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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A fantastic breakfast choice!

A definite thumbs up on quality and variety of breakfast options. The staff was attentive and courteous and the price was right what I expected to pay for this. A must if you are in the area for a few days!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
EJ B
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White Rock, Canada
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  • Families with children
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249 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We are disappointed with the lack of French flair @ Chez Francois . Originally this was our preferred stop for lunch. The food, service and ambiance have good South.

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White Rock, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A definite thumbs up on quality and variety of breakfast options. The staff was attentive and courteous and the price was right what I expected to pay for this. A must if you are in the area for a few days!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

On our last day in Canmore we decided to eat breakfast here, and it was a great choice. The food as well as the service was great! The menu is extensive with choices for anyone, which is important to me since I am a picky eater. If we return to Canmore, we will eat here again.

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Chandler, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Chez Francois is my go to restaurant for breakfast with my husband or lunch with girlfriends. It is also a great date night place as it offers fine dining at a reasonable price. Friends visiting from Switzerland told us they would be paying hundreds of dollars at home for a meal up to this restaurants standards.It is the only restaurant... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I had breakfast at Chez Francois in early June 2015. We had the eggs benedict and the waffles. The service was prompt and friendly and the food excellent. Will most certainly return.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had the seafood crepes there, it was the best crepes I ever had!! The service was a bit slow. Both waiters/waitresses speak French.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The savoury crepe with goat cheese was phenomenal; great service with friendly, charming wait staff too!

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Lethbridge, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We have been coming here for 15 yrs. and have always had a wonderful time. Best Breakfast and Best Dinner for the week of May 2- 9 /2015 The Trough comes in second.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I cannot understand how this place is so highly rated. I ordered the savoury french toast and my boyfriend ordered a croissant and also the banana-chocolate crepes with bacon. My french toast was soggy (not crispy) due to the amount of cheap margarine (not butter) that it had been soaked in. The ham was cheap deli sliced ham (not off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have been here a few times for breakfast and will keep coming back. The breakfast menu has lots of variety and has all the bases covered for what most people would like to have. The food had always been very good and the prices are reasonable.

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Additional Information about Chez Francois Restaurant

Address: 1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 678-6111
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
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
Average Prices: USD 12 - 48
Cuisine: French

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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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