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Chez Francois Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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CAD 8.5
Daily Soup Creation
CAD 12.0
Lobster Bisque
CAD (One For) 10.99
CAD (To Share) 14.99
Francois's Caesar Salad
CAD 9.99
House Salad
Mixed greens, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers & cucumber with a red wine vinaigrette
CAD 13.99
Golden Beets Salad
Candied walnuts & goat cheese on mixed greens with raspberry vinaigrette
CAD 6.99
Signature Duck Liver Pate
Served with french baguette, Ideal to share
CAD 11.99
Francois's Country Style Pate
Veal & Pork, fresh pepper & cognac, red currant & pork jelly
CAD 14.99
Brie Chaud
Baked brie, ideal for sharing, served with cranberry apple chutney & French baguette
CAD 12.99
Merguez a la Provencale
Homemade spicy lamb sausages, fresh garlic tomato sauce
CAD 12.99
Escargots In Portabello Mushroom
Baked with garlic butter & mozzarella cheese
Served with French fries & home coleslaw
CAD 16.99
Bison Burger
Caramelized onions, Quebec Oka cheese, tomatoes, lettuce & aioli
CAD 15.99
Vegan Burger
Portabello, zucchini, bell pepper, caramelized onions, tomatoes, lettuce & hummus
CAD 18.99
Spicy Lamb Burger
Onions, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers & mayonnaise
CAD 15.99
Reuben Sandwich
Pastrami, sauerkraut & Suisse cheese on toasted rye bread
CAD 16.99
Alberta Beef Baguette
Sauteed beef, onions & bell peppers, served on baguette bread with tomatoes & melted Mozzarella cheese
Most main course are served with Market vegetable & strarch of the day
CAD 23.99
Salmon Salad
Seared salmon, goat cheese, almonds & bell peppers over mixed greens with a warm lemon & capers vinaigrette
CAD 20.5
Vegan Phyllo
Baked spinach, wild mushrooms, beans, lentils & cashew nuts in a phyllo pastry, tomato sauce
CAD 23.99
Cajun Pasta
Pan fried chicken, shrimp, bell peppers & onions in a creamy Cajun sauce
CAD 22.5
Smoked Salmon Pasta
Mushrooms & capers, in creamy dill sauce
CAD 22.5
Butternut squash & Portabello mushrooms, creamy goat cheese sauce
CAD 21.5
Chicken Mushroom Crepes
Creamy sauce
CAD 23.99
Seafood Crepes
Selection of seafood in a lobster sauce, glazed with a Hollandaise sauce
CAD 27.5
Salmon Colbert
Poached salmon topped with shrimp & scallop mousse, glazed with Hollandaise
CAD 32.0
Fish stew: salmon, red snapper, basa, cod, prawns, scallop, clams & mussels (in season) served in a fish broth, on rice
CAD 21.99
Beef Stroganoff
Sauteed beef, mushrooms, dill pickles, demi-glazed sauce, sour cream over pasta
US$11 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
French, Canadian
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch crepes eggs benedict french toast potatoes ham bread duck soup traditional breakfast breakfast place late breakfast maple syrup cooked perfectly quick service busy place worth the wait
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always have a great breakfast here. The apple cheddar crepes are so good and all cooked by a chef!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lilbiteb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many great options for breakfast. Reasonably priced for the large portions. Beautiful views from seating area

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 154sarahd
Reviewed January 9, 2019 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 January 6, 2019

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 January 6, 2019 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 December 17, 2018 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
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February 4, 2015|
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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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