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Stick to Your New Year's Resolution and Bring on the Salads!

Did you set a New Year’s Resolution?


Did it have anything to do with eating healthier and losing weight?


We can’t help you exercise, but we can point you to our delicious salads. Loaded with deliciousness and by far healthier than an order of fried Donkey Balls, our Dallas salads are the perfect way to kick off 2019.


Delicious Choices


Just glance at our salad menu and your mouth will be watering for the best salad in Dallas. We have everything from the Mediterranean with olives, feta, cherry tomatoes, and artichokes – to Texas Baja with grilled chicken, black beans, and Oaxaca cheese – to Miso Tuna with its own miso peanut sauce – and more. Each salad is carefully crafted by our chefs for maximum flavor in every bite. Not to mention, the highest quality ingredients for a difference you can taste. Here’s the full rundown on our salads available:


·     The Famous Silver Bowl Salad

·     Texas Cobb

·     Texas Baja

·     Mediterranean

·     Miso Tuna

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Made to Order


Each salad is always made to order, so if there is something you don’t like on a particular salad – or something you want to add – feel free to as your server. 


Scratch Dressings


Each of the salad dressings offered at The Nodding Donkey is made from scratch in-house. That means we skip the unnecessary fillers and preservatives and give you something that is simply made with quality ingredients. What are the choices? Blue Cheese, Balsamic, Mango, Champagne Vinaigrette, Caesar, Ranch, Red Ranch, or Honey Mustard. 


Ready to try some of the best salads in Dallas, Texas? Join us this week at The Nodding Donkey, Uptown Dallas’s favorite sports bar. Watch the game, grab a salad, and save your calories for a delicious craft beer or cocktail. We have a huge selection of drinks and specials change daily. Just ask your server for details. 

New Year's Resolution: Eat More Salads.

If you’re anything like us, we’re feeling the “Holiday 15” and it’s time to get back in the saddle when it comes to eating healthy and getting fit.


So one of our resolutions this year: eat more salads.


And you want to know a great place to get some of the best salads in Dallas, Texas... The Nodding Donkey of course!


Not Your Ordinary Bar Food


As you well know, food at The Nodding Donkey is no ordinary bar food, and our Dallas salads are no exception. You can expect fresh, gourmet ingredients washed, chopped, cooked, and assembled right here in our kitchen daily. It’s whole food with the nutrition you need to get healthy in 2018!


Delicious Options


Worried you’ll run into run-of-the-mill options at a Dallas sports bar? Well you’re wrong! Here are a few of our delicious salad options:


·      Mediterranean Salad: Cherry tomatoes, red peppers, olives, and artichokes are tossed in a feta vinaigrette and layered on top of a bed of fresh, crisp lettuce. Served with a side of hummus and pita bread, you just can’t go wrong. Need protein? Just ask your server to add chicken breast!


·      Texas Baja Salad: We call it the Texas Baja because it’s loaded with Tex-Mex goodness! Black beans, cucumber, corn, red bell peppers, onion, avocado, crumbled Oaxaca cheese, and blackened chicken are served on a giant bed of romaine, then sprinkled with tortilla strips.


·      Famous Silver Bowl Salad: You don’t have to go to our sister restaurant, State & Allen, to get the delicious Silver Bowl Salad. Just pop into The Nodding Donkey and we’ll serve one up! Spicy glazed chicken, bacon, oranges, fresh grapes, red bell peppers, and romaine lettuce are drizzled in not one – but two! – amazing homemade dressings! You really can’t go wrong.


Ready to eat more healthy in 2018? Visit the best sports bar in Dallas for delicious salads, made fresh for you with homemade dressings and gourmet ingredients.

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Eat Better in 2017 with Salads at The Nodding Donkey

It’s a new year, a new you, and a whole new set of new year’s resolutions.


If you’re anything like us, then losing those extra holiday pounds and getting healthy is on the list.


And while not everything on The Nodding Donkey menu is healthy (fried pickles anyone?!), our salads are delicious, filling, and chock full of healthy nutrients. Try one of these salads from The Nodding Donkey today!


·      Mediterranean Salad: A simple salad with Greek influences, you’ll love our Mediterranean salad. Grilled chicken, cherry tomatoes, red peppers, olives, artichokes, and lettuce are all tossed to perfection and drizzled with dressing and feta.


·      The Famous Silver Bowl Salad: Our Silver Bowl Salad is the trashcan drink of the salad world – just toss a bunch of awesome things in and you’ll have one fantastic result! The Silver Bowl includes crunchy romaine lettuce, red bell peppers, oranges, fresh grapes, crispy bacon, and our signature spicy glazed chicken. Choose a light dressing as opposed to the signature Caesar/Balsamic blend to cut the calories.


·      Texas Baja Salad: Craving Mexican food but know you shouldn’t overindulge on chips and salsa? Fill the craving with our Texas Baja! It’s a mixture of black beans, corn, red bell peppers, cucumber, onion, avocado, Oaxaca cheese, and of course, romaine. We’ll even throw in a few tortilla chips on the side to crumple on top and make you feel like you’re eating chips and salsa!

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And here’s an added note on salads – there are no store bought dressings here! All dressings are made right here, scratch kitchen style. Choose your favorite between blue cheese, ranch, red ranch, balsamic, champagne vinaigrette, Caesar, honey mustard, and mango.


Join us this week at The Nodding Donkey and indulge in one of our super Dallas salads! We are open for lunch, happy hour, dinner, and late night at the best sports bar in Uptown Dallas.

New Year. New You. Try Salads at The Nodding Donkey.

It’s a new year, and the new year typically comes with new years resolutions. Most of us want to spend less, enjoy family and friends more, be less stressed, and of course – lose weight and get healthy!


You may think dining at The Nodding Donkey Uptown is going to be difficult when you’re on a health kick, but think again! The Nodding Donkey has tons of great menu options available for Dallas lunch, dinner, happy hour, or anytime. Our foods are prepared fresh with fresh ingredients, local even when we can. And when you want to pack in a few more greens, you’ll definitely need to check out our amazing selection of salads! Delicious combinations that are sure to fill you up, while being easy on the waistline. Here are a few of our favorites:


·      The Famous Silver Bowl Salad: When looking for the best salad in Dallas, you definitely need to try this one! It’s THE salad to order at The Donkey and it’s loaded with goodness: Fresh grapes, bacon crumbles, red bell peppers, orange slices, and spicy chicken are atop a bed of romaine lettuce, then tossed with not one – but two made-from-scratch dressings. So good.

·      Miso Tuna Salad: Looking for something with an Asian flare? Get out of your comfort zone and try the Miso Tuna Salad. Sesame Tuna is the star of this dish, seared to perfection, then placed atop a salad chock full of napa cabbage, jicama, carrot, cucumber, and cilantro. And the miso-peanut sauce that’s drizzled on it is amazing.

·      Mediterranean Salad: Fresh and simple, our Mediterranean salad boasts grilled chicken, olives, cherry tomatoes, red peppers, and lettuce, tossed in a homemade feta vinaigrette. Served with a pita and hummus, or without for Dallas gluten free eating.


These are just a few of the salad offerings available at The Nodding Donkey! Swing by today for lunch, dinner, Dallas happy hour, or anytime and we’ll treat you the healthier side of the best sports bar in Dallas!

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