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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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8555 S Quebec St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130-3604
+1 303-927-0720
11:00 - 23:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually meet my daughter there for lunch during the week. Great lunch specials, Great hot fresh chips. You can usually get a table fast.

Thank Robin F
Lone Tree, Colorado
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262 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This restaurant is part of a national chain of Mexican restaurants, and it's one of the best. (I've been to four other locations.) The staff seems to turn over frequently, and that usually means a surly staff, but we've always found them friendly and efficient. The food is always good, and occasionally outstanding. They have daily and monthly specials, and... More 

Thank TBearden
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215 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Right now, if you've signed up via their app or Facebook etc, you can enjoy "Endless Enchiladas" all November long for $9.99 per person---not just on Mondays! :) They have specials often, & we enjoy the festive atmosphere & the good service. A 12 ounce House Margarita is only $3.00, too...perfect for dinner. If they make a mistake, the servers/management... More 

Thank Teresa L
Woodworth, Louisiana
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Son and daughter in law brought me to On the Border for my 60th birthday. Was sitted immediately, had great service and really good food. I had the beef chimichangas which were great! My son had his usual enchiladas and my daughter in law had the nachos supreme. That was enough food for all three of us! everything was fresh... More 

Thank tamara l
St. George, Utah
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270 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were just passing through and wanted some Mexican. This was a chain that we've had mixed results with before. For us on this day it was very good. Food was good, service was also good. We probably hit it just before the rush hour so we had a very relaxing and enjoyable meal.

Thank davenmanja
Centennial, Colorado
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This location used to be a go to. Sad to say that is no longer the case. The last visit equated to an episode of the Twilight Zone. The staff seemed hurried and stressed, not to mention our waitress was terribly clueless, rushed and robotic. It seemed everyone was doing 3-4 jobs and there was no management around. The place... More 

Thank DesertZenRay
Chicago, Illinois
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Chicken bowl was not good. Skinny margarita was awful. Chips tasted likes they were from Costco. Service was good. Hard to find.

Thank Mark B
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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252 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Good food, quick service is the standard. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the options. We really like the hips here, made on site, thin, crisp, and hot. We both had carnita burritos which we pretty tasty.

Thank Mary Ann E
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368 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

My husband and I recently decided to stop by "On the Border" for happy hour and dinner. Neither of us had ever been to this particular location previously. We won't likely return either. Although our server, Shelly, was great and the margaritas were terrific, our food was terrible. The chicken, peppers, and onion on my fajita skillet were not only... More 

Thank Maui2014NMR
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped for dinner and the waitress was amazing. Jessie had only been there a week, but truly understands customer service. Margarita and chips and salsa were tasty and plentiful.

Thank BKV11

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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
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 8555 S Quebec St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130-3604
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Highlands Ranch
  • Phone Number: +1 303-927-0720

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