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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” (29 reviews)
“beans” (112 reviews)
“steak” (205 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
Highway 163 Main Avenue, Mexican Hat, UT 84531
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After thinking we'd find a Mexican restaurant in Mexican Hat, we stopped by the Swinging Steak for some food and am so glad that we did! This place had a lovely atmosphere, great food, and a very friendly owner. Also, I was impressed that they...More

Thank BZornes
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Enjoyed sitting out with a beer and steak watching the grillmaster swing the cuts of beef over the flames. My steak was quite good. Limited menu and the sides could be better. Toast was fine but the salad and beans (zero spice) are just kind...More

Thank 33searcher
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Good music and really good food, fun for the kids with a swing and everything. If the weather is good it's a great place to be in a scenic little town.

Thank Wimama97
Reviewed 2 August 2017

steaks done to a treat and the chicken was just as good. A little pricey but worth the money. A little gem in the middle of nowhere

Thank sharon m
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Limited menu. Grilled chicken, Expensive steaks. Almost all the meals came with just pinto beans,plain iceberg lettuce salad, and Texas toast all on the same plate with the meat. Note: Hamburgers come without a bun or toppings. Rustic outdoor atmosphere complete with flies. Lots of...More

Thank tramassa
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great oasis on the way to Southern Utah. After a long days drive, it was nice to be greeted by a sincere welcome, wonderful service and great food. Special thanks to the grill master for cooking in 95 degree weather! Great stop!

1  Thank Trap B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed two nights in Mexican Hat and ate here twice. Is it the best steak I've ever had? No. Is it the best setting for watching your steak sear over an open flame as you enjoy a cold beer and a breeze on the...More

Thank MizMunce
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We ate here twice it was so good. Cold beer and nice staff. Cook stayed late for us after we returned from stargazing even though it was just closing-give that guy a raise.

Thank yogaperson
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Rustic, sitting outside type of place. Our steaks and chicken were cooked on a griddle that swung back and forth over a large fire, never seen this before but what a great taste and succulent meat it produces.

Thank Colin5105
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Ended up at the Swinging Steak en route from Monument Valley to the Moab late at night on both my moms and I's birthday for dinner. I was a bit leary being the dreaded vegetarian of the group - but they even had an option...More

1  Thank NorthShoreNommers
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Response from Mulgamagnet | Reviewed this property |
No idea. I live in Australia. Guess so.
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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