Canela Bistro & Wine Bar is the realization of our dream to share the love of Spanish cuisine and culture in San Francisco. Mat Schuster, Canela’s executive chef, has dedicated his life to creating sophisticated and unforgettable flavors using only top of the line local products in conjunction with gourmet Spanish products. Right after we came to San Francisco, we immediately fell in love with the city and the Castro neighborhood, and we opened Canela, our Spanish restaurant in 2011.
This is the neighborhood where we started our own family and have built our life together. Whether you want to have a formal dinner, a quick “tapa” or small plate, a good glass of wine, or homemade dessert, join us at Canela Bistro & Wine Bar, our home, and yours.
Welcome to Canela Bistro & Wine Bar in San Francisco! Our Spanish restaurant is happy to offer you a wide variety of entrees, tapas, raciones and cocas, all inspired by traditional Spanish flavors. Tapas are small plates great for sampling and the “ración” is a larger portion, twice the size, great for sharing for bigger parties.
We use some ingredients imported from Spain as well as local, natural and organic ingredients.
Fresh Pear & Almond Gazpacho 4 Pears, seeded and chopped, some slices reserved for garnish 1 English cucumber,...Read full story »
Onward to my next stop of culinary apprenticeship…El Portal del Echaurren in beautiful, I mean breathtaking Ezcaray. ...Read full story »
I ended up having the opportunity to spend lunch and dinner service in the kitchen of Hotel Viura. Right...Read full story »
lets take an in depth look at some of the desserts of Venta Moncalvillo. They make everything in house...Read full story »
I am excited and a little pensive for my first days at Venta Moncalvillo. What will it be like?...Read full story »
Ok, so I am traveling Spain and taking you with me. Not literally, although it would be nice to...Read full story »
Turnips, Rutabagas and Kohlrabi Most cooks think of turnips only in winter, but I reach for them...Read full story »
We love reading Ric’s words on what’s in season every week and think you will too! Mat and the...Read full story »
What Grows Together Goes Together It is an expression used by chefs and wine lovers alike. “What grows...Read full story »
Use the form below to purchase a gift card. Payment is completed via Paypal. NOTE: When you hit the...Read full story »
POM Chef Q&A With Mat Schuster of Canela Bistro in SF To celebrate the season, we’re talking to some...Read full story »
In my humble opinion, a good dinner is not just a selection of good dishes. A good dinner for...Read full story »
Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits. When in season, I go to the Wednesday Castro Farmer’s Market...Read full story »
Reservation & Contact
Phone: (415) 552-3000
Address: 2272 Market St.
San Francisco, CA94114-1506
Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday – Closed
Canela Bistro Bar Reservations
Click here to purchase a gift card to San Francisco’s #1 Spanish restaurant!