Red Iguana

736 W North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
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Got mole on your mind? Broaden your horizons beyond the usual Tex-Mex.
At The Red Iguana in Salt Lake City, they specializes in traditional Spanish Mexican, and pre-Hispanic cuisine. Serving up authentic mole sauces which were found on the table of ancient Aztec Emperors, this Mexican restaurant has something for everyone to enjoy. Established since 1985, The Red Iguana is renowned locally and worldwide for its rich food and authentic atmosphere. The menu offers pescado a la veracruzana (fresh fish of the day), cochinta pibil (shredded roast pork loin basted with achiote lending a smoky delicious piquancy, served with black beans, rice and tortillas) and much more. They use unique yet traditional Mexican recipes passed down over the generations. With daily specials, catering services and a fun and friendly atmosphere, The Red Iguana is the perfect place to dine with friends and family. Come visit The Red Iguana in Salt Lake City today.
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Customer Reviews (72 reviews)


on Citysearch Oct 19, 2009
oh this place is good, very good. sure there may be a waiting line, but it's because the food is excellent. this is one of the best places serving food in slc. it does though of course have it's imperfections mainly... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 20, 2009
The wait is much too long for a restaurant that serves bad food. I don't know what all the hype has been about but the food is NOT good. There was so much cinnamon cooked into EVERYTHING that I couldn't take more than a... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 11, 2009
Red Iguana 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Headline For the love of god, can RI get a decent place for people to wait or WTF? It's complete torture to wait for a table at RI; usually some beggar comes up and... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 11, 2009
pretty good stuff (more)


on Citysearch Jun 25, 2009
I use to always order take out from this place and the Mole and sala are great but I stopped going here as everytime I got my food to go I would get back to work and my food was cold and many time just wrong.... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 23, 2009
Red Iguana is the Orrin Hatch of Mexican Restaurants. Orrin Hatch took office about the same time Red Iguana opened. They both took Utah by storm and established their presence as a major player in their respective... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 16, 2009
This is the best mexican restaurant in Utah. Nothing else comes close. I order something different each time, and it's always good. You can't go wrong here. (more)


on Citysearch Mar 01, 2009
I love this place. Every time my in-laws come to town they take my husband and I here. It has authentic Mexican food and a cool (but crowded) atmosphere. The food is always great! If you don?t like waiting outside in... (more)


on Citysearch Feb 12, 2009
This has to be one of the few places in the entire state of Utah that KNOWS what authentic Mexican food is, should taste like, and how to cook it up right. I have eaten here twice now since I've lived in Utah, and it's as... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 25, 2008
We have been here often, many of our friends love this place, but one thing.... we do not understand why everyone goes crazy about the food.... we feel it is quite average... but fun place to go, like the family and the... (more)
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