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Red Iguana

736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
+1 801-322-1489
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (1,007 reviews)
“sampler plate” (68 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (116 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here after seeing it on triple D. It delivered! Fresh guacamole and awesome mole sauce. My tapatio platter was awesome. Cool music played throughout the restaurant as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teakwo23
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, expect a wait! This place is awesome! The food is prepared very well and the service is very good as well. The decor is "hole in the hall", don't let it fool you this is a very well done restaurant and worth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelerfromArizona
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Red Iguana did not disappoint. It was in the top 5 places I HAD to visit while in Salt Lake City. Living in California & Arizona my entire life, and traveling to Mexico often, I am very picky about what's considered good homemade Mexican...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank calizona1976
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both Enchiladas Suizas and Verdes is probably the best you will find north of the border. My wife and I always order these entrees. The original restaurant is better but always packed. Red Iguana 2 can seat you a little faster at Lunch and Weekend...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bill W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I spend a lot of time in Oaxaca, and eat a lot of mole.Red Iguana's moles are spectacular. Often best way to eat them is to order them from the Enchilada section of the menu, rather than the Mole section--better choices, more economical. Atmosphere is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank buster2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely worth the wait. You go up and put your name on the list, and then you go stand outside for a while, your name gets called and then you go sit down and have the absolute best Mexican food ever. I had the enchiladas,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank UPTM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been here many times with friends and family. It’s never a bad experience. Everything I’ve had is yummy. Fish tacos, enchiladas, nachos, burritos. Took a friend here from Guatemala and she said their mole is legit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Christinajoanna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chill Verde plate. Great flavor. Margaritas were good to really good. I will go again for sure! 2 locations close to each other! Same menus

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank matthewrX6379WM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are moving from San Diego, California to Colorado and during our trip there we stopped in Salt Lake City. I looked for a local place to eat and fell upon reviews of Red Iguana - we are super picky about our mexican food, especially...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emmoss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place excellent service!! Recommended Menu is very nice Personal very responsive to questions and willing to help A really Mexican food place

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank topcatmota
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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
22 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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