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Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant

17717 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
+1 816-350-8003
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
17717 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted to try this place simply because of the name, and we enjoy Mexican food. The walls are completely painted in murals of cartoon iguanas which is fun and interesting. Their chips and salsa were good; not too greasy. We enjoyed some good margaritas...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a softball tournament, about 25 of us descended on this restaurant. With only a small lead-time phone call, they gave us a huge seating area that accommodated all of us. Service was good (as fast as can be for that many people), and the...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Salty a number of times and the food is consistently very good. They have a couple of large dining rooms and a bar area as well. Order a Margarita while they bring out the chips and salsa, and better yet include an...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want the best carnitas in the KC metro area? This is the place. Unfortunately, not all the S. Iguanas make them this good. We live in town and we have tried most of the Iguanas. But the carnitas that come from the friendly spot on...More

Thank jimbagby
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We ate at Salty Iguana on a Sunday afternoon. It did not have too many patrons. Even though it was not busy our service was terrible. We were never asked if we needed anything. WE had to ask for all services. The food was average....More

Thank Librarian12345
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Reasonable prices, and plenty of food. My marguerite was really bad but the manager was very nice and made a new one that was wonderful. Restrooms were clean and service was nice and fast.

Thank youngarmywife
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We ate there today. I had a beef crispy taco, and cheese enchilada. Hubby got the spicy burrito. All was very tasty! We also had a margaritas with patron

Thank shrtcake1
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Bill self burrito was excellent and the dip is to die for. Two of us had a great time and good food. Will schedule a full business meeting lunch for next month

Thank terrytman26
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

First off I will say I'm biased because I feel that the majority of mexican restaurants do the same thing. With that being said if you're looking for a good mexican place I would recommend salty iguana.

Thank Garrett F
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The food is always good here. This time the service was a bit confusing. Our server barely came around, so another server took care of us. These things happen sometimes. I would go back for sure

Thank Dennie E
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Lisa A
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Response from Clovis A | Reviewed this property |
The Independance one have two rooms. Each one exits to a different street. May be they do reserve for parties but you have to call them. Looks like their phone number is 816-350-8003. But check their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17717 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-350-8003
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