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Red Iguana

736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
+1 801-322-1489
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moles” (450 reviews)
“mole sampler” (121 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (106 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's all about the mole! It's worth the wait. Great service. Unique food. I'll be back to try more mole.

Thank wadebradley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So wOrth waiting in line for! Great friendly staff, delicious food in a funky groovy vibe! On a cold night w a little snow, they had hot cider for those of us standing outside in line. You won’t be disappointed!

Thank PerryAnn1
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Davie, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best Mexican restaurant in the state!!!!!! If you have a layover of 2 1/2 or more Uber to this restaurant and eat it beats any restaurant at airport

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in the Salt Lake valley for about 8 years and never gone. The service was outstanding. Everyone was attentive and super friendly. The food was solid. I tried the Red Iguana Combination just to get a hint of multiple flavors. My favorites...More

Thank Historian1183
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific Mexican fare... the best we al have had anywhere, and we are a family of 7 spanning three generations. We had to wait outside for over an hour, but had been warned and wanted to persevere, We all had different things, but each one...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who ever thought you could have a highly authentic Mexican experience in the heart of Salt Lake City. This city is chock full of out of the ordinary unexpected experiences and dining at the Red Iguana is definitely riding the top of a long list....More

Thank 230ml
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequently take clients here for dinner. Average wait time is about 15 minutes for a table for four. Food is excellent and priced well for quality and quantity of servings. Parking can be a challenge but the experience is well worth it. Great place!

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing such long lines and hearing the raves about Red Iguana, we finally tried it. Being from Arizona, all I can say is......this wasn't very good at all. Very bland, expensive and my husband's dish, "PUNTAS DE FILETE A LA NORTEÑA" tasted like an...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit SLC once a year for skiing and must dine here at least once on my trip. The mole can not be beat. My partner order a combo dish which he very much enjoyed (and he’s not big on Mexican). There’s a reason they’re...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to this popular eating spot in Salt Lake prepare for a line. However, the line moves quickly and the wait is worth it. Oldest and still popular Mexican restaurant on Salt Lake's West Side we tend to go at 4 on Sunday...More

1  Thank JRWarburton
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
15 June 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Property representative |
Red Iguana on North Temple, original location has 80 parking spaces adjacent to the restaurant and valet parking on weekends. Red Iguana 2 has 3 parking lots and street parking with Valet service nightly.
Ingrid T
16 December 2016|
Response from Bill C | Property representative |
Yes we can. Just call any of the restaurants preferably not at lunchtime as the cashiers and managers will make the gift card and charge it to your account, get the address information and mail it out right away. The phone... More
23 May 2016|
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Response from Synguru | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely. They have full liquor service, including high-point craft beers from Utah and sometimes elsewhere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-322-1489
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