Look, it’s never a good thing when you look up a company on Yelp and they have zero reviews. But it is a good thing when you make Yelp’s top 100 restaurants list.

The news: Yelp recently released a new list of the top 100 restaurants across the country based on Yelpers feedback.

  • The list reveals Yelpers’ favorite restaurants from one end of the country to the other.

Top restaurant: Cocina Madrigal, a Latinx father-and-son-owned eatery in Phoenix, Arizona, topped the entire list.

Utah’s top restaurant: Only one Utah restaurant made the list — Red Iguana.

  • The restaurant has been serving Salt Lake City residents and visitors since 1965.
  • “Founders Ramon and Maria Cardenas passed along their beloved Mexican recipes to the children, who proudly continue the family tradition,” the Yelp description read.
  • “Expect an hour wait any night of the week at the Iguana.”
  • The restaurant is known for their different mole sauces, according to the Yelp description
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Quote:  “Mole heaven. That’s what Red Iguana is,” reviewer John S. wrote.All 7 of their regular moles — plus the pistachio that makes an appearance here and there — are outstanding. The best way to experience them is to ask for a sampler plate when you’re first seated and try them out before ordering.” 

Flashback: An episode of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” from 2020 featured Red Iguana, as the Deseret News reported.

  • “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” featured the Mexican restaurant in 2008, too.
  • “When it comes to the mix of funky, eclectic places that we do, you guys are kicking some butt,” Guy Fieri said of Salt Lake City in 2008.