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Red Iguana

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Mexican, Latin, South American
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736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 322-1489
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 122
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  • 43
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Incredible moles.

Fantastic moles and traditional Mexican fare. Can't go wrong with almost any dish. Mango Enchiladas were incredible. Worth the wait.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Michael A
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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic moles and traditional Mexican fare. Can't go wrong with almost any dish. Mango Enchiladas were incredible. Worth the wait.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

You just have to go to the Red Iguana if you are in Salt Lake City!!! The food is excellent and you just never know what famous people you will see there!!! I suggest asking for a mole' sampler and trying all the different flavors and then picking your favorite to go with your meal. A long wait, but well... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our family loves Mexican food and this place does not disappoint. Portions are very generous. Every time we've been here the staff is so friendly. The place gets super busy so I suggest going early.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Having not visited the Red Iguana in a couple of years, we went this week. They had a 30 minute wait at 2pm on a Monday, but it was worth the wait. As always, the Killer Nachos are the way to begin and everything else is fabulous. Great atmosphere and excellent food.

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Alma, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We ate here on our first night of vacation. The food was great. I only regret that I didn't try their specialty - mole. They have about 10 different kinds and they bring a small plate of samples to try before you order. I wish I had embraced the spirit of adventure that night.

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Salt Lake City, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Great food and service. You will definitely have to wait if you go at prime times, well worth the wait. Their mole selections are really good. I had mole before and wasn't a fan but the waitress brought us a small plate with all of their mole sauces to try. All were great, ordered the poblano one for dinner. For... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We chose this restaurant because it was reviewed many times by TripAdvisor and received a high score; consequently there was a long waiting list at the gate. Red Iguana is a simple Mexican restaurant and the food is not elaborated. Probably, due to its vicinity to some schools (?), the majority of guests were teenagers. We found the fajita ordinary... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Long wait, but worth the wait.....they just need more benches to sit on outside, because you may have to wait an hour and half to get a table😄

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We ate here at the end of a two week 2,100 mile vacation where we visited Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons and my 11 year old son rated this meal as the best part of the entire vacation! LOL. Seriously though, this is awesome Mexican food. Get there early or be prepared to wait. And wait. And wait. They had... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

It took us an hour to get into the restaurant on a Thursday evening, but the wait was worth it. The food was excellent. We had a great server he was very friendly and attentive.

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Additional Information about Red Iguana

Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone Number: (801) 322-1489
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: (801) 322-1489

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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