We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mexican Lodge Swingin' Steaks Restaurant

Highway 163 Main Avenue, Mexican Hat, UT 84531
+1 435-683-2222
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“texas toast” (32 reviews)
“beans” (117 reviews)
“steak” (212 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Highway 163 Main Avenue, Mexican Hat, UT 84531
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (571)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak we’ve ever had! Perfect atmosphere! Friendly staff! We will recommend to all traveling this way!

Thank Jacklyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing. I split meal with my daughter, she got the extra side plate for $6.00. very cool place.

Thank ajcdenver1
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There weren't many choices in Mexican Hat. It was so hot, I did not want to go sit outside. There were lots of fans, which, thankfully, kept most of the flies away. There was a cook and a waitress. That's it. The cook was friendly...More

Thank GrannyJules218
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wasn’t expecting much in this out-of-the-way place. But we were very excited when we arrived and saw what a neat place it appeared to be. Unfortunately, the prices were ridiculous and the food disappointing. Both of our steaks were way undercooked. And they could have...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating our anniversary on our trip and wanted something special. This was perfect. The food was amazing and we had a table near the fire to keep warm and watch the steaks cooking on the swinging grill. Great atmosphere, great food.

Thank MichiganChocoholic
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had eaten here in the summer of 2015 and returned this year for the experience. Unique way of cooking steaks, but the cowboy chef is excellent in achieving exactly the doneness you have ordered. Prime selection of steaks.

1  Thank montony
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My wife and I went to the Swingin' Steaks restaurants for dinner on October 5, 2017. We were greeted by a nice lady who gave us a nice table near the fire over which there is a swinging grill on which steaks, hamburgers and bread...More

1  Thank travelerobjective
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Just had to eat one of the "swinging steaks" - a unique way of grilling some very good steaks. We had a ribeye and sirloin which were delicious. Pretty good beers served, too. Also at times there is a little band playing music during dinner....More

Thank WorldTravelers1218
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stayed at the hotel and ate here two nights ago. It was a fun little place. The people were nice and the beer was cold and the steak we shared was the best we've had in some time. It's a place that we will...More

Thank GeorgeTulsa
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Before you read my review, first let me tell you a little about myself so you can make a better judgement of the Swinging Steak. My wife and I are the outdoor types who also appreciate the finer things in life. But we have enough...More

1  Thank henryonatrip
Nearby HotelsSee all Mexican Hat Hotels
Mexican Hat Lodge and Swingin Steak
499 reviews
.04 km away
Hat Rock Inn
715 reviews
.32 km away
Canyonlands Motel
54 reviews
.89 km away
The View Hotel
6,030 reviews
29.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The View Restaurant
2,337 reviews
29.15 km away
Comb Ridge Eat and Drink
567 reviews
29.50 km away
Anasazi Restaurant
17 reviews
46.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Muley Point Overlook
212 reviews
15.15 km away
Monument Valley Navajo Park
209 reviews
27.11 km away
Bluff Fort Historic Site
476 reviews
31.06 km away
Valley of the Gods
432 reviews
17.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Rose Marie P
7 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you meant September 2017 or 2018 since you posted 5 months ago. We enjoyed Swinging Steak October 8, 2016 and the weather was marvelous. If they were to close, it would likely occur in the winter months when... More
5 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
In general, Mexican Hat, Utah would not be a place I would go to parse meals.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing