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Spotted Donkey Cantina

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a restaurant right on the main drag, the food was surprisingly good. The chips were fresh and without too much salt. The salsa was very good - different, it was blended, not chunky. The fish tacos were very good. I wish the Mahi Mahi...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank hawaii_country7
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our family to the Spotted Donkey. My son and wife enjoyed the food. They rated it very good. Our granddaughters thought the mac n' cheese was good. I asked for shrimp to be used in my enchilada, I was told no substitutions allowed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AGCanada01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great customer service here, and the food was excellent. They overly accommodated my food allergy, which is really appreciated, and our server Leslie (?) was so friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BunnyMpls33
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled you had a 5 star experience. Thank you for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not wanting to get in the car, we we're looking for something close by but wanted good Mexican food. Well, we found it at the Spotted Donkey Cantina! It was so good, we came back the next night too! Their sidewalk dining is perfect in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PaulaM259
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Music to our ears Paula! Thank you for your kind words. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cantina has seating out side and inside. We had to dine inside as the tables on the outside were taken. It’s right by the beach and pretty close to Pier 60. There are a lot of shops and returants around the cantina. Service was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vikvinvih
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review. A pleasure having you as our guests and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here while walking around Clearwater Beach. The food was pretty good; I had the stuffed poblano and my husband had a salad with chicken. The guacamole was delicious (although the salsa was a bit odd). Unfortunately it was very loud. Like very,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fand
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment about your stay. Our apologies for any frustrations you experienced. We hope to have an opportunity in the future to have you return and earn your additional 2 stars.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here because we were in the mood for Spanish/Mexican food and, oh boy, were we in for a treat. We began with nachos. They were incredibly good! We also ordered guacamole - also excellent. My teen daughter and her friend both had Tierra...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lynette308
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!! What a pleasure having you and your family as our guests!! Hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Clearwater Beach. Safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fine, but service appeared to be chaotic. Our Server seemed unsure about menu when asked and the meal arrived while still enjoying our pre meal drinks ! Was also quite noisy, not helped by folks on a nearby table - shame they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RoddyIghthamUK
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our apologies Roddy. Very sorry you did not enjoy your visit. We hope we might have another opportunity to have you return and earn your additional 2 stars. Thank you for your input.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best salsa with chips ever. ask for david-great guy and manager. food was really good, drinks were fine, service ok. decent value for the buck

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kenny E
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your valuable feedback Kenny! Thrilled you had a 5 star experience. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few drinks at bar only. Seemed too busy and not well staffed. Reasonable pried, food looked good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cvandenbraak
Ann F, Public Relations Manager at Spotted Donkey Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. We will certainly pass along to mgt. for review and use to improve going forward. We hope you might give us another opportunity to earn your additional two stars.

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Leisa H
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Response from Julia33617 | Reviewed this property |
11am to 10pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am to 11pm on Fridays & Saturday
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MackenzieT_12
March 29, 2017|
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Response from CoronaOldTown | Reviewed this property |
The Spotted Donkey is owned by the hotel, which is owned by Columbia Sussex corporation. They are very chef driven and the food is fantastic !
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