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Mexican Lodge Swingin' Steaks Restaurant

Highway 163 Main Avenue, Mexican Hat, UT 84531
+1 435-683-2222
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“texas toast” (32 reviews)
“beans” (115 reviews)
“steak” (217 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Highway 163 Main Avenue, Mexican Hat, UT 84531
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Reviewed 7 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 22 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 20 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 16 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 15 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 10 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 9 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 4 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
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went there for dinner and if you love meat this is your place. Easy to order as you have just 5 choices but all of them are great. They also serve a veggie burger. Not really cheap but the quality is good.

Thank PaperogaArchimede
Reviewed 2 October 2017

there was no doubt we would visit here and swinging steak was worth the visit. To watch your dinner being cooked while you sit with a beer in the desert heat - now that's an experience. definitely worth a visit, but if you don't like...More

1  Thank Chris H
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Rose Marie P
6 August 2017|
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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
4 July 2015|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
In general, Mexican Hat, Utah would not be a place I would go to parse meals.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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