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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
“moles” (444 reviews)
“mole sampler” (121 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (103 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 6 July 2016 via mobile

This location has been around forever, and it's such a staple of our city when it comes to must see or visit places. I'm ashamed that this is what we call the most authentic and best Mexican food in Salt Lake. I've had several different...More

1  Thank Freddy B
Reviewed 4 July 2016

In all my reviews on TripAdvisor I have never had an opinion so far from the rest of the reviews. Granted we had a takeout order if that makes a difference but we were not impressed at all on the quality of our meal. The...More

Thank Boatwhisperer
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

There's always a line to get seated, which, I guess, could be a good sign. Food is authentic and delicious. I've never had a bad meal.

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We loved the mole sampler, our server was excellent, super attentive! This is a great restaurant if you want some delicious Mexican food!!

Thank kottmar
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We went here for our anniversary. This is not recommended for romance. We got to sit right next to our "neighbors" (the table of our neighbors was quite literally 6" from my elbow). The wait is in a line before you go in and although...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great food. Very authentic. Friendly service. This place looks like a hole in the wall bit don't let that fool you. I recommend this place.

Thank Mitch D
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely worth the wait! I had a mango mole chicken dish that was out of this world! Definitely a gem of SLC!

Thank megbrandt01
Reviewed 1 July 2016

interesting place, good fusion Mexican food, service is good and price is better! the dishes are slightly tex- mex but over all great taste

Thank mototyacht
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This place does not look very nice but the food was good. Sometime you find great food in the weirdest places...I guess I know now why my friends near SLC say you just have to try it...

Thank V5423RVstevenb
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I wish I could give this place a 6. I enjoy mole and this place has som many moles it is ridiculous. They are all amazing! Great options for vegetairans and kids as well. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Prepare to wait for...More

Thank Mac W
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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