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On the Border Mexican Grill

€€ - €€€Mexican,
3640 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3149
+1 706-247-7290
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“fajita salad” (2 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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3640 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3149
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The salsa was strange tasting- too heavy on the smokiness and chipotle flavors. The chicken enchiladas were sub par and the fajitas portion was way too small for the price. Not worth it.

Thank guestse13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meeting friends for dinner...Wasn't that busy for a Thurs. night. Our service was great: A lady was refreshing chip baskets all night; Mgr. came by to check on everything, too. Parking: Plenty of spaces Service: Very good Food: My soup was lukewarm, but the enchiladas...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We have been to On the Border many time and this meal was awful, from the tacos to the burrito to the fajaitas. Awful. The tacos were rubbery and the burrito had a tiny bit of cheese on top that looked like they were out...More

Thank ah_bah
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My younger brother is (was) a big fan of On the Border ... so to celebrate his birthday we went with our family of fourteen people for lunch on Sunday. They had a table waiting for us when we arrived; unfortunately, it was next to...More

Thank Jancie S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My husband and I went because we hadn't been in several years and were just looking for something different than our usual restaurants. It was an unexpectedly pleasant experience! The chips and salsa were great, but do be warned that salsa is spicy. I like...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place is your basic Mexican chain restaurant. Food was okay. Our server was hard working and cheerful. Nothing too bad, nothing too good. Go to a local Mom and Pop Mexican place if you're looking for real Mexican flavor.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here on a whim, just driving by. We've had OTB before, but this was especially good! The chips were fresh, warm, and crispy. Salsa was just the right spice! Waitress was attentive and kept our glasses and chips filled. Fajitas and a fajita...More

Thank AthensEd
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I went with friends on a Friday night recently after having not been in quite a while. As I said, the service and food preparation is different just about every time you go in there and we caught them on a bad...More

Thank texdawg89
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Good & typical On the Border food. Wait-staff attentive; rather than charge us for our queso, gave it to us free b/c they said they were making a fresh batch and we had to wait a little longer than usual.

Thank Georgia Family T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We've been to On The Border several times and always found it to be good, but today, we were especially impressed with our waitress. Finding the music to be too loud, we asked for a table away from the speakers and were told that they...More

Thank Jeannie O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3640 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3149
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-247-7290
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.
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