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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

#388 of 1,592 Restaurants in Tucson
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
+1 520-441-7440
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Go for the happy hour, prices are good and the menu is suitable. The soup is always a great choice, it will fill you up all by itself. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a margarita and had some queso and guacamole. My hubby likes their thin chips. The salsa was tasty without being overly hot. We did not have a full meal but we liked what we had.

Thank mzglorybeCA
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

After a long day we didn't look very hard for a restaurant and settled on here. Service was very good, food and margaritas were very good. We really have no complaints. The servers are well versed in the art of upselling add-on items which by...More

Thank traveler_from_Iowa
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Mom in law, wife and I went in for an early dinner. Wife and I had flank steak and cheese and onion enchiladas. It was phenomenal!! The steak was cooked exactly as ordered and the mole on the enchilada was wonderful. My mother in law...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great food and service at reasonable prices,my family has never been disappointed after many visits. Everything they have is delicious.

Thank carlhawkins111
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I submitted my order online and received an error before the confirmation it was received. I called the store and to confirm they received my order. The person on the phone seemed distracted by another person and placed me on hold so she could get...More

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Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great Mexican Cantinalocated on Broadway Blvd in Tucson. The food is delicious and the beers and margaritas are fabulous. We had great service also. Well worth a visit.

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Delicious food, affordably priced and great service! Dined in with a small party this evening. The management and staff are very conscientious of the quality of the food and service. An all around enjoyable experience!

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife and I had a nice evening dining with some family we were visiting. Despite being taco Tuesday, we were seated, and got some chips and tasty salsa, fairly quickly. We ordered some avocado dip which was also pretty tasty. Among the various tacos...More

Thank tonyl552
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This was our first visit to On the Border. we are from El Paso and have wonderful Mexican food here, so the bar is always quite high when we visit a Mexican restaurant. I ordered a Chicken Burrito with the green sauce and it was...More

Thank Rose H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5205 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711-3702
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-441-7440
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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