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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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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 156
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfasts

We had been Chez Francois a few years ago for an excellent dinner. This time, we read that they had won some local awards for their breakfasts, so we decided to give it a try. There was a waiting line to get in like there is often one on Sunday mornings but the wait was well worth it. The choices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Denis F
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been Chez Francois a few years ago for an excellent dinner. This time, we read that they had won some local awards for their breakfasts, so we decided to give it a try. There was a waiting line to get in like there is often one on Sunday mornings but the wait was well worth it. The choices... More 

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Thank Denis F
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best breakfast I had in a very long time. The service was prompt and friendly. I am very picky when it comes to food and I left feeling completely satisfied.

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Thank Early_Riser2014
Edmonton, Canada
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened upon this place looking for a breakfast place. We thought we would give it a try! The service was very good. Enjoyed the portions and the food. We went back Sunday morning for breakfast again. I enjoyed the veggie omelette with cheese and French toast the next day. My husband had one of their egg choices with... More 

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Thank Michelle60_11
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner was excellent. Had the set dinner with Artic Char. Cooked to perfection. Clam chowder great. Not too starchy. Desert Creme Brulee came in two flavours. Breakfast had the Eggs benedict. Potatoes different. More like thick chips. Hollandaise sauce excellent. Did not understand why there were bad reviews. Suppose there are always some that complain. For me: no complains. Will... More 

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Thank Chris C
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a late breakfast on a Saturday, and there was plenty of room. The food was pretty good - the french toast with bananas really hit the spot - but the service wasn't up to snuff. Our server wasn't having a good day. No refills on coffee, and a bit of a negative attitude throughout. Would give... More 

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Thank Trevor P
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great brunch with the family. Everything was fresh and flavourful. 2 of us had the combo benedict with crepe (the cinnamon sugar crepe), 1 had the chocolate banana crepe, and 1 had the gluten free raisin bread French toast. The portions were all large and came with fruit. The benedicts were really really good! The menu has... More 

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Thank daveandsel
Mission Viejo, California
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were on a tour as part of a package. the morning was spent dogsledding and in the afternoon we went on a helicopter ride. chez francois is also part of the package so the dogsledding company dropped us off here for lunch and the helicopter company picked us up 90 minutes later. we were not disappointed - the food... More 

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Thank al g
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good plating could have been better but there was a hair in one of the plates which the waitress took back and a new plate eggs Benedict was good and new not sure if they changed the crepes or just moved them but what was distasteful was the fact that they still charged me for the plate that... More 

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Thank Dayne P
Calgary, Canada
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103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on the way to Lake Louise, ordered banana chocolate and ham/brie/apple crepes. Fantastic food. Ate, had some juice for 2 for under 35$. Place is awesome.

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Thank slivers86
Winnipeg Manitoba
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Canmore after a one day drive from Kellowna BC in snowy conditions. We stayed at the Econo Lodge and this restaurant is attached to it. We were able to get to the restaurant, without dressing to go outside, in November. The restaurant was recommended by other guests and the fellow at the hotel front desk for dinner... 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 11 - 43
  • 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?