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On The Border Mexican Grill

) #19 of 111 Restaurants in Paramus $$ - $$$ Mexican,
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
+1 201-397-1175
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average31%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“sopapillas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped into This On the Border for lunch. We love on the border but do not have one near us in florida so when we travel if there is one close by we try it. This one in Paramus was ok...More

Thank gschleiffer
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The chips are yummy!!.. the food was delicious!!.. the service was excellent. I would recommend it!..

1  Thank Ellie L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good food and wait staff. I try to go to these chain restaurants during off days or hours. The can get very busy and everything suffers. We went on a Saturday but we were early for dinner and there was no wait. The fajitas are...More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Our family is not into Mexican food but we decide to try this resturant and maybe enjoy some chips and salsa. The chips and Salsa are free and "refillable" as much as you got twice and we asked no more :) as we will not...More

Thank pazitg
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went to this place on Xmas eve. People had jammed the shopping mall, so we had enough opportunity to get the hospitality of On the border. The spicy salsa to die for with warm nachos. We had tacos and burrito. NICE. Also splurged on mahi...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I love mexican food , especially in #on the border# had chimichanga today and it was so good. Wish they put a lil less cheese and a lil more stuffing .. otherwise a good and quick meal. Liked the sides too

Thank Rajagopal S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

To celebrate their 34th Brithday they have a spacial for $19.82....Good Deal... 1 bowl of Queso, 2 chicken fajitas (combined) and 5 sopapillas. They start you off with their home- made tortillas (you can watch them being make in the back of the restaurant) Everything...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Been a long time since I've been to an On The Boarder but it's still just as good. I got the combo, 2 fish tacos, a chicken enchilada and a spinach enchilada, with a side of steamed vegetables and rice. A ton of good food...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Eat there quite frequently. Lots on the menu, good special selections, and fresh food. Yes, it is chain restaurant Mexican food, but good! Some lower calorie, healthier dishes to choose from. Wait staff very good. Helpful, friendly, and they know the menu well. Was there...More

Thank profjan06nj
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was our first visit here ... we loved the food ... tried so many things on the menu and everything was great ... of course we had to try the alcohol ... the margarita swirl was my favorite ... our server was fantastic ......More

Thank soto8828
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-397-1175
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