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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 24 August 2021

Great food and drinks. My only complaint is that our party of 4 was seated at a hightop for 2, and we were sitting on unpadded barstools for 2 hrs. I give the waitstaff and manager 5 stars for their service and checking to make...sure our experience was good. I just didn't want to complain about the seating in front of our friends.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Amazing food, service & drinks. A definite stop if it’s on your way. Try the Mango margarita with spicy salt on the rim if you like Mango

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 17 July 2021

Recommended by our B&B hosts, we walked over on a busy Friday evening and were disappointed with the wait for a table. Decided to order as carry-out. The food came out in the promised amount of time. Hands down, the best chorizo Queso Fundido we've...ever eaten. Our only complaint was the lack of designated (and shaded) space for those waiting to pick up their carry-out orders.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 9 July 2021 via mobile

We were recommended this place by a friend so we checked it out. We got there during the dinner rush on a Thursday so had to wait about 30 minutes before our table was ready. We ate outside. The food and drinks were really good...but it just seemed to take so long to get everything. Even when we gave our card to pay it took “forever” to get the check back. Some of the things we got that were good were the potato taco, Brussels sprout taco, braised beef taco, al pastor taco, and sangria.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 14 November 2020

Horrible/inexcusable treatment at Donkey Taqueria tonight. Especially during Covid, I have made an extra effort to support local restaurants and tip generously. Wealthy Street is near and dear to my heart as someone who opened one of the pioneer business there. I will never support...any of Paul Lee’s establishments again. First of all, my friend and I were patient and kind about an hour wait. We made the best of it by taking the opportunity to support another locally owned business while we waited. P.S. the staff at Elk Brewing is amazing! My friend simply questioned the new protocol of giving personal information and wondering about whether it was state mandated or restaurant policy. Either way, it wasn’t a big deal and we were fine with complying. The young woman who sat us berated us. It was shocking. Then, what was even more shocking was that a manager came over to kick us out acting as though there was a problem. I seriously feel like I am on crazy pills. The staff was obviously overwhelmed and took it out on a couple of loyal customers who did not deserve that type of embarrassment and abuse. I wished someone from the table next to us would have spoken up about what actually happened which was us being mistreated by an awful staff. I have always been awesome to the service industry, I have never in my life been kicked out of any establishment. I understand that Covid has mixed things up a bit for everyone but bad business is bad business plain and simple. Also, the food is not remotely authentic.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

Ate there twice in October and both times, we had good experiences! Great fish tacos and the Mexican Coke was a good add. Good, fast, friendly service and gladly explained unfamiliar items on the menu.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020

Nice little place with much more outdoor seating than indoor and that is a bit of a concern once the weather turns colder here in Michigan. I hope that the state will allow more than 50% capacity in the near future. Great Chips and guacamole...for starters...Very fresh and tasty. There were three in our party and we all had the Fish Tacos(pescado)! Excellently light deep fried and nice fresh garnishes. Mexican coke is the way coke should be and also had a couple of Tecate beers. Reasonably priced, great service, we will definitely return!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 June 2020 via mobile

Great food & great service! We sat out on their patio post COVID19. They did a fabulous job of serving up great food & drinks at a time that we all need some safe, social interaction. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 11 March 2020 via mobile

Amazing Street Tacos and Great Margarita. Nice Neighborhood with young vibe and friendly staff. Don't Miss.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 5 February 2020

This is a cool place that has great street tacos and margaritas. I had the pork tacos and I tried the brussels sprout taco which was AMAZING. Try it!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, Donkey Taqueria offers takeaway services.

Donkey Taqueria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4