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Red Iguana

) #5 of 1,175 Restaurants in Salt Lake City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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
“moles” (1,070 reviews)
“mole sampler” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (100 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All 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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2,841 - 2,850 of 3,079 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2012

Had the mole for the first time. Great food. Ryan was a great server. Great suggestions. Great priced. Small wait, but well worth it!

Thank bharper-1125
Reviewed 10 January 2012

The best guacamole ever. My fajtas rocked, salsa was very fresh, spicy and delicious and all ingredients were perfectly marinated and grilled. The service was amazing and everything wasn't expensive. Maybe atmosphere is not totally authentic (Mexican, I mean), but food definitely was. Easy to...More

Thank Michela A
Reviewed 10 January 2012

The selection and tastes are not to be found elsewhere

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 9 January 2012

My mouth is salivating just thinking about it. Go early. Two locations with in a few blocks of each other. Margaritas are good too.

Thank MaryC2012
Reviewed 9 January 2012

We live in Texas and I can honestly say this is some of the best Mexican I have had. It is not much to look at but don't be fooled. I will definately reccomend and visit again when back in Utah

Thank Kennyw42
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Like many other reviewers have already said, this is the best Mexican you'll find in 1,000 miles. We take our out-of-town guests here first, and they request it each time they come back. It is a great introduction to Mexican/Western cultures in Utah. The Moles...More

Thank UTSW
Reviewed 7 January 2012

The only reason the red iguana didn't get an excellent rating from me as that it take a long time to get your food. Otherwise, I love it!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 6 January 2012

The last time I ate the Red Iguana was in 1994, it was wonderful! A nice out of the mainstream Mexican restaurant with authentic moles and Mexican food that was to die for. As always word gets out and places become victims of their own...More

Thank flyngourmet
Reviewed 5 January 2012

The food was excellent. The salsa was the best we ever had! Liked it so much that we ate here twice during our short stay in salt lake.

Thank DBostonTraveler
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Nice variety of unique mexican dishes. Best tacos I've ever had!

Thank SLC-Sammy
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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
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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