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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, Reservations

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    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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237 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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
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88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
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56 reviews 56 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 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
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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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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went Chez Francoise with my boyfriend. He ordered the pancakes and I had eggs. The pancakes tasted like it came from a cheap mix and the hasbrowns with both breakfasts were deep fried to the point of being closer to chips than a breakfast food.

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Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went yesterday, so it was the start of spring break... all together, we were there over an hour and a half for two people to have breakfast. It's cute enough inside. We waited about 15 minutes for a table for 2, which was fine. They were lined up out the door the whole time we were there. A table... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have been travelling to Canmore for years and always enjoy the atmosphere of the town & the wonderful service I normally receive. We were in town celebrating a special occasion and as our last "treat" decided to have breakfast at Chez Francois. It was busy when we walked in but we had no problems waiting. The hostess was disorganized... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Ive been to this restaurant about 10 times over the past few years and it use to be AMAZING... Hate to say it, but it has gone downhill and it just average now. Both my chair and the chair next to me were so disgusting I wish I took pics to share, they were stained, looked disgusting, and were wet.... More 

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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 - 49
  • 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?