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For 2
Date
Tue, 1/23
Time
7:00 PM
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You must make reservations at least 5 minutes in advance of the time at Spotted Donkey Cantina at El Pedregal, Boulders Resort.
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Spotted Donkey Cantina at El Pedregal, Boulders Resort

4.4
957 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican / Southwestern
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Fresh, lively and energetic, the Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal is a Scottsdale original. Offering the best drinks, unique food and a festive atmosphere are quickly earning Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal a reputation as the place to dine in North Scottsdale.

The restaurant's North Scottsdale location provides a fabulous backdrop of 12-million-year-old rock formations and you can catch the Arizona sky creating a stunning atmosphere on our large outdoor patio.

Best Happy Hour 2012 | AZ Centrals Readers Choice Awards
Best Mexican Food 2013 | Arizona Foothills Magazine
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mexican / Southwestern
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Hours of operation
Sun-Thurs 11:30am - 9pm
Fri & Sat 11:30am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(480) 488-3358
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What 957 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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OpenTable Diner (London)
3.0
Dined 5 days ago

Not as good as last time we eent. Server girl order wrong

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0
Dined 5 days ago

Boulders is awesome. Spotted Donkey is a solid dining/drinking option. We sat next to obnoxious/crude men attending a sales summit. If not for that - everything was fine.

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HappyTummy (Phoenix)
4.0
Dined 7 days ago

My always go to meal had changed, but if you ask, they will still make it the old way, which they did. However, the pork loin was way over cooked; by the time I got the attention of our server/bartender, everyone else was almost finished with their meal. They remade my dish to go, but the pork was still too done; I let it go as I hate to complain, just threw it out when we got home. We'll go back, but I will just have to find a new favorite.

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ChocolateLover (Montreal)
2.0
Dined 7 days ago

Was recommended to this restaurant by several people but it didn't come close to living up to the hype.
Chicken in all our dishes was dry and bland, nothing particularly tasty.
Kid's meal was equally unimpressive.
Quite disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0
Dined on January 16, 2018

The Spotted Donkey has interesting and unique southwest food. You can select some appetizers or indulge in a main course -- everything is great.

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KatyT (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

Very nice restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Great food and margarita eat there often and never disappointed

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KimMT (Palm Springs)
4.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Spotted Donkey is a great place for good food and cocktails. The service was excellent and our waiter was very helpful with the menu. We will go again.

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vipRoadWarrior (Phoenix)
3.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Somewhat frequent visitor here, new menu in place with some of the old favorites and a few new items. Food always very good, chimi, enchiladas, pork stew, are favorites of our group. Pricing has gone up, which causes the downturn in my value score although candidly it is north Scottsdale. Drinks are expensive, happy hour (before 6pm) saves a couple of dollars. Our server this time was not very good, she never came around to see if we wanted a 2nd round of drinks or desert. Just delivered the checked after the busboy cleared the plates.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

Love it there. Go all the time! Great ambiance and food is always wonderful.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Mexican / Southwestern
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Hours of operation
Sun-Thurs 11:30am - 9pm
Fri & Sat 11:30am - 9:00pm
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Cross street
Carefree Hwy
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(480) 488-3358
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Catering
Please call for more details about private event dining.
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Executive chef
Francisco Sanchez
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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