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On the Border

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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10789 Westview Pkwy, San Diego, CA
+1 858-530-1130
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Santa Barbara, CA
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123 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting in the area we thought we'd try this out. We arrived around 3:30 and were told it was still lunch specials. We each ordered the pick 3 choices along with rice and beans. It was served hot, seasoned perfectly and lots of it. And their chips/salsa, so good. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice food, not great. I had beef fajita's, they were ok but not great. Beef wasn't the best quality and there wasn't much taste it. One of those places where you get 3-4 small tortilla and you have to chose between sour cream or guacamole (damn it, I want both with my fajita's and not have to order the other... More 

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Thank Richard H
San Diego, California
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is good and the food is more kind of Texmex. They have good drinks and the prices are fair.

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Thank Jorge M
san diego
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

love the bar, enjoy a game while eating good food. and sometime all you can eat food...oooo too much. enjoy

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Thank DiveMasterSD
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We live in the area so we frequent On the Border often. My husband and I love their thin chips & salsa. They have one of the best margaritas around! We like them "on the rocks", no salt. I also like their happy hour menu! Food and service are generally pretty good. It's not the most authentic Mexican restaurant around... More 

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Thank Mary B
Montebello, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The bordurrito is my absolute favorite! It is indeed a huge burrito but worth every bite. The service that I received at this location was great, our server at the time was very attentive and helpful.

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Thank Glo J
Fayetteville, AR
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321 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Enchiladas Suizas....they have a different idea on this dish. It was good, but really it was only chicken enchiladas with pepper jack cheeses and green sauce. Should be cream sauce and paprika sprinkled on top. Anyway, I don't like their version, so I will order something else next trip.

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Thank RickyLee
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99 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

1. Food--We love On the Border and knew the chain would provide us quality Mexican food far from home. I ate the fish tacos and my wife enjoyed the vegetarian fajitas. Both entrees were delicious. 2. Service--Outstanding. Courteous, attentive, and energetic. 3. No wait--We were in a hurry since we went out to dinner before the holiday bowl. They were... More 

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Keller, Texas
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393 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Promptly seated. Beverage order taken and chips and salsa brought to table. on chips and salsa as needed at no cost. Got refills We ordered fajitas, enchiladas and grilled chicken. Grandson got corn dog on stick. We all enjoyed our food. It was served piping hot and was delicious. Prices very reasonable.

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Thank Bob S
San Rafael, California
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Food was not good at all. Not authentic at all. Food didnt have good taste, and the only thing about that place was their beer, which of course can be good at any place. If was my first and last time there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10789 Westview Pkwy, San Diego, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-530-1130

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