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On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando Airport Airside 1 Main Concourse, Orlando, FL 32827-4392
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Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

International flight in terminal A it was 6:30pm & all the quick service food places were closed. So Mexican it was. Let me say hands down best experience. We had the chicken & steak fajitas, chips & queso. It was quick super fresh and so full of flavor!!! The agava margarita was a perfect wash down. Plenty of seats and... More 

Thank Kellie2ie
Hartford, Connecticut
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449 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the airport this is just right with a good variety of dishes and desserts .. I enjoy the cheesy chicken and so pillas -- Also the salads are huge! Always a flow of content customers And moderately calm bar scene -- Appropriate for families and elderly.

Thank GringoAlto2000
Del Mar, California
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whatever you buy at an airport, it is not usually a good value but this was, with an excellent service and a booth seating at Orlando airport.

Thank Yuri D
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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158 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some great flavours here while waiting for our flight! We were happy they were able to accommodate our party of 6 adults and 2 toddler easily! The chicken burrito was tasty and we enjoyed the complementary chips and salsa, although the salsa was a bit spicy for me! Prices were on the higher side though (especially the drinks) and... More 

Thank ADM12
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten here several times, one thing is always a constant. Rude and slow service. You're right, if Taco Bell sold beer, nobody would eat here.

Thank Mgreg651
Woodland Park, Colorado
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Busy airport terminal location but when you seat someone and then no one says hi, takes drink order, etc... For 10+ minutes that's not great service. Food was adequate to good.

Thank John B
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to grab a bite about 2pm before our flight. Place was not that crowded. Needed to be swept badly! Had way more help than they needed!! Yet service was bad. It took 30 minutes after we finally got someone to take our order before the food arrived ( salad). As I wait to board, my stomach is telling me... More 

Thank Orlanta
York, Maine
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292 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good food, good service, convenient location to all gates in that terminal and great place to kick back and relax if you have a lot of time to kill before your next flight.

Thank StephV44
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had to wait forever to be waited on, so by the time I did get my meal (I was starrrrrrving after a very long trip), I'd stuffed myself on their poor-tasting chips. And it's a shame, because the steak enchilada i ordered was delicious. But I overate because of the pitiable service at the outset - and it never... More 

Thank ChristopherOnTheMove
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

First review ever on Trip Advisor, but felt it was worth going out of my way to type up. Positives: good location, decent bar selection, great bar tenders/servers. If you're in terminal A, gates 1-30, and looking for drinks, this is a solid option. Not-so-positives: Everything else. I'm 99% certain I was served the grocery store standard Old El Paso... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando Airport Airside 1 Main Concourse, Orlando, FL 32827-4392
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 972-499-3000
  • This restaurant is at Orlando Intl Airport (after security)
These are mostly Jet-Blue Gates at the Orlando International Airport

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