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Red Iguana

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736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
+1 801-322-1489
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Colorado Springs
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wasn't keen on standing outside in mid-February for 30 to 40 minutes but lucky for us it wasn't snowing and sun was out most of the time. We arrived at 1:45 thinking it might be a little less crowded.....nope! It was just like everyone here has stated. We got the mole sampler to try them all. Very good! However,... More 

Thank rbincos
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OMG, this place has so many moles to choose from but I get the fish tacos mostly. Great food. Authentic. Arrive early - the line gets pretty long. Enjoy!

Thank Mike M
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216 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Mexican. Go for the famous Mole. They will let you sample all the flavors of Mole..do it. Everybody recommended the Puntas...so I tried it. Excellent!!! The lines are long for a reason..the food is awesome. Its worth the wait. The line went very fast and the service was excellent.

Thank DogDoggie
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been dying to try this place. My husband has been eating here for years and I finally made my way to Salt Lake City. After the one hour wait, drinking delicious hot cider, standing under the convenient propane heaters and chatting with the friendly hostess we got seated in the back room. The menu is impressive, so many choices!... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here several times and the food and service is excellent . Locals are also crazy about this place , depending on the night you may need reservations

Thank captaingaliano
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

as described in the title it took forever to get a table at this place but it was well worth it. Margaritas were tasty and the portions were generous we left full barely able to walk. I'll be sure to stop by the next time I'm in Salt Lake

Thank DowntownRB
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you haven't been to Red Iguana in SLC, it is a must. Best Mexican Food in Utah, hands down. It is a busy place, but they do a great job of moving people in and out. Everything I've eaten here has been great.

Thank Deik D
Burlington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We got there about 6pm on a Tuesday night. We had to wait about 45 minutes in the snow. TOTALLY worth it! The food was incredible. I had the Red Iguana. The atmosphere is fun and service is amazing. I would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank ncff221
Draper, Utah
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494 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It took me a few years of living in Utah to get here but it was so worth the wait. You'll typically have a wait to get in and then you will take note of a large restaurant totally packed! A clear sign of just how good it is and has been for 50+ years. An extensive menu with many... More 

Thank Jack M
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144 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I can not recommend this place enough. Sure lines are long, but now I know why. We waited a hour and a half on a Sunday night, it was worth every second. They have hot chocolate to sip on while you wait on your table. The service was superb, it is so hard to find that kind of service nowadays.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-322-1489

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