On the Border (Closed)

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 1 rating

1650 N. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 391-5085

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    5 ratingMay 22, 2016

    2011 Copeland Road, Arlington, TX 76011

    I usually bring my own chips to On the Border but didn't have any this time. We asked the waiter if the chips were fried in a dedicated frier or if they were in the same oil as other things. He said they have two separate lines at this location, with the chips being fried by themselves in the back line. He confirmed with the manager that they were gluten free. I ate a few and waited a few minutes (usually I get a headache pretty quick if there is a problem). I didn't have a reaction. Really nice to not have to worry about bringing my own chips! Note: I am gluten intolerant, not celiac, so still might not be safe for some people.

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    1 ratingMay 04, 2016

    3233 S. Broadway, Edmond, OK 73013

    Horrible menu choices! Uneducated staff and uninterested manager.

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    5 ratingApril 26, 2016

    3111 Midwestern Pkwy., Wichita Falls, TX 76308

    The waitress brought me a gluten free menu and the food was awesome. They were all very nice and accommodating.

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    1 ratingApril 21, 2016

    1350 Northwest Hwy, Garland, TX 75041

    This is NOT gluten free, according to their menu. Their products are cross-contaminated.

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    4 ratingApril 09, 2016

    3310 Fairlane Dr,, Allen Park, MI 48101

    I looked up the menu before going on my phone then used it to compare to regular menu to make my selection. I had tacos. Very good. As it says, do not eat the chips.

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    3 ratingMarch 26, 2016

    3567 US Route One, Princeton, NJ 08540

    They have a few gluten free options including salad. Chips are not gf because they are in a communal fryer.

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    4 ratingMarch 23, 2016

    6001 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250

    My wife has Celiac Disease, and this location has always done right by us. The only knock on them is that the service is sometimes s bit slow, but we've always had a server who treated us respectfully.

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    1 ratingMarch 20, 2016

    6001 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250

    Clueless to gf needs.

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    4 ratingFebruary 27, 2016

    8230 Gateway Overlook Dr., Elkridge, MD 21075

    Very knowledgeable waitstaff and even told me that the chips are cooked in a shared fryer. Good to know and very helpful. Good food.

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    1 ratingFebruary 04, 2016

    1710 S. Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85206

    got sick - not recommended

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    4 ratingJanuary 29, 2016

    5005 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044

    Seth, the manager, is beyond helpful and supportive. His own daughter is Celiac, so he made special tortillas by hand for me! All the margaritas are safe-gotta try it out!

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    1 ratingJanuary 28, 2016

    3080 Iowa Street, Lawrence, KS 66046

    GF menu consists of a page in a binder listing which menu items can be GF. Choices seemed pretty limited. Chips are no longer fried separately so while there is an extensive list of GF dips, I'm not sure what you'd do with them. Waitstaff didn't seem particularly knowledgable about gluten, but then also didn't appear to care about much at all.

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    4 ratingJanuary 15, 2016

    3640 Atlanta Hwy., Athens, GA 30606

    Zach is the man. Made some great suggestions. I went with the fajitas with corn tortillas. The chips are fried in their own frier. Only complaint is I ordered steak and got chicken but ate it and lived it. Hendly was great as well. She was very sweet.

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    5 ratingJanuary 14, 2016

    1350 Northwest Hwy, Garland, TX 75041

    Service was wonderful. Jack in the day time is on top of it. I even needed a GF menu, he asked the Manger and they printed me one. Love the food.

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    3 ratingJanuary 01, 2016

    4160 Church Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

    The staff are knowledgeable and accommodating and the food is pretty good, albeit generic. They also have a nice drink menu.

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    1 ratingDecember 23, 2015

    5205 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711

    from my opinion this place was my fav before celiac. Went and got litterally only meat and veggies and it made me super super super sick.

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    2 ratingDecember 15, 2015

    4552 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38117

    Be careful here. I have eaten here and walked away feeling fine other than feeling bloated from what I'm sure is tons of msg. But I have gotten sick here also. Not full blown sick, so maybe it was traces of wheat or possibly sharing a fryer. I had chips, salsa, and nachos that I asked for ground beef instead of fajita meat (this is how I ordered before GF). Since I don't always get sick here, I think the time I did that it was the ground beef (I am sure the taco seasoning was not GF or had traces of wheat in it). I would stick to ordering fajitas with NO seasoning (oil and salt only!).

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    3 ratingNovember 25, 2015

    6000 Warden Rd., Sherwood, AR 72120

    Sometimes we get a great server that is knowledgeable, sometimes it's a mine field of gluten bombs.

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    3 ratingNovember 16, 2015

    3080 Iowa Street, Lawrence, KS 66046

    I asked the manager why the chips were not gluten-free. The manager told me because other locations cook the chips in the same fryers as the wheat fried foods. Corporate does not make the chips gluten-free on the menu because of that. But the Lawrence location has a dedicated fryer for the chips because the main manager there has a friend with celiac disease.... so she accommodates basically her friend. She said other locations DO NOT have dedicated fryers.

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    1 ratingNovember 07, 2015

    19921 E Jackson Dr., Independence, MO 64057

    I don't like how they do not have a dedicated fryer for the tortilla chips

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    5 ratingNovember 01, 2015

    7873 W. Bell Road, Peoria, AZ 85832

    My choice for lunch with my best friend ALWAYS!!!!

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    2 ratingOctober 17, 2015

    2651 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, VA 22192

    Been here 3 times since GF and I've gotten mildly sick every single time so must be a ton of cross contamination.

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    2 ratingOctober 15, 2015

    115 Glensford Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    Food at other locations has always been good, not here. Service is worse. We gave it 3 chances, - never - again.

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    2 ratingOctober 10, 2015

    11855 W. 95TH Street, Overland Park, KS 66214

    Not bad!!.. Knowledgable staff but very limit gluten free menu !.. ChIcken taco is nice.

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    2 ratingOctober 02, 2015

    2500 Airport Freeway, Bedford, TX 76022

    The menu is limited The food was good and they tried but I still got sick

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    5 ratingSeptember 28, 2015

    3640 Atlanta Hwy., Athens, GA 30606

    The manager Brian was just WONDERFUL when it came to making sure I had a safe, delicious gluten-free experience. He was very knowledgable and oversaw my food prep every step of the way. They have a nice sized gluten-free menu (just ask the hostess and she will print out a copy for you) and I felt very safe eating there.

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    4 ratingSeptember 28, 2015

    7695 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80920

    I like OTB, even though it is a bit blaise. I know I can get fresh gauc, tasty salsa, and a variety of meals here consistently. Can't say it is GF though. If you are sensitive, make sure to tell the waitstaff. some things appear gf when you read them, but in reality are not. Avoid the pork

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    4 ratingSeptember 15, 2015

    3195 28TH Street SE R-101, Kentwood, MI 49512

    I love this place. Great food and a lot of options on the menu. My only complaint is that they do not have gf chips. I don't understand why they don't have their prepackaged gf chips that they sell in the store available for those that cannot have gluten. Anyway. I bring my own so I can have salsa and guacamole. They have never complained.

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    5 ratingAugust 27, 2015

    51 US Hwy 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

    Love the food here. Separate menus with lists of "safe" options for specific food allergies. Management will come speak to you if you have questions/concerns about the food.

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    1 ratingJuly 31, 2015

    8340 NW Roanridge Rd., Kansas City, MO 64151

    chips are not gluten free and menu is limited. would not recommend as a gluten free restaurant unfortunately. they should offer the chips that are sold in grocery stores to customers since those are actually gluten free. its odd that the actual restaurant is not. dissapointing

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    1 ratingJuly 21, 2015

    5340 E. 41st Street South, Tulsa, OK 74135

    If you have an actual problem with gluten like me, this probably isn't the greatest place for you. Cross contamination is a big problem (enough to get me sick) even if you state you have an allergy. He brought out the gluten free dish with onions made with soy sauce (not gluten free) I sent it back but still was not feeling well with the gluten free dish sans onions.

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    2 ratingJuly 12, 2015

    71 SE Wyoming Blvd, Casper, WY 82601

    I really want to like this place. But it just drives me nuts when restaurants don't feel the need to fully know and understand their own ingredients. I tried again recently and was told that the chips were now gluten free.. however, I am still skeptical. Also, service is less than impressive.

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    2 ratingJuly 04, 2015

    71 S. State Rt. 17, Paramus, NJ 07652

    My family used to come here a lot before my brother got Celiac's. We tried going several times after (specifically telling our server about the gluten intolerance), but my brother always got sick after eating here. Maybe it's good if your gf without Celiac's, but I don't recommend this place if you do have it.

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    1 ratingJuly 02, 2015

    19921 E Jackson Dr., Independence, MO 64057

    I would rate this "On The Board" as a zero! They do have a gluten free menu. I talked to the waiter and then ordered off the gluten free menu. I ordered steak fajitas. They brought me a flour tortilla in stead of corn tortillas. When I took a bite of it I realized it was not a corn tortilla. Needless to say I removed it from my mouth. Come to find out the whole meal was cross contaminated. I would not recommend the place to anyone.

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    1 ratingJune 30, 2015

    6015 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland, CO 80538

    service was horrible, they forgot my appetizer, then when I asked the corn tortillas were hard, everyone else ate while we had to send my order back, the manager was the cook because I don't think they had a cook....now I am sick

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    1 ratingJune 17, 2015

    3206 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519

    They do not understand GF. Got no response from them after writing to them. Will not go back.

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    3 ratingJune 10, 2015

    1102 Walnut Street, Cary, NC 27511

    Last time I ate here I got sick.

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    1 ratingMay 25, 2015

    3233 S. Broadway, Edmond, OK 73013

    The staff was great - Looked at the GF Menu and the Wheat free menu - they did not make sense - explained to the management what was wrong - if it is not safe for a wheat free diet it would not be safe on a gf diet. They said that they would talk to corporate and get it straightened out. So they made me some scrambled eggs - we felt that was safe.

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    4 ratingMay 18, 2015

    2552 Citiplace Court, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

    Yes, they have a gluten free menu and didn't have to dig for it in a drawer at the hostess stand. Waiter was not that familiar with the gluten free menu but went far and beyond to meet my needs. Food is good and the margarita's are fab...

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    5 ratingMay 16, 2015

    6000 Warden Rd., Sherwood, AR 72120

    Have successfully eaten GF three times now. Great, understanding, knowledgeable staff!

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    5 ratingMay 15, 2015

    6572 Airways Blvd., Southaven, MS 38671

    Nice Mexican restaurant. They have a separate gluten friendly menu. I had the mango chicken salad with the very tasty mango vinaigrette. Very recommondable!!! They also serve flan as dessert, but there is no more space in my belly right now... :/

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    1 ratingMay 03, 2015

    19 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801

    Not a fan. they told me their corn chips had flour on them.

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    1 ratingApril 25, 2015

    71 SE Wyoming Blvd, Casper, WY 82601

    Do not trust them with gluten free. I ordered fish tacos from the allergen menu and told the waitress to tell the cook I needed gluten free. They proceeded to serve me breaded fish. We waited forty minutes for food, they ran out of ground beef, and our food was cold. There was no effort on their part to remedy the situation. I'll be calling the store manager tomorrow morning.

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    1 ratingApril 21, 2015

    790 Cobb Place Blvd., Kennesaw, GA 30144

    These reviews are not accurate. I called ahead to be sure. They do not have a dedicated fryer for chips so they are not gluten free.

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    3 ratingApril 17, 2015

    115 Glensford Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    Decent food but I had a reaction here, there are better Mexican food options around

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    2 ratingApril 12, 2015

    6015 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland, CO 80538

    They have a GF menu but not a lot of Options, especially for a Mexican restaurant. Can't even eat the chips because they are not in a dedicated fryer! Why?

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    2 ratingMarch 31, 2015

    1512 South Randall Road, Algonquin, IL 60102

    Chips, cheese and salads were listed but you can't have any chips. Very few options.

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    2 ratingMarch 31, 2015

    4320 W.Waco Drive, Waco, TX 76710

    The good: They have a gluten-free menu and the waitress was accommodating in explaining what I could order dairy free as well. The bad: I ordered rice, which comes with the meal. Unfortunately, the rice had spices which had gluten (unbeknownst to me at the time) so now one gets to deal with not feeling well because the staff were not cautious in the kind of rice they served in a "gluten-free meal."

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    1 ratingMarch 27, 2015

    5005 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044

    Gag awful food even if you aren't GF

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    1 ratingMarch 21, 2015

    2651 Prince William Pkwy, Woodbridge, VA 22192

    They do have gluten free meat and vegetables but nothing else is gluten free 3-21-15


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