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El Chanate Restaurant

The Cliff Lodge, Level A, 9320 S Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
+1 801-933-2025
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“tacos” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“carne asada” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Cliff Lodge, Level A, 9320 S Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm pretty sure that the queso can from a pump at a gas station. That runny fake cheese product that you can only get at Chevron or the movie theater. The taco was average but cmon... a Mexican food place HAS to have real cheese...More

Thank s20mark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for dinner after Snowbirds Oktoberfest. Nachos were amazing. Tequila selection was very good especially for Utah. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of tequila choices here to go with all your Mexican favorites. There's only a few $$ places for dinner locally and this one fits the bill. Decent tacos and burritos but the smoked Mayan pork was outstanding. Good for lunch and dinner.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and each time has been poor. Been convinced for the last time to try it “one more time”. Service was terrible. Had to wait forever for a waiter. Had to wait forever for our drinks. Had to wait an eternity...More

Thank Morleyclint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! The chef knows what he's doing! Awesome shrimp apps followed by authentic chicken mole and tender pork marinated in spices.

Thank S N
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My wife and I were staying at the Snowbird resort for a couple of days of R&R. For lunch on the day of the solar eclipse we decided to eat at El Chanate, we could sit on the dining patio and perhaps see some of...More

Thank BikeUtah
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I had lunch here yesterday on the terrace -- I had a chicken burrito that was very good -- very spicy (which I like). Prices are reasonable and wait staff were very friendly. I am staying here for a few days and I will likely...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

At Snowbird for a conference and El Chanate was recommended for a beer. Has a nice patio. Beer selection includes a nice selection of Utah craft beers. The menu includes some gluten free options. Standard Mexican choices, which based on the burrito, quesadia and tacos...More

Thank Dave_AdelOZ
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We've already been twice during our week long stay at the Cliff. Enjoyable dinner at the bar. Food is good, casual and no waiting!! I'm sure we will stop in again😊

Thank Heather U
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Very tasty salsa & chips! Guacamole is also great and fresh! Service is friendly& professional. food delivery is a bit slow but doesn't take away from flavor! Pork tacos were fab!!! Many other dishes available ! Great place for lunch!

Thank Lou S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cliff Lodge, Level A, 9320 S Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Snowbird
  • Phone Number: +1 801-933-2025
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