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Borderline Cafe

American, , Cafe
18510 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3213
+1 216-529-1949
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“small place” (5 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe
18510 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3213
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is hoy you turn breakfast into the best meal of the day... I always have to wait in line but it's well worth it even in the rain!!! Megan is the best... Great Job

Thank Walt R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food is just ok and you're crammed in the restaurant like sardines. They have a policy that your entire party must be present before you're seated, which is fine since the place is very small and they want to keep things moving. However, when...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 28 May 2017

For out-of-towners, this restaurant is in Lakewood, a suburb of Cleveland (my GPS is picky). The cafe is in a block of restaurants between Riverside and Graber. It has a small sign and is easy to miss because its neighbors have larger signs. The food...More

Thank frosty2015
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a little, popular neighborhood hang-out--we go all the time--with outstanding breakfast/brunch food. It's ridiculously popular on weekends and ridiculously busy; there will be waits. The owner-server gets ridiculously hassled and sometimes seems short but that's only because she's got many balls in the...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was invited here with a friend and was pleasantly surprised! This restaurant has your usual breakfast fare and the type of food that may be found in a southwest setting. The burrito for breakfast was out of my comfort zone but since this was...More

Thank Dell A
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

As the other reviews have noted, it's a small place, about 11 tables or so, and only a few seat 4 people. Unless you pick an odd day or time, you'll wait in line outside the door. And it's cash only. But the food ......More

Thank Redbeard1969
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My Wife had the Bacon Avocado Eggs Benedict and I had the smoked sausage mushroom and cheddar omelet. Both dishes where excellent, good to the last bite, Coffee was also above average, Important ! Went on a Thursday Morning , best . I don't recommend...More

Thank AdakDude
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very good . The eggs Benedict with Avacado is out of this world . The staff are personal able and there is always a line out the door

Thank tmbosco
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We always eat out for Sunday breakfast. Borderline was a change from typical breakfeast we are use to. Dishes had a unique Mexican flair that we liked very much. Will eat there again.

Thank MikeyInLakewood
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is only open for breakfast, and if I remember correctly, it is cash only. It's also very small, so sometimes you have to wait a bit. The food, though, is so worth it. Really yummy. Lots of options. All of the breakfast staples...More

Thank Lilly S
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25 August 2016|
Response from tmbosco | Reviewed this property |
They do not have specialty coffee .
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
American, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18510 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-529-1949
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