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Newsflash: The Nodding Donkey Opens at 10:30am on Saturdays this Fall for College Football

Can you feel it? 

College football season is here and we couldn’t be more excited!

 

Doors Open at 10:30am on Saturdays

At The Nodding Donkey, we don’t ever want you to feel like you don’t have a place to watch the game – especially those early football games.  So for the entire college football season, we’ll be opening our doors at 10:30am each and every Saturday so you can catch the game AND enjoy the best brunch in Dallas while you’re at it!

 

Dallas Drink Specials

As the best sports bar in Dallas, Texas, we pride ourselves on having the variety of drink specials you crave. We have a huge selection of beer on tap – local craft brews, domestics, imports, etc. – there’s something for everyone. Or just order up a bucket of Bud Light for only $20! During brunch hours, enjoy fabulous deals on Bloody Marys and mimosas. Of course, we also have our extensive menu of handcrafted cocktails and wine if that’s more your thing. We are a Dallas sports bar after all; we’ve got pretty much anything you could want. 

 

Bar Bites

There’s something about watching a football game that just gives us the munchies. You too? Look no further than The Nodding Donkey’s appetizer menu to satisfy. The Brisket Queso is always a hit, or order one of our fried delicacies – fried pickles (aka Willy’s Wagon Wheels), fried jalapeno skins, fried cheese (Donkey Balls), and more. Our appetizer menu hasn’t changed much in the last few years and for good reason. Everything on the menu is just that good. And when paired with a few beers and a good college football game….it’s heaven.

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Remember: doors at The Nodding Donkey open at 10:30am on Saturdays this Fall for college football so come see us! We’re conveniently located in Uptown Dallas as the intersection of Allen St. and Thomas Ave. 

Specials and menu items subject to change at any time. Ask your server for details.

Top 5 Texican Menu Items at The Nodding Donkey

If you want to chow down on some delicious Tex-Mex, but you also want to watch the game…there is no reason you should have to choose!

 

The Nodding Donkey is not only the best sports bar in Dallas, but we’re also known for some pretty darn good Tex-Mex – or Texican as we call it. Here’s a rundown on the top 5 best Tex-Mex entrees at The Nodding Donkey: 

 

#5 – Willie’s Flautas

When that crunch hits our mouth, you just can’t resist it! Each flauta is cooked to crispy perfection and stuffed with shredded chicken, then topped with queso, lettuce, and pico. Pair it with a great draft beer and you’re pretty much set. 

 

#4 – Southwest Chicken

Grilled chicken breast never tasted so good. If you’re looking for something different that the usual tacos and quesadillas, then give the smothered Southwest Chicken a try. It’s grilled chicken completely smothered in melted pepperjack cheese, bell peppers, and smoked onion and served with our chipotle rice and house-made refried black beans. 

 

#3 – Fajitas

What list of Tex-Mex favorites is complete without the traditional and delicious fajitas?! Order a pitcher of margaritas, Purple Nurples, or Donkey Punch for the table and a couple orders of our delicious fajitas, you’re set for the big game! As you would expect, all our meat is seasoned in house with our own house spices, and then served with all the fixins, including our homemade salsa.

 

#2 – Marias

These aren’t your run-of-the-mill enchiladas, and that’s why they take the #2 spot on our list. Each enchilada is stuffed with brisket and Oaxaca cheese, then drizzled in ranchero sauce, cotija cheese, pico de gallo, and shredded lettuce. So good.

 

#1 – The Allen Street Tacos

Yes – if you try anything at The Nodding Donkey, make sure it’s our Allen Street Tacos! Our signature street tacos are made with your choice of tender brisket, pulled pork, or shredded chicken (we're partial to the brisket), then finished off with cojita cheese, lettuce, and pico. These are perfect for lunch, dinner, or a happy hour snack.

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Join us this week at the best sports bar in Dallas and get your fill of delicious Tex-Mex AND watch your favorite sporting event! It's a win-win!

Everyday is a Tex-Mex Kind of Day!

Any Tex-Mex lovers in the house?!

 

If you are looking for the best Tex-Mex in Dallas – at the best prices in Dallas – don’t forget about the amazing deals we offer at The Nodding Donkey. Our menu is loaded with delicious, scratch kitchen Tex-Mex and here are a few of the weekly specials we offer to sweeten the deal:

 

Tuesday Drink Special: $5 Margaritas

Visit The Nodding Donkey anytime on Tuesday and you can look forward to $5 margaritas made fresh with Altos Tequila. If you haven’t had Altos Tequila, then you’re in for a treat. This award-winning tequila is smooth, with subtle hints of citrus for added vibrancy, and is made with only 100% blue agave. Try it for yourself in our $5 margaritas every Tuesday!

 

Taco Tuesdays

In addition to great deals on our handcrafted margaritas, Tuesdays are often known as Taco Tuesday around here because we offer great deals on our fabulous street tacos. Choose between tender brisket, chicken, or pulled pork, each topped with homemade pico de gallo, cotija cheese, and a dash of shredded lettuce. Our fire roasted salsa is served on the side.

 

Thursday Food Specials: $8.95 Fajitas

Thursdays are a great day to visit The Donkey because not only do we offer tons of delicious Dallas drink specials to get your weekend started right, we also offer $8.95 fajitas for lunch and dinner! It’s a deal you just can’t pass up! You’ll get your choice of beef or chicken, then a plate loaded with grilled onions, peppers, sour cream, cheddar cheese, guacamole, and fire roasted salsa to make each fajita just like you like it.

 

So the next time you are in the mood for Tex-Mex, don’t forget that the best sports bar in Dallas also has some of the best Tex-Mex in Dallas! We can’t wait to see you this week for a margarita, tacos, and more.

*Please note that all specials, promotions, and pricing are subject to change at any time.  Please confirm with your server should you have any questions about current pricing. 

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Spend NFL Sundays at The Nodding Donkey

Sunday Funday is even better this time of year because you can catch all of your favorite NFL games right here at The Nodding Donkey. Whether it’s an early game or the primetime evening special, The Nodding Donkey has you covered!

 

Noon Game? Join us for Dallas Brunch!

 

So your team is playing at noon. Perfect! It’s a great excuse to join us for the best brunch in Uptown Dallas! The Nodding Donkey’s brunch menu is centered on simple dishes cooked well, with quality ingredients and unique flavors you can taste. Everything has a little Texican flare to it because who in Dallas doesn’t love great Mexican food?! Try our Brisket & Scramble Tacos, made with hickory smoked brisket, scrambled eggs, shredded cheddar cheese, and a homemade green chile sauce. Or maybe you’re looking for something a little more southern – like our Backyard Benedict. A playful twist on the traditional Eggs Benedict, our version uses fluffy biscuits, layered with fried eggs and Candadian bacon, then drizzled in tasso ham gravy. Comfort food at it’s finest. Whatever you like, The Nodding Donkey has a brunch offering for you!

 

Primetime Game? Join us for Dallas Drink Specials and Dinner!

 

So what if you have to work Monday? Plan to spend the afternoon and evening watching football with your friends at The Nodding Donkey! Our juicy burgers make the perfect lunch or dinner, and our Texican menu is jam-packed with creative, mouthwatering dishes that bring out the best of Tex-Mex. Burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches, tacos, etc. – The Nodding Donkey has you covered! Just don’t forget to order your favorite beer or cocktail to go with it! We keep the bar stocked and the menu full of the best craft beer, so you’re biggest decision will be deciding what to order!

 

Join us this week for NFL Sundays at The Nodding Donkey – the best sports bar in Dallas

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