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The Spotted Donkey Cantina
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Ranked #70 of 1,308 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Carefree Hwy
Description: Fresh, lively and energetic, the Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal is a Scottsdale original. Offering the best drinks, unique food and a festive atmosphere are quickly earning Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal a reputation as the place to dine in North Scottsdale. The restaurant's North Scottsdale location provides a fabulous backdrop of 12-million-year-old rock formations and you can catch the Arizona sky creating a stunning atmosphere on our large outdoor patio. Best Happy Hour 2012 | AZ Centrals Readers Choice Awards Best Mexican Food 2013 | Arizona Foothills Magazine
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Dinner at the Spotted Donkey is worth an airline ticket from anywhere to get to! Excellent Margaretas. We were lucky in that we went before the major rush of dinner hour. Best advice is to make reservations so you can taste this wonderful food! Will we eat there again.....absolutely. Best Mexican cuisine I've had in a very long time.

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Thank Warom
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Had the burger and the fajitas for 2 (on separate visits of course) Service and food were very good.

Thank spstokes
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Authentic Mexican cuisine at its best. Was really looking forward to eating here and was not disappointed in the least. Staff was frindly and knowledgable, service was spot on. All 3 of us vowed to eat here again next time we come to Scottsdale

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Good food within walking distance of the Boulders Resort. Excellent Margaritas. It got busy with locals so book a table if you want to eat or you wont get in - but that shows it's good.

Thank Jelleyart
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

I don't remember what I drank and I don't remember what I ate. But I do remember the drinks being tasty and wicked strong. The food was excellent. One of the best meals we had all week in Arizona.

Stayed at the Boulders and this place came highly recommended by the concierge. It did not disappoint.

Thank youngcortez3
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