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Chez Francois Restaurant

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1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
(403) 678-6111
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Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good food

We live in Canmore , and patronize this restaurant for breakfast often . The only complaint I would have is the chairs need to be reupholstered , hardly even wanted to sit down they looked so grungy .

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
DCzyz
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Canmore, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Canmore, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We live in Canmore , and patronize this restaurant for breakfast often . The only complaint I would have is the chairs need to be reupholstered , hardly even wanted to sit down they looked so grungy .

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Canmore, Alberta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been here many times for the best breakfast or brunch in Canmore! Most recent meal was a 4 course Valentines Day dinner, as always the service, the food and the ambience were first rate. Always excellent value for your dollar.

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Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The eggs Benedict and crepes are delicious, the Apple and cheese crepes are the best, strawberry and cream cheese comes a close second. The service is amazing and they are all very friendly - when in Canmore this restaurant is a must.

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I like this place especially for the view. The prices were excellent and the service was wonderful. We had a coupon from the Econo Lodge which brought down our costs considerably.

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Wellesley, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This restaurant is located in the Econo Lodge. It's one of the few places open early for breakfast. Service was quick. We ordered omelettes and they were well made with lots of yummy ingredients. Lots of skiers eating here before heading to the slopes. Nice view of the mountains, as well. Good value for money. I'd go back.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

I ate here twice during my stay in Canmore. Both times I had breakfast which is Chez Francois' speciality. The food was good and service was fast, polite and helpful. There plenty of choices for the gluten free diner, including gluten free breakfast waffles and bread. The inauspicious facade does not reflect the excellent food and service inside. If you... More 

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Drumheller, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We ate breakfast here every day we stayed in Canmore. The food was very good every time, and the service was great! Friendly, cheerful and helpful. We will be back!

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

You MUST try to French toast and Eggs Benedict! BUt everything from the coffee to hashbrowns and sausage was all delicious!

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alberta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Any restaurant, no matter how great, can have an off night. But that has happened so rarely in the 20 years I have been enjoying my favourite Canmore restaurant. I lived a block away since it opened about 20 years ago and visited often. Sylvie and Francois, their children, their staff.... always the best. Yes, weekend brunches are insanely busy... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We come here on our annual mother/daughter trip...really good breakfast and they were willing to cater to my Celiac dietary needs. We will be back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: (403) 678-6111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 48
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?