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On the Border Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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4175 Morse Xing, Columbus, OH 43219-6015
+1 614-471-4416
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Love Mexican food , came here with my daughters on a Saturday a busy day. Service is excellent and speedy. I had the 3 combo promotion for 10.50$ it was a great choice. Their dips are good so is the food. Will be back. Good value for money

Thank Radwan M
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Been there 4 times now, drinks watered down, food tastes and seems like it just came out of the microwave . Service is always the same, sub par

Thank 2dvs4u
Richwood, Ohio
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is a frequent stop for us. The food is better than average TexMex for this part of the country. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very conducive to an enjoyable dining experience. The food is always very consistent in presentation and quality. The service is always very good. This is my wife's favorite rice. The chips and salsa are... More 

Thank JGlenn44
Painesville, Ohio
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food was great here. Got guacamole a combo platter and caramel churros for dessert. Our server was great. I would not recommend using the bathroom here it was filthy.

Thank scrappytootsi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was clean, comfortable, had good food and nice atmosphere for families. It was in a nice neighborhood and everyone enjoyed their dinners. It is like a chain and was not a true, true Mexican restaurant but it is an Americanized Mexican restaurant that provides good food at reasonable prices in a nice decor. Depending on your taste for... More 

Thank Gary A
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the food. Good queso dip, yellow type instead of the usual white cheese that I am used to having. I really liked the queso! Watermelon margaritas were good as well. We had shrimp fajitas. All was delicious.

Thank Carla A
Cambridge, Maryland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The manager sat us and was very pleasant to talk to. The waitress was attentive, however she did ask 3 times if we wanted more chips but they never did show up. That wasn't a big deal, as the meals came out quickly and were as expected. I wish I didn't have to dive back to the hotel, would have... More 

Thank Mike M
Columbus, Ohio
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Two families went here for a Sunday lunch. No wait. Large tables. Friendly Wait staff. Like many "Americanized" Mexican restaurants, this one has a huge menu, so you can pretty much find whatever you're looking for. They were very accommodating at changing the meals around to suit our needs. Drink refills were a little slow, for my liking. We ordered... More 

Thank Monica D
Newark, Ohio
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went there for lunch. Had beef fajitas and chicken quesadillas. Order got lost so had to wait and wait even though the waitress passed our table several times. She never noticed. Beef was so tough had to use 2 hands--one to hold the fajita and the other to hold the beef while I chewed through it. Quesadilla had lots of... More 

Thank AiredaleJack
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food. Just that we found this place close to our departure from Columbus! But still managed to pull in 3-4 visits. The empanadas were just juicy not to drool over. The fajitas were wonderfull too! Must dine in restaurant!

Thank dsam72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4175 Morse Xing, Columbus, OH 43219-6015
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-471-4416

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