Utahns love Mexican food! You’ll find at least a small taco stand in almost every town in the state, but some restaurants really stand out more than others. Here are some of Utahns’ favorite Mexican restaurants, in alphabetical order.
1. 180 Tacos, Provo
3368 N University Ave and 227 W. Bulldog Blvd., Provo
Street-style tacos in a casual atmosphere.
2. Alamexo, Salt Lake City
268 S. State Street, Salt Lake City
Authentic Mexican food and guacamole prepared right at your table. It doesn’t get fresher than that!
3. Billy Blanco's Motor City Mexican, Park City
8208 Gorgoza Pines Rd., Park City
A fun, funky spot for Mexican, burgers and drinks.
4. Blue Iguana, Salt Lake City and Park City
165 West Temple, Salt Lake City and 255 Main Street, Park City.
Blue Iguana's mole sauces are especially tasty. Don't miss out on the Iguanarita (their signature margarita).
5. El Chihuahua Restaurant, Salt Lake City
3926 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City
The food is fabulous, but they're also well known for their "Death Stars" - delicious cocktails that come in large glasses. They're only legally allowed to serve you two.
6. El Chubasco, Park City
1890 Bonanza Drive, Park City
Winner of the Best of Park City 2015 for Mexican food.
7. El Toro Viejo, Brigham City and Logan
680 S. Main Street, Brigham City and 1111 N. Main Street, Logan
All the favorite Mexican dishes.
8. Frida Bistro, Salt Lake City
545 W. 700 S., Salt Lake City
Upscale Mexican dining. The restaurant pays homage to its namesake, artist Frida Kahlo.
9. Irmita's Mexican Grill, St. George
490 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
This casual spot has a 5 star rating on Yelp! and has won several awards.
10. Luis's Mexican Cuisine, Eden
4920 E. 2550 N.
Fresh, delicious Mexican food, tucked away in Eden.
11. Maria Bonita, Orem
171 W. 800 N., Orem
Big portions and tasty Mexican cuisine.
12. Red Iguana, Salt Lake City
Visit Red Iguana at 736 W. North Temple, Red Iguana 2 at 866 W. South Temple, and Taste of Red Iguana at 28 S. State Street in Salt Lake City
Red Iguana is probably the #1 ranked Mexican restaurant in the state. Open for over 40 years now, it wins all the awards. The line is long, but the wait is well worth it!
13. Sonora Grill, Ogden
2310 Kiesel Ave., Ogden
Delicious Mexican food and plenty of vegetarian/vegan options.
14. Taqueria 27, Three SLC Locations
4670 Holladay Village Plaza, 1615 S. Foothill Drive, and 149 E. 200 S., Salt Lake City
Delicious tacos and a fabulous variety of tequilas.
15. Tarahumara, Midway and Park City
380 E. Main Street, Midway and 1300 Snow Creek Drive, Park City
Everything is homemade and the salsa bar is fabulous!
16. Whiptail Grill, Springdale
445 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale
Whiptail specializes in "Mexican Fusion." Yeah, I don't know exactly what that means either, but people love it!