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Border Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
+1 248-347-7827
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fajitas” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

For starters, the salsa and tortilla chips provided soon after we sat down were inferior. The chips were obviously not freshly prepared (at Los Tres Amigos they are served hot) and the salsa wasn't that good. I had a combination plate that was pretty ordinary....More

Thank Gorton54
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I had forgotten this place was around the corner. Every time, the waiter has checked with the cook to make sure what I ordered is gluten free. I have not gotten one bad meal, or gotten sick. There is so much food, I take half...More

Thank Myrrhia
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Authentic mexican fare - good value and fun place to meet friends for chips, salsa, guacamole and "pops"!

Thank Rosanne9992
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I've eaten here twice this month and both times the food was hot, tasty and plentiful and the wait staff were attentive and friendly. Prices are reasonable and it's a comfortable place to relax and enjoy food and drink.

Thank Meisterburger
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I was seated at a high top in the bar area because I didn't want a booth. The mood of the entire place seemed to be extremely relaxed and not in a good way. Three seated tables at peak dining around 1:00 on a Sunday...More

Thank C B
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We've been here more times than I can count over the years and it's a place we can count on for consistently good food. I particularly like the steak quesadilla and always end the meal with fried ice cream!

Thank Lori H
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Border Cantina for years. After tonight I won't be back. Service was very slow. Server kept getting out order wrong. When our food finally came out it was ice cold and one of the dinners was wrong. I was offered...More

Thank awesomereviews
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and were disappointed with food, starting with the chips. Seemed like they were out of a bag from Costco. Ordered queso dip to make it better, and that seemed heated up from a can. Then it took almost 40 minutes to get...More

Thank Kristen P
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Novi for over 20 years and can count the times on one hand we have eaten at Border Cantinas . We went years ago when we first moved to the area and didn't care for the food......we always give a place...More

Thank Ava W
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a hidden gem in Novi. Great selection of dishes, staff is friendly and fast, food is amazing! You may have to wait for a seat, but it's worth the wait. The bar area is small, but there is room to stand. God selection...More

Thank Joan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21420 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-347-7827
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