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“Americanized Mexican”

Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #25 of 267 Restaurants in Independence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Food is ok, but definitely not the real deal. They must be doing something right as they draw good crowds, but I am not a big fan of this type of Mexican food.

1  Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We wanted to try this place simply because of the name, and we enjoy Mexican food. The walls are completely painted in murals of cartoon iguanas which is fun and interesting. Their chips and salsa were good; not too greasy. We enjoyed some good margaritas while waiting for our food (note: the fishbowl margs are huge!!) We all enjoyed our food and the portions were generous. Service was very good! Good memories made.

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Thank Shannon C
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

After a softball tournament, about 25 of us descended on this restaurant. With only a small lead-time phone call, they gave us a huge seating area that accommodated all of us. Service was good (as fast as can be for that many people), and the food was delicious. They were super helpful in letting us store our ice cream birthday cake in their freezer for after dinner. Very impressed with this restaurant and hope to return again.

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Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We have visited Salty a number of times and the food is consistently very good. They have a couple of large dining rooms and a bar area as well. Order a Margarita while they bring out the chips and salsa, and better yet include an order of the Iguana cheese dip too. It’s excellent! I like the combination fajitas, but everything is really tasty.

Thank Joe R
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Want the best carnitas in the KC metro area? This is the place. Unfortunately, not all the S. Iguanas make them this good. We live in town and we have tried most of the Iguanas. But the carnitas that come from the friendly spot on U.S. 40 never disappoint. Think of the ones your mama, or even granda, made. Or you wish they had!

Another highlight is the signature Prairie Village Burrito. Try any of the meat dishes with green chile pork -- wow! The iguana dip is excellent and my wife loves the spinach enchiladas. The margaritas are above average, the chips and salsa fresh and the serving staff is always first rate.

We make this our go-to for Sunday night takeout. Only complaint: menu has not changed in several years.

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Thank jimbagby
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