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Mexican Lodge Swingin' Steaks Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

Quite a place. Interesting people, outdoor dining and a unique method of grilling meat. Only 3 actual restaurants in Mexican Hat. This is the best.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank akayephoto
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Mexican Hat is a very remote community. That being said, if you like steak, the Swingin' Steak is the place for me. They do one thing, and they do it well-cook and serve steak! There are around 6 menu options, all steaks. Side dishes are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed October 27, 2018

One afternoon, I told a friend I was going to Monument Valley and he said....you have to go to Mexican Hat and have dinner at the Swingin Steaks. They also have beer which is great because they don't serve alcohol in the Valley. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hans h
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We stayed in Mexican Hat on our visit to monument Valley and would recommend this restaurant. Don’t go if you are vegetarian! There is a limited menu, but it serves the most amazing succulent steaks ever, cooked to perfection on a swinging BBQ. The taste...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sueandmartincooper
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We came here for dinner one night after visiting Monument Valley. The atmosphere at night was nice with the steaks swinging over the fire and a relaxed feel overall. They seemed to be having a rough night- the restaurant was admittedly way understaffed and we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shadamai
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

The swing bbq was a novelty and cooked steaks to perfection . Staff friendly and we cd stand round the fire and watch it cooking . Such a memorable night .

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jacropat
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The chef, "King of the Grill", is the only employee of this restaurant who cares anything about the customers. The servers may as well not even been there. We had to actually get up and go ask them to wait on us ... and I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Topsailislander
Reviewed October 2, 2018

There isn’t much choice in Mexican Hat but the Swinging steak was fine. It was entertaining watching the steaks being cooked over the swinging grill and the food was reasonable. You don’t have to spend a lot if you don’t want to.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ethrell2016
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Called in for dinner one evening, the menu consists only of a selection of different types of steak, all of which come with the same sides (pinto beans, salad & toasted bread). However, what really makes this place is the evening ambience and the aromas...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Blubeckers13
Reviewed September 28, 2018

There aren't a lot of restaurant options in Mexican Hat. The Swingin' Steak was within walking distance of the Hat Rock Inn. It was very popular and the food was good. The menu was very limited but the steak was good and so were the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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July 22, 2018|
Response from michaelluna | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure you will enjoy your drive. Beautiful scenery! Not during the restaurant is open. Most seating is outside, they might have an in doors section. The evening temperature was nice and cool when we were there. So we... More
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you meant September 2017 or 2018 since you posted 5 months ago. We enjoyed Swinging Steak October 8, 2016 and the weather was marvelous. If they were to close, it would likely occur in the winter months when... More
July 4, 2015|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
In general, Mexican Hat, Utah would not be a place I would go to parse meals.
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