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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%
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“moles” (452 reviews)
“mole sampler” (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 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for reasonably priced,good food while staying overnight in SLC. Kept reading great reviews and they were all accurate! . Easy to find and we were seated quickly. Our waitress was so helpful in ordering and very nice. Had the mole sampler and...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Read a lot of the rave reviews so we went to the Red Iguana. We enjoyed our meal, salsa was nicely spicy, a good margarita. I can't say this is the best Mexican food I've had, tho. Our server Peter was great. Service was prompt....More

Thank jdlakeshore
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is simple outside, but at 1.00pm on a Wednesday, there was a line waiting. A hot day, but ice water on tap to help the time pass. Staff are super friendly and helpful. When we entered, complimentary chips and salsa served, with a...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can tell by the line of people waiting that the Red Iguana is a popular place. Nothing fancy, but great Mexican food w large portions & tasty drinks. Nice kids menu also. Try the mole sampler. Every sauce is yummy. I disagree w some...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is another one of those that has made a name for itself...and people believe it! While I applaud their efforts and success, I don't like the claim that their food is truly authentic Mexican. No señores! That is NOT authentic Mexican food. It...More

Thank Mavilo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Title says it all. Forget about getting in on a weekend. Try Tuesdays and you will be pleasantly surprised

Thank jim09320
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is average at best, but certainly not the best Mexican as many claim. Service was mediocre and one feels rushed because there is always a line of people waiting to get in. Not worth the wait.

Thank Pablo H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excellent Mexican restaurant. The food is always superb. I will be coming here again and again

Thank Mark Laker C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Due to the use of hot spices it is often difficult to differentiate between Mexican restaurants. Besides a lot of choice, the ted Iguana also offers plenty of dishes where you can actually taste the food and it is really good. That combined with a...More

Thank Bart M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Red Iguana has a great menu and wonderful service. It is a popular restaurant and you should be prepared to wait outside until space is available unless you have called ahead for a reservation for a minimum of 6. Margaritas were great! If you...More

Thank Diashrop
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Mary S
What parking is available?
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
Can you send a gift certificate to someone who lives in Holladay, that will get there in time for Christmas?
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
Do they serve alcoholic margaritas?
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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 - 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 84116-3352
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-322-1489
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