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On the Border

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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120 S Meridian Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6514
+1 405-708-7710
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388 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is much better Mexican food in Oklahoma City. Some of the items on the menu are good, but the fajitas are absolutely terrible. The meat quality is just....bad. The service at this restaurant is good, but unfortunately the food is bad, the drinks are expensive, and the deserts are generic.

Thank Ebazinam
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good dinner, had chicken montry with cheese and bacon definitely recommend. Also order guacamole and the make it fresh at the table also recommend.

Thank donaldk367
Holland, Michigan
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235 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This was a typical On the Border, but it was very nice. Our server was good (Alejandro) and our food was good. This restaurant is very near the Howard Johnson Inn where we stayed, so it was convenient. We were craving Mexican food, so this fit the bill nicely. We had chicken tacos, beans & rice - all very good.... More 

Thank 123Freckles
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place, but definitely not anything anyone would miss. The waitress was nice, but the food is exceptionally generic and boring. Typical food chain, nothing worth making a special trip over.

Thank Seaturtle32
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The very best place to sit, drink, eat and be merry. The staff has pretty good customer service. There is one young lady who knows how to get you clear headed to walk without being picked up for PI, or public intoxication. Ice water people will sober you up. I loved the meal. Lots,of GREAT food and the queso was... More 

Thank 111joant
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Nice restaurant, friendly staff and good food. Have been here before and always like to come back when we are in town. The music this time was too loud, first time for that.

Thank Dean S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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168 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Typical chain food but the service was very good. The food was decent. I was visiting OKC and this place was easy to find and get to. Next tie I would find a local owned place. I didn't know this was a chain and I normally try to avoid chains to support the local folks and to try local food.... More 

Thank jantraveler9
Norman, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had a bunch of food and I am a vegetarian and I loved all of it. The chips and salsa were fresh, the food was prepared well and the waitress was kind, efficient and endearing.

Thank jazzjennifer43
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have never ordered anything that tasted bad from On the Border. Try the Guacamole that they make at your table side! IT IS AWESOME!!

Thank Kelly B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you have a car, drive up to Chelinos near 16th and Meridian, it's a dive, but better than the food served here, and the service is genuine and good. We used a gift certificate here, and they were rude beyond belief.

Thank Steve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 S Meridian Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107-6514
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-708-7710
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?