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The Little Donkey

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
Dotta House, Plot 5554, Kisugu Rd. Namuwongo, Kampala, Uganda
+256 787 077156
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good55%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (9 reviews)
“burrito” (11 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
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Dotta House, Plot 5554, Kisugu Rd. Namuwongo, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you fancy Tex Mex then you need to eat here! Burritos, enchiladas, tacos, salads, etc. Incredibly tasty, such big portions, so cheap (!!!), lovely cocktails, quirky restaurant and karaoke on Friday nights! Ask for the churros for dessert, it does not disappoint. You won’t...More

Thank AmbsMartin
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have known the Little Donkey for a long time, since when they were at their original place in Namuwongo and now at their new location. I love the food and I recommend it to anyone who want something real exotic and great. I do...More

1  Thank ChrisRKasangaki
Joel H, Public Relations Manager at The Little Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you so much for your support towards the development of The Little Donkey Kampala. We appreciate.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Come for the churros in the cinnamon sauce, absolutely amazing! It is a basic location with a couple of picnic tables, so don't expect much but the food was great (I did find a large bone in my burrito which was a bit worrying..) and...More

Thank ladyswashbuckler
Joel H, Public Relations Manager at The Little Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Hi, We are first of all sorry for the late response and I would like to forward to you our apology for the bone in your Burrito, we shall have that fixed. However we appreciate you for your support towards the development of The Little...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We like to visit at lunch to take advantage of the burrito bar. It can't quite compare to American-Mexican food, but it's tasty and we keep going back. The restaurant is small, and parking can be a problem. Service is good and quick.More

1  Thank TASchrock
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Thank you very much TASchrock for visiting our restaurant and for your wonderful review about us. We do apologize for the parking issue and we are working hard to make sure we find a better parking for you our customers. We request you to bare...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

This restaurant recently shifted back to it's original location after some time elsewhere. I visited here for lunch and we both made our choices from the burrito bar. This allows you to pick your ingredients for a specialized burrito. The chef adds what you ask...More

1  Thank mwesi
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Am very glad you a had great time with us and enjoyed your meals. Thank you so much for coming see soon at the restaurant. Cheers!

Reviewed 20 April 2016

Although is more a Tex-Mex than a Mexican food place, its meals are quite flavory and yummy. It´s a very convenient option for lunch and they are quite fast compared to other restaurant options in the area.

Thank Isabella T
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 January 2016

Little Donley is one of only two places in Kampala that offers a real Mexican menu. The Quesadillas are great as are the burritos (pollo borbon is best) and the Nachos Grandes. It's grown a lot since it started but is still affordable and there...More

Thank MarkJS-KLA
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Thank you very much for this great review.

Reviewed 19 August 2014

Great concept and really good food. I have craved Mexican in Uganda but have cringed at all the restaurants around which try for a Mexican dish. They are always bad. Here they really have captured many of the flavors well. The food was delicious and...More

Thank SamberFamily
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Thank you very much and hope to see you so soon again.

Reviewed 23 July 2014

My favourite place in Kampala, I probably go once a week. Cheap, cheap food, but excellent quality and extremely friendly staff. The new building in Kibule is huge and lovely, but they still need a few little touches to makes the place as homely as...More

Thank Simon S
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Whoa we love you too. Cheers!

Reviewed 26 June 2014

I had the enchilada. It was hot, on time and really good. One point ff as an extra sour cream we ordered was left off. I will definitely order from here again.

Thank HP1001
Management response:Responded 4 October 2016

Thank you very much.

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15 January 2015|
Response from Joel H | Property representative |
Every Friday night, starting 7:30pm - 11pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 7
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dotta House, Plot 5554, Kisugu Rd. Namuwongo, Kampala, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: +256 787 077156
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The little Donkey is an Authentic Mexican Restaurant. We serve burritos, tacos, enchiladas and more. We have margaritas, Coronas, our famous Blue Agave,a traditional drink with Tequila,tropical lime juice,triple sec on rocks and more. When you visit Kampala,Uganda don't forget to stop by you won't regret it.
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