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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” (439 reviews)
“mole sampler” (119 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (102 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

We ate here twice during a three day stay in Salt Lake City. The Chile Verde and enchiladas were very good. The second visit we tried some of the Mole offerings (Mole Negro and Mole Amarillo). These were quite flavorful; however, mole sauce can be...More

Thank Y5350XSkathyc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food and drinks here were great! I loved trying all of the delicious mole sauces too. Excellent meal.

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seedy part of town but the food is excellent. Great service, good margaritas, excellent food selections. Go early as you have to stand outside during peak hours but well worth the wait.

Thank RipleyLake
Reviewed 5 days ago

The only bad part of this place is the vast number of choices make it difficult to decide on one thing... I was finally down to a couple of choices as was my wife, so the waitress came out with a plate of the Mole...More

Thank Captbigguy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love this place, ambience isnt romantic, but food is good! Love the enchiladas, tamales, chile rellenos.

Thank 960laurier
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have eaten at literally hundreds of mexican restaurants but this one stands out as the best Mole options EVER! They have I think 8 types of mole and so at least one (if not all 8) should hit your palate "perfect!" If you think...More

Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've need to Red Iguana many times and there food I'd delicious. The only thing I'd personally change is their salsa and make it more chunky. Wait times can be super long as well. Get the Enchilada Sueza!!

Thank Jenni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you search for the best places to eat in Salt Lake City, Red Iguana is literally on every list. The restaurant is largely known for its different mole options. As someone who specifically looks for the mole dishes every time I visit a Mexican...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was given the name of the Red Iguana as a place to go for good Mexican food while in Salt Lake City. We arrived on a Monday night at about 6pm. They have a free parking lot and it was pretty full. There was a...More

Thank GKBrash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on the recommendation of several locals. They do not disappoint!! Large servings that you might have a hard time finishing. Lots of choices of margaritas and they are SO good. The menu is extensive with something for everyone. Can't wait to come back

Thank Mary W
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
14 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
16 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
22 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
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Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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