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“Poutine for all!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Belle Patate

La Belle Patate
Bay #4, 102 Boulder Crescent, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1L2, Canada
+1 403-678-0077
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Ranked #9 of 103 Restaurants in Canmore
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Great selection of Poutines made with fresh squeaky cheese curds, double cooked fries and a delicious vegetable based gravy. Old fashioned Montreal smoked meat sandwich served on rye with a side of kosher pickle :) Aged Alberta beef subs. Moist, Steamed dogs, dressed to perfection :) Authentic Colt Spruce Beer Come and get a taste of home :D
Houston, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Poutine for all!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I was so excited to read about this restaurant - massive poutine variety. I love poutine and this poutine was excellent! Staff was so helpful and friendly. Will definitely return when traveling in the area.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Canmore, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“For poutine lovers, this is the place to go!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012 via mobile

I've had lots of poutine in my life and I must say this one was pretty good for an "outside Québec" restaurant. Owner is from Québec an it's obvious as they know how to make it. Service is excellent as well, very friendly staff.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Home away from Home”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Want authentic french canadian fast food... Well you can find it in Canmore. From poutine to steamies (hot dogs) along with Smoked meat sandwiches you won't be deceived.
Only down side is maybe the speed of service and the price but when I want my "fix" its like home away from home.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Authentic Quebec cuisine!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My hubby is from Montreal so he know's his French Canadian food! He was excited to try this place as several of our friends had raved about it. We were not disappointed! The staff is friendly and the food was great!!

Visited March 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good But Not Great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I really wanted to go here after reading the reviews and knowing that we were going to Canmore on the weekend.
I was a little disappointed by what we ended up getting. The Montreal Smoked meat sandwich was covered in mustard and the bread was very soggy from all of it. The meat inside was excellent and warm and fresh, but the whole sandwich itself fell short for me.
My husband ordered a hot dog and the regular poutine. The poutine was great, nice and warm and the fries were excellent. The hot dog was nothing special.
I think in short I would go here just for the poutine. The rest isn't really worth it.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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