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Canyon Southwest Cafe

) #6 of 1,034 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale ₹₹₹₹ American, ,
1818 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3040
+1 954-765-1950
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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17:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1818 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3040
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Canyon last night and ordered the tenderloin burrito. I asked to have the chef cook the tenderloin medium rare. The waiter said he could not guarantee a temp but it came out perfectly... very juicy and delicious. You do need to plan ahead because...More

Thank jetapilot
Reviewed 2 days ago

Aside from their signature prickly pear mojito , which is quite good, the food items here are good but cost more than they should.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From their Margarita ( prickly pear if you like) to their out of this world Pecan Pie, you can't miss this opportunity for a great meal. Small plates, my wife and I select the Salmon Tostado and/ or the Chicken Quesadilla. Or if you are...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a nice time however i think the food quality was quite poor for the price. I think they could have done better. Our server was great as well as the rest of the staff! Atmosphere is nice too!

Thank sean h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South FLA best happy hour!! Great choices nice portions. Prickly pear martinis are delicious and authentic. Dinner dishes are fantastic too.

Thank LisaMilo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely neighborhood restaurant. The food is delicious. Everything is great. Its best to make a reservation. In season reservations are a must. Staff is friendly and very attentive. Bartender is excellent and the specialty cocktail is a Prickly Pear Margarita. A bit...More

Thank JanMeyers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been around a long time and I haven't been back in 20 years but after last night I will be a regular. Maybe I will choose a weekday instead of a weekend evening because of the noise but everything else was on...More

Thank Vengel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner while on vacation and everything we had was amazing. My only regret is not being able to go more times to try more items on the menu! Service and atmosphere were also excellent.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying, if this was based by food only, we would of given The Canyon 10 STARS. Monday night was our anniversary so we decided to celebrate. Note that we don't go to such expensive places much. Our server was extremely rude,...More

1  Thank FoodNetworkintern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a drive from Miami but worth it. It's always a good experience. We started off with the delicious prickly pear margaritas and a couple of the small plates; fried calamari and the tuna tartare. Don't let the "small" name fool you, the plates are...More

Thank Gary S
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Ross K
18 January 2017|
Response from Steven M | Reviewed this property |
We were actually dining there (again) this evening, arrived just as the place opened, and actually spoke with her when we walked in before we sat down. Your question isn't really a question and isn't really appropriate for... More
1 November 2016|
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Response from Dean R | Property representative |
Yes we are. Open every evening at 5:30pm. Sunday - Thursday 5:30pm - 10pm. Fridays + Saturdays 5:30pm - 11pm. CURRENT SPECIALS HAPPY HOUR @ THE BAR ONLY Sundays - Fridays, 5:30 - 8PM 1/2 OFF Prickly Pear Margaritas FOR... More
27 March 2015|
Response from FredAckerman | Reviewed this property |
Ten minutes! Depending on traffic..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 80
American, Southwestern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1818 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-765-1950
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An oasis of inspired Southwestern fusion, Canyon consistently serves an innovative and surprising array of American artisanal cuisine with Asian, South and Central American undertones. Chipotle, wasabi, ginger, cilantro, lemongrass, basil, jalapeño, mango and red chilies accent the freshest seafood and wild game available. Seductive lighting and a constantly evolving mix of music enhances your dining experience and keeps the intimate space filled with a captivating and energized clientele every night. Immerse yourself in the ambiance as you savor one of Canyon's notorious Prickly Pear Margaritas.
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