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Red Iguana

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Central American
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736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
(801) 322-1489
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Try the mole. Everything here is great. There is usually a long line to get in, so plan on at least a 20 minute wait to get a table.

Thank Drewmanshu
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate on the patio, which was lovely with the colorful furnishings and flowers. Normal Mexican favorites offered. I had taco salad with chicken. The greens were fine, also had corn and sour cream, maybe black beans. What stood out the most was the very generous portion of chicken which was moist and delicious. Comes with chips and salsa when... More 

Thank Lynda A
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were at the mall across from Temple Square in Salt Lake City and decided to stop and have a bit to eat in the food court. Catchy name, Mexican food so we went to the Red Iguana. We were excited to see they had Horchata and each of us ordered this drink . Then we split a burrito for... More 

Thank jtlc243
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Authentic food and atmosphere. Prompt and attentive service. Would definitely return. Parking nearby ... Key for me.

Thank Rebecca J
Rexburg, Idaho
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son who used to live in Mexico said he'd been wanting to eat here so when we were together that last time in SLC this is where we went for a late lunch. The only reason I actually went in was that my son gave it the thumbs up. If you glanced over while driving by you'd probably think... More 

Thank Alan H
new jersey
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139 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very busy restaurant - off street parking - lines out the door - service rushed for turnover of tables - very noisy - people having fun and good food! A place to visit once for the experience if you are in the area.

Thank emtdpw
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never mind the line to get in it is so worth it. The smell of the food really makes your mouth water in anticipation, and is not disappointed, excellent food and drink.

1 Thank Ronnie S
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The title of my review is probably surprising and Red Iguana "fans" will likely disagree with my assessment. For years I've heard how great their food is and now, as a recently arrived "local" I couldn't wait to give it a try. I will admit the food was good, but I wasn't particularly blown away with anything in particular. The... More 

Thank Bruce K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I went for lunch instead of dinner thinking it would be less busy. Wrong, but we were seated quickly and in a nice table by ourselves. The atmosphere is built for fun and the food was excellent. We had guacamole which was wonderful. Both our entrees were excellent even though there was a lot to eat. Highly... More 

Thank ArnoldV647
Redwood CIty, CA
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch, with 3 family members. It's a popular place, so there was a short wait for a table. Once we ordered, it took a while to get our food, as it was very busy. The waitstaff was very friendly and helpful (it's a long menu!), and the food was delicious. We all really enjoyed our meals. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: (801) 322-1489

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?