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Senor Donkey

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Mexican, Southwestern
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4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7328
+1 956-761-1975
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Yukon
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Food was salty. Lots in our group had the half of chicken, roasted. Lots of food but everything was salty. The chips and salsa is good. The salsa is heated. Only vegetarian option is cheese enchiladas but change the chilli con carne to green sauce or cheese sauce. The beans are not vegetarian but the rice is.

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Thank David C
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. We appreciate your honesty in your review and we certainly will take it into consideration in order to become a better establishment. More 

Donna
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Looking for a a place to eat and have a few drinks with friends. I heard about Senor Donkeys from friends I work with. The food was good and drinks great. My husband and I could have shared a meal. There was so much food. The chips and salsa were to die for. That salsa is addicting. Enjoy

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Thank 860saraho
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. We are pleased you enjoyed the food and the service at Senor Donkey. More 

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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The first good sign was the salsa- amazing- they serve it warm like my grandma did & the chips were the best I've had in a long time. The margarita with the coronita was very tasty. Had the lunch special blackened fish tacos- WOW. For $7.99 I got 5 tacos with good charro beans, you can't beat that deal. The... More 

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Thank Stephloveswine
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. We are happy that you enjoyed the food. We look forward to serving you again soon More 

Bryan, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The server was very nice and recommended the chimichanga. Wow! It was huge. It was stuffed full of refried beans and the best flavored shredded chicken I've ever had. I must say I've never had one like this and probably never will again. Very very tasty. Their salsa was very authentic and the chips were so so crispy and had... More 

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Thank VWilkins1
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your chicken chimichanga and the warm salsa with chips. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Cooperstown, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very attentive waiter who made great recommendations for both drinks and meals. The food was great and huge portions with very fair price. We had a great time.

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Thank rn58
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. We are happy that you enjoyed the food and the service at Senor Donkey. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Port Isabel, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and staff was very attentive! I had the shrimp tacos and those beans! Very delicious, I have to say salsa was different but good. Great atmosphere, we will defiantly be back.

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Thank cherrie17
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

Shrimp tacos are one of our specialties. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed them. We look forward to serving you again. Thank you very much for the review. More 

Harahan, Louisiana
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our hotel recommended this restaurant when we asked for good Mexican food. It did not disappoint. I had the Pollo Asado and it was delicious! Moist and juicy and so flavorful. We also had plenty of yummy drinks!

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Thank Daniellerenee90
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are pleased you enjoyed the pollo asado. We also appreciate your hotel giving you the recommendation. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Texas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's a Mexican restaurant with your typical tacos, enchiladas, etc., but the food did not taste fresh. The plates were piping hot so you could tell the food had been warmed up...and it tasted that way. Not going back!

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Thank disneybuff
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I can assure you the food is made fresh, and I am sorry it did not come through that way. We strive to present our customers with delicious food and excellent customer service, we hope the next visit will reflect that. More 

San Diego, CA
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

For 3 years our annual cousin trip has gone to Senor Donkey for margaritas & chips. This year we decided to have dinner. It was pretty underwhelming. Not a lot of spice. Pinto beans are used on some meals, refried beans on others. Prices are reasonable, but food is very different from the Mexican food we eat in Southern California.... More 

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Thank mlbmickey
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your review. We take the reviews serious in order to improve in the areas needing it. I apologize for the food being average and not excellent like we make every effort for. We will definitely do better next time. More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food was amazing but I was a little disappointed that they did not have regular salsa. There's was good but different.

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Thank Richard V
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. We are happy that you enjoyed the food. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7328
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1975

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