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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” (107 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 3 days ago via mobile

Pack your patience to wait for what is my favorite restaurant in Salt Lake City. I tend to choose Red Iguana 2 over the original because I find the wait is less and I like the inside more. But they’re both awesome!

Thank Juliane H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the food here, but it is very different than the TexMex we are used to. The wait was pretty long and this place is always packed from what i hear!

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to wait, but they do have outdoor heaters to keep you warmish. So many wonderful options when your order, do not think you can go wrong. The depth of flavors prove these were made with care. Even the margaritas had another level of...More

Thank DRL615
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service!!! Only 4/5 because I have been privileged enough taste my mother in laws cooking. Great options! Enjoyed my fish tacos very much!

Thank mnmmy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popular restaurant, be prepared to wait, it was over an hour wait on Saturday night, we went on Sunday and it was 30 minutes. Our server left something to be desired, not particular friendly and seemed to want us gone, but was interacting more pleasantly...More

Thank Gosia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really impressed with this restaurant. We went at 5:30 pm on a Sunday and had about a 10-15 minute wait for a group of four. Unfortunately, the wait is outside but there are giant heaters. My 5-star rating comes from the price. Often these trendy...More

Thank mgerber18
Reviewed 1 week ago

These people know how to fill you up. The food was very good. Heard about this place and had to try it glad we did. The staff was very friendly, and helpful. I highly recommend this one or even the Red Iguana 2, it is...More

Thank J. A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating here for many, many years and the quality of their food is still exceptional. When I get a taste for mole' eating at Red Iguana is the only cure, they offer 6 unique mole' dishes and my favorite is the Mole'...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Red Iguana! It is very busy so we try to get there early in the afternoon to miss the evening crowd. The enchilada suisa is our longtime favorite. This day we tried the enchilada Amarillo and liked it too. The salsa and...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their mole sauces are outstanding. Wait is dependent on when you come. Also try Red Iguana 2, as sometimes they are less busy.

Thank 44LovesTravel
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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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