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On the Border Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8101 Giacosa Pl, Memphis, TN 38133-5305
+1 901-372-8883
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
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“tacos” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“booths” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8101 Giacosa Pl, Memphis, TN 38133-5305
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with the family was great tonight! Attentive server, manager came by twice to check on us! Awesome experience, food was delicious too! 1/17/2018

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We got several different entrees. Nothing stood out as spectacular. The salsa was good. Queso tasted similar to Alfredo sauce. Beer choices were good. I'd say it's a good place to get appetizers & hang out. Many other places close to get better tasting dinner.

Thank M W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stayed at a hotel nearby and had dinner there. It was our first time at an On The Border restaurant and I must say it was decadent. From the food to the desert. It's not authentic Mexican food if you're looking for a homemade...More

Thank Wynee R
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Ran out of chips. Ran out of salsa. Waiter would pass our table and not glance at us. Ordered extra salsa and did not get it. Drinks came without straws. No silverware when order came. Had to ask for silverware. Etc., Etc., Etc. Many good...More

Thank Coolcatbert
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for happy hour and decided to have dinner. That's when things went wrong. The server didn't get the drinks right the quesos came three-quarters of the way through the chips and salsa and the dinner was nothing to write home about we ordered...More

Thank jerome s
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good place to eat that was close to our hotel and we decided to give this place a try. It took a long time to place our order even though it was not busy. The food was not good and...More

Thank jtroylong
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The food was ok however the service was lacking. It was just average over all. It's close to the interstate and the mall so location is excellent.

Thank JT T
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I absolutely LOVE this On the Border location! I get a to-go order once a week! The staff is always very friendly and helpful. If I ever have a wait, they always offer me something to drink. My order is always perfect! I have had...More

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Thank Tamika Y
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner with a group of friends. There were 10 of us we called ahead,they were able to sit us in two booths right by each other. Our server was ok. The food? Cold & tastless.I don't know what has happened since our...More

Thank BinkTam
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Our experience was absolutely terrible!! Took 20 minutes to get our drinks, got the salads after the meal and had to ask for the manager 3 times!! Worst experience at a restaurant I've ever had!!

Thank kirbypw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Giacosa Pl, Memphis, TN 38133-5305
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD
  • Neighbourhood: Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD
  • Phone Number: +1 901-372-8883
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