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Canyon Southwest Cafe

1818 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3040
954 765 1950
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Ranked #3 of 1,123 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Austin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed dinner here. Food was out of this world as well as service. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 overall is due to the size. We felt really crowded waiting for our table but once we sat down, it was fine. Definitely agree with the #1 rating by tripadvisor reviews and we were very glad we... More 

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Florida, usa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Innovative offerings with surprising taste and textures. A foodie place if there ever was one. Small and crowed but worth the effort to get a table if you like eating at a normal hour rather then 5.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Stopped in on a whim to enjoy happy hour on a Monday night. The bar was already full but we were made to feel comfortable standing and enjoying our prickly pear margaritas off to the side. When 2 seats opened up we sat and had some of the most delicious and creative half price appetizers I have ever had. The... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in Ft Lauderdale for a winter break and visited Canyon based on TA recommendation. From the Truffle oil, manchego cheese potato chips, scallops and tequila lime grilled chicken, and white chocolate bread pudding as well as signature cocktail (Prickly Pear Margarita) Canyon was a hit. We're going back tonight because of our previous experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went to taste the lobster avocado salad after recomondations from a friend in Norway. Tasted amazing! Continued with to others starters, shearing. You must try the "shrimp and grits", even better than the lobster! For dessert the white chocolate bread pudding was very good, even though we never eat bread pudding in Norway, we loved this one! Service was... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Took my out of town besties on a recent visit. They raved about it. The three of us shared the lobster avocado salad and each ordered a small plate of the appetizers (salmon tostado, short rib tacos and miso scallops). We asked for the bread pudding to go but it never made it out of the restaurant! Stuffed and satisfied... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Three of us visited on a recent Friday about 6:30 pm and were seated immediately. My friend who lives in Fort Lauderdale said it gets packed later on. Jeff was our server and he was terrific - friendly and knowledgeable about the menu, which is quite eclectic. We opted for several appetizers instead of one of the entrees, which were... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

this restaurant has very good food but the decor was very dated. happy to report they had a makeover. don't miss the shrimp and grits. new to me on the menu. it was awesome. wait staff always great!

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Wow! Great dinner. No reservations are taken here so we arrived early. Had the warm Lobster and Avocado salad and Corn Chowder to start. Salad was wonderful and soup was unlike any other corn chowder - flavored with bacon, black bean and chilies. Dinner was Short Rib Tacos and the Special which was Scallop and Shrimp Burrito. Delicious seafood in... More 

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Park City, Utah, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

All I really want to say is save room for the white chocolate bread pudding. It will change your life. Don't worry about choosing a drink, just get the prickly pear margarita like everyone else, you just need to decide with salt or without. Excellent salads, pasta and fish.

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Additional Information about Canyon Southwest Cafe

Address: 1818 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-3040
Phone Number: 954 765 1950
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 80
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Mexican, Contemporary

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