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Little Donkey

) #3 of 64 Restaurants in Homewood $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
+1 205-703-7000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“tacos” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2821 Central Ave, Homewood, AL 35209-2503
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For the price of a couple of tacos and 2 bar drinks, I could have eaten at a really nice restaurant. Little Donkey is over rated at best. It has changed since it first opened, when I first rated it as excellent. High prices for...More

Thank Hope C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for traditional Mexican this is not it. But it is very tasty - Central American style tamales were excellent. I agree with an earlier post that the street corn is a must try. Everything very tasty. Most people were having the...More

1  Thank trvel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu, great food. The salsa (3 kinds) is a nice touch beyond most other comparable fun mex type places Drinks = way better than most

Thank Nomadic_Gemini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the new highway 280 location. Sat at the bar and had a wonderful time with the bartenders. Drinks were fresh and refreshing. The menus is always fabulous. I love to go early so we can sit and take our time. We were never...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, great service, chic place in a fun foodie neighborhood . I did the naughty thing of coming in minutes before closing but was treated with same respect as any customer even through the kitchen, that you can see thoroughly at bar. Not a...More

Thank talleycheesypretzel
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Come on! With all of the wonderful Mexican/ Hispanic restaurants in the Birmingham area, this should be near the bottom of the list. And it would be- but it's the " cool place to be seen" so the high ratings must be from that crowd....More

Thank Leslie E
Reviewed 20 June 2017

In town for a family wedding, about twelve family members showed up to eat. The staff were very accommodating in seating us. Wait staff was very good, nothing seemed to bother them. Very attentive, but not bothersome. The food was very good. All plates seemed...More

Thank punkinlr
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the National Speech Tournament and needed a place close to our hotel for the kids to eat. The food is amazing. We had fried chicken, burritos, tamales and the potatoes and corn are fantastic!! Our server Olivia was great! So...More

Thank Bethanneplattner
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

BEST tamales, guacamole & corn!!! Their drinks, especially the Paloma are awesome!! Love this spot for lunch or dinner. Great place to go solo and sit at the bar. Their green and red salsa are a plus.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Ate here with a large group after softball game. I was hesitant to eat Mexican food in the south, but was pleasantly surprised at the creative twists! Food was delicious. Atmosphere is casual and fun. Service was fast and friendly even though it was busy....More

Thank RegieSV
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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 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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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