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The Sonora Grill

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2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1964
+1 801-393-1999
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Sonora Grill is a unique and independent restaurant serving regional...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Every time you think there food can't get any better..................It Does!

This is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Utah. We moved from southern California, almost 10 years ago and were extremely disappointed with Most Mexican food up in our area. We were So happy to find Sonora Grill. Their food is always, wonderful and their staff is the Best! If you are within... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
JennieW414
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North Ogden, Utah, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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176 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

You can't go wrong with this restaurant! Wait staff was very attentive and the food was mouthwatering. Presentation of the food was delightful and the servings were plentiful. Everyone at our table raved about it. Will definitely go back!

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North Ogden, Utah, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Utah. We moved from southern California, almost 10 years ago and were extremely disappointed with Most Mexican food up in our area. We were So happy to find Sonora Grill. Their food is always, wonderful and their staff is the Best! If you are within 50+ Miles of this place, You need to... More 

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Portland oregon
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96 reviews 96 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went in for lunch on a Monday - started with the chips which were huge and fresh - salsa also tasted very good and fresh. Another table ordered the Guacamole which looked very good - I will order it next time we go in. Server was very pleasant and attentive.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Another great restaurant in Ogden. Green chile for sure! I love this place. Some other great restaurants on 25th street.

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Clearfield, Utah
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a large group and Sonora grill accommodated us exceptionally well. We had the table made guacamole made fresh at the table and our server was very entertaining. She then brought us a cheese dipping sauce appetizer that was to die for. I think we had just about everything on the menu and we were all satisfied with our... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is some of the better food in the Ogden Area and ranks in the top five in my opinion for food quality - high end (foodie) mexican fare. This is a great place to grab a bite to eat in conjunction with a date to see the movies across the street at the Junction or some other activity at... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Everything on the menus is great, Chips and Salsa has no match in town. The menu is fairly simplified, but has all the options you need.

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Hailey, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had high expectations for this restaurant, but the quality of food was disappointing. The shredded chicken was tough, pork carnitias dry, the rice was dry and the chips were cold. I hate to be so negative, so here are some positives. It's in a nice location and the staff was great.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I really liked that they grow their own produce. The food was good, service nice, but it did take a lot longer than we planned. Nice setting/ atmosphere for a date or special occasion/ celebration. The location can't be beat for downtown Ogden- right in the Junction area. Can grab a bite before/ after a movie.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Although it tends to pricey, you will not find better Southwest/Mexican cuisine anywhere. And the staff are incredible!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401-1964
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Ogden
  • Phone Number: +1 801-393-1999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?