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Chez Francois Restaurant

1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
(403) 678-6111
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Ranked #20 of 105 restaurants in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $56
Cuisines: French
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Portola Valley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Chez Francois at 1602 2nd Ave on the Bow Valley Trail across from Patrinos. It’s an indoor restaurant, nothing fancy. It is not noisy. Chez Francois offers a very full breakfast menu including eggs benedict options along with traditional breakfast options. They have a lunch and dinner menu that looks interesting. Nice standard presentations, not fancy, good portions, good service... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Ask a local is always a good maxim, and at dinner in another restaurant the previous evening, I asked our server where I would find the best breakfast in Canmore. Without hesitation, she said "You must go to Chez Francois, the pancakes are amazing," and she spoke the truth. The menu has plenty of choice and the pancakes are especially... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Once we found this restaurant, we had to keep coming back. Great breakfasts for the value with an expansive menu. Eggs Benedict is their signature breakfast dish but I can highly recommend the French toast, waffles and other egg dishes!

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Alberta
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Best eggs Benny ever!!, homemade hollandaise & hash browns great service fresh coffee. All the breakfast are delish, I'm sure I've tried them all. serve breakfast till 2!! You should go make your belly happy=)

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went here with friends for a get together. The food was fantastic! The atmosphere was very nice, we sat and visited until the restaurant closed. The service was good but not great, but the food made up for it. Everything was prepared to perfection, fresh and delicious. It was expensive, but we felt worth the money, so keep in... More

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Calgary
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was my second visit. I did not have the famous Eggs Benedict this time but on my first visit I did and it was great!! We had a delicious breakfast this time with great service!! We did not have to wait but last visit it was about 20 minutes. It is well worth waiting!! The outside appearance does not... More

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Edmonton
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Looks a little sketchy because of the run-down decor (stained carpet and seats, ratty menus) but the food is divine. Definitely a place to seek out when you're staying in Canmore. The service was quick and pleasant. There's some neat artwork in the ladies bathroom (a floral ink mural - very neat!) but I'd feel like a weirdo taking my... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Definitely the best breakfast destination in Canmore. The eggs benedict are the best I've ever had. Will definitely be back,

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Bozeman, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If I could pick my last meal on this earth to totally enjoy it would Chez Francois and it would be the pork loin with the Roquefort cheese drizzle over it. I am from Las Vegas and my wife eat out often and I would pick this restaurant and this mans food over any others. I know and service many... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very nice atmosphere. Had my granddaughter with me and server very helpful with bringing her food out quickly. The eggs benedict are delicious! It is a family favorite for brunch

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