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Border Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Cajun & Creole
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (62 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (39 reviews)
“catfish” (33 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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11 - 20 of 692 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2018

I have eaten here many many times. It's a made from scratch kitchen and the food is delicious. Their speciality margarita's are very tasty and strong, you actually feel like you have had a alcoholic drink. The prices are very good too. Definately visit this...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Once again border cafe did not disappoint Food awesome Service awesome Will be back when in the area

Thank traveler457700
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Not a sliver that got in by accident, but a full on helping of beef. I bit into it not knowing. Our waiter, who had been incompetent from the start (we had to go get our own chips, and then refill them), never so much...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place, the food is good, portions are good and atmosphere is also good. I’ve had better Mexican but really enjoy this place for the price and service.

Thank ellsworth999
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Stopped at border cafe for early dinner on Sunday afternoon. An older gentleman was our waiter.. he did a fabulous job. Was very attentive but not overbearing... had a great experience because of him....

Thank 432HappyCamper
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This place has some of thee worst food and service I have experienced in DE. They have a no takeout policy and even though my sister only ordered an appetizer they refused to let her order an entree because of the no take out rule....More

1  Thank teem75
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Good cheap food. Portions are huge. Chips and salsa are on point. The wait can be long and they don’t have beer on tap are the only negatives.

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I have tried every item on the menu and they are all good and reasonably priced. Service is usually fast, unlimited free fresh chips and salsa to eat if there is a wait. Two small grips, there is no desert and it can get very...More

Thank magg200
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We tried the guacamole for the first time and it did not disappoint and the Fajitas were delicious as always.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We love Boarder Cafe the drinks, cornbread and crawfish ettitufe'. Great for a group setting pleanty of space and a outdoor patio for warm days, its also the place to be for Cinqo De Mayo.

Thank m l
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
They don't do reservations. This place is too busy all the time. Unless you talk to a manager and go before or after a select time.
Lisa J
7 February 2015|
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Response from luc17 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is great and they are good variety. All the kids meals come with a candy dessert and I don't think any are more than $5. Most times my boys have left overs for next day lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-633-6400
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