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Chez Francois Restaurant

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1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
(403) 678-6111
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended as part of a large party and unfortunately there were issues with the computer system and I'm not sure the restaurant had prepared in terms of staffing because we had 2 servers for a 45 person group and they couldn't seem to keep up. Where they lacked in service, they definitely made up for with the food. It... More 

Thank Tracylynnjones
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yum! We had a great late brunch. We picked them because brunch runs until 2:30 and Im glad we did. We both loved what we got. I had the combo: I chose the smoked salmon Benedict & the raspberry crepe. Both were delicious but the Benedict was particularly good. The wife had the breakfast poutine which she really liked too.... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great variety of breakfast items on the menu to suit everyone's taste. Beautiful presentation in a lovely mountain setting.

Thank Connie M
Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great breakfast!! I had french toast and my husband had an eggs dish. Very tasty! Great service and location. Price was reasonable as well.

Thank Jaymi T
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Trips to the mountains almost always include Chez Francois as the first stop. I love their combo (crepe and benny). The coffee is good. The service is always great. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Donna L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I arrived at Chez Francois at 7AM sharp and were happy to find the doors open, since we were in a rush to have breakfast and catch a flight. The server was prompt, polite, and informative. She accommodated us by bringing the bill immediately after ordering so that we wouldn't have to wait once we were finished.... More 

Thank Malitz
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really super breakfast in Canmore. Better than any we have on this holiday apart from in Vancouver at Scoozi's. The eggs were superb and the pancakes had a crispy edge which was quite unique. Great food. Just wish the juice was fresh.

Thank terryb55555
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best ever eggs benny!! Ever!!! Authentic hollandaise, eggs done to perfection. Mouth waters just thinking about it, can't wait until next time!

Thank Bonnie H
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were meeting a large group (10 people) for breakfast so we tried Chez Francois and were very pleased. The breakfast was good and reasonably priced. My only concern was, as a diabetic, that there was no sugar free syrup available for my pancakes.

Thank DavidGunn1
Yarmouth, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For brunch, they offered both the lunch and breakfast menus. Food was very good, quick and reasonably priced. Smoked salmon bagel was delicious, as was the BLT croissant. Attentive server, though the man doing the seating seemed forever distracted. Worth the time and parking limitations for the meal!

Thank RSoxFamily2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $46
French, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?