Border Grill – Mandalay Bay

4.5
3330 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Welcome to the vibrant, modern Mexican restaurant overlooking the Lazy River just off Mandalay Beach, where Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales”, want nothing more than to spice up your day. With two floors of patio dining, this hip, urban cantina is the perfect setting for sipping margaritas and savoring the bold flavors of Mexico while enjoying views of the beach and pool.
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  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WcatinLV
Las Vegas
52 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food; great service!!! Thank you to Tara for taking care of us. By far she is the best waitperson I've experienced in my 70 years!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Border Grill was busy and fast pace. The food was delicious and the service was quick.

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vipBrianO
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Finally, buffet/AYCE food options are reopening. This one is the best one we have tried since before the pandemic closed them down. We ate at the Bacchanal Buffet in June, and the MGM Grand buffet in July, and they were terrible, with overcooked, dried meats, stale offerings and a reduced selection at the MGM. In addition, there were long, slow lines inside at the serving stations. But this one at Border Grill was tasty, and the servers were friendly, pleasant and reasonably prompt. However, $40 per person is a bit steep for a few small plates. But it was better than the value at the Bacchanal (about $70) and the MGM (about $37 for yucky food).

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Benzee
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience3

It was a hot day and the staff were kind to sit us indoors. That was awesome service.

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vipTyler
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Terrible service, mediocre food. The fish tacos had zero flavor. Not a repeat. Too many other great restaurants in Vegas

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DaliaG
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although the food is a little pricy, it is so savory and full of flavor. I was delighted to try the guacamole appetizer and carne asada tacos. The guac was so delicious and did not disappoint! It hit every mark. The chips weren't greasy at all, they were handmade, and had a fresh crunch. Not even a hint of staleness. The carne asada was tender and savory itself, and the sauce on it was just perfect. I would consider going there again despite the price because it was THAT GOOD.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely phenomenal!

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PAUL0772
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were willing to move us to a inside table with no problem. The server was great. She made our night.

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Chargirl
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great unlimited brunch with tapas plates. Everything we tried was excellent.

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AuntVegas
Las Vegas
29 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The brunch food was excellent. Our server was friendly and helpful. When we ordered three blood orange margaritas, she recommended a pitcher - better value.
We've had meals here four times in the past two weeks.

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BridgetB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing. Party of 4 for the endless brunch, and our server brought out platters with 4 of each option for us to enjoy "family style", which was wonderful. 2 of us had bottomless mimosas (very tasty- especially the white peach). Will definitely be returning for Brunch again!

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LGarcia
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great customer service!!
The food was sooo good and on time. They keep bringing us the drinks and food all morning. Definitely recommended

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable brunch

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TriciaE
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The small bites brunch is delicious! Our server was great in recommending an order in which to sample everything---and sample we did!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The brunch was sooooo good!

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vipKathryneA
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Amazing food! Drinks were spectacular. Brunch plates were a great experience to try everything.

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CalaisW
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was good.. but service was super slow. They are fast to fill you up with water though. It’s unlimited small plates for brunch but service is super slow and you fill up on water. So almost felt like I paid 40 for water. But still, the food was delicious when it did come out

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DawnE
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The small plates brunch was delicious. A great value for incredible food. I will be coming back during my next stay in Vegas.

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BrendaO
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would highly recommend. Sierra was a very good waitress. We are locals and she said that locals receive a 15% discount. We were there 2 weeks ago and our male server, who I cannot recall his name, never gave us a discount. He knew we were there after the game because we were wearing our Aces Jerseys and also running late because the game went into overtime.
Anyway, we will return and let our server know we are locals. We love the food and again Sierra was great and we will ask for her again.

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KathyB
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent waiter! Not much ambience, a lot of noise from the area around the restaurant. The food was quite good, but not exceptional. Especially due to very high price!!

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vipChris
Chicago
37 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We received excellent service and the food was wonderful. We really enjoyed the Crispy Potato and Ceviche Tacos! We go to Border Grille every time we’re in Vegas and will continue to do so.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Due to COVID you can tell they are short staffed, service was great however very slow, the food was great! Kitchen was quicker than getting a drink!! Highly recommended, I think everyone is doing their best and we will get back to where we use to be, we just need patience!

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vipDisappointed
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience1

After making a reservation about a month before, we were only given the option to either sit outside in 110 plus degree weather or at the bar, where it was freezing cold. Wait staff didn't see to know what they were doing and took forever to get service for every stage of the dining experience. Had to ask for chips and salsa three times before we received them. I don't think the restaurant was ready for the return to normal after COVID.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The small plates brunch is extremely delicious!

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jillh
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here at least once a month. Great food. We are comped and can eat anywhere and we choose here every time.

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vipKimbee
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

This menu looks so much better than it tastes. Everything had that mass produced flavor/feel to it. It wasn’t busy, yet we waited 13 minutes to be greeted. Overall we had fun, but I don’t ever need to go back

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Exceeded expectations in almost every way. Food was fantastic both in flavor and presentation

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ChrisL
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have made multiple visits to Vegas over many years and have ALWAYS made a stop at Border Grill on each trip. The level of food choices is ALWAYS outstanding. This trip was for a Garth Brooks concert and the first restaurant visited was again Border Grill. OUTSTANDING!!!

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AmyU
Milwaukee
14 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had the prefixed unlimited tapas. Everything I tried was flavorful and delicious. The carnitas might have been my favorite.

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KarenS
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Poblano Paloma was amazing, along with the carnitas quesadilla (special request and was an excellent choice). We had a group of five, and will definitely enjoy dining there again.

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AuntVegas
Las Vegas
30 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! The service was equal. We'll keep coming back.

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ThomasA
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance after a pool experience at Mandalay Bay!

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RadK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Not worth it! Overpriced and very mediocre. Nothing was fresh and Everything tasted premade.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Border Grill had been one of our favorites and dine here when ever we stay at mandalay bay. Usually I have no issues with the food or service but this time I was really disappointed. My food was bland and no flavor with the exception of the churro. We waited about 30 min to get an ice tea refill and that's because we called the waiter over after telling him that we needed a refill. Our waiter was in such a hurry with us saying he would bring the check without asking if we wanted dessert. He returned because I think he over heard our comment. When our dessert was brought to the table he also left our bill. He then came back within 1 minute asking if we were done. We felt rushed and not able to fully enjoy it and take our time. After leaving we had to go straight to the room because I started feeling sick and then up, feeling chills and cold sweat. I think it was the border ceviche. My wife was fine as she did not eat the ceviche. Our experience this time was disappointing .

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vipHeatherP
Charlotte
64 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Our meal was good. Plenty of food. Drinks were tasty as well. Waiter was good.

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ShuntaB
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Let me tell you when I say AMAZING!!!!! My husband and I ate the brunch it was so delicious! Everything was awesome! I would most definitely recommend this place to family, friends, and strangers!!

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vipQuentinP
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went for the unlimited small plate brunch. It was such a good value. By the end of the brunch I was getting plates of steak, guacamole, shrimp, and cheese grits.

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vipKcjenb
Kansas City
21 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were fabulous, as always. Border Grill brunch is always the first reservation we book when planning our Vegas vacations. First time traveling with kids. They loved the steak and eggs and of course the pancakes. Pineapple French toast, smoked salmon and shrimp and grits were my favorites. Such a wonderful treat. Service was well timed for a leisurely brunch.

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Lynne
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Fantastic dining experience with amazing fresh food. This is a must do, especially if staying at Mandalay Bay or Delano.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for brunch and tried everything on the menu and EVERYTHING was good.

FAQs

Border Grill – Mandalay Bay offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (702) 632-7403.

Border Grill – Mandalay Bay is rated 4.5 stars by 3330 OpenTable diners.

Border Grill – Mandalay Bay does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.bordergrill.com/store/category/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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