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The Sonora Grill

2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1964
+1 801-393-1999
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Ranked #12 of 313 Restaurants in Ogden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The Sonora Grill is a unique and independent restaurant serving regional Mexican cuisine in a refined atmosphere with unparalleled customer service. Executive Chef, Chris Mortenson, brings with him an impressive resume of experience from restaurants in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. Chef Chris along with owner Steve Ballard are excited to share their passionate interpretation of Mexican food with its patrons. The Sonora Grill will feature a large ceviche bar, catering, full bar and lounge, private party room, private banquet room, and take out with a walk up window.
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English first
Ogden, Utah
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is some of the best Mexican food I have had. Expect higher prices, but also expect higher quality food than your average Mexican place. The "allambres" (spelling?) are excellent. Soppapillas are delicious and I love the lime salsa. Absolutely delicious. I have been here many times. Service can vary by the waiter or waitress, but the food has been... More 

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Ogden Ut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We have always experienced great food here,nicely prepared and presented in a stylish way. It is very upscale,without being stuffy about it. Service is great.

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had heard some good reviews about Sonora Grill and were excited to go there. Since this would be our first time visiting this restaurant we were very excited. Upon entering we were greeting by the hostess and within five minutes we were seated. It was later in the afternoon so there were hardly any other customers at the time.... More 

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Morgan, Utah
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Took the wife here for dinner last night. When we walked in we got no greeting and started to wait. Stood there for 8-9 minutes with no greeting. We watched 5 employees laughing and joking at the kitchen and 2 doing the same at the bar. I walked around the wall to look in the dining room and so only... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Sanora Grill twice now, the first time was for restaurant week and although there was an expected long wait the food, service, and menu were pretty good. The second time was a completely different experience. It was a slow Sunday night and there was not many tables at all so we expected to be in and out... More 

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Brigham City
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Been to the Sonora Grill many times. Have the best fish Tacos in the area. Fantastic atmosphere (if you want a quite spot for two or if you are with a group of friends). Nice bar to kill time if you have to wait for a table (which you will need to do for dinner on a weekend) or just... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Centrally located by a movie theater, ice cream shops, and a bowling alley/family fun center. The southwest fare is well done with excellent flavor pairings. The carnitas nortenas go nicely with the sweetness of the coconut rice and the black beans. My husband loves the strawberry lemonade fresca.

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Layton, Utah
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121 reviews 121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Sonora Grill has great reviews but it didn't live up to the hype. They have a good selection of unique salsas but it went down hill from there. I got the steak taco which though had a fancy presentation wasn't that flavorful. I've had better food at Chili's. The rest of my family didn't complain about their food but didn't... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

In general I'm not a big fan of mexican restaurants but this must be the first one I really liked. Nice setting, great staff and good food!

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Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Large, freshly-fried chips and tasty salsa in unlimited quantity. Get the agua fresca - a fruit drink that also comes in unlimited quantity. Many tasty selections on the menu. Sign up for their birthday club and get a free entree on your birthday. Portions are ample. We go here all the time.

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Additional Information about The Sonora Grill

Address: 2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1964
Phone Number: +1 801-393-1999
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Ogden
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
Cuisine: Mexican

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