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Las Iguanas - Reading
Ranked #112 of 667 Restaurants in Reading
Price range: USD 7 - USD 21
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each restaurant is unique and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. With recipes dating back to the 16th century, the food successfully fuses native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas is proud of its fresh GM free food and top quality ingredients.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I have been to a couple of these restaurants and have had very good experienceses but unfortunately the one at Reading I had the exact opposite! This restaurant severely lacks good service! The waitress/waiter were extremely rude I will never visit this establishment again!! On the plus side the food was good but let down by the above.

Thank Levi S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very dissatisfied with the level of customer service. Staff ignored us at the door, despite looking over and seeing us waiting. Finally, after about 15 minutes, the waiter (not the ones who had seen us) showed us to a table, handed us menus, but failed to see we already had menus in our hands. We were ready to order... but the waiter had vanished, so another long wait. To top it off, the waiter placed us next to a table with very loud children who were running about the place and the staff, and parents, did nothing to control them.

Thank jmt2k18
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Birthday meal spoilt by poor service. It took over an hour for the food
to arrive. My steak was not cooked as I had ordered it and one of the meals was missed and had to be served after all the others. Very poor

Thank aswilliams23464
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

It's excellent that they offer a gluten free menu that us not just standard dishes with the gluten containing items removed from the plate for the same price.

They also offer Daura Damm, a GF beer. A bit fizzy but then it's a lager. Reasonable flavour for a lager.

The dish I selected was was vegetable chilli. A big bowl. Rice in the bottom, veg chilli on top. Unfortunately any flavour was entirely overshadowed by the dying chilli and the strong citric acid that set my teeth on edge. Port quality.

The restaurant itself is modern and the staff young and friendly. Just don't expect great food.

Thank kelp58
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Had been to other Las Iguanas previously but not this one on the Riverside.
Four of us met for a few drinks at the bar here with no plans to eat - however having seen some of the food coming out we decided to stay .
It was a Tuesday night so easy enough to fit us in. We shared starters and then went for a mixture of mains - I had the half chicken with salad - there was loads and it was very tasty. Everyone enjoyed the food and with one round of drinks the bill was only £92 as they had some kind of early week offer on - so great value for money as well. Service was good and will look forward to my next visit to Las Iguanas.

Thank V7057KVandyb
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