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On the Border Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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5200 W 119th St, Leawood, KS 66209-1529
+1 913-800-8360
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Festive decorations and fun place. You are given a bowl of chips with salsa automatically. You can also ask for fresh tortillas that you can watch them make. Food is pretty average and the service is alright.

Thank Osmilller1
Grandview, United States
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for Mexican food at a decent price, please don't go here. They are an overpriced, bland experience with stingy portions, unappealing quality, and mediocre service. We were kept waiting 15 minutes before we were seated in an almost EMPTY restaurant, and two other families came in and were seated ahead of us, although it was apparent... More 

Thank Abigail J
Belton, TX
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240 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Waited a really long time and finally got up and asked if my waiter knew I was here. Chips and salsa were good but refills rere slow. I got the three options for about 11 dollars. I got a salad and chili relleno and spinach enchilada. The black beans were good and the food was decent. Long waits seemed the... More 

Thank Bill K
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Not at all crowded at 200 on Sunday afternoon. Took over 90 minutes. Server said they were understaffed. Food was good. Refills took forever. When we saw our server we were excited like a person gets when waiting for the doctor.

Thank JohnnyBKC
Kansas City, Kansas
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We went on a Saturday. We were initially pleased as there weren't a lot of customers. Even so, the service was incredibly slow. And they were very low in supplies as we had to adjust our order to fit what they still had available. At least the food was good, it was clean and the staff was friendly.

Thank jlcurtis1969
Kansas City, Missouri
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203 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We love OTB's food and margaritas! We really want to love this location but we constantly see high staff turnover. This affects the service we receive at times. Other times the food is not consistent. Most times now we just go for chips, salsa and margaritas. We move on to a restaurant for food afterward or eat before we come.... More 

Thank Robert L
Kansas City, United States
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188 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Service was Mediocore! The Enchiladas where pretty Bland! It was a Bang for the Buck! Restaurant was Clean! Very Customer Friendly! Out Door Seating was very Nice!

Thank Ernest J
St Augustine FL
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297 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We ate here because it was convenient. Our waiter seemed very unenthusiastic about working that day. Chips and salsa were OK. Daily special was unlimited refills on food, and our day was enchiladas which happen to be my favorite tex-mex dish. Enchiladas were average but the sauces were a little goopy. Not sure I'd return even with the great prices.

Thank havaneseangel
Leawood, Kansas
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407 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have been here before & this time I was disappointed with the service. Usually the service is very good. This time I had to wait each step of the meal. The server may have been overloaded this evening, but even after I asked for something I had to wait quite a while. The food is ok, nothing great. You... More 

Thank ALAN W
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49 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We got a dirty look as soon as we ordered guacamole live. The it was 10 minutes before someone came back. It was a different waitress that said she would rake over since the other girl was leaving. The other girls was waiting on others the whe time we were there. It took forever and no one was very polite... More 

Thank Christa A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5200 W 119th St, Leawood, KS 66209-1529
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Leawood
  • Phone Number: +1 913-800-8360

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