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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)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801-1005
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I always loved this restaurant. I went one afternoon for lunch and left very upset. The food was terrible nothing what it was in the past. The service was awful. I really thought it was a bad day for the place. Three weeks later decided...More

Thank peanut1233
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We come to Boston every 3-4 months and every time we come, at least once, to this restaurant for lunch. Today we visited again the place. We got very good tacos with tomato a good spicy salsa as appetizers . We ordered chicken fajitas and...More

Thank Vellama
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We tend to go here in large family groups, with plenty of kids, and the atmosphere here works well for that! Menu is huge and they have plenty of options for little ones. Love, love, love their margaritas!!

Thank ElauNH
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Years ago I used to go to this restaurant for beer and Mexican appetizers in the evenings with friends. It seemed fun and a bit exotic. So recebtly when I found myself in the area and needing lunch we stopped by at about 1:30pm. There...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Greeted very poorly by 2 female hosts. We asked if a booth could be cleared for us. Very begrudgingly this was done. Our server was very attentive and assisted in questions we had regarding portion sizes. As customers arrived they were ignored and not welcomed....More

Thank bigrpc13
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Food is good and the prices are very reasonable! Got the fish tacos and they were very good. I would recommend if you like Mexican food!!

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We came here for lunch last Saturday as we were in the area. I liked that there were big TVs around that showed the Olympics as we were engrossed by that. We ordered 3 different entrees and 2 of them looked so similar that the...More

Thank Leo F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Here's the thing with On the Border - it's average. Not the best meal you'll ever eat that makes you desire a return visit, but it's not horrible either. I'll breakdown my review into pros and cons. Pros - in this stage of my life...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I reviewed OTB 4 years ago. Guess I was looking for the same good experience. But not to be. If this is your first visit you will like OTB. BUT as a returning customer I had the following problems. 1) the Boarder Sampler was reduced...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sat at the bar for a weekday lunch, and even though I was the only one at the bar, service was pretty slow. Food was also slow to come out (but it was very hot when it arrived, so I know it came out as...More

Thank cj6767
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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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