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Red Iguana

736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
+1 801-322-1489
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moles” (1,061 reviews)
“mole sampler” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
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Reviewed yesterday

Total dive of a place and I mean that in a good way. There was a 20 min wait outside (they provided shade umbrellas and ice water on the very hot day). The "killer nachos" is a meal for 2 (or one really big dude)....More

Thank chk2002
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love both locations. Love Red Iguana #2. Sitting there eating my Carnitas while the Union Pacific train rolls by. Absolutely perfect!

Thank steveatredstone
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here for lunch today. We had the mole chicken and mango enchiladas. Overall the food and service were great. It is a little pricey.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for dinner while spending the night travelling between Oregon and Colorado. We arrived at about 7:30 and had to wait about 45 minutes, which is what we expected. There's plenty of seating and water outside. Once inside, the service was fairly quick and...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I remembered this place in my search on my last visit to Salt Lake and I saw that it was voted Best Mexican Restaurant in Utah. The food is very good though they were a bit slow on their service and the wait was am...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Apparently one always has to wait to be seated in this popular restaurant and it is worth it. I had amazing fish tacos with a side of guacamole. They come with pickled onions and a crisp slaw. My husband had a combo plate,and he loved...More

Thank T W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All the reviews online are just 'hype' by my standards. The food is good, but not fabulous. They were accommodating to my dietary issue regarding green peppers, so kudos to them.

Thank 859leet
Reviewed 5 days ago

My mom and I went here on a recommendation from a local resident. We went during off hours to avoid potentially long wait times, parked in their lot and were seated immediately. Had mole verde and chile relenos. Traditional relenos, delicious mole, yummy margaritas. Service...More

Thank OregonNative64
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was amazing! I was told if I wanted to eat somewhere local and good this was the place to do it. They did not disappoint! The food was fantastic my friend had the corner of Sarah and I myself had the steak tacos...More

Thank InASenseLost0909
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an evening flight and didn't want to get trapped eating at the airport, so we searched online for restaurant near the airport and the Red Iguana with Mexican Cuisine looked possible. When we arrived there were a lot of customers waiting, and since...More

Thank snorkelingfan46
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Red Iguana 2
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.23 miles away
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Property representative |
Red Iguana on North Temple, original location has 80 parking spaces adjacent to the restaurant and valet parking on weekends. Red Iguana 2 has 3 parking lots and street parking with Valet service nightly.
Ingrid T
December 16, 2016|
Response from Bill C | Property representative |
Yes we can. Just call any of the restaurants preferably not at lunchtime as the cashiers and managers will make the gift card and charge it to your account, get the address information and mail it out right away. The phone... More
May 22, 2016|
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Response from Synguru | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely. They have full liquor service, including high-point craft beers from Utah and sometimes elsewhere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 801-322-1489
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