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Little Donkey

2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-703-7000
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (28 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (18 reviews)
“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
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Reviewed yesterday

Burrito bowl was delicious! Also, this is the first day that they’re serving complimentary chips and hot sauce.Just one complimentary chip and hot sauce per table. The hot sauce is so good...kind of smoky! Hubby had fried chicken and potatoes and enjoyed that! Nice to...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitor at the 280 location. Service was exceptional and the food was delicious. Best guacamole in Birmingham! The catfish tacos and pork belly tacos will be ordered again. Margaritas were refreshing!

Thank LauraLeigh_T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent, I've got several friends that recommended this place & now I'm glad I did. I've never had tacos like that.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place takes tacos to a different level. The taco al pastor is really superb. The fish tacos are really good too. Nobody in the Bham area makes tacos this good. If this place would add slow roasted young goat (cabrito) to their menu, I'd...More

Thank ElCajun123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had business that took me to Homewood and I decided to look for someplace interesting to eat lunch while I was there. I looked at the Little Donkey and decided to check it out due to the rave reviews of the fried chicken. The...More

Thank 720ronaldf
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Really a stellar place. Food is awesome (especially the friend chicken with vinegar), service is caring and friendly, bar makes great margaritas, atmosphere is cool. Garage doors open to outdoor seating, many of the tables are butcher block, food comes out fast (not too fast)....More

Thank Mikessp
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Large family gathering at Little Donkey that served some new flavors and fresher flavors than my last visits. The portions are generous and oh so good! I enjoyed bites from around the table and can say the famous fried chicken is pretty awesome, fish tacos...More

Thank Hope C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on a beautiful day and loved the decor. ( I love the silver chandeliers)Lots of people eating outside having a great time. We had missed the lunch rush and only about half the tables were filled. I ordered the...More

Thank Whynoteat
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The Little Donkey Taqueria has to be a first choice for eats in Homewood. The menu is filled with taco choices from Pastor (smoked pork), two pork belly to brisket, cheese steak, catfish, veggie, to chicken and all of the salsas are superb pairing. The...More

Thank 49kenl49
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My family and I went here while visiting my sister who lives near Homewood. We eat Mexican a lot and have a very large Hispanic population where we are from. This food was completely different than any Mexican I have eaten. The meat is smoked...More

Thank gmorgan6
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Donna D
28 July 2017|
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Response from RegieSV | Reviewed this property |
From their website FAQ's: I have allergies/dietary restrictions, can you accommodate? Absolutely, we have some of these, too. Occasionally, we're not familiar with your specific needs/diagnosis, but ask for one of the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 205-703-7000
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