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Blue Iguana

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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165 S West Temple, Ste 2, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1407
+1 801-533-8900
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Stanley, Idaho
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We needed a place close to the hotel and decided this was only 3 blocks away . It is in the alley and very hard to find. Parking was very very hard to come by. Once there we were seated quickly but our waiter was pretty rude. We had three adults and three children and he was not too pleased... More 

Thank Linda B
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. We stopped in for a late lunch, and it was not too busy. The restaurant is nicely decorated and very clean. The staff were very friendly and service was great. Husband ordered fajitas and I ordered enchiladas. Both entrees were fresh and tasty. The menu had good variety and mostly familiar items. The location is conveniently... More 

1 Thank Kelly B
Eagle Mountain, Utah
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd never been here and decided to give it a try. I called for information but they never answered. So we drove there. Yes, there was snow, but zero info on where to park. One car in front just blocking the alley/entrance. After watching others trudging through the snow, we ended up going elsewhere. I read here where to park... More 

Thank Ed B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

For folk from the UK, finding quality Tex-Mex/Mexican food is not so easy - only in the last few years has the likes of Wahaca given us the flavours we crave. The Blue Iguana has been a gastronomic god-send for us; we first ate here about 10 years ago during a ski trip after reading about it on here. I... More 

1 Thank hjworton
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great Polano mole, great atmosphere and decor. Server was nice and very quick. One funny thing is the kids got chicken and fries and we all ate their fries. They were like the best ever!

2 Thank Darrell I
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Good food, good service, and good atmosphere. We had a larger group and they handled us well. They make a pretty good margarita and have some nice top shelf tequilas to chose from.

2 Thank Bret P
Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We come to this restaurant every time we are in town. The Mexican food is delicious and there are so many different options to choose from. It is hard to find good Mexican food!

2 Thank sandraand
Purcell, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Even the owner came to the table. This food was so good I have wanted to order some and have it mailed to me! Don't miss this great place when you are in town.

2 Thank jamesbQ615ZH
Champaign, Il
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

went to blue iguana for lunch during a conference at the convention center. loved my meal. I had the mole Poblano. loved it. lunch portion was very filling and came with rice and beans, chips and salsa. great meal. server was friendly, helpful and attentive.

2 Thank todc
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

In downtown SLC, it's a hidden restaurant tucked inside a building. They have a large menu selection. My friend ordered the chicken burrito, which was large (he couldn't finish it). I ordered a steak with tortillas. Prices were not too bad. Ambiance was nice and cozy. Service was fair. Our server only checked us once. I would recommend this place... More 

2 Thank SpnGrl670

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 S West Temple, Ste 2, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-533-8900

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