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Border Cafe

483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (62 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (39 reviews)
“catfish” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I go to Borders café at least once a week. The service is outstanding, even better then some 5 star restaurants. The food is always hot and your order is never messed up. Your table never has dirty plates or papers left...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to grab a quick bite. The portions are huge and the bill is not. Great beer and nice liquor selection. I've been 10+ times and never had a bad meal.

Thank NewarkPhil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Within 10 minutes of leaving and returning to this restaurant The staff “gave away” my very ixpensive sunglasses. The hostess claimed that within 10 minutes someone else came in and claimed my sunglasses.. the manager did absolutely nothing saying there was nothing he could do....More

Thank Tatiana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food for great price. Go before the rush because the waits can be long but worth it. Jazmyne is the BEST server. Always get her! She’s pleasant. Quick. Super amazing. Tip her well. She’s deserving. Never had bad service or bad meal but seen...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The combination of great food, large portions and cheap prices makes this a go to for lunch or dinner. Even the complimentary chips and salsa are perfect. I've been in Delaware for two years and like to try new places out, but I haven't found...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am from Louisiana and ate from the Cajun side of the menu. I give it amazing marks. The crawfish etouffee was awesome and featured many many crawfish. The eggplant royale is unique and delicious. The seafood enchiladas are a great mix of the Mexican...More

Thank JamesA1987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best Cajun burger there today, friend got the crawfish & shrimp Enchiladas Everything was delicious and Borders is now my favorite eating place.

Thank NannyBea
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I absolutely LOVE Border Cafe (the Big EAT sign). The food is reasonably priced and delicious, I love the loud atmosphere because the kids can be kids and no one knows that they're "lit, boiii, omg as if" and using their teenager slang to speak...More

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Being as I'm from Texas I generally avoid Mexican and Tex Mex places out of the state. I decided to give it a try and was pleasantly surprised. Although I do have to say it's more Cajun than Tex Mex. Either way it's spot on.

Thank Traveltech311
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

A nice upbeat spot to enjoy a meal. Chips and salsa, and chicken burro were spot on. Its worth the trip if youre in the area.

Thank meshill777
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Questions & Answers
March 10, 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
They don't do reservations. This place is too busy all the time. Unless you talk to a manager and go before or after a select time.
Lisa J
February 6, 2015|
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Response from luc17 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is great and they are good variety. All the kids meals come with a candy dessert and I don't think any are more than $5. Most times my boys have left overs for next day lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-633-6400
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