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The Sonora Grill

2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1964
+1 801-393-1999
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Ranked #6 of 301 restaurants in Ogden
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $9 - $19
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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great food and drinks! Friendly staff. Fernando and Miriam are fantastic bartenders. Upbeat atmosphere.

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Ogden, Utah, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sonora Grill was the last restaurant we visited. We have eaten there before and have never been disappointed. The habañero salsa (you have to ask for it) it really good, but more importantly, the dinners were excellent.

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Ogden, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I absolutely love Sonora Grill. It's an upscale restaurant with a casual setting. The food is top flight! You begin with large, homemade chips and salsa--both handmade in the kitchen. The menu offers a number of south of the border dishes you've never heard of--but want to enjoy! I've been to Sonora at least a dozen times and have ALWAYS... More

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Ogden, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Where to start... It's always busy so that speaks volumes. The dishes are unlike anything in Ogden. Food rocks!

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Central New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Really great dinner!! My husband really appreciated the seperate vegetarian menu - this place is very accommodating to those with dietary restrictions. I think they also provide a special gluten free menu. I would go back again next time I'm in Utah!!

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Ogden, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place is so amazing I don't know where to start. The staff always goes above and beyond from the second you walk into the restaurant until you leave. They all make you feel like family and have great recommendations. The salsa.... The salsa is unbeatable. It's unlike anything you'll try anywhere else and you'll soon be craving it day... More

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Bessemer, Michigan, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is a must do on your check list of dining opportunities available in Ogden, Utah. We were a party of 10 and they gave us a nice secluded room. The bartender was awesome to watch as she made drinks and the staff was so friendly. It made for a great evening.

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Ogden, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This was an amazing place to have Mexican Food :) The servers were very informative, the seating was perfect. My Husband and I enjoyed the atmosphere for our friday night date

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Steve B, Owner at The Sonora Grill, responded to this review

Ruth, thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your evening. If you are not already a member of the Sonora Club, sign up on our website, for a $15 gift certificate on your birthday! More

Ogden, Utah
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We celebrated Valentine's day at Sonora Grill and had a wonderful Tiapia Salad for dinner and the excellent dark chocolate mousse for dessert. We can't wait to go back!

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Just ask your server about the pork carnitas. That us the "go-to" Neal fir the staff. Delicious pork with warm soft small tortillas. Yum. Sour cream and guac. Service was good and prices reasonable. Parking can be a challenge at night

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