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The Don'Key Mexican Food

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
5010 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505-1508
+1 281-487-1253
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“beef” (4 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
5010 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505-1508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been coming here for years. Work lunches, dinners with friends, and lots of times while we were on our way out for the evening. The food is pretty good, but i think it's the Margaritas and the nostalgia that draws most people in the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tlrmike
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Always a great place for friends to get together and tell great stories. Along with the great drinks and delicious food. Then the stories start coming out and it is a hilarious time out with friends and family. It has always been great!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

I used to come here during the 3.5 years that I worked on my Doctorate in Chiropractic at TCC down the street. They have fancied up a bit but still deliver delicious food and margaritas! The salsa comes hot to the table, chips are light...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DrBarnett
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Good Mexican food and great margaritas! They have two nice outdoor areas. Just wish they would make one of them non-smoking. My only complaint.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank albertk463
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I first came to Don Key about 20 years ago! I moved out of the area and forgot all about the great Mexican food until I saw a sign while visiting in the area. Couldn’t wait to stop in! It was busy but we got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 551benh
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

You know I'm not from around Pasadena and I usually never try to go to Pasadena but a lot of my coworkers said this place is a "hole in the wall" but it has really good margaritas and decent Tex Mex. why not! Let's get...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank trinhv672
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Good customer service. Nice remodeling on the restaurant and very well lit parking lot. Food and drinks ate great.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Natalieandjesse H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I usually judge the quality of Mexican Food with their chips. DonKey's chips are awesome! Thin & crisp. I didn't really like their salsa at first (it was warmed instead of cold) which I thought was a little odd, but it was good. The queso...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank skmorton45
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Many visits to the Don'Key over the years, and still enjoy it. The Don'key ritas really do live up to their reputation---they will kick your donkey! They were in the middle of a remodel last time we ventured to Pasadena, and the service and food...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Nate V
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Had lunch here last week and really enjoyed the authentic tex-mex food but the outstanding deal was the wonderful Margaritas. Well worth the hour drive to invite. Frozen delight in a glass so good we had a second one.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Oklaokie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5010 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 281-487-1253
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