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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

) #91 of 310 Restaurants in Denton $$ - $$$ Mexican,
2829 S Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX 76210-5043
+1 940-312-7000
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Mexican, Grill
$$ - $$$
2829 S Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX 76210-5043
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in a hurry, so we popped in as it was the closest to our hotel. Despite a full house, we were seated immediately and served by pleasant staff The food is average on a good day. But this time all our food was...More

Thank radbrad73
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to On the Border in years. On a recent trip to Texas we went in for dinner. It was walkable from our hotel. I ordered the taco salad with chicken. The waitress warned me that it didn't come in a taco shell....More

Thank kelceyryder
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went there with my Son & Grand Daughter. We each had something different. I had Beef Fajitas. They were good & I enjoyed them, but would have been even better if they had Mushrooms on them. My Son had BF Chimichanga & She had Kid...More

1  Thank Henry M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There is too much competition in Texas for good Mexican and TexMex. On the Border in Denton was ok - but there are many other places that server better, more authentic food. We visited on a Friday evening. The restaurant was busy but we were...More

Thank GightRunner
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a typical chain restaurant with average food. The staff here however is well above average. They are friendly and attentive providing consistently great service. They did not waiver when faced with special orders and offered suggestions to help meet our dietary needs readily.

Thank Tawnya M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I like On the Borders, but this is the best one I have found. Food was tastier than I have had at other Borders. Service was great. Prices are really reasonable. If you like mexican you can't go wrong.

1  Thank gteter1113
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Well I wanted to give this location a good review but it ain't gonna happen. We have gone to this location a few times and it's always the same. We wait and wait to even be recognized at our table. Service just doesn't cut it....More

1  Thank tillmanmel
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had dinner with my wife, son and his girlfriend before a concert at UNT. We had a limited amount of time but I guess Sunday nights are not very busy at OTB. The menu has changed and some popular items were removed. Had green enchilada's...More

1  Thank 62Vetteman
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was staying at the Courtyard and walked over to OTB for dinner around 9:00pm. Sat at bar and was not impressed with the overall service as too much drama among the wait staff as they corralled in the back and unfortunately their unhappiness of being...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is pretty good Tex-Mex. The chicken chimichanga and their tacos are the bomb! The salsa is great and the queso is really good. As far as service goes, there's really nothing "wrong ". There was two of us dining and we ordered...More

2  Thank Casey S
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12 January 2017|
Response from tillmanmel | Reviewed this property |
I honestly have no idea if On The Border can do that - you might call ahead and ask about accommodations for that many and see what's offered. Hope this helps at all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2829 S Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX 76210-5043
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-312-7000
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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