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“Fantastic meal”

Las Iguanas - Reading
Ranked #53 of 620 Restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$21
Cuisines: Mexican, Brazilian, South American, Central American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made wooden mosaic tables made especially for the restaurant from sustainable woods in Brazil. Each restaurant is unique and the staff love bringing unusual things back from their travels, ranging from large lobster sculptures to giant drums. The philosophy of Las Iguanas is to serve delicious and authentic Latin American food and drink in an environment which evokes the very best of Latin life. With recipes dating back to the 16th century, the food successfully fuses native Latin American Indian, Spanish, Portuguese and African influences. Working hard to ensure that everything comes from the best possible source, Las Iguanas is proud of its fresh GM free food and top quality ingredients.
Staines, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Fantastic meal”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Las Iguanas is located riverside in Reading. had a wonderful dinner here. The burritos are wonderful.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A bit disappointed”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Las Iguanas is a real favourite among our friends - the food is always good and the happy hour 2 for 1 cocktails is amazing. On this occasion a table of 11 of us went for a late meal - our drinks order was taken really quickly and drinks brought. Our main course was also quick considering how many of us there were, and the fact that it was a busy Wednesday night, but unfortunately 2 side dishes didn't arrived - we asked about them but by the time they arrived the people who'd ordered them had pretty much finished their meals.Someone else at our table found hair in her meal which is never great.. to their credit though that meal was not added to the bill. The food and cocktails were as good as ever but on this occasion the overall experience just wasn't as good as usual.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“My favourite”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic I love this place :) great food even better cocktails and if you can make room for dessert the chocolate orange Aztec cake is a definite must, always extremely busy so if you can try to make a booking,

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Reading, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good ambiance, good food”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

So...the inside ambiance is excellent! in sunny days ... outside, near the river ... near the oracle, well...

regarding food, I have to say that the dishes...specially the vegetarians the dishes are surprisingly good! veg Bahia moqueca...WOW!!! go for it!

then....the cocktails are also vry well prepared, specially those "tropical" ones (e.g. caipirinha, mojito) ... plus the 2 for 1:D great deal for those keen in cocktails!

Visited June 2014
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Berkshire
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191 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Another great visit”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Love Las Iguanas for the happy hour cocktails and delicious food. I always find the staff in the Reading branch friendly, although this is a busy branch!

  • Visited July 2014
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