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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

1235 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3810
+1 785-380-4755
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
“black beans” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1235 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3810
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Bland, overpriced, with about as much Mexican authenticity as Taco Bell. My wife and I ordered the chicken fajitas for two and were under the impression that it was for two people....not two fajitas. The chicken was okay though very salty. There were plenty of...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife had fish tacos, I had the SW chicken tacos, not impressed, items came out COLD, and we were there 11/2 hrs for lunch!! It took frickin forever!! We will NEVER go back, stay away from this place, much better choices in Topeka to spend...More

Thank ls66611
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We like OTB because the food is pretty consistent across the states. The food is usually pretty good and you know what to expect when it arrived. We still like this restaurant.

Thank ColoradoR-B
Tiffani L, Guest Relations Manager at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pretty consistent? We'd love to address any issues you might have had on your recent visit. You can reach me via the Contact Us page on our website.

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We were there on a Thursday night about 6:30pm. It was extremely busy and loud. We were seated right away but it took some time for anyone to come and take a drink order. Once orders were taken, our drinks and food arrived quickly. Food...More

Thank SWMNMomofboys
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This On the Border experience was just alright all the way around. The chicken burrito is usually my go to at any OTB. The service was slow and it took some time to get our food. There seem to be a lack of teamwork. We...More

Thank barrett68
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Once you find a great Mexican restaurant that you love it's hard to find one that can beat it. We like to eat at a local restaurant near our hometown that is hard to beat. We were in town visiting family and went to On...More

Thank TW1983
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I will say we didn't really care for the food at this restaurant, it wasn't particularly good. Primarily it was chosen for proximity to the hotel we were staying at because we were tired. I didn't care for their menu and think they are overpriced...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

There was a wait for lunch, which was expected and we asked if the buzzer would work outside, they said yes so we stayed outside with the kids for well past the 20 minutes before a friend whom happened to be inside eating said they...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a better experience. The food was tasty and lots of it. Good value for what we ordered. The service was amazing. We will go back!!

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Stopped here last Friday Night. Place was just getting busy, lucky we got there early. It was Happy Hour, so nice drink prices and appetizer specials. Margaritas and shots of tequila filled the bill. Guacamole and white cheese dips appetizers. We chose combo fajitas of...More

Thank stOOOge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
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.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka, KS 66604-3810
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-380-4755
Every day at 8 a.m., we start chopping veggies, soaking beans, and prepping our mesquite-fired grill. Not because we have to, but because we believe in delicious flavors made-to-order, from hand-rolled enchiladas to our sizzling fajitas to guacamole made right at your table. Everything pairs nicely with a grande margarita, and of course, enjoy the always endless chips and salsa.
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