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On the Border Mexican Cafe

1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
+1 860-899-1670
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This the best Mexican that we have found in the greater Hartford area so far. Food is good, and service attentive and friendly.

Thank NatureLover1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come for lunch often and always have a great experience. The wait staff is friendly and conscientious. The food is always fresh and hot. We ordered the guac live appetizer where our waiter made the guacomole in front of us. It was made perfectly...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is a nice place with decent seating capacity. The food was nice and the hostess was a professional. the menu is decent and price is not expensive. Since we went in a group, we enjoyed ourselves. It is open till 11PM which is also...More

Thank Ankit G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went with another family after the movies and was pretty disappointed. The service was slow but the food was fine. An example of the slowness was we ordered queso dip to have with the chips until the food came out. The queso came out at...More

Thank kojikid832
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to On the Border Mexican Café with her college age children. We'd been running around and we're all hungry and tired. We decided to stop to grab a bite to eat and were quite pleased with our choice. There was...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

If your hungry for a good Tex-Mex dinner or lunch this is a good consistent restaurant. We've been going there since it opened 18 years ago at least three times a week.

Thank Stephanief
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was not impressed by this restaurant at all. It is better than Taco Bell I'll give them that. However I must have caught them on a bad day. The food just really wasn't all that great. It was very average. I really had to...More

Thank nbend1
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went expecting a Chili's-like experience and thats what we got. Excellent casual mexican food, very good service. Good experience overall. Would go again.

Thank CT_MikeB
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Pros: * Affordable * Food is abundant and fresh * Mostly for friends.. * Friendly staff Cons: * Waiting time could be less.

Thank XYZ n
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visiting from out of town, this place was by our hotel. We appreciated the opportunity to create our own combination, but the fish tacos were very disappointing. I try these everywhere I can, but never before have I been served factory fish. These were basically...More

Thank Arthur D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1519 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 860-899-1670
  • E-mail
The spirit of sharing Border-Style food lives on today at On The Border.