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Little Donkey

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-703-7000
Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the fried chicken which was delicious. Carrot salad and chipotle slaw were just too hot and I like spicy food, so disappointed with the sides which no one at our table ate.

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Thank clemmerth
Birmingham
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door until we left, we experienced the most amazing service. The way the entire staff seems to work together as a team to provide excellent service is so refreshing to see! It was an extremely busy evening because of Christmas and the restaurant was packed but we were greeted with smiles and kind... More 

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Thank Samantha K
Odenville, Alabama
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Birmingham at lunch on a Sunday. We asked our son, who's a UAB student, about a good place to eat that we have never been before. He suggested Little Donkey. Wow, we were very happy we went. The food was great. The lunch menu was reasonable and service was spot on. We will return.

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Thank Big_Spicy
Iowa City, Iowa
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had been to Little Donkey for lunch but this trip we took my wife there for the first time. The service was very good and the food was great. It was busy, but we got seated almost immediately. This time I tried the burritos, my wife had tacos and my daughter had the Mexican bowl. We were all very... More 

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Thank as3dgfad6
Atlanta
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Love the food and the drinks here! I seem to order the same thing every time I visit because it's so good that I haven't been able to make another choice yet. Nice friendly staff too which is an extra bonus.

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Thank AtlantaHappyTraveler
Hartselle, Alabama
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It was early November and the weather was still warm enough to eat outside. I remembered seeing this place and actually decided to eat there based on outside seating. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. I would certainly eat here again!

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Thank Debbie S
Los Gatos, California
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly people, interesting food, creative drinks and just a fun evening with friends. Food was very good and we enjoyed it. ...especially the corn and tamales.

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Thank Losgatosca
Romsey, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Went with a large group for dinner. They fitted us in which was fine, but the food was not great, and the service was so slow. For a communal starter we ordered guacamole and tortilla chips, but after much delay the provided very greasy strange chips. We sent them back and they admitted they were havibg trouble making chips -... More 

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Thank starmanUk
Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to Little Donkey on a few occasions. The tacos are good, the fried chicken is good but the brisket in the quesadilla I had was absolutely top notch. As a person who smokes meats and has had some of the best brisket that Texas has to offer, the meat was cooked perfectly. It had some signature bark, passed... More 

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Thank Matthew J
houston
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is not your daddy's mexican food /fried chicken place. The food is all 'from scratch' in their kitchen. It is flavorful and tasty. Some of the offerings are spicy hot, so if you don't want hot ask your server for recommendations. I had the steak tacos.. the corn tortillas are homemade and very good. The steak and filling great.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-703-7000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?