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Senor Donkey

4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7328
+1 956-761-4843
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (19 reviews)
“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7328
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11 - 20 of 578 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a rainy day. The interior is a little dark, can do with some cheering up. They serve a complimentary basket of nachos and salsa. The salsa was delicious..warm, with the right amount of tangy and heat. We ended up asking for...More

Thank poulami7
Reviewed 2 January 2018

And, I think it's the only Mexican restaurant on the Island. The food is great, large portions, excellent prices, friendly service. Worth stopping.

Thank flowal10
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re from out of state, this food will probably taste great to you. I, however, am from San Antonio. The only reason we came here is because my son wanted a burrito for dinner and this was the only place I could find with...More

Thank fivermama
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Had Lunch twice here in the last 10 days. First experience was great {had the Daily Special and it was awesome} Second visit went away from the Special as it didn't appeal and had the worst Carnitas I've encountered. The service was great on both...More

Thank Chuck B
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We take all feedback into consideration. I am sorry you were not pleased with the carnitas. Usually we get compliments, it must have been an off day. I invite you to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 12 December 2017

We ate at Senor Donkey one evening. Service and food were good. It is in the parking lot of Super 8 Motel.

Thank katyproud
Reviewed 9 December 2017

As a resident of South Padre Island, I try to never give negative reviews of island businesses since those have a tough enough time surviving as it is. When Senor Donkey was called Big Donkey a number of years ago, it had amazing options on...More

1  Thank RedDesertRain
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

We appreciate your feedback. We take every review into consideration to measure our performance. Unfortunately, there is a miscommunication about the said policies. Our Fajitas Rancheras are served with sides including lettuce, cheese, sour cream and pico de gallo. The only side it does not...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I’ll preface this by saying we didn’t realize they closed at 7:30, and we got there about 6:45. Maybe it would have been a little better if we had been there earlier. Our waiter was friendly, and the service was decent. Being an admitted Tex-Mex...More

Thank DeniseFL2014
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Staying on island for vacation and We found Senor Donkey on TripAdvisor and was super happy with Alma was amazing 😉

Thank julie e
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

We appreciate your response. We are pleased you were happy with Senor Donkey. We look forward to your next visit to South Padre and Senor Donkey.

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Not TexMex and the question is melted Velveeta. If you wanted great Mexican I would not recommend. Food is not bad but not great either. However, another group went the same week I went and they liked it.

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food! Try the grilled fish tacos.......Yum! We were pleasantly surprised with the food. Our entire party said their food was delicious.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Senor Donkey, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you and your party enjoyed the food. We look forward to serving you again.

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Response from fivermama | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember anything about huge margaritas, but I wasn’t really looking for them either. Sorry I can’t be more helpful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7328
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-4843
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