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Reviewed February 14, 2022

Our group of four is challenging. Big meat eater, seafood lover, very picky vegetarian/salmon eater and a reasonable omnivore (me!). We were all very happy with our meals. The turkey burger was outstanding... and I am pretty picky about my T-burgers. Great salmon entree, tuna...tartare, French onion soup, crispy brussels sprouts, sweet potato and regular fries. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Iced tea was a little weak but my glass of Pinot Gris was wonderful.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Larry C, Owner at Canyon Bistro & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2022

Hi Lori, thank you for the kind words about the bistro. So glad you enjoyed and hope to see you here again soon! Larry.

Reviewed February 9, 2020

Super popular spot in a strip mall.Friendly service, good wine selection, and definitely tasty entrees. Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

It's the Canyon, and we're glad it's there. The food is good. For my money, they miss on the connection with. Try the wild mushroom ravioli.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

We came for dinner day one and got back for lunch day two. Says it all. We had our kids with us (11 and 13). They loved the food and the place.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

Canyon Bistro was such a great choice in Topanga, we had the best burgers ever! It’s pricey be prepared to spend $80 plus dollars but all the food lived up to our expectations!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant in a mini mall is more straight laced than most places in topanga. The food is good, friendly waiters, good place to have a long conversation with a friend.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

This bistro in scenic Topanga Canyon is a good option if you're driving through or especially if you're going to a concert at the Corazon Performing Arts venue, which is directly across the street. The restaurant features an outdoor patio (that has heat lamps for...when it's cooler) as well as indoor seating, and there is parking around the complex in which it's situated. With a menu offering various very appealing burger options (including turkey and veggie), several seafood dishes, and entrees ranging from rack of lamb to filet mignon to veggie lasagna and risotto options, as well as a lovely salad selection, there is something here for everyone. The blue burger was wonderful, and the mussels, whiile very small, were very tasty and served with a generous serving of crusty bread with which to mop up the delicious broth. The sweet potato fries were delicious. Their wine bar is small but appealing, and they have an interestingly eclectic wine list, including French selections - from Cote du Rhone, Bordeaux (St. Emillion, Pomerol, Margaux), Provence, Alsace -- as well as various domestic options (Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, and even a local Topanga selection). Friendly, laid-back service staff and unhurried atmosphere make this unpretentious place a worthwhile stop in this beautiful spot. Very good!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

One of the best burgers - grass fed beef - yes meat - port wine onions, arugula, bacon mustard and an oven dried tomatoes (i’m sure I’m missing something) with a nice brioche bun and a fantastic waiter, Sal!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

Everyone who worked there was really friendly. The food was amazing. I had the Special, Shrimp Risotto with Saffron. Delightful Experience.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

For a month of editing, we had lunch there nearly every day. We found the food to always be of high quality. The daily specials were indeed “special”. We always found the staff to be very friendly and only on a few extremely busy days...did we ever felt like we waited for our food. But I understand. There’s only so many meals you can prepare at once! Overall, I look back at my visits there very fondly! Nice work ethics, good food, reasonable pricing!More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

A small restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere and a surprisingly selective wine/beer selection (including several Belgian-style options). The hostess seemed grumpy but from then on the service was good. The food was generic, coffee excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

This a great casual place to stop for a wide variety of hot food and sandwiches, plus unique items like artichokes. Very friendly wait staff located right on the main road. I had the fish and chips and no one had a bad meal. Comfortable...with indoor and outdoor seating. It was a great lunch option.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

We’ve eaten at Canyon Bistro a few times and have never been disappointed. The Burgers are fantastic. The salads and sandwiches are nicely prepared. The mac ‘n cheese is always a pleaser. And the service is always friendly and prompt. We will keep going back.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

My wife and I were taken here by family who live in the area. The drive up and down Topanga Canyon takes a bit of concentration for us folks from Scottsdale, Arizona and locals seem to run up way to close on your bumper so...get your turn signal on early pulling into this place or any other turnoff. It was cozy. They had Happy Hour going with draft beers and wine at $7.00. The burger was excellent as well as the short rib special. We liked it as who wanted to drive anywhere in the LA area on the pre Thanksgiving holiday or at any other time. If we lived in Topanga we would visit as regulars.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We ate outside on the patio. So nice. Food was good. Service was nice. Had fish tacos from App menu. There were three large shrimp tacos. Very delicious but enough for a meal!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Yes, sorry I missed this! Dog friendly!
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Yes we do. you can call 310-455-7800. You can also reserve online at our website. Thanks!
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Hi, our dining room is perfect for rehearsal dinners although the maximum is 40. Larry Cohn, owner. Please let me know if you'd like to see our prix fixe menu. Thanks!
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Canyon Bistro & Wine Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4