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Chez Francois Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
+1 403-678-6111
07:00 - 21:00
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Wed 07:00 - 14:30
Thu - Tue 07:00 - 21:00
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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135 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

There are fancier French restaurants, but Chez Francois continues to serve truly enjoyable meals, at reasonable prices, particularly for the Canmore/Banff market and for the quality of their meals. With both an a la carte menu, as well as a prix fixe offering that changes, there are many options. The prix fixe menu proved to be a good value, with... More 

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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must for breakfast! I had and loved their Greek omelette. They serve breakfast late, we had the choice of either the breakfast or lunch menu. I like that they put fresh fruit on all the plates, great presentation and delicious food!

Thank Paige D
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We come here because we like the diversity of the menu. It has numerous French Canadian options that you cant find anywhere else in the valley. Staff is always really on point and helpful. Food is always good and portions are the right size for the price. Lots of Benny options and crepe options. Never disappointed.

Thank Veronique G
Calgary, Canada
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been here in a few years. I remembered it as a bustling place with the most incredible croissants. Had breakfast there today and it was just ok. The place was half empty on a Saturday morning, which should have been my first clue that something had changed. I got the fruit, brie and croissant. Fruit was good and... More 

Thank H W
Edmonton, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have breakfast here every time we're in Canmore, it's such a hidden gem! Have tried many items off the menu and have yet to be disappointed. Definitely recommend!

Thank SLB111
Edmonton, Canada
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A busy place, especially after 11:00 on a Sunday! The menu has a very wide variety from pancakes, oatmeal, eggs Benedict to omelettes, homemade granola and traditional bacon and eggs

Thank Marian H
Edmonton, Canada
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have eaten breakfast (from) this restaurant a few times but have never eaten in the restaurant. It is a great breakfast to pick up and run back to the hotel. You can mix and match items on the menu so if you can't decide - NO PROBLEM - get a combo! The prices are great - the food is... More 

Thank Gomeba
Heysham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went her on a recommendation from our tour guide... it did not disappoint! There was a great selection of breakfasts, from pancakes, fresh fruit etc etc. Reasonable priced and well worth a visit. They also provide and extensive lunch and dinner menus, but we didn't sample them, just breakfast.

Thank SueandKev2015
Okotoks, Canada
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We have been eating breakfast/brunch here for 20 years, wouldn't try anywhere else in Canmore. Food is well priced, and consistently prepared and served.

Thank mjhullah
Banff National Park, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I didn't realise how hard it was to find a nice place for breakfast in Canmore to dine in. There is so Many coffee huts with pre made food. One of the places we went into recommended Chez's and we thought finally a place! The waiter there Genevieve I think it was?! Was absolutely lovely, great service. The manager on... More 

Thank Leecage91

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
French, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?