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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%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“carne asada” (4 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Cliff Lodge, Level A, 9320 S Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

This could be the worst Mexican food ever. Everything tastes exactly like every other item on the menu. Fast food Mexican places do a much better job. gloppy melted cheese on chips and tortillas with salsa is not Mexican food.

Thank TravelHoundUtah
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is actually quite a good Mexican food restaurant. The chips and salsa are excellent, by the way. The salsa has a little bite to it and has a chipotle like smokiness that we both enjoyed. The margaritas are excellent as well and not overpriced....More

Thank jaltaman
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I went down for an early dinner while waiting for friends arriving later that evening. The service and food were very good. I definitely would go there again.

Thank Suzanne O
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here the night we landed and it was the right choice. My wife got the POLLO EN RAJAS CON CREMA, and she said it was one of her best meals. I know that hunger makes the best sauce, but this was legitimately excellent...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Recently completed a stay at the Snowbird, where the Cliff Lodge is part of and a group of us ate one night at the El Chanate Restaurant, located within the resort complex. Our reservation was met with no problems and the service remains constantly good...More

Thank Peppppy
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The tortilla chips were stale. The beans and rice were warmed up leftovers. The chipotle chicken tacos were delicious and on point. In all, if I am going to spend $30.00 for a meal, at least have fresh food. The service was slow. I will...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went here for brunch yesterday. It was quite a long wait to have our drink and food orders taken - we had to find someone to ask for our orders to be taken after about 30 min. Once the food was served, it was...More

Thank kbit2n
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here for the first time in a while. I did not want to come after dining here in the past. However, there must be a new chef in town because the food here has gotten much better. The chipotle chicken was tasty and...More

Thank steely_greg
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The best thing I can say about El Chanate is that they do have drinks available. Also, the chips and salsa aren't bad. Try and fill up on those before you get your full meal.

Thank sheatly
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner as a family. This was my third visit in about a year, service is always slow. Chips and salsa are pretty good. Pork tacos were ok, my husbands carne asada quesadilla was subpar. Kids meals were fine. $70 before tip for average...More

1  Thank Tink0707
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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