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Border Cafe

356 Broadway (Lynn Fells Pkwy.) Send to Phone
781-233-5308 | Menu
Locals flock to this busy North Shore Tex-Mex spot where huge margaritas flow, and overstuffed burritos dominate the menu.

Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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Border Cafe Restaurant Review

: This busy North Shore hangout offers heaping portions of inexpensive Tex-Mex and Cajun eats. Everyone likes the complimentary warm homemade tortilla chips covered in salt, served with a side of chunky salsa and washed down with a top-shelf margarita. From the overflowing platters of nachos with black beans, pico de gallo and melted cheese to sizzling Rio Grande fajitas and blackened catfish prepared New Orleans-style, you don’t need a calculator to compute the value. Stick with the comfort food plates like the shrimp and crawfish quesadillas, marinated chicken enchiladas, soft tacos and corn and black bean empanadas. There are also burgers, a nice selection of salads and vegetarian dishes. While the service can be underwhelming at times at this location, the young twentysomethings who flock here never seem to notice. Whether you come for the tequila-infused drinks or a quick Tex-Mex fix, it’s almost impossible not to have a good time. One downfall, especially if you have kids in tow: The restaurant doesn’t offer dessert.


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