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Chez Francois Restaurant

1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
+1 403-678-6111
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“crepes” (82 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (88 reviews)
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French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food and even better service. We enjoyed a fantastic breakfast here and didn’t have to wait for a table even though it was very busy. Will definitely be back.

Thank Tyler T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in here for brunch this past weekend. The place was really hopping and a wait would have been required except that they just happened to have room for two at the bar. At the recommendation of our server, I went...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one of the best Eggs Benedict I have ever had. It was a great atmosphere. I have told many people to go there.

Thank regherasim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Chez Francois was great, and the breakfast menu had a long list of options. We had a lovely view of the mountains from our table and the food was reasonably priced.

Thank Ian V
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Drumheller, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have had breakfast at Chez Francois. The food has been fabulous both times. The first time we went the service was not very good, but this time it was wonderful. The views are great as well which is important...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, pleasant atmosphere.....old house type restaurant. Food was amazing and the service was awesome, our waitress from Chek Rep, so sweet!

1  Thank TheSistasss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with a couple friends. The restaurant was nice and our server was great, which is the only reason I didn’t rate this as terrible. The gluten free waffles are store bought Eggo’s AND they charge extra for that. Seriously?Considering the picture...More

Thank Katie766
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends, I ordered Eggs Benedict and I was really great. Fruit smoothie and other orders arrived on time and we really enjoyed it. Good job!

Thank D M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Chez Francois is our "go to" place for Sunday brunch when we're in Canmore or Banff for the weekend. The restaurant is bright and airy; the servers are friendly and attentive; and the food is tasty. We usually order a combination of eggs benny, the...More

Thank KokoYK
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I get a double egg Benny whenever I come! Usually with tomato and mushrooms, sometimes with smoked salmon. A clean fresh painted restaurant.

Thank Conrad H
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Questions & Answers
5 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sylvie g | 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
USD 12 - USD 47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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: +1 403-678-6111
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