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Little Donkey

2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-703-7000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (18 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interestingly, the eatery was recommended by our client so it can’t be a bad Mexican restaurant, right? We had very good service. Atmosphere was inviting and trendy. As we walked to our table we noticed very nice presentations on patron’s plates. This is going to...More

Thank Hansboomer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for Robin, excellent waitress. Ordered the Good People Pale Ale and for food the Picado salad bowl with chicken which includes lots of goodies like black beans, pepitas, radish, etc. Great place to eat and enjoy a beer. I recommend it.

Thank aghyba
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I was there with collegues. This seemed to be a Mexican restaurant which wanted to be fancy with their menu. The food was expensive for the amount served. I had the chicken nachos and they were very sweet...not the palette I think of for mexican.

Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Rojo salsa is really good! Burrito bowl, tacos, quesadillas, all good. Definitely try the churros with chocolate sauce. The service was slow but they did have several large parties and our server was very attentive while we were waiting. The fried chicken looked amazing and...More

Thank SuwaneeTown
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went with a larger group of work colleagues. The service was a little slow but the food was great. Several unique taco choices and all were good.

Thank 257LisaA
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on a Saturday around 1:00 pm. We've eaten lunch and dinner here on several occasions, but not recently. Every item is ala carte; we had $12.50 invested for small portions of guac and salsa before we even...More

Thank alkrn
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times and all I have found is average. I keep expecting a little more for the prices and the location. The food isn't bad, it just isn't as awesome as I keep expecting.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Creative variations of authentic Mexican street food make this the best place for queso-covered corn on the cob and real tacos I have found in the US. Hungry local college-age Southern hipster types flock here for good reason.

Thank hepcatgeezer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Charming atmosphere. Rather small but very tasty margaritas. Very fresh. We got chips and queso and later ordered salsa and chips. It was impossible for us to get our waiter's attention and we waited 10 minutes without a single chip. The chips finally came and...More

Thank julztad
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We first tried Little Donkey in Homewood a few years ago and although the fried chicken was a hit overall it wasn't high in my list to revisit. Lunch today at the new 280 location totally changed my opinion. From my Prosecco Margarita all the...More

1  Thank Shea L
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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