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On The Border Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1102 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-4735
+1 919-439-5030
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“tacos” (5 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1102 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-4735
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited this location for dinner. Have been here before. It was busy but we didn’t have to wait to be seated. While walking to our table we saw a number of dirty unbussed tables. No excuse for that, come on management! The waitress was...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Menu had changed and many favorite s are gone. Food was good, and service was ok. Cary/Raleigh has many really good Mexican Resturants. Try El Cerro on Avent Ferry Road.

Thank Duane Michael M
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We went for dinner after a long day at work. Needed a cold drink and some good food and we got it! Fresh warm chips and salsa and 1/2 price margaritas were a great start. Food was wonderful and our server, Lindsay, was fantastic. We'll...More

Thank Virgil S
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I love On the Border. And so glad that I found one in the Raleigh area. Tracy is our go to bar tender and she remembers how we like our margaritas. As for the food. Love the brisket anything. Tacos. Quesadilla and enchiladas. We make...More

Thank Sherri L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

When the drinks arrived - a beer and the seasonal margarita and a water each - they were fine, but slow to arrive. We ordered fajitas for 2 and they eventually came out with enough chicken and beef for 2, but everything else was for...More

Thank Joules67
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a great meal on the patio. It is covered and was a nice outdoor spot to enjoy a work lunch. The chips were warm and just the right level of salty. We love the Guac made tableside and the service was great. We...More

Thank SammyHam
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A generous serving of free chips and salsa began the meal. I was seated promptly (it appears that most staff are empowered to seat arrivals, as I was not seated by the hostess, who was busy, but by someone else - whether a food runner...More

Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My first impression of any Mexican restaurant are the chips and salsa. OTB's chips are warm, crispy and have just the right amount of salt. The salsa is ok, a little more heat that I prefer, but it tastes fresh and has a nice consistency....More

Thank 978KenT
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed eating on the covered patio. The chips were good and so was the salsa if you like it with a little heat (they said they did not have a milder version when my wife asked). Chicken enchiladas were excellent. And service was good.

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Best on the border I've been too, but nothing too special. The food was standard, service was great though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 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: 1102 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-4735
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-439-5030
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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