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Border Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
128 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington, MA 01803-4417
+1 781-505-2500
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (28 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
128 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington, MA 01803-4417
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and drinks used to be excellent. They've gone down hill, almost like its under new mgmt. Weve been here at least 25 times, but the last 2 sealed it for us. No longer worth the wait

Thank murphyathouse
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Don't miss this restaurant. Dined here with two other colleagues during an educational visit to the area. Really good food and EXCELLENT services

Thank JSmith999
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I went with some friends on a Monday night and was surprised there was a wait for a table. While the place was busy, it was also very noisy; it was difficult to carry on a conversation at our table. The food was reasonably priced...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great food with healthy options for everyone. Fresh ingredients made to order. Lovet the oatmeal with berries.

Thank Elisabeth E
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This place never disappoints! The plates are huge, the food is great, and the prices are unbelievably cheap. The place is bright and cheery, plenty of decor to look at, the drinks are awesome and not loaded with ice. The food is exceptional! There are...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is a regular go-to spot for good, consistent mexican food! It's a lively, noisy, generally crowded spot - but for good reason. Good food, good value!

Thank ErinK20
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I have been enjoying meals at Border Cafe restaurants for 20+ years. It is affordable and delicious. However, this past week, I was struck when sitting next to the artwork in Burlington, MA that portrays a scantily clad, large-assed Latina playing castanets with some foolish...More

Thank dolander25
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed some margaritas and entrees late on a Saturday night. The service was okay but you could tell the wait-staff were looking forward to closing soon. Our drinks were good, as was the chips and salsa. We ordered a couple of quesadillas to share...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 7 May 2018

first, it is a chain. So don't expect more than what chains offers. This is basically another northeast mexican restaurant. If you come from the west, you might be moving back after this.

Thank Garis S
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Friends have raved about the Border Cafe so I was expecting a lot. We were a party of four on a busy Saturday night. Margaritas were slow to arrive and then were wrong. We ordered straight margaritas and got frozen ones...we are.not the right crowd...More

Thank CrisMOS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington, MA 01803-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-505-2500
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