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On The Border Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1128 Military Cutoff Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405-3642
+1 910-208-4874
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1128 Military Cutoff Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405-3642
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was seated right away and greeted by server within two minutes. Not bad. Server brought out nachos and salsa and took drink orders pretty quickly too. But that's where the expeditious service ended. Waited way too long for drinks and took forever to take and...More

Thank MissyPA71
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very helpful staff. I forgot my glasses and needed help reading the menu. Staff was very helpful in making selection. This restaurant is right out the door from the Springhill Suites hotel.

Thank Gael R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

They have a great margarita special Mon - Thurs you can get the Grande House Margarita on the rocks or frozen for $4. You can add a shot of tequila on the side for a buck! Both frozen and on the rocks are pretty good....More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife, daughter and I all ate at the On The Border Restaurant for a family get-together lunch last week. Kim and I ordered the Create Your Own Combos( with tacos, burritos, and enchiladas, rice and beans ) and Marianne had the Stacked Nachos. Both...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love Tex mex and we've recently moved into the area and have only had the opportunity to try On the border, but I don't know if we will even bother trying anywhere else. The portions are large and filling, and the...More

Thank bfarber
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were seated immediately as the restaurant was not busy. Our server was delightful and gave us the appropriate amount of attention. Food was delivered quickly. Maybe too quickly, we both ordered different style enchiladas and each plate wasn't hot enough. The plates were warm...More

Thank scfolks84
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The steak fajitas are a favorite here at On The Border! The tortilla soup is always delicious and sometimes a bowl of it is all that's needed!

Thank MrsBelleallover
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We should have known from the start this would be a less than satisfactory meal. Two similar restaurants in the area had 30 minute waits on this busy Friday night, but this SOTB wasn't full. Service was slow, and our server was particularly inattentive. The...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived minutes before the kitchen was closing and the staff was nice enough to still let us sit and the food was great. We only had appetizers but it was still good

Thank Elvis Z
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Typical On the Border but everything here is consistently prepared well and served hot. Service has always been good, too. Prices are reasonable and portions are pretty large. We've had Justin as our server a couple times and he's good.

Thank markfarner58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 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
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1128 Military Cutoff Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405-3642
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-208-4874
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