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Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant

) #25 of 205 Restaurants in Independence €€ - €€€ Mexican,
17717 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
+1 816-350-8003
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
17717 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read mixed reviews almost didn't go! Happy we asked motel receptionist who recommended Excellent food and service! Server checked on us frequently but not excessively! Many locals greeted him as family- which was understandable after seeing his service! Would highly recommend!

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was average and the service average (friendly but not super efficient). We tried to go to a nearby restaurant which was full so settled for this. The experience did not convince us to go back in a hurry. It is very noisy inside,...More

Thank TazMc
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Salty Iguana mobile unit sets up in the area not too far away from the fountains at Kauffman Stadium. This is where I purchased food on a recent visit to see the Royals play. I ordered the flautas and they were delicious. They were...More

Thank travelsamc
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

My Fiance and I have been numbers of times..how ever on this particular trip our service was horrible,didn't bring app until 2 secs before the food arrived...the food however was really good!!

Thank Vivian H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Friends and family enjoy this place so I go along. It's ok. Not great, not bad, just ok. They have TV's to catch the game on.

Thank kcbarbie
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Took my wife to the Salty Iguana for some tacos. The waiter came and took our order but didn't write anything down. Some people are real good at remembering things but this guy didn't have a clue! How do you screw up an order for...More

Thank Chef-TK-KC
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for 30 on a Saturday afternoon. Had a great server named Chrissy. She did an excellent job The food came out fast, hot, and just as we had ordered. The Manager Brian came around a few times and checked to see how...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great place to take the whole family -- especially on Tuesday night. Free Face Painting (but be nice and tip her!) -- Great service, great drinks, great place for kids and family. Queso. Lots and lots of queso!

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic chips and salsa. Food was tasty and fresh with large portions (plenty for a meal for the next day), and our server was spot on. Pleasant and very accommodating.

Thank SmithBurg
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I love the tacos. The meat is the best. I even asked the manager how it is done. She explained to whole process. We love to eat tacos on Mondays. My husband also loves the Taco Burrito. The salsa is also very good.

Thank Stacey C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17717 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-5460
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-350-8003
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