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Red Iguana

736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3352
+1 801-322-1489
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (972 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (103 reviews)
“tacos” (118 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 3 days ago via mobile

Authentic feel cement floors colourful quick delivery of food.... we were recommended by our hotel shuttle driver. Very flavourful and enjoyed our visit.

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking for someplace to eat on a Sunday in downtown Salt Lake City and EVERYTHING is closed on Sundays. So we asked Siri where the nearest open restaurants are and she responded with the best Mexican place in SLC—the Red Iguana. I had...More

Thank DrKoob
Reviewed 1 week ago

For as long as I've lived in Utah, I've only just recently visited Red Iguana. Thankfully, the weather was favorable as we had to wait outside the restaurant for well over half an hour. It's very tiny inside. The food was quite good, so it...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service was great. You have to see the big sculpture of an iguana in the parking lot. It is amazing!

Thank Kimberli U
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite impressed with the flavor of the Mexican food at this establishment. They have an extensive menu list of food to choose from and their prices are moderate. Most menu items were in the $10-$14 price range, some less some more. The flavor...More

Thank akheaps76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So so so so good. Literally anything you get is incredible. My favorite are the enchiladas suizas. Just had them 2 days ago and already craving more.

Thank ShmulyaInDC2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their moles are good. Dishes are prepared well without cutting corners. For example, one of the dishes I got had a decent amount of pork, rather than just fluffing it with beans and rice.

Thank zipper901
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch at the Red Iguana 2 on a Sunday. Seated quickly and food arrived in short order. Split a fish tacos meal, Spanish rice, and retried beans. All tasted good. Tried Sopapilla for desert - half order could serve 3-4. Way too much for...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always have a great experience at this restaurant. Great food and great customer service. Try the tacos al la iguana!

Thank Cheyenne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard nothing but good about the Red Iguana and it did not disappoint. Not as long of a wait as would have expected for a Saturday at noon. Waited only about 10 minutes and food wasn’t far behind. Great wait staff and very...More

Thank kipjanderson
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
15 June 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
17 December 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
23 May 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
USD 5 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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