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Iguana Mexican Grill

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2085 Colonial Dr, Hoover, AL 35216-0912
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: telephone number - (205) 987-8420

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Mexican with Style

Went there after a business meeting with a pretty good sized group. The interior of this place is really pretty cool as you can see from the pics. Martgueritas are good too. The service was fast, but the food is only so so. Have had better Mexican, although you can't go wrong here really. Just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

My partner and I visited Iguana Grill earlier this year. We were impressed with the service, the food and the prices. I would have given our first visit 5 stars! However, a group of us just visited Iguana Grill last week. The service was not good at all. The food orders were correct, I think. However, getting them all out... More 

Thank Slmars1338
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Iguana Grill has a very nice decor, probably the prettiest Mexican restaurant in town. The food, however, is average. I have tried several dishes there and wasn't impressed, except for the Arrachera steak, from the dinner menu. Very well prepared. The dinner menu is more expensive than most Mexican restaurants here in Birmingham.

Thank zbrasilis
Hoover, Alabama, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I love the interiors of this restaurant! As an Interior Designer I really appreciate attractive interiors. However, I wish the food was equal to the decor. I've eaten here several times, and never really enjoyed my meal. I've enjoyed my company, and the service staff are very nice...I'm still looking for that "loved my food" experience

Thank CindeeB1
Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Went there after a business meeting with a pretty good sized group. The interior of this place is really pretty cool as you can see from the pics. Martgueritas are good too. The service was fast, but the food is only so so. Have had better Mexican, although you can't go wrong here really. Just don't expect the food to... More 

Thank Jebasisson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We are looking for that perfect Mexican restaurant to rival the ones we had in Colorado. We may have found a nice equivalent at Iguana. They were ranked pretty highly with good comments, and the restaurant is somewhat close to where we live. Very nice staff. Food was good. Fajitas had no seasoning and were served so hot they were... More 

Thank Rodney E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a fun atmosphere! And usually really good service whenever I go. The food is fine-nothing extraordinary. I think the prices mainly reflect the atmosphere rather than the food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Albany, Indiana
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157 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

I had been here once before but it had been a few years. My sister picked this place for lunch on my recent trip home to Alabama. The server took a few minutes to get to us, but once he did, we received really good service. We both had jumbo frozen margaritas (mango and lime), which were good. I found... More 

Thank DanaRod213
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Live near by and always come here to quench a craving for Mexican food. Food is so much better than the other choices in the area and a step above in quality and appearance. The fajitas are great and I always enjoy the dinner combo #5. Service is usually good and unless they are crazy busy you'll get your chips,... More 

Thank Chuck A
Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had appetizer of cheese with chorizo sausage which was above average. I had the combination enchilada plate with beans and rice which was ordinary. My wife had tamales, which she said were outstanding. We split a chocolate cake was tasty, but nothing special.

Thank John W
Birmingham, Alabama
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were seated immediately with the chips/salsa arriving promptly upon sitting. Server followed and was speedy in taking our orders. The chips/salsa/cheese sauce were all very good. The disappointment came when our food arrived. The food was soggy. The bottom shell of the taco salad was in edible. My crunchy taco was wet and my daughter's quesadilla was soggy. Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2085 Colonial Dr, Hoover, AL 35216-0912
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: 205-987-8240

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


telephone number - (205) 987-8420

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