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On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
+1 201-397-1175
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
71 S State Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652-2660
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31 - 40 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2013

This place is very affordable and reliable. The Avocado is always good (prepared tableside), and their top shelf margarita is to die for (get the one that is not frozen). Their appetizer sampler is big and affordable. I almost always get the "Ultimate Fajita" (...More

Thank 1993_NDuran
Reviewed 5 June 2013

The usual Mex/Amer fare with decent selection and prices. Wait staff is quite friendly. Margaritas are pretty good. It is just very noisy, to the point of shouting at your dinner partner! If you need quiet, this is not the place. It is fun, lively,...More

Thank profjan06nj
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We stop here every once in a while for a decent lunch. The food is your standard mexican chain food but the chips and salsa they bring to your table is the main draw for us. Tortillas are made to order and the staff is...More

Thank 8pixel
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Nice enough servers, but I ordered the quesadilla. Terrible quality chicken. Worse than tyson... like packaged strips you get from perdue or something for salads. Turned my stomach. Not good at all!

Thank stephanie649
Reviewed 15 August 2012

We have been a few times to this restaurant. It is a chain, it is predictable, it is well executed. The chips were good and the salsa had a nice bite to it. Just the right spice for the non-chili head but with clean favorable...More

Thank NJTravellingfool
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Great food, fair price, excellent service..!! I love all the people there but specially my favorite "ROBERTO" he is so sweet, he knows his job and offer to everybody a great service. I'm very happy to going there. And my favorite drink "MELON TWISTER" they...More

Thank Mecatona
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I will be honest and say I haven't been there in a long while. When I did I was very pleased. Most Mexican style restaurants seem to disappoint me, this one didn't. The food, managment, servers, atmosphere and prices were all gratifying.

Thank JezCritic
Reviewed 27 April 2012

food was ok, did not seem as fresh, food seemed too packaged

Thank meworldtraveller
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We travel a lot and frequently look for "comfort food" from restaurants that we are familiar with. On the Border is always a safe bet and this outlet was not a disappointment. The food was high quality and promptly served in a fashion consistent with...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 20 January 2012

also good drinks! good size menu to chose from and quick service.

Thank Ken W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
Description
Every day at 8 a.m., we start chopping veggies, soaking beans, and prepping our mesquite-fired grill. Not because we have to, but because we believe in delicious flavors made-to-order, from hand-rolled enchiladas to our sizzling fajitas to guacamole made right at your table. Everything pairs nicely with a grande margarita, and of course, enjoy the always endless chips and salsa.
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