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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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1003 N 135 E, DeSoto, TX 75201
+1 214-462-7750
09:00 - 17:00
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176 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the restaurant was not busy, but there was no employee the front desk. When the hostess appeared she was rude. We were seated in a section with a very busy server. He did a really nice job. the food was mediocre. The manager walked through the restaurant and spoke to every table except ours. Love this chain; this store is... More 

Thank Glenn K
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a last minute large party and they didnt skip a beat! They had us set up in no time and our server Britney was amazing! Good service... Great Food..... So happy!

Thank Michael Y
Tampa, Florida
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603 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Don't knock a good restaurant just because it is a chain - this one is worth the stop! On The Border is a Tex-Mex chain or perhaps its better to say a Mex-Tex restaurant since they have the best salsa ever!! and definitely lean more toward the Mexican menu items with a bit of Texas flavor thrown in. All of... More 

Thank TampaTrips
DeSoto, Texas
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was ok food. Service when we went was a bit slow. It wasn't packed that night and it took well over 45 minutes to get our simple meals. Service was lacking big time and was reflected in the tip. It took almost 20 minutes after being seated to get something to drink.

Thank Robert C
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Food was cold and the rice was wrong. The only thing that came out right with the drinks I keep trying this place off and on but never had a good experience

Thank Scott S
Huntsville, Texas
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

the food was good but the server mess up our order. She did not bring us what we order the first time. She got the order mix up on what we had order. But other than that every thing was good. it was a clear place.

Thank sophiaw3212016
DeSoto, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This restaurant has a great atmosphere and fantastic food. It didn't take too long to get our meals but you don't mind waiting for freshly prepared meals. Our waitress was very friendly and checked on us often if we needed anything and to top up our drinks.

Thank megan74manders
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have tried the others and I found that On The Border has the best out of them all! When I use the take-out the food has the same great taste that I really like. They can get really buzzy at times and the service suffers greatly, but because on the distance that I drive to get there I wait.... More 

Thank davidgA4321VK
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I love this restaurant as a whole. But this one has the freshest sala and warm tortillas for us to eat on while we waited for our entrees. I ordered the Create Your combo - house salad, chicken tortilla soup and beef taco. The chicken tortilla soup was very tasty. The chicken tinga was seasoned very well and the rice... More 

Thank Cynthia B
Atlanta, Georgia
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154 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on the way to Red Oak, and grabbed lunch with a co-worker. The server was great, attentive to our needs, and the food came out pretty quick. The food is typical OTB corporate food, not horrible, not life changing.

Thank MisterOXAtl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1003 N 135 E, DeSoto, TX 75201
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  DeSoto
  • Phone Number: +1 214-462-7750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?