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Senor Donkey

4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-1975
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Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Pearland, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We were driving down the strip in SPI one night and saw this place. There was a highly rated Italian place (Gabriela's) at the south end of the strip that we intended to go to but the traffic was so bad it would have taken us forever to get there.... so we decided to turn around and head back to... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We ate here scouting places for our wedding party to go when we come back for our wedding in September. We were very impressed, great food, good salsa and chips and cold beer. I ordered the shrimp enchiladas in a green verde sauce, loved them. Atmosphere and service were both excellent, we will definitely be back. We even said we... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The queso was very tasty, and they have the ever delicioso Mexican Coke in the bottle available! We had a large group with us, so the servers were a bit overwhelmed and splitting the checks turned into a problem. Overall the food and service were average.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Margaritas were great I would have had a few more if our server did not take 15-20 minutes between every request. Food was not very good but they gave us a ton of it. Booth was uncomfortable but the prices were low compared to other resturaunts on the island.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Mexican food here is great and they give you big servings. We always leave here satisfied. Breakfast is really good as well.

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San Antonio, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Trying to decide between Italian and Mexican food for dinner we chose to eat at Senor Donkey. I'd read a few good reviews on TA so thought we'd give it a try. Upon arrival, we were seated fairly quick and served served chips and salsa. The salsa is served warm but the chips were a bit greasy. I orderd the... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Green Donkey, Big Donkey, Senor Donkey, whatever you call it it's good. Nice big drinks, good authentic food and an interesting atmosphere. They can handle as many as you want to bring with you. I had the Chile rellenos and it was good. I prefer Jose Pepper's, but this was probably more authentic. I highly recommend trying this place while... More

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Prosper, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Ate here on our first day. The salsa they gave tasted almost like tomato soup. I ordered a Mexican shrimp cocktail. Was very salty! The hubby ordered steak enchiladas and he wasn't that impressed.

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College Station, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Really. We ate lunch here the day we arrived on the island. We all really enjoyed the food and experience, and talked about it later, but I can't remember what I ate... Maybe it was the margaritas...

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Ate here before sat night fireworks. Seated immediately and server very quick. Food hot and tasty. Very quick service. Good Americanized Mexican food. Husband had beef chimichanga and I had ceviche. Both good. Ceviche made with tilapia? According to server. Still good but nothing exceptional. Still good experience and food. Moderately priced and good value

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