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On The Border Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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6001 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-3506
+1 317-348-1910
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here for the first time last weekend. Chips and salsa were good. We ordered queso to go with it and it was on the runny side. Good flavor but seemed watered down. I ordered cheese enchiladas which just tasted like rubber. Hardly any flavor. Also seemed a bit pricey for what we ordered. Probably would not go back.

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Thank rollinke77
Indianapolis, Indiana
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go here quite a bit when they opened 10+ years ago. It has gone downhill since then. The food (all you can eat enchiladas) was subpar and it took a long time to get our food, regardless of the fact that half the restaurant was empty. Our server was painful. We had to ask for things repeatedly... More 

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Thank Kaytbethsc
Indianapolis, Indiana
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786 reviews
722 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

... and too salty. Pluses - nice server, $2 draft Coors Light special, salsa with chips very fresh and spicy, and short turn around after order. Food itself, as I said.

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Thank BatGuano30
Fishers, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our favorite Mexican restaurant. Great service. Drink specials through the week are really good deals. We go there at least once a week.

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Thank racenbeach3
Kokomo, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Do NOT waste your money here, go to Taco Bell! Service was absolutely terrible, I have had microwave chicken that was better than my Fajita that was supposed to be fresh. My soft tortilla shells smelled bad, and the rice was dry. My husband ordered the endless enchilada special, and was made to wait between refills of the enchiladas. The... More 

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Thank tarnett
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I go here because this is decent Tex Mex and because they have the Chicken Flautas that I like.. Well they have done away with the Chicken Flautas so now I had to find something else to like.. The tacos are pretty good and the fajitas are always a sure bet.. Be sure and get the white queso it is... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The chips are Salty and the Salsa is a bit spicy but both are free so no complaints there. Our dinners were good, the service was fine also. I prefer this as a healthier alternative to the typical Mexican stops that are very greasy. We wouldnt hesitate to go back.

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Thank Kiddalot
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The positive is the outdoor seating! Service and food are ok and prices are a little high for what you get. Disappointed in the kids menu selections and lack of al a crate items.

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Thank JANET B
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206 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

First time to this restaurant. As were walked towards the front door we noticed the litter that surrounded the landscape beds and sidewalk. We we seated immediately but our server took several minutes to appear. The menu has typical Mexican selections. We received tortilla chips and salsa prior to ordering. Salsa was chunky and had a small heat taste to... More 

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Thank WabashO
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216 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Met a friend here, for a late Friday lunch. Her location choice. It was our first time dining here. Christian was our server. The service was above average, as was the food. The menu prices seemed fair, for what you get. The facility is current, and well-maintained. Restrooms were both clean. All things considered, we had a nice dining experience,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6001 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-3506
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-348-1910

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