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“Always good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Senor Donkey

Senor Donkey
4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-1975
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Rockford, Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Always good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Very nice personnel and the food is very good. We wouldn't miss eating here every time we visit the Island. Try the shrimp cerviche. It is excellent and a meal by itself.

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Better Mexican food elsewhere”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We had not been here for over a year so we decided it was time to go again (now named Señor Donkey). Two of us had the blackened fish taquitos which were very good but overpriced at $9.99. The other two had a burrito and cheese enchilada...neither of which were good by comparison with other Mexican food options on the island...and there are plenty!
The restaurant is one large room which echoes once people start to arrive....it's very difficult to have conversation with others at the table. We arrived at 4:30 (good choice) and left at 5:30 because it was too loud to converse.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Harlingen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Disappointed this time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Other visits to Big Donkey were excellent; however, the tortilla soup we ordered tasted like hot sauce dumped into a can of mixed vegetables. NOT GOOD. No, we did not complain. But they should have told us that they ran out of soup so we could have ordered something they DID have.

Visited February 2014
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Friendship
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

First meal on the island and it didn't disappoint. We had tacos and burritos and they were all great. Service was top notch and prices were very reasonable. The Trip Advisor listing gives this restaurant a $$$$ rating for price. Should only be a $ or $$ at most.

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Horace, North Dakota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good food and margaritas!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Food was good and drinks were really good! I believe it is now called Senor Donkey. We had fast and friendly service here. Prices are fair too. Will return!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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