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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

) #21 of 47 Restaurants in Elkridge €€ - €€€ Mexican,
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“empanadas” (2 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“tex mex” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Coworkers and I have frequented this On the Border for lunch on Tuesday's! This past week was exceptional, as they had the patio open and we sat outside and enjoyed the sunny weather and some tacos. Lots of good choices here! Enjoy!

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good food, reasonably priced. Good service, and good atmosphere. Family type restaurant. I would recommend for a dinner with family or friends.

Thank hiranimont
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My server was very attentive and the food was good. For a Saturday late afternoon there was not a long wait for either seating or my food.

Thank PurpleAnkh
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I come I say never again. Mediocre food and slow service. Today we had to my husband's food to go since they "lost" the order because of computer problems. Manager did comp his meal...but this time I mean it: never again.

Thank msw1189
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Service, food, salsa, and cuisine were all terrible. The entres taste like frozen dinners because they were hot on the outside but cold on the inside. The meals were not cooked fresh that day. I realize a lot of chain restaurants are doing this now....More

Thank dluri
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I don't want to get anybody fired so I will avoid referencing any one person specifically - but here is what I witnessed today at lunch. You know the sealed cover on a new container of sour cream or peanut butter, stretched tight and hard...More

Thank User146
Reviewed 2 December 2016

They were busy, the place was noisy, the people were happy, and our server was prompt with chips, salsa and water (as requested). Then things got even better. It was happy hour and margaritas were $4 for a large. The drinks came and were tasty,...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch during the week before the lunch crowd really hit. Food was good/average. Service was lacking due to what? I'm not certain, our server was sitting with other employees.

Thank lostfloridian108
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch, with a bit of fear after reading some of the reviews. Well, the food was excellent, the service was very friendly and quick. I recommend this restaurant by all means !

Thank Avi R
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great business lunch here. The healthy menu was great for me being on a calorie limitation. The Mexican chicken was delicious and the honey mustard even better.

Thank vanillagor1lla
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 8230 Gateway Overlook, Elkridge, MD 21075-6455
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
There are reviews for many On the Border locations, just none for the Elridge/Columbia restaurant.
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