Game Day Ready: Don’t Miss these Appetizers at The Nodding Donkey!

When you’re sipping your favorite craft beer, playing a game of corn hole, and watching your favorite team on one of our giant TVs, it’s only natural you’ll want something to munch on too.


You’re in luck. Part of what makes The Nodding Donkey the best sports bar in Dallas is the delicious appetizers you can get to accompany the game. Here’s a rundown of a few crowd-pleasing favorites:


Donkey Balls

Say what you want about the name…the result is delicious. We start with a ball of Oaxaca cheese – the mozzarella of Mexico if you will – add a dash of jalapeno, then deep fry it until nice and crispy. Dip it in marinara or ranch, and you’ve got the perfect game day appetizer.


Brisket Queso & Chips


Yes, we know this is Dallas, and just about everyone serves some form of queso, but do they start with brisket smoked in-house? Add fire roasted peppers, corn, pico, jalapenos, and fresh chow-chow, and you’re got a killer queso made only by yours truly – The Nodding Donkey. And here’s an insider tip: want 3 dips instead of just one? Go for the Texas Triple Dip, where you will get our brisket queso, smoky guacamole, and homemade salsa all in one.

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Loaded Cheese Fries

These aren’t your average French fries folks. Fresh cut fries are piled high with that delicious queso we just mentioned, plus cheddar cheese, bacon, and green onions. Just do yourself a favor and order two orders because they are that good.


Willy’s Wagon Wheels

When it comes to fried food, we just can’t resist the fried pickles. Hand battered and then deep-fried, these pickles can’t be beat.


Hungry yet? Join us for game day and order any one of these incredible Dallas appetizers, along with your choice of craft beer, shots, cocktails, and more at The Nodding Donkey!