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On The Border Mexican Grill

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
+1 201-397-1175
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a customer there for the last 20 years, this place used to be great, but the quality and value for the money has fluctuated..., not only the prices had gone up, but the portions have become noticeable smaller...., today I went with...More

Thank Frank G
OTB_REP, Guest Relations Manager at On The Border Mexican Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to hear your experience with us was so lacking. Please send us a message online at http://www.ontheborder.com/contact or via email at contactus@ontheborder.com. We'd like to know your thoughts on how we can improve.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Stopped in for a quick lunch and had a yearning for some Mexican food. Nice start with a tasty salsa and chips. Got the three different enchiladas and they were good. A nice bowl of brown rice and black beans made a filling tasty lunch....More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Simply ridiculous. We went for lunch on a Friday at 12:30. It took the hostess several minutes to seat us despite the fact the place was nearly deserted. We sat at our table for five minutes and when no server came we walked out and...More

Thank uncleyankeemike
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and festive restaurant. The chips and salsa are great. Salsa is spicy but not too spicy. The chips are the best. Not too plain but also not over salted. They were served quickly after we sat. The menus could have been cleaner and the...More

Thank DarnGoodPatron
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The tortilla chips are fresh, they make them right on the premises. The salsa for the tortilla chips is very good. One can have as much as one wants of the tortillas and salsa. The guacamole live is very good. Quesadilla with shrimp is excellent;...More

Thank Miryam F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It is my favorite restaurant to go and get "firecrackers" with some other food. First thing, that time it's been slow, we get food very late, no one rush with chips and salsa to, took 15 min to get it to the table , and...More

Thank FisherManGreg
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a summer evening for dinner. It wasn't crowded (5:30pm) and they sat us right away. A bit cold from the air conditioner blasting. Our server Sam (girl) came right away to take our drinks. We placed the whole order right away. Husband...More

Thank Stone S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We've had them cater 2 events now and both times they were wonderful. From planning to set up! We had a taco bar for Cinco de Mayo at my office and decided in August to do it again it was so good! Plenty of food!!!...More

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Thank Kristi D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great Mexican food at a great price . Service was quick and fast drinks were great. Mice casual environment great for dates & family dinners.

Thank cncapo
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped into This On the Border for lunch. We love on the border but do not have one near us in florida so when we travel if there is one close by we try it. This one in Paramus was ok...More

Thank gschleiffer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Paramus
  • Phone Number: +1 201-397-1175
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