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Border Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Cajun & Creole
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
+1 302-633-6400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (64 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (40 reviews)
“catfish” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
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Reviewed today via mobile

We love this restaurant. Nice selections on the menu! Roasted avocados are the best! Customer service is #1 for us along with great food and we are never disappointed!

Thank Heartlight73
Reviewed yesterday

Great Tex Mex food and reasonably priced one of my favorite restaurants. Go early because there is usually a wait.

Thank 4METOO
Reviewed yesterday

The food is literally to die for! I have tried almost EVERYTHING on the menu, but my favorite will always be the shrimp and craw fish quesadillas (YUMM). I would order those with the mango margarita and be a happy camper. The only reason I...More

Thank aarikar2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to get either Tex-Mex or Cajun. Prices are very reasonable and the food is great! There is a wait most of the time but well worth it!

Thank bilinsky
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like mesquite food you will definitely enjoy their menu. The filet mignon is so tender and with great flavor. The strawberry margaritas are delicious. They are always busy so I recommend to prepare yourself for a little bit of a wait.

Thank Corchae0983
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't let the exterior mislead you! Totally worth the kitsch to go inside and get the freshest TexMex in the city. Guac, fish tacos, fajitas, you name it, I've tried it here. All around amazing quality and service!

Thank krzycracker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were few Mexican dishes which were really good. We went as a huge group of family members and enjoyed the meal and company.

Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You might be put off by the big crowds, but this place really moves people through. The food is excellent, the place eclectic, and it's a great place for family and friends. My favorite is the Route 66 salad, and I rarely vary it. The...More

Thank Jay T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drive from Allentown Pa to eat here because the food is amazing!! My husband and I always share the half & half fajitas and it's satisfying for both of us. In addition I get your guacamole appetizer. The bowl is usually completely full; but...More

Thank johnette0908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I go to Borders café at least once a week. The service is outstanding, even better then some 5 star restaurants. The food is always hot and your order is never messed up. Your table never has dirty plates or papers left...More

Thank Barbara S
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
They don't do reservations. This place is too busy all the time. Unless you talk to a manager and go before or after a select time.
Lisa J
6 February 2015|
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Response from luc17 | Reviewed this property |
The kids menu is great and they are good variety. All the kids meals come with a candy dessert and I don't think any are more than $5. Most times my boys have left overs for next day lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 483 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-633-6400
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