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Little Donkey

2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-703-7000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“queso” (19 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (18 reviews)
“fried chicken” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went here while visiting my sister who lives near Homewood. We eat Mexican a lot and have a very large Hispanic population where we are from. This food was completely different than any Mexican I have eaten. The meat is smoked...More

Thank gmorgan6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day of shopping, our son suggested Little Donkey for quacamole and tacos. It was perfect weather so we ate outside. Everything tasted very fresh. If we could have changed anything we would have turned down the music a little bit so we could...More

Thank Deanna Warnock G
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Ate here with a large group recently and I thought it was pretty good for upscale Mexican. We tried a couple of the tamales, guac, tacos and weirdly enough fried chicken. All of us were skeptical of the guy in the group who ordered the...More

Thank aprilcathryn
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Oh my gosh, what a great lunch. We sat outside on an abnormally warm January day. I had Fried Chicken, crispy potatoes and street corn. Wow! The street tacos were amazing too, that pork was soo tender. I cant wait to try more. Even the...More

Thank Jacob G
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

... We tried Little Donkey, while staying in Hoover. The portions were decent size and the food and drinks were good. I ordered chicken enchiladas which came on two huge plates to accommodate the sides. They brought my large bowl of chicken enchilada soup at...More

Thank Thehoods1
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I have family who lives in Homewood, and we frequent Little Donkey. The food is good and so are the prices. The food has pretty good flavors. I also am not a fan of salsa, so I do not know if it is good or...More

Thank annewskipworth
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This little place gets 5’s for everything but flavor. Was expecting more robust flavors from the salsa’s and the tacos. I had the brisket and the Adobada. The green chili burger was highlight of our meal. Burrito bowl was huge. Tequila Mockingbird and Paloma were...More

Thank TandP1971
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I have patronize this restaurant twice. It was recommended to me and I have tried it both for lunch and for dinner meal. I must say that I was totally satisfied with the service the atmosphere and the food. The lunch salad that I had...More

Thank Roaddancer
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The good: Nice fresh place. Can see the kichen. The bad. The salsa is horrible! Beware!About the worst I have ever had. Its way over sweet. Like syrup sweet. They probably lace it with cactus.Heads up Its also green. Not that it bothers me, but...More

Thank meanpeace
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Knew nothing about the Little Donkey when we approached ... the smells are fantastic! They smoke all of their meats so you get a bbq smell as you step into this Mexican restaurant. I was told the fried chicken is the can't miss dish ......More

Thank AlphaBill
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Donna D
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Response from RegieSV | Reviewed this property |
From their website FAQ's: I have allergies/dietary restrictions, can you accommodate? Absolutely, we have some of these, too. Occasionally, we're not familiar with your specific needs/diagnosis, but ask for one of the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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