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Border Cafe

356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
+1 781-233-5308
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (29 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (25 reviews)
“catfish” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wife and I took her 95 year old mother here for lunch on Sunday and were pleasantly surprised with the service and quality of the food. I started with a cup of Gumbo followed by the Gulf Coast Seafood Enchilada, my wife had the cheese...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Took my son there for lunch. He wanted to try their burger. He enjoyed it but it was different. However they do pile on the fries. I enjoyed the steak fajita. Delicious. Couldn't not finish the four tortillas I was provided. Could have been the...More

Thank maldenjustice
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This place is known for their TexMex. It does remind us of Texas. Food is good. Get a margarita. They serve you chips and salsa. I was lucky to get warm chips! Buy their queso. You can't go wrong with the menu but try the...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went here with some family members that live near by. It's a great place. I had chimichurri steak. Rice and beans were good. Chimichurri sauce was okay. It could have had more cilantro, for my liking. I had the sangria, also good. Others in...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant , they serve for free tortilla chips with sauce , but my food came looking like it was heated in the microwave , it wasn't fresh . Kind disappointed this time .

Thank Roberto Miguel H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim. For a family of two adults, one teen, and two younger kids, you can eat quite plentifully. We ordered the fajitas for two, which when paired with an appetizer of queso and chips, was more than enough for our...More

Thank GretaPiggy
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I get why this place is always packed - it's a huge restaurant, cheap, and the portions are massive. Our food came so quickly after we ordered you know it's not good. But the taste and quality were bad, bad, bad.

Thank Tia E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

After a busy week, if you would like to learn to relax and enjoy at crowded places, do visit Borders cafe Saugus. It a fairly busy joint, service is distinctly different and good. It is customary to order Guacamole since it taste quite fresh out...More

Thank vinda c
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Slow service. Hair in food. Bland flavors at best. Very noisy dining room. Not a Mexican restaurant by a long shot.

Thank Lytlex4
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We wanted Mexican food in the Saugus/ Danvers area and stopped in to this local small chain restaurant on the highway. How surprised we were with the quality of the dishes! We all thought our food was delicious, actually delicious. Lots of Mexican restaurants serve...More

Thank Eur0pe2013
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27 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lisa F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have area that are private you can call and request special area's for weddings baby showers ect
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Saugus
  • Phone Number: +1 781-233-5308
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