On the Border

The gaudy polystyrene cacti prepare you for the very cheesy meal ahead

On the Border
Location: Dubai Marina
Tel: 04 423 0628
Travel: The Walk at JBR
Cuisine: Mexican
Experiences: Outdoor seating, Smoking permitted
Times: Open Sun-Wed 11am-midnight; Thu-Sat 11am-1am
Price range: Dhs200-349
Credit Cards Accepted: Yes

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  • melody Jan 13, 2012 09:14 pm
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    Very delicious and tasty mexican foods with a really big portion! Very fair price and high quality! Sorry for myself not to visit there in last 3 years! Will definitely go there every week! Super tasty Live queso for starter, Tasty Quasedilla for main course and Paradise taste Turtle for desserts! Free Tortilla chips with Salsa were super delicious too
  • Trevor Nov 26, 2011 06:47 pm
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    While the food and everything on the menu was pretty much decent for a mexican restaurant like OTB, I was highly deserved by the quantity of food they put on the plate!

    We ordered a Chicken & Shrimp Grill, Mexicana Salmon & a Baja Chicken

    The chicken and shrimp plate consisted of a palm-sized chunk of chicken grilled to perfection, topped with cheese and tomatoes & onion, sided with grilled vegetables & Mashed Potatoes (which was superb!). Whenever I visit a restaurant like this one (quite highly priced for a plate), I always expect the plate to be "overflowing", or atleast to keep my hunger satisfied when I'm halfway through! I'd say just 75% of the plate was filled up, I kept taking bites of the salmon & the baja chicken, and I was still hungry!

    There was a Watermelon Punch (Picther) which was quite refreshing, and I guess I enjoyed watching the waiter stir up fresh Guacomole for another table, rather than exploring my plate, cause there was literally nothing!

    The bill came up to AED 200, left us all a bit...unsatisfied!

    On the whole...would rate the restaurant a 6.5/10
  • Sangeeta Lewis Oct 12, 2011 08:07 am
    can any mexican rate this restaurant pls .. i have had food on the border in texas, however i want to know if its the same in dubai as well... because even chillis is not the same but very close??
  • Mohammad Oct 10, 2011 12:26 pm
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    I am a regular at On the Border. Whenever I want a mega portion of great food, OTB comes to mind. The setting in JBR is great when the weather is nice. Go ahead and try it out.
  • Shreyas Jul 05, 2011 11:22 am
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    We are regular patrons of this restaurant.. the food and service in this place is very good. The size of portions may be a bit much but that depends from person to person. Their staff is very friendly and eager to help. The guacamole (made live), fazitas, chimichanga, etc are good.
    For those who wish to try this restauraunt i will strongly recommend the same.

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