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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
+1 781-995-2314
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (12 reviews)
“sampler” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Son had the empanadas, hubby had the sampler sampler and I had the bowl with steak which was gluten-free. All I can say is Yummy! Hubby was not able to finish the sampler platter so he took leftovers back to hotel in a to-go box....More

Thank MaeHem50
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We love this place! Family friendly, with fast and efficient service; it is a wonderful place to take the entire family. The guacamole is unmatched - I can't say that I've ever had better (even having travelled to Mexico), with large chunks of avocado and...More

Thank danimax2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This isn't a _bad_ restaurant but there's nothing that remarkable about it either. Although there's nothing to specifically complain about and more than likely you'll have a fine meal, it's not the kind of place I feel drawn to return to. The food is pretty...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Ordered take out and the food was very good and there was plenty of it. The tortilla chips are made in house and are some of the best I've had.

Thank 03jamesd23
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had ordered out and it took a while for an server to help. The staff was very friendly once the started to assist us. We had tacos which we ok. The nachos and chicken quesadillas were VERY good. The portions were good size and...More

Thank cmv3526
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Understaffed, not clean, and impossible to get service. Walked out twice. Staff could care less that we left.

Thank ptg777
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Upon seating, the waitress warned us that the kitchen was slow. one hour later the food arrived cold. To make the matters worse, no silverware. When We asked it took five minutes for someone to bring it over and just placed it on the table....More

Thank bedfordmom2
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This was very convenient right next to the hotel. The staff were friendly and accommodating. I got the special unlimited burritos as it was good value. The food was delicious and good quality. A nice easy relaxed place to eat.

Thank taninaus
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We arrived here after a long day of travel from the West Coast, hungry and tired. We were not greeted, and we stood at the host stand for quite a few minutes before someone noticed us. After being seated, we waited over 10 minutes for...More

Thank Nanababs58
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After a long day, a few friends and I from out of town happened upon "On the Border". The drinks and appetizers were great, bar and waitress service impeccable and ambiance just right. 3 big screen TVs over the bar enhanced our visit. Suggest you...More

Thank Chuck t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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 - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-995-2314
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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