Red Iguana 2

Taco Place, Burrito Place, and Mexican Restaurant
866 W South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84104, United States
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 208 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Dianna H.
    "different moles"(33 Tips)
    Marty M.
    "The Enchiladas Poblanos is very tasty and a great choice under $10"(9 Tips)
    Mark S.
    "Negro Mole is to die for-as are Carnitas."(2 Tips)
    Joshua W.
    "Mango enchiladas filled with carnitas"(4 Tips)
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  • Mexican food
  • mole
  • enchiladas
  • margaritas
  • tacos
  • authentic
  • carnitas
  • negro
  • lively
  • good for groups
  • family-friendly
  • great value
  • daily specials
  • casual
  • fajitas
  • fried cheesecake
  • outdoor seating
  • nachos
  • green chili
  • soup
  • eric b.

    Get any of the mole. Can't go wrong

    eric bornemann · November 16, 2015
  • Chris B.

    The fried cheesecake is freaking amazing!

    Chris Burbank · November 15, 2015
  • Barry H.

    The moles are rightly renowned. But I'll say that the retried beans are the best I've ever had anywhere. Yum.

    Barry Heard · October 19, 2015
  • Brian H.

    Tacos a la Iguana are the best! Love the guac!!

    Brian Horne · October 5, 2015
  • John M.

    Go here, you won't have Mole better anywhere! I love this place!

    John Montgomery · July 23, 2015
  • Andrew J.

    Food is good, tres leche cake is awesome, service can be pretty slow. I understand you're busy, but it's a smaller building and have more than enough wait staff, that service should be much faster

    Andrew James · July 15, 2015
  • André A.

    holy mole!

    André Allen Anjos · July 11, 2015
  • Sayer C.

    Best Mexican in SLC!

    Sayer Crompton · July 4, 2015
  • Marty M.

    The Enchiladas Poblanos is very tasty and a great choice under $10

    Marty Mankins · June 4, 2015
  • Dan G.

    Probably (no joke) the best Mexican food I've ever had.

    Dan Goldberg · March 14, 2015
  • Brent S.

    Phenomenal mole. Great margaritas to choose from too!

    Brent Snodgrass · February 22, 2015
  • Chavelita  :* F.

    Fajitas!!! Combination of the sirloin and shrimp. BEST. THING. EVER. 💜

    Chavelita :* Flores · December 28, 2014
  • Dusty R.

    Every mole is a good mole.

    Dusty Rhoades · December 12, 2014
  • Levi E.

    Everything is cray-mazing! Most prices are very budget friendly.

    Levi Elder · October 28, 2014
  • Lauren S.

    Nice outdoor seating but there is always a wait here!

    Lauren SK · October 18, 2014
  • Charisse S.

    The Killer nachos are amazing!

    Charisse Swarthout · July 26, 2014
  • Omar O.

    Restaurant was good, not great, but still good. I had steak fajitas since I'm not a big mole person. I'd like to think I'm a good Mexican food critic since there are so many restaurants in Chicago!

    Omar Ortiz · March 26, 2014
  • Dianna H.

    Ask for a mole sampler! You get to try all the different moles & then decide which is the most delicious... Good luck with THAT ;) Also be prepared for a serious wait. But don't worry, it's worth it!

    Dianna H. · March 18, 2014
  • Debi W.

    Never disappoints and always worth the wait!

    Debi Whitney · February 15, 2014
  • Joseph W.

    Enchilada Potosinas! Hot...really hot. But really really good.

    Joseph Wise · January 25, 2014
  • Alan C.

    Choose the mole Negro or mole Poblano! Most flavorful with the Mexican chocolate!

    Alan Christensen · December 18, 2013
  • Paul H.

    Try the Mango Margarita

    Paul Hefti · November 25, 2013
  • Alejandra T.

    Absolutely delicious. I want to try it all. Rhat will require multiple trips!

    Alejandra Torres · November 12, 2013
  • Candice R.

    Great service, fantastic Mexican food. And really great atmosphere. Expect a wait, but they move through the line fairly quickly and it is really truly worth the wait.

    Candice Rounds · October 5, 2013
  • MJ C.

    Red Iguana 2: same food / less WAIT than Red Iguana 1. Chili Verde and Carnitas were super DELISH. The next to us had the HUEVOS Motulenos: Carnitas with eggs - that's what I am having next time!

    MJ Chatterton · September 2, 2013
  • Sarah L.

    Drink the salsa. It is amazing.

    Sarah Lincoln · July 25, 2013
  • Mark S.

    Negro Mole is to die for-as are Carnitas. If Red Iguana is backed up w/reservations go around block to Red Iguana 2-we walked in & were able to get seats at counter with no wait. #win

    Mark Scrimshire · July 22, 2013
  • Scott L.

    The best specials are: 1. mango enchiladas on Friday. 2. Enchiladas nuevo mexico on Tuesday. Everything is good here.

    Scott Leonard · June 2, 2013
  • Ken P.

    So damn good!

    Ken Passarella · April 28, 2013
  • Courtney C.

    This location has a counter (the other doesn't) that may serve the single travelers faster

    Courtney C · April 20, 2013
  • Nater

    The pasolé soup is awesome!

    Nater · April 13, 2013
  • Mickey P.

    Ask for Omar's section. He's outstanding.

    Mickey Phelps · December 31, 2012
  • Diane Z.

    Take ID if you want a drink...

    Diane Zemla Mark · October 13, 2012
  • Rob S.

    Try the mole sampler (ask your server, it's free) and then get a dish with your favorite...can't go wrong. On Sundays the Huevos Monteleños is outstanding! Fish tacos are awesome too

    Rob Smith · September 8, 2012
  • Matthew L.

    Some of the best Mexican this side of the Rio Grande... both locations are great

    Matthew LaViola / CN Guy · July 22, 2012
  • Mike The Janitor

    Best Mexican restaurant ever. EVER. E to the V to the E to the R. Fantastic food with reasonable prices and great service. It's the bees knees covered in mole.

    Mike The Janitor · February 22, 2012
  • Phil H.

    My favorite: Enchiladas Verdes!

    Phil Humpherys · January 13, 2012
  • Hai-yen

    The Tacos Don Ramon are always delicious!

    Hai-yen · January 9, 2012
  • Austin R.

    cerveza and mole yum!

    Austin Richburg · December 29, 2011
  • Blake M.

    Guh guh guh get the cervezas!!! CrAzEe guhd!!

    Blake Mowry · December 29, 2011
  • Matt A.

    If it is your first time, ask for the Mole Sampler. Best way to get an idea of what you might like!

    Matt Affolter · November 14, 2011
  • Jesse B.

    Mole mole mole mole mole

    Jesse Battaile · October 13, 2011
  • Doug D.

    Oh, mole mio! Red Iguana defines Mexican food. We have friends who drive 3 hours round trip for their mole. Try the mole sampler before you order and decide which type you love. Enjoy!

    Doug Dickson · October 1, 2011
  • Angela T.

    Enchiladas Suizas.. Menu killer!

    Angela Thompson · September 14, 2011
  • William

    The latest iteration of the Red Iguana offers the same wonderful dishes in a more spacious setting. Nice patio with view of the trains going by. Ample parking. Much less of a wait than the original Re

    William · July 22, 2011
  • Holly P.

    Will be dreaming of the mole poblanas for a long time to come.

    Holly Potter · July 16, 2011
  • Stephanie G.

    Was alright... prices were a little high

    Stephanie Grip · April 1, 2011
  • Sher Bear M.

    Mole mole mole!

    Sher Bear Mattson · February 21, 2011
  • Scott L.

    Friday special is Mango Mole Enchiladas. They are amazing!

    Scott Leonard · February 12, 2011
  • Joshua W.

    Mango enchiladas filled with carnitas (a daily special) - were great!

    Joshua W. · January 1, 2011

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