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Red Iguana

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736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-322-1489
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Burlington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got there about 6pm on a Tuesday night. We had to wait about 45 minutes in the snow. TOTALLY worth it! The food was incredible. I had the Red Iguana. The atmosphere is fun and service is amazing. I would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank ncff221
Draper, Utah
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494 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It took me a few years of living in Utah to get here but it was so worth the wait. You'll typically have a wait to get in and then you will take note of a large restaurant totally packed! A clear sign of just how good it is and has been for 50+ years. An extensive menu with many... More 

Thank Jack M
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can not recommend this place enough. Sure lines are long, but now I know why. We waited a hour and a half on a Sunday night, it was worth every second. They have hot chocolate to sip on while you wait on your table. The service was superb, it is so hard to find that kind of service nowadays.... More 

Thank lovetravel2
Reno, Nevada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So many delicious mole options. Loved the carnival and poached egg breakfast. Hit up the horchata!!!

Thank Phil S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an excellent resteraunt to visit. The food is to die for. 4 of us visited the resteraunt and shared meals. We ordered the smothered burritos, enchelladas, combination plate and fajitas. Everything was prepared top notch and tasted sooo good. This is one of the best resteraunts in the city by far. Excellent service, superior food and ambient atmosphere.

Thank Jack M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Utah! THey are popular for their mole. I love the Spanish environment. Great dinner place

Thank aileaM
Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrific mexIcan and well worth the weight, oops, wait ha ha. Probably not our healthiest dinner, but worth both

Thank Cheri L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Red Iguana if you haven't gone there already, you definitely need too. The mole is to die for and my kids love their guacamole as do I.

Thank Mr801Raider
Georgetown, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find! In SLC for business and decided to try Red Iguana. The mole was phenomenal as were the fish tacos. Definitely worth the wait outside under the heat lamps!

Thank Elizabeth M
West Jordan, Utah
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the only mexican food place that you will wait up to an hour for in salt lake. It is worth it. They are pretty fast once seated its just the wate.Sample the mole verde.

Thank shrittncool

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-322-1489

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