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Topolobampo

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Topolobampo Review

Chef-owner Rick Bayless wrote the book on regional Mexican cuisine—several books, actually—and here he takes his faithfully regional food upscale. Next door to the more casual Frontera Grill, Topolobampo is the higher-end room, with a more subdued mood and luxury menu, though it shares Frontera's address, phone, and dedication to quality. The ever-changing offerings showcase game, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and exotic preparations: adobo-marinated lamb and rock hen in a sauce of almonds and tomatoes are two examples.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch Sat.
Updated: 06-11-2013

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    don't bother

    I was expected the unexpected. This is just typical high-end restaurant food with chipotle mixed into the beurre blanc. Service is pushy (particularly for wine orders) and not particularly gracious. Nothing against the food; it's quite good, but you're better off with Fontera next door

    by allisen, 5/9/07
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    highly overrated mexican

    even though this is supposed to be the superlative of mexican restaurants, it is still that: mexican. so why pay a premium for food that is really not that different from other mexican restaurants? seating very uncomfortable. nouveau mexican? I don't think so.

    by Lionel22, 3/25/07

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