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Canela Bistro - CLOSED

3252 Hwy 82, Sonoita, AZ 85637
520-455-5873
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CLOSED
Cuisines: Southwestern
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations

23 reviews from our community

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English first
Patagonia, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This place is closed, has been for two plus years, but you provide no way to indicate this other than writing a 100 plus characters. Has to be a better way.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Sad to see that you have closed, you were such a wonderful presence in the community. Know that we wish you well. Thanks for providing a great place to dine. Miss you a lot.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012 via mobile

Such amazing local foods prepared in imaginative ways by Chef John--a nice surprise in such a small town. This is must after a day of wine tasting, but expect to pay for the experience. This is lovingly prepared and the prices reflect such.

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

This is a wonderful spot for dinner, especially when you can sit outside on the terrace. Food has always been good and the service friendly, a rare gem in the middle of a culinary nowhere. It's sad to hear that it will be closing. Good luck to everyone who made it a great place.

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Sonoita, Arizona, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

You need a reservation, but the food is locally sourced as much as possible, organic, wholesome and imaginatively prepared. Take time to appreciate the efforts of the cook. Worth a drive from Tucson. Some of the best food in SE Arizona.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

A local winery recommended the Bistro and I think we got the last available table on a Friday night. Great from start to finish. Perfect martinis, just the way we had requested them. Wonderful fresh bread with an herb butter. Outstandingly fresh and creative soup and salad. Hubby had the fried chicken and ate every bite, while I seriously enjoyed... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012 via mobile

If steak and fish is your favorite dishes then this is your place. I ordered a ribeye and it tasted like week old fish. What a horrible meal and the service was the same.

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Hobart, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

One would never expect such a sophisticated restaurant in this area. I wish they were open more; was there for 5 days over Christmas 2011 and they were not open any one of those days; bummer.

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Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

We made reservations and met another couple on a Sunday at this restaurant, which we chose because of its online description and location. We were very pleasantly surprised with its delicious food, friendliness, and upscale atmosphere. When we arrived we were able to choose between a room with lighting from windows to the outside patio and the darker main dining... More

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Elgin Az
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

We have had brunch here a few times, and ALWAYS have a great time. Great food made with real passion.

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