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French Quarter Cafe - CLOSED

1005 Cougar Creek Dr Unit 100, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
+1 403-678-3612
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
Nov 17, 2014
Sep 2, 2014
“Great Meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1005 Cougar Creek Dr Unit 100, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant is now closed. Drove by the space the other day and it is empty. Looks like something new is going in that space? Looking forward to it.

Thank jomo1234
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Right off the bat I'll just say I'm no expert on "authentic" Cajun or Louisiana cuisine. But my Wife and I had dinner at the French Quarter Cafe and enjoyed it very much. We both decided to start with the Bourbon Street Sampler. It had...More

1  Thank BrWayne
Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had breakfast here with a larger group. Went to pay the bill and was chastised by owner for not telling him ahead of time that we required separate bills. Seems to me that's the responsibility of the server to determine that before taking our order....More

1  Thank Canadajin
Michael r, Manager at French Quarter Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

To Canadajin We are sorry that you think that way. Are prices are in line with the towns, the price of eggs Benedict is at $11.95 and coffee is $2.75 total $14.70 before taxes. I do take responsibility for not asking the person who had...More

Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast as we were staying close by and the town was absolutely crazy busy. The food was okay, the hash browns were not hot, which is half the breakfast for me! The service was attentive but the place was practically emptyMore

Thank Bernbaby
Michael r, Manager at French Quarter Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2014

I am sorry that you did not get your potatoes hot, so that the next time you are in town we would like to make it up to you. We would like to send you a gift certificate if you could email your full name...More

Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were there for breakfast.The food was very good and the portions were very generous. The service was good. Nice place. We sat out on the patio and were able to enjoy the fabulous view of the mountains. It was bit on the expensive side....More

Thank skyblueandwhite
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Cozy little spot. Had an enjoyable meal here - as other reviewers have said, it's not quite New Orleans, but the food was pretty good. We ended up having two servers, one a little too friendly, the other not quite enough. So I suppose on...More

Thank voyageur08
Reviewed July 2, 2014

had a great time at there last jazz night on saturday evening on june28th. food was very good you have to try the bread pudding for dessert. will be back, the best part was that the service was out standing and great band

Thank d r
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Not only did we have to serve ourselves water, we also had to go get our own menus. We should have known to stay away from this place considering the place next door (The Summit Cafe) was packed and this place only had 3 tables...More

1  Thank TaraPi
Reviewed May 31, 2014

The food is always good at this restaurant. We are regulars for the breakfasts and go there a couple of times for dinner a month. His southern cooking is unique and delicious, a must stop if you are visiting Canmore.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Fast and friendly service, simple, less elegant now after renos although it brighter/sunnier very welcoming. Has a good quality price. I had the FQ breakfast sandwich and I loved it.

Thank 7Frenchjerry
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Cougar Creek Dr Unit 100, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-678-3612
The French Quarter Cafe in Canmore is a jazzy little bistro that's big on food inspired by the Deep South. Chef & Owner, Michael Raso loves cooking and is a regular visitor to New Orleans. He can't get enough of the ambiance, the music and the special Cajun and Creole food that is associated with The Big Easy. He always comes back to Canmore from these jaunts with fresh ideas, recipes and new menu options for his great little restaurant in the Rockies.

If you are looking for excellent food that is a bit out of the ordinary in these parts, try The French Quarter Cafe in Canmore. While you're at it, say hello to the Chef ...Michael loves to talk about the food, the jazz, and his special spin on New Orleans-inspired recipes.
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