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Chez Francois Restaurant

1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
+1 403-678-6111
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (57 reviews)
“crepes” (90 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (99 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a quick getaway to Canmore and tried this restaurant for breakfast and found it to be excellent quality great taste and a really nice atmosphere. I had the eggs Benedict with two different types. One was smoked salmon and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rod D
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an elegant place for breakfast! The owners are French and the cuisine is lovely, beautifully presented on tables with tablecloths It was tastefully decorated for the holiday season with windows that allow a view of the surrounding mountain ranges.. This is a busy place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SueinPortland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible food. I brought my family of 4 here for brunch. Incredible food, my 12 year old son with an insatiable appetite had the French toast with a side of maple ham and absolutely loved it and surprisingly couldn’t finish it. My 8 year old...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cruiser700006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really gross for specialty items. Stick with basic items and you will be fine. My eggs florentine came with frozen spinach (absolutely discusting), egg was perfectly poached soft and toast/hasbtowns were above average. My wife got apple,brie,ham crepes, the apples were from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joelku82
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

10:30 brunch on a Sunday- they don’t take reservations. The menu had lots of options and plenty of gluten free substitutions also. I ordered mint tea $3.50 and eggs Benedict with spinach and feta on GF toast ($1.50 extra). I was planning on the eggs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nsfranky
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Many of our friends keep telling us to come here cause the breakfast is amazing! I disagree.. it is acceptable at best. Told many times the benny is great but the two times i have had it i have found it mediocre, the portion size...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ericisme219
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is Canmore's Sunday brunch place. If you're planning on going then, make sure you get there before church gets out. They really pack them in! But it's also great for fine French cuisine at other times of day - and the owners and staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leslie L
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Staff were truly amazing and went above and beyond! Great food & coffee and atmosphere was so nice! Will definitely return!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Olivia867
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This restaurant was recommended in a travel brochure in our hotel. It won an award for BEST BREAKFAST IN CANMORE so we thought we’d check it out, big mistake. The service was okay, the food was weak... eggs came uncooked, returned the order, came again...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gordtb
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Quickly given a table while we waited for the rest of our group. Meals were hot and served quickly after we ordered. It was great to have homemade bread (rye) for toast with our eggs. Pan fried potatoes were also delicious. The only stickler for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DRobb04
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Questions & Answers
February 4, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Chez_Francois1988 | Property representative |
the general policy for breakfast reservation there is on first come first serve. the pick hours on weekend seems to be 10 am to 12:30 where you can expect a 10 min. wait. they have 120 seats... Staff are really... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-678-6111
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