Canela is the realization of our dream to share the love of Spanish cuisine and culture. Mat, 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. 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, our home and yours.
Welcome to Canela! We are 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.
February 8, 2015 4 Courses for $65 Vegetarian options available 3 seatings: 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
February 8, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us from 3 – 5pm for a good old fashioned cookbook exchange!
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
February 8, 2015
4 Courses for $65 Vegetarian options available
3 seatings: 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
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Reservation & Contact
Canela Bistro Bar Reservations
- Tuesday – Thursday 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Friday – Saturday 5:30 PM – Midnight
Sunday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Monday – Closed
* Kitchen closes one hour before closing.