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“Muy bien, gracias!”
Review of Canyon Cafe - CLOSED

Canyon Cafe
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Great Uptown
Seattle
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Muy bien, gracias!”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Dropped by during a weekday Happy Hour. Had the house margarita and wine--quite good--no complaints. Food was Tex-Mex, personalized by the chef--most excellent. Recommend the guacamole, prepared table-side by our server. Absolutely awesome! Service was relaxed, bordering on manana. Be careful using the exterior entrance--may be a little slippery when wet. Manager stopped by to check on us. He was also very personable and seemed genuinely concerned with our enjoyment of the establishment.. Would definitely return if I found myself in this Houston neighborhood!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Grayone253
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CanyonCafe, Manager at Canyon Cafe, responded to this review, February 11, 2013
Thank you very much for your positive review! We can't wait to see you again!
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Tampa, Florida
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291 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Great Tex Mex & Margaritas”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

We had never been into one of these before, and didn't knwo they were a chain. Excellent food very reasonably priced. We got there for happy hour and $3 margaritas. We had had a hard day and this made it all better. Located conveniently close to the Galleria and much better food than you find in there.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Al E E
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Houston, Texas
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105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Ok from Drinks to Appetizer and no entree here we go....”
Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

Being this was the first time we have visited this place we decided to test the waters with drinks and an appetizer. Thankfully we stopped there being the Queso Con Carne was well watery little meat the chip provided were well WAY OVER SEASONED but fresh. Then the drinks well we both ordered the "Top Shelf best Voted in Houston Margarita". I have had better luck with ghetto juice or bath tub Gin. Next morning I was with headache a good indication of cheap liquor but mind you only had ONE and it well was tart way to tart and it was very light in color almost water like. It carried a bunch but the after affects are regrettable. I will never order either again and chances are that a return visit are slim to none.

However the staff was warm and welcoming the atmosphere was nice and the place over all was clean and orderly.

I was expect way more for the
Money and the location I just don't know how they stay in business. Some remodification of the menu is needed and new bartenders please that know how to make a drink!

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Thank Christopher N
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent food and great friendly staff & Management”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

Wes Corley, General Manager, came up to the tables and asked if everything was ok and told us if anything was not, he will fix it...but everything was great. Table side Guacamole was very good and the unique chips was the topic of conversation. We got the enchillada platter and was very pleased! Then we were told we had to try the Chocolate Banana Burrito for dessert and was glad we did. I found out we have a Canyon Cafe in St. Louis, MO, so we will be back. Neat Mexican, Native American, American Fusion!

  • Visited October 2012
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Arlington, Texas
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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Dined on a weeknight. Had guacamole appetizer made at the table and it was excellent. Then had the chicken fajitas which were just right. The waiter brought complimentary white chocolate tamales which were rich tasting and very god.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank kbentley
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