Welcome to Blue Iguana’s authentic Mexican experience! Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, our food is all prepared in-house, using only the freshest ingredients. We pride ourselves on upholding our ancestors’ tradition of slow-cooking, marinating, and seasoning our meats and vegetables to perfection.

You will love our variety of margaritas and other cocktails, while enjoying our authentic and lively atmosphere. We might be famous for our traditional molés, but don’t let that stop you from trying any of our other delicious chimichangas, burritos, and tacos!

Are you ready to eat? Call us at 801-533-8900 or click the “Reserve” tab above to make your reservation. Please note that this page only includes a partial lunch menu. For the full lunch, dinner, and alcohol menus, please click the buttons below.


Nachos with chorizo and chile verde at Blue Iguana

Guacamole ($6.50)

Made fresh daily! An absolute MUST HAVE!

Stuffed Avocado ($8.50)

Perfectly ripened avocado with your choice of creamy shrimp or creamy chicken salad

Killer Nachos ($10.50)

Chorizo, chile verde, beans…the works!

Encurtidas ($9.50)

Famous Blue Iguana stuffed jalapeños with cheese and bay shrimp

Rajas de Chile Con Queso ($8.99)

Roasted chile pepper strips with cheese and sour cream. Served with flour or corn tortillas

Chile con Queso ($7.99)

Chile with cheese. Served with chips

Chori Queso ($7.99)

White melted cheese with Mexican sausage and corn tortillas


Cheesy enchiladas served with rice and beans

Two traditional style enchiladas made with corn tortillas and our famous enchilada sauce. Served with rice and beans.

Cheese ($10.99)

Chile Verde ($12.50)

Chicken ($11.99)

Shredded Beef ($11.99)

Ground Beef ($11.99)

Enchiladas Suizas ($12.99)

Chicken and sour cream with mole poblano and cheese

Enchiladas Verdes ($12.99)

Chicken, sour cream with Mole Verde and pico de gallo

Enchiladas Amarillas ($12.99)

Carnitas smothered with amarillo mole, cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream

Tacos & Burritos

fajitas at a Mexican restaurant in Salt Lake City, Utah

2 Tacos ($10.99)


Ground Beef


Chorizo con Papas – spicy pork sausage and potatoes

Carnitas Tacos ($11.75)

Slow roasted pork

Tinga Tacos ($11.75)

Slow roasted pork with spices and marinated chipotle peppers and red chiles

Don Manuel Tacos ($12.50)

Grilled sirloin strips with spicy chorizo

Chorizo, Shrimp & Pineapple Tacos ($12.50)

An incredible combination, a must try!

Burritos ($11.50)

Served with sour cream and guacamole

Carnitas – slow roasted tender pork

Shredded Beef

Ground Beef


Tinga – slow roasted pork marinated with chipotle pepper

Asada – charbroiled sirloin

Chile Verde – diced pork cooked in green chiles, tomatillo and cilantro

Our 5 Pound Burrito Challenge ($15.99)

Beef, chicken, chile verde, rice & beans inside, smothered in Spanish sauce. If you eat it all, dessert is free!

Meats & Seafood

shrimp served at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City

Molcajete ($32.50)

The perfect meal for two! Grilled steak, chicken, shrimp, chiles, and cactus in tomatillo sauce and panela cheese. Served in a molcajete stone bowl

Chile Verde ($13.99)

Diced pork cooked in green chiles, tomatillo and cilantro

Tinga Poblana ($13.99)

Slow-roasted shredded pork. Spicy!

Puntes de Filete ($16.50)

Grilled sirloin or chicken strips with bacon, onions, serrano peppers served with Mole de Almendra

Shrimp Tacos ($12.50)

Sautéed shrimp topped with cabbage, avocado sauce, pico de gallo and queso fresco

Shrimp Sonora ($15.50)

Ten large shrimp sautéed in a garlic butter sauce

Camarones a la Iguana ($15.50)

Ten large shrimp sautéed then simmered in a spicy red chile sauce

Camarones en Mole ($16.50)

Ten large sautéed shrimp served in your choice of mole sauce


A traditional Mexican chile relleno

Chile Rellenos ($12.50)

Two Anaheim roasted peppers stuffed with cheese and cooked in egg batter

Enchiladas Poblanas ($11.99)

Two cheese enchiladas smothered with mole poblano, cheese blend, sour cream and avocado slices

Enchiladas Rancheras ($11.50)

Two cheese enchiladas smothered in our ranchera sauce, topped with sauteed mushrooms, veggies and melted cheese

Rice and Avocado Enchiladas ($11.50)

Two rice and avocado enchiladas smothered with ranchera sauce and melted cheese

Enmoladas Enchiladas ($11.99)

3-bean enchiladas smothered in mole negro, our cheese blend and sweet pickled red onions

Chimichanga ($11.50)

Filled with roasted vegetables topped with ranchera sauce, melted cheese and the works

Bean and Cheese Burrito ($10.99)

Filled with refried beans and cheese blend served with the works

Veggie Burrito ($10.99)

Filled with roasted vegetables served with the works

Blue Iguana Tacos ($10.50)

Black beans, cabbage, avocado sauce, pico de gallo and queso fresco

Veggie Tacos ($10.50)

Roasted veggies, cabbage, avocado sauce, pico de gallo and queso fresco

Hongos Tacos ($10.75)

Sautéed mushrooms, pepper, onions, cabbage, avocado sauce, pico de gallo and queso fresco


Authentic Mexican mole served at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City

Verde ($15.99)

Green chiles, pumpkin seeds, almonds, and spices

Amarillo ($15.99)

Almonds, veggies, and habanero chiles. Very hot!

Negro ($15.99)

Chocolate-based black mole with peanuts

Poblano ($15.99)

Red chiles and peanuts, with a dash of cinnamon and chocolate. Deliciously rich!

De Almendras ($16.50)

Original Blue Iguana almond mole

Pipian ($15.99)

Roasted pumpkin seeds and guajillo chiles


A taco salad served in a taco shell at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City

Ensalada Verde ($5.50)

House dinner salad topped with bell peppers, black olives and onions

Blue Iguana Salad

…with Salmon ($13.50)

…with Chicken ($12.50)

Seared salmon or chicken with fresh lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, mango chipotle salsa and tropical mango vinaigrette dressing

Taco Salad ($11.50)

Your choice of grilled steak, grilled chicken, shredded beef, or ground beef with bell peppers, black olives, onions and guacamole served in a flour tortilla shell

Shrimp Salad ($12.50)

Fresh greens, bell peppers, black olives, onions, topped with 10 large grilled seasoned shrimp


a burger with a chile relleno inside

Build Your Own Burger ($10.99)

Includes one choice of the following (+$1 per additional item):

  • Monterey Jack Cheese
  • Bacon
  • Sautéed Mushrooms
  • Guacamole
  • Sautéed Onions with Jalapeño

Acapulco Burger ($10.99)

Our special burger with thinly sliced ham, bacon and pineapple

Blue Iguana Burger ($11.50)

Our special burger topped with egg battered chile relleno, stuffed with cheese

$6 Kids’ Menu (Ages 10 & Under)

Quesadillas from the kids menu at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City

Mini Burrito

Mini Quesadilla

Mini Taco


Mini Burgers

Mini Corn Dogs

Chicken Nuggets

$5.99 Desserts

A traditional Mexican dessert served at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City

Tres Leches Cake

A white sponge cake soaks up a blend of three milks; evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk & whole milk. Topped with whipped cream & a fresh strawberry

Caramel Flan

Silky custard with a creamy caramel sauce


Fried dough dusted with sugar and cinnamon

Fried Ice Cream

A large scoop of vanilla ice cream in cinnamon and corn flakes. Topped with whipped cream & chocolate sauce

Cocktails & Beer

alcohol beverages served at Blue Iguana in Salt Lake City


Voted Utah’s Best Margarita!

Iguanarita ($7.50)

Our favorite margarita made from Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila, Triple Sec, Rose’s Lime, and our special margarita mix

Strawberry Margarita ($8.00)

Jose Cuervo Margarita, triple sec, and strawberry

Jalapeño Margarita ($8.00)

Patron Silver, triple sec, agave, fresh jalapeño, and margarita mix

16oz Grande Margarita ($14.00)

Don Julio tequila, Grand Marnier, Brandy, Rose’s Lime, and Blue Agave

32oz Mega Margarita ($14.50)

Patron Silver tequila, triple sec, and agave with house sparkling juice (strawberry, mango, peach, or lime)

16oz Coronarita ($14.50)

8oz Corona with margarita

Tequila Shots

Reposado is tequila that has rested and aged for 2-11 months and has a golden hue. Plata has the Blue Agave in its purest form and is clear and un-aged. Anejo is aged for over a year and has a light brown color.


Hornitos ($5.00)

1800 ($6.00)

Corralejo ($8.00)


Herradura Silver ($7.50)

Patron Silver ($8.00)


Tres Generaciones  ($7.50)

Don Julio ($9.00)

Don Julio 1942 ($18.00)

Specialty House Drinks

Cantarita ($8.50)

Wahaka Mezcal, Mexican grapefruit, fresh lime, and orange juice served in an authentic Mexican clay mug

Tequila Sunrise ($8.50)

Cazadores Tequila, orange juice, grenadine, and a splash of agave

Daiquiris ($8.50)

Bacardi Blanco with a choice of Strawberry, Blueberry, Mango or Peach mix

Mojitos ($10.00)

Choice of Lime, Strawberry, Blueberry, Mango, or Pineapple. Bicardi Rum, fresh mint, fresh lime, agave, and a splash of soda

Piña Colada ($8.50)

Bicardi Blanco Rum, coconut cream, pineapple juice, and fresh lime


Authentic Mexican ($5.75)

Corona Extra, Dos Equis XX, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo Dark, Corona Light, Pacifico, Bohemia, Tecate, and Victoria

Domestic ($5.75)

Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, and Blue Moon (non-alcoholic beer options available)

Local Utah Beer ($5.75)

Evolution Amber, Chasing Tail, Slick Rock, Snowbird IPA, and Full Suspension


By the Glass ($7.00)

Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

By the Bottle – Blue Iguana’s Label

Blanco Blue ($25.00)

Medium-bodied white Chardonnay—from our very own local Utah Vineyard!

Hermanos Castillo ($30.00)

Medium-bodied red

Vino Tinto ($35.00)

Full-bodied red