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Border Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Mexican, , Cajun & Creole
356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
+1 781-233-5308
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (30 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family had our travel plans bumped and we found Border Cafe for a meal. I have to eat gluten free and was a bit nervous about the menu - but our server, Mike, was brilliant. He was able to answer all my questions about...More

Thank Corrie K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of special concerns for our party: Celiac Disease, 5-year-old, members trying to eat vegan/vegetarian/healthy. Our server, Mike, was a tremendous help. He took great care to work with the kitchen staff, ensuring the meals were carefully prepared. He was funny, fast...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really like the food here, just wish the margaritas were better. We had the chicken fajitas, and the were great, big, and moist chicken, not over cooked like a like of fajitas can be. I had the rice and beans, rice is spicey to...More

Thank karibos
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Went to the Border Cafe in Saugus on a Friday night with my wife. Date night! It was very busy, with groups and smaller parties of 3-4 customers. We were promptly greeted and were told there's a way of 15-20 minutes. We received a buzzer...More

Thank Daryl J
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Food is hit or miss. Same thing with service. They do have bomb chicken fajitas. Just ask for more wraps ahead of time because you will need them.

Thank soalkaren18
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Upon our visit, I immediately noticed a waitress chewing gum which is not appropriate in my opinion. Next we were given chips and salsa. Chips were hand cooked but mostly broken up as if bottom of the bin, sort of thing. We ordered Grande margaritas...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here since it opened in the 90's and it's still the best, great atmosphere and the fajitas are to die for.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Believe it or not this was my first Boarder Cafe experience. I am very impressed with the quality of the food. The Rio Grande with blackened chicken and steak was enough for two people and so favorable. Our food server Alec G. was on point....More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Went there to celebrate a birthday with eleven of us and everyone was pleased with thier meals and the service. They were even nice enough to provide us with plates and utensils for a cake that we brought in. I've been going here for over...More

Thank davidvJ9372HB
Reviewed 4 February 2018

By far the best swordfish tacos with grilled warm avocado!, If you are not in the mood for tacos, then try the the salmon san sebastian. The salmon is cooked perfectly and a nice size portion , you may have to bring some home if...More

Thank traveler638
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27 October 2015|
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Response from Lisa F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have area that are private you can call and request special area's for weddings baby showers ect
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Saugus
  • Phone Number: +1 781-233-5308
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