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It’s Football Time at The Nodding Donkey!

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It’s here. Our favorite time of year: Football Season!

 

We’ve now made it over the hump and football has begun. Whether you’re into watching the Dallas Cowboys preseason games or want to catch your favorite college teams, The Nodding Donkey – the best sports bar in Uptown Dallas – is the perfect place to watch the magic happen.

 

Dallas Drink Specials

Let’s just start here shall we?! We wouldn’t be a very good sports bar if we didn’t have some of the best drink specials in town! Craft beer, wine, liquor, cocktails, and more – you will find a great deal on all your favorites here at The Donkey. Depending on the day of the week, the specials vary, but it’s a great way to try new things, right? And on the weekends, we offer $20 buckets of beer, a must for any football watch party

 

Good, Old-Fashioned Fun

It’s hard to have a bad time at The Donkey. While you aren’t watching the game, catch a game of cornhole or life-sized Jenga. Maybe giant Connect 4 is your thing. Our yard games are a fun way to enjoy the bar with friends and make new ones too. You never know who you’ll meet over a game of cornhole at The Nodding Donkey in Uptown Dallas, Texas.

 

No Bad Seats in the House

Listen, we’ve got TVs everywhere, so it’s hard to find a bad seat in the house. Don’t see your game on? Just ask one of our servers for help. We have 17+ big screen TVs, allowing us the flexibility to offer all the games – and all the sports – at the same time so everyone is happy. 

 

Come see us at The Nodding Donkey in Uptown Dallas for football season! Dallas Cowboys watch parties, college football watch parties, fantasy football draft parties – we’re comin’ for ya! 

Have You Seen the All-New Cocktail Menu at The Nodding Donkey?!

With summer in full swing, those in charge here at The Nodding Donkey decided it was time to give our cocktail menu a kick in the pants.

A little refresh if you will.

Out with the old, in with fresh, light, refreshing tastes of summer. Sure, we left the old time favorites like the Purple Nurple and Donkey Punch, but replaced the stale, tried options with some you’re sure to love.

So what’s on the menu? Here are a few of our favorites from The Nodding Donkey’s all-new cocktail menu!

 

Lemonades – with a Twist!

Lemonade is the unofficial beverage of summer, so why not offer some delicious spiked varieties? The Nodding Donkey has the Scottie Palmer, lemonade mixed with delicious Hendrick’s Gin. Or the Blueberry Lemonade, a fruity variation made with Stoli Blueberry Vodka, but watch out, this one will get you! And then there’s our favorite of the lemonade family: Summer Beer. Lemonade, Shock Top beer, and Grey Goose L’Orange Vodka never tasted so good.

Mules

Copper mug and all, the tangy and refreshing mule is always a hit. Go for the best Moscow Mule in Dallas made with Grey Goose Original Vodka and ginger beer or get twisted with the Twisted Mule, Absolut Lime and ginger beer. We’re also fans of the Irish Mule, where Jameson Irish Whiskey is substituted for the vodka.

The Best Cocktails in Dallas are at The Nodding Donkey!

The Best Cocktails in Dallas are at The Nodding Donkey!

Ladies Night Favorites

Ladies – we know you love your fruity cocktails and wine! Join us on Wednesdays for half price wine by the glass, or order one of our delicious new cocktails! The Solerno Cosmo is getting rave reviews – Solerno, Cranberry, and Triple Sec. The Bombay Sour is also a new favorite, featuring Fleur Elderflower Liqueur.

Want to see the rest? View the full menu here.

Join us this week at the best sports bar in Dallas, The Nodding Donkey! Yard games, indoor/outdoor patios, great food, and drink specials await!

Oh Heyyyy National Chip & Dip Day!

It seems they’ve got a day for everything, right?

 

In March alone, we’ve got National Goof Off Day (March 22), World Poetry Day (March 21), International Scrapbooking Industry Day (March 4), and one of our favorites at The Nodding Donkey, National Chip & Dip Day (March 23)! Woohoo!!

 

Any excuse to eat extra chips, salsa, and Texican food (that’s our version of Tex-Mex) is good with us! So in honor of National Chip & Dip Day, let’s just recap all the great Texican offerings we have here at The Nodding Donkey:

 

·      Chips & Dip: Okay, this one is easy! But don’t expect run-of-the-mill salsa and queso. We make our fire-roasted salsa from scratch, for a delicious, fresh flavor you can taste! And then there’s the brisket queso. Oh how we live for the brisket queso! Cheddar cheese, smoked brisket (smoked in-house), fire-roasted Anaheim pepers, corn, pico, jalapenos, and chow chow are blended for the best queso in Uptown. We also offer homemade, scratch kitchen guacamole.

·      Allen Street Tacos: Our favorite street taco, made with your choice of meat (smoked brisket, pulled pork, or chicken), then loaded with fresh pico, lettuce, and cotija cheese. Served with chipotle rice and homemade refried black beans.

·      Fajitas: In the mood for fajitas? The Nodding Donkey has the best around! Chicken, beef, guac, cheese, homemade salsa, and all the fixins you could want. Pair it with a margarita, and you’re set.

·      Enchiladas: Whether you want chicken and cheese or brisket and cheese, The Nodding Donkey has the perfect sauce to complete your enchilada. Our chicken enchiladas are topped with not 1 – but 3 – sauces, queso, green chile, and sour cream. Brisket enchiladas are topped off with ranchero sauce and cheese.

·      Quesadillas: Ooey gooey cheese and chicken, brisket, or pork melted between two tortillas – what’s not to love?

 

Join us at The Nodding Donkey on March 23 as we celebrate National Chip & Dip Day with drink specials and the best Tex-Mex in Uptown Dallas!

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Mark Your Calendar for March Madness at The Nodding Donkey!

It’s almost time folks.

 

March Madness is on its way, and at The Nodding Donkey, we couldn’t be more excited! We love the upsets, the Cinderella stories, and the game-winning shots that happen at the buzzer. And frankly, we just love a good excuse to get together at Dallas’ favorite sports bar with friends and foes alike…drink great craft beer…and root for our favorite teams. 

 

Mark your calendar now for all of the important dates and make plans to be at The Nodding Donkey!

 

·      March 12: Selection Sunday – found out who’s in – and who’s out!

·      March 14-15: First Four

·      March 16, 18, 17, 19: Round 1 & 2

·      March 23 & 25: Midwest Regional; West Regional

·      March 24 & 26: South Regional; East Regional

·      April 1 & 3: Final Four in Phoenix, Arizona

 

According to Team Rankings – a site that runs computer simulations to predict the odds of certain teams getting selected for the tournament- Baylor, SMU, and even UT-Arlington have pretty good shots of making it from the great state of Texas. (Sorry Texas, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech fans. Better luck next year.) Of course the big guns, Kansas, Gonzaga, Villanova, and North Carolina will all be present – all with expected #1 seeds and chances to clench the title.

 

It’s going to be fun, and you won’t want to miss the action! Join us March 12 for Selection Sunday, fill out a bracket, and then join us for the rest of the month for the best college basketball has to offer. The Nodding Donkey won’t let you down with the best drink specials in Uptown, amazing appetizers to accompany it, and late night pizza for those late games.

 

See you at The Nodding Donkey for March Madness in Dallas! We are conveniently located at the corner of Thomas Street & Allen Street in Uptown Dallas, Texas.

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