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“Beautiful Decor, Convenient Location, Excellent Food and Service”

Iguana Mexican Grill
Ranked #24 of 161 Restaurants in Hoover
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: telephone number - (205) 987-8420
Restaurant details
Description: telephone number - (205) 987-8420
Birmingham, Al
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Beautiful Decor, Convenient Location, Excellent Food and Service”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

We have dined at Iguana Grill probably 10 times since it opened. We live nearby, and since our favorite Tex-Mex restaurant involves major traffic fighting pain on a Friday night, Iguana Grill was an excellent choice.

The decor is really special - not your usual Tex-Mex decor. We were meeting our daughter, son-in-law, and 2 year old granddaughter for dinner, and figured the baby would love looking at the mural and all the lights. We were correct! She was a happy kid during dinner.

Hubby and I had a liter of top-shelf margaritas and they were good. They really put a lot of ice in the carafe which made me wonder how much drink was in there. But it was plenty! :)

Their homemade salsa is delicious! I'm not a big fan of cilantro, it tastes like soap to me, so theirs was not to "cilantro-ey" for my taste - more tomatoey and garlicky - not too spicy. The chips were nice and hot, and the queso dip had a nice kick to it.

I had the steak fajitas, and it seriously was enough for 2 people. Hubby had the supreme burrito, SIL had the enchiladas, and daughter had a quesadilla. We all enjoyed our dinners.

We will be back! One day I want to try the mojacate dish!

  • Visited October 2012
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
379 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Trip Advisor was Correct Again!”
Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

Used TA while stopping in Hoover. Came here with a group of 10 people.

The atmosphere was really neat.

The food was great. Everyone was happy with their meals.

Service was excellent.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Level 6 Contributor
237 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“great atmosphere”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

we enjoy the table under the palm tree.the authentic mexican food is always very good.sevice is fast and friendly

Visited August 2012
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Auburn
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food! Great service! Great price!”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We had dinner on a Saturday night at the Iguana Grill. Thisnisna lively, brightly decorated Mexican restaurant. We enjoyed he food and the service was very efficient. We look forward to return the next time we are in Birmingham.

Visited August 2012
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Hoover, Alabama, United States
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A fun meal in a fun place”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

I love the decor of this place. All of the lanterns hanging from the ceiling. The food is what you would expect from a mexican place. Good but not upscale.

Visited April 2012
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