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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” (444 reviews)
“mole sampler” (121 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (103 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
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 via mobile

This place has the best mole I've experienced. Seven varieties, all made in house. Both authentic and unique.

Thank kjf27
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to trip advisor for a recommendation and we were guided to Red Iguana 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟. Great service Great food

Thank Melful
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a great time here. Food was delicious as always. We typically come here once a month and are never disspoainted. This is th efirst time we have aleft a review. great job to the staff!

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Red Iguana has been around a long time and there’s a reason. The authentic food and great service are worth the wait...and there’s almost always a wait. They have opened a second location near the original so you have a better chance of eating the...More

Thank lmns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had killer tacos as appetizer, top notch, and then don ramon tacos, which were wonderful. We waited 35 minutes for table for 3 at 6:45 PM on a Wednesday, but very well worth the wait, they have heaters outside and serve warm cider, well...More

Thank tlab2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had some really amazing Mexican food but this place is at the top of my list! I always drive by and see the line of people so I stopped by to see what was up and had to judge the food myself! Definitely...More

Thank ymanri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, very attentive and fast. A little pricey but food was really good. Overall, it was a nice dinner and I really enjoyed the Red Iguana.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is now my favorite stop when visiting SLC. The mango mole sauce is my FAV and is a must try!!!! If you want a bit of everything get the Red Iguana plate! You won’t be disappointed. Don’t fret if the the lobby or outside...More

Thank Jana G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their food is tasty, although so wouldn't say it is 100% authentic Mexican. Many of their dishes seem more Tex- Mex. The only thing that I believe is authentic and iconic is their variety of moles. Those are tasty.

Thank LadyGourmande
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Favorite Mexican restaurant for locals.. Red iguana has the standard fare for Mexican dining, but they excel with their house specialties. A choice a five different mole styles. Each is delightful. I recommend the mole Negro if you have not tried real mole. My friend...More

Thank Tom C
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Questions & Answers
Mary S
15 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
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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