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On The-border Mexican Cafe - CLOSED

1650 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303-5533
+1 850-521-9887
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
13 Aug 2014
“Now closed”
29 Dec 2013
“This Mexican place stands out from the rest in Tallahassee with better food, service, prices, and atmosphere!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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1650 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303-5533
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

We decided to try On the Border because we were in the area. We met some friends for lunch. Our waiter was friendly, service was good, and the food was delicious. I had the fish tacos, my husband had the tortilla soup, my girlfriend had...More

Thank Slipawaycpl
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Sometimes when dining alone the bar is the spot for me. The attendants working that area were friendly and accommodating in the nearly empty chain eatery. It was mid afternoon, so, no crowd was expected. The manager came by and we had a chat to...More

Thank TimeTraveler041847
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I pass through tallahassee several times a year and when I do I always eat hear. today i ordered the ovocado enchilados with the green chili sause. My wife got the #2 which is the empanadas and tamales. Both plates were outstanding. Our server was...More

Thank dcajun35
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Smiling service, quick turn around on food, server did everything right

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 April 2012

The service was good but the food was uninspired. The value was good, but if you're a Mexican food aficionado , try somewhere else.

Thank John S
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Great food and great service! Loved the friendly wait staff, who seemed to go out of their way to be accommodating. And the tortilla soup was really yummy as was the salsa! Really enjoy the decor in this place. In comparison, have gone to the...More

Thank cruisinthroughlife
Reviewed 28 November 2010

Let me first say that we understood going in that this was a chain, an Americanized Mexican restaurant, so the food wasn't really the issue. It wasn't great, it wasn't smoking hot (as it should have been after our long wait), and the refried beans...More

Thank NewOrleansSusan65
Reviewed 19 September 2010

Indifferent food served by indifferent staff. I could not find anything to recommend this restaurant. It is in need of some effective management to introduce a decent menu and motivate the staff.

Thank Brian Q
Reviewed 17 March 2010

Ate at this restaurant 2 years ago and everything about it was terrible.... Tried it again this past weekend and wow what a huge turn around. Good Food, Great Service and Fantastic Sangria. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food then this is not...More

Thank andy890
Reviewed 26 July 2009

The food here is horrible. Dont waste your time or money.

Thank MarcoMan1
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  • Address: 1650 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303-5533
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-521-9887
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