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Nodding Donkey

#1,684 of 3,278 Restaurants in Dallas
$$ - $$$American, ,
2900 Thomas Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-2732
+1 214-922-8898
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Nov 10, 2017
“Great drinks and food in sports bar environment”
Jun 22, 2016
“Foods great, but”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2900 Thomas Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-2732
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Cool garage vibe, excellent sandwiches, great cocktails and selection of beers. Prompt service, lots of tvs with all the games you could want.

Thank WorldTravellerDHF
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My son and I went here with his friend and girlfriend to eat and watch the Cubs game. The food is very good my BBQ Brisket and cheese sandwich was great even though I only got a half of sandwich which for 12 bucks I...More

Thank Bill R
Jonathan C, Owner at Nodding Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2016

Bill, I want to thank you for coming in and giving us a review. Thank you for the kind words about the food. That being said I am not happy about the negatives that you experienced, not to mention the Cubs losing as I am...More

Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday night before a business conference. We walked in and sat down, and nobody came to our table. They weren't busy. So after 5-10 minutes we moved to the bar, and we were served immediately. The bartenders were helpful, attentive, and...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Came to Dallas for Cotton Bowl and we were looking for a place to watch some football. Great service and lots of TV's for sports. Food was good. Mostly bar type food.. but it was very good. We spent a few hours there and enjoyed...More

Thank klg122
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Food was cold and horrible. We paid $16 for an appetizer - which normally you'd expect a sizable portion. We received cold melted Velveeta tasting queso, watery salsa and bland guacamole. The beer selection sucks. Tables were filthy. Will not come back.More

Thank lhlavacek
Jonathan C, Owner at Nodding Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2015

hlavacek, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant sports bar. Obviously we are unhappy that you did not have a good time. I would ask that when you come back in town that you give us another opportunity to meet and exceed...More

Reviewed November 13, 2015

Not a bad place to grab a drink and some snacks. I went there on a Saturday in the heart of college football season and that may have been the mistake. I did not know how many crazy college football fans could fit into one...More

Thank Austin W
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

I literally have nothing positive to say about this place. The staff has never been pleasant nor do they move with any purpose. I live in the neighborhood and have tried soooo hard to enjoy coming here and it's apparent it will never happen. If...More

Thank Lindsey D
Jonathan C, Owner at Nodding Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2015

Lindsey, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are obviously unhappy that you have not had a good time while at our restaurant sports bar. We are constantly striving to improve our product and would appreciate talking to you directly....More

Reviewed July 28, 2015

I absolutely love this open air restaurant/sports bar! The silver bowl salad is delicious. I love how they combine Caesar and balsamic dressings over romaine lettuce with grapes, mandarin oranges, bacon, and cubes of spicy chicken.

Thank TiffanyPrice24
Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Awesome sports bar with plenty of TVs and cool atmosphere. It was our first time there & our waitress Cheyenne was outstanding! She helped us find a table when it was packed and made sure we never had an empty drink. The jalapeño poppers were...More

Thank Duck_Fan4life
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped in for the first time while in Dallas for the Cowboys game and really enjoyed it. Food, drinks and service were all great. We sat at the bar, service was fairly quick and friendly, food came out fast and it was up to expectations....More

Thank Stormsam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
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 - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Thomas Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-922-8898
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