora, Illinois
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264 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a chain with processed food. So expect this going in. They've improved thier drink offering and the margarita options and tequila choices are pretty good considering. The salsa is good here also.

Thank terrasea
Chicago, Illinois
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161 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We decided to try the On The Border after driving by it many times. It was ok but we will likely keep driving by. We came at about 545 on a Friday evening. The restaurant was only about a third full at that time but slowly got more crowded as we dined. The restaurant is brightly lit with inviting, festive... More 

Thank J D
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239 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Starting with guacamole made live at the table by our friendly waitress, our meal was fresh and healthy. The border bowl is light and delicious. Just the right amount of spices.

Thank KB C
Taichung, Taiwan
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200 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The service was quick and friendly, we were able to substitute the meat in the burrito for beans, and the live guacamole was delicious. The chips were still a bit warm, too.

Thank ExpattyCake
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

When your arms stick to the table despite it being washed, then it's time to take a more serious approach to the level of cleanliness in an establishment. If the light catches the shine of the border above the tables you'll get a full rundown of what has been flicked against the wall and never cleaned off. Not good. Service... More 

Thank GardenFreak
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Extremely slow service. Not very clean. Average food for this chain. More than average portion on fajitas.

Thank D T
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Ended up here on a Friday. Guacamole was pretty good. Food very average. I think since I've eaten at other Mexican restaurants my expectations are always too high. It's like something I could have made at home. Too bad there was an hour wait st Uncle Julios.

Thank tricia o

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1915 Glacier Park, Naperville, IL 60540-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 331-472-8740
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.

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