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“Better than most in Salt...”
Review of Red Iguana

Red Iguana
Ranked #4 of 1,387 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Better than most in Salt...”
Reviewed January 30, 2009

Better than most in Salt Lake but that really doesn't say much given the quality of others. I'm a little pickier than most coming from a border state. Food wasn't too spicy but did have good flavor. Service was excellent and I recommend getting there early for dinner given their limited space. Overall I'd go back again.

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Ferndale, Washington
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“I have tried several times and can never get into this place. I have learned that does not necessarily translate into...”
Reviewed January 17, 2009

I have tried several times and can never get into this place. I have learned that does not necessarily translate into good Mexican food because Utahans have have a very poor culinary palette. Lack of an indoor waiting area in mid-winter is a poor indicator as well.

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Kailua Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
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“Food's always good, but a dirty restaurant”
Reviewed December 30, 2008

I always judge a kitchen cleanliness by the look of the bathroom. Well, not a good place to be. Looks like the place hasn't been cleaned in years. Our waitress had dirty fingernails, too. Good food can't make up for poor sanitation, especially in today's market. Fixable, but hasn't been fixed. I think I'm done with the Red Iguana.

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“Some of the best mexican...”
Reviewed December 12, 2008

Some of the best mexican food I've had. The only down side is the line to get in, which is loooong!!

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“Only decent Mexican food...”
Reviewed December 4, 2008

Only decent Mexican food in Salt Lake

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