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On the Border

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1915 Glacier Park, Naperville, IL 60540-3954
+1 331-472-8740
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Starting with guacamole made live at the table by our friendly waitress, our meal was fresh and healthy. The border bowl is light and delicious. Just the right amount of spices.

Thank KB C
Taichung, Taiwan
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169 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The service was quick and friendly, we were able to substitute the meat in the burrito for beans, and the live guacamole was delicious. The chips were still a bit warm, too.

Thank ExpattyCake
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

When your arms stick to the table despite it being washed, then it's time to take a more serious approach to the level of cleanliness in an establishment. If the light catches the shine of the border above the tables you'll get a full rundown of what has been flicked against the wall and never cleaned off. Not good. Service... More 

Thank GardenFreak
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Extremely slow service. Not very clean. Average food for this chain. More than average portion on fajitas.

Thank D T
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Ended up here on a Friday. Guacamole was pretty good. Food very average. I think since I've eaten at other Mexican restaurants my expectations are always too high. It's like something I could have made at home. Too bad there was an hour wait st Uncle Julios.

Thank tricia o
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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328 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We wanted something that was not a sandwich nor a burger. This was a great alternative. The place is very welcoming both on the outside and on the inside. The staff were friendly. The waitress taking care of the table next to us even kept her composure with the couple of rude women that were sitting there. The complained about... More 

Thank Jason S
Aurora, Illinois
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This On the Border consistently has wonderful attentive service. We visited at the start of the dinner hour and even as people were coming in and things were busy we were treated like we were the only ones there. There are several of these restaurants in the area but I prefer to drive to this one. Can't go wrong with... More 

Thank Roger C
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

When my wife and I discuss where to go to eat, this is referred to as "the usual place". Great drinks, excellent chips and salsa, great waitstaff. Over time we've gotten to know a lot of the friendly staff and managers, and we generally eat in the bar. The appetizers are really good, we'll sometimes make a meal from the... More 

Thank Kevin K
Frankenthal, Germany
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We looked for Mexican food at this evening. And the restaurant we have originally selected showed no customer at all this evening, so we drove around and before had nothing we went to this place. Some other guests were there but we have not problem to get a table. The restaurant looked clean and the food was good. So nothing... More 

Thank taucherS
Grafton, Wi, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Sat at the bar, had the appetizer sampler and couple margaritas. would go back. need mooooooore words

Thank Joshua J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
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: 1915 Glacier Park, Naperville, IL 60540-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 331-472-8740

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