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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” (10 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 29 March 2017

Pretty good Southwestern-Mexican restaurant at the Cliff Lodge. Casual, friendly, decent food, down-to-earth.

Thank Scottsdale_Guy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The staff and food here are amazing! I would highly recommend that you visit if you are spending any time at the resort.

Thank DanielandKristina
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were at Snowbird for a conference and the staffing clearly wasn't beefed up to handle the crowds at the bar and at the restaurant. However, the servers tried their best, but the wait for drinks, food and the check was long. The sole bartender...More

Thank Scubagirl58
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My husband and I are at Snowbird for a medical conference. We have had a difficult time finding good restaurants to begin. El Chanate was recommended by an employee. We enjoy sitting at the bar. The bartender was servicing the entire restaurant including bar patrons....More

Thank Brandie W
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped in here after a day on the mountain. He had the spicy Chipotle Chicken tacos and I had the super veggie burrito with house made hot sauce. Both were very flavorful and delicious. I also had Pinot Noir, sold by...More

Thank Knows
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stumbled across El Chanate as a dinner choice while staying at a nearby rental home. What a pleasant surprise - a legitimate gourmet dining experience in a very informal setting. The chef is the real deal - all sorts of interesting authentic Mexican dishes,...More

Thank Glenn90
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were hesitant to try this place since it did not have a great review but after days of eating expensive but less than tasty meals we gave this a try. The service was great as was the food and their margarita. Still not sure...More

Thank TheWheaties
Reviewed 15 February 2017

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan theirWe almost didn't try this place because of the bad reviews on yelp but it wasn't so bad. Supposedly the chef changed 1 year ago. It's a little pricey for Mexican but once...More

Thank nahlalee
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our last night for the weekend we stayed and the food and atmosphere was great. The hostess seating us could have been more proactive in offering options. We really didn't care where we sat. We were happy to start in the bar and...More

Thank PatrickG10
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food has improved, bit drinks are ridiculous. A margarita is $14 and up. Get real! They just need a better staff.A few years ago the food was so bad I had refused to eat there, but my recent visit was much better.

Thank happycamper505
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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
Kids, Groups, 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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