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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%
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“moles” (1,070 reviews)
“mole sampler” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (100 reviews)
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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 4 weeks ago

Went to Salt Lake for March Madness. The enchiladas at the Red Iguana were by far the best meal I had the whole trip. So good I bought a quart of their enchilada sauce to take home. Don't know what I am going to do...More

Thank Kourteney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Salt Lake for March Madness. The enchiladas at the Red Iguana was by far the best meal I had the whole trip.

Thank Kourteney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diverse but very authentic food with excellent service. Very busy on weekends but worth the wait. You will never find better mole then at the Red Iguana.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again had a spectacular lunch at Red Iguana. The food was authentic and delicious and the service was perfect. I had the Child-Verde plate and even though the plate is enormous, it was so good I almost finished it off. Not to worry, I...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the food was worth the wait? Well, I wouldn't go that far but for the most part I was pleasantly surprised with my carne asada a la Tampiqueña. I'm a big fan of black beans not so much pinto, but with corn tortillas and...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there when in Salt Lake and had seen it on Diners, Drive one and Dives. Was disappointed. Had couple items and was no different than other Mexican restaurants.

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here Saturday at 5:00 p.m. I thought we were early for the dinner crowd but we still had to wait 35 minutes. Well worth the wait. I had a chile relleno and a cheese tamale with chile verde over it. The tamale is...More

Thank satojohn53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is consistently good. If you love a good mole this is the place to come. We have been here often and it is always busy and consistent. They have a variety of moles and will let you sample them. Very popular with locals and...More

Thank smoody67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost everyone in Salt Lake loves this place except me. It is always crowded, so customers must wait outside. I think there is one bench and a picnic table outside. Most people must stand while they wait, and it is usually a long wait. I...More

Thank TtheK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Red Iguana doesn't need my help but I have to say, this place truly rocks year after year. I had the steak tacos and they were incredible. I can't wait to go again.

Thank pbloomberg
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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