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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 19
    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
Great Breakfast

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
KG223
Good for:
  • Families with children
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242 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Calgary, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I'm still haunted by our visit to this so-called restaurant for breakfast. The place was filthy - chairs stained and dirty, tables covered in debris and stains, walls grubby. The food was atrocious - meat found in a vegetarians breakfast, cremated scrambled eggs, flavourless slop etc. If you're used to eating out of greasy spoon trucker cafes, then I could... More 

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Drumheller, Canada
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On a Sunday morning....It was a 15 minute wait, They took names and it went smoothly enough but everyone was standing in the entrance which seemed to interfere with people leaving. I thought that could be a better arrangement in that area would be good. Service seemed slow in coming but they were busy. Had eggs benedict with smoked salmon... More 

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Canmore, Canada
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My and my friend used reviews online and decided to give Chez Francois' a try. Our waitress was very friendly, coffee was good, I wish the food was better though.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A family friend recommended the trip to Canmore for the eggs Benedict at Chez Francois. It was really busy but we were seated quickly and the hostess was very pleasant. Unfortunately the service itself was very slow and the eggs Benny were just okay. The atmosphere also needs a bit of cleaning/ updating. I do appreciate that due to the... More 

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Canmore
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We go here periodically after church for Brunch. Food is always good and staff are helpful and prices are reasonable. Always busy on Sudays

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