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Hector's Mexican Food

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2901 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2138 (Formerly Molca Salsa)
+1 801-487-3850
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Lacey, Washington
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225 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pros....super fast ...fresh ....not greasy ....tortillas could not have been any bigger or fresher Cons....food got cold too fast...should stay hot for at least 5 minutes!

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Thank AnnaDan M
NJ
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a place filled with locals on a Friday night. There's hardly any seating, and most food is drive-through or to go. Prices are low and the food is great. I had carnitas, which were delicious. I definitely recommend it.

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Thank Tom X
Rapid City, South Dakota
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263 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We used to live in the neighborhood and ate here regularly. We love the food and the family. We moved out of state. This is our first stop when we come to town. We were so surprised that hector recognized us after two years away. You can't go wrong with the carne asada burrito or tacos.

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Thank leojtracnik
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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294 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Hector's is always consistent and very good. You get great Mexican food that isn't the typical mass of greasy cheese. Great chips, too!

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Thank Marlynne P
Salt Lake City, Utah
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are a lot of quick Mexican food shops in SLC but this is my favorite. It is clearly family owned and Hector and his parents are always there. The food is fast, tasty and it is a great atmosphere. I love to just stop in grab a burrito and some carrots and be on my way. If you are... More 

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Thank HoneyDelunatic
Murray, Utah
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I have looked tirelessly for really good Mexican food in Utah and I finally found it at Hectors. The food was great and the prices were very fair. It is just tiny and was packed when I was there but I could see why. The owner was super nice and the service was very good.

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Thank Jaimie P
Salt Lake City, Utah
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I eat here a few times a week. It's good food,convenient and affordable. I highly recommend the Mixto breakfast burrito and the California burrito.

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Thank lovetherockys
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Quality, authentic food. People all day long going for the best foods & selections. They are quick and reasonably priced.

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Thank MinnesotaCanoeman
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I always love a tasty late night taco joint. This was the only place that was open after midnight in the neighborhood, and it was a hit!

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Thank jetsetgo360
Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We go to Hectors all the time! The food is amazing and very well priced! Has a local vibe and the people are very friendly. Might I add that it's open very late, so you can get your taco fix at 1am.

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Thank Jim A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2138 (Formerly Molca Salsa)
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-487-3850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?