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Avec Bistro

550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
+1 587-352-0964
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (13 reviews)
“duck confit” (8 reviews)
“foie” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, International, Contemporary, Healthy
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chef, Kirk and Julien were amazing. All the food and wine selection just simple and perfect. We had the French onion soup and the Maple Brussel sprouts to start then for mains the Salmon and Duck confit. Everyone should try the best seared foie...More

Thank Dude418
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at Avec Bistro on the Easter weekend. The food was very good and service very helpful. One of our party is celiac and our server was very good in making recommendations about what to eat and what to avoid. There is...More

Thank TessaNorm
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There are many Bistros in our neighbourhood but this is our favourite. Classic meals and excellent service. When it is on the menu the Croque Madame is spectacular. The wine list is complete and they know their pairings. For a special treat try Absinthe for...More

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Avec with the lady on Valentine's Day. Started with the foie and and mushroom appetizers. Both were delicious, but I wish the portion size of the foie was a bit bigger. Mains were the confit and a braised short rib special which were...More

Thank Shaxspear
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by a pleasant and non pretentious lady who sat us straight away. Service was quick and thorough and our server took the time to explain certain menu options. Don't be fooled by some of the menu choices. This isn't your typical tavern...More

Thank CJDFNS
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have been to Avec several times - I have always enjoyed the food but have not been happy with the service. This time we had an amazing croque monsieur and a nice mushroom omelet. Both mains came with a very nice salad with several...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I have worked across the street from Avec for several years and have never had a chance to drop in for lunch. Following my experience there this week, I will make an effort to return - often. The food is not only delicious, it is...More

Thank Laurinska
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is serving some typical French dishes as steak tartar, frog legs and duck confit. Quality is average to good, prices are a bit steep but not out of shape. Had dinner on a Monday night. Restaurant was almost empty.

Thank Jef V
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Avec Bistro with no research and while we were expecting a more upscale location we were pleasantly surprised it is a casual type restaurant but has great windows and a very open feeling. However more importantly was the food quality all our...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was meeting someone here for lunch and arrived a bit early. That was not a problem at all for the restaurant and they gave me a choice of tables (sat outside, because the weather was good), offered a choice of still or sparkling water...More

Thank JustACoupleOfUs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 11:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 587-352-0964
  • E-mail
Description
AVEC BISTRO

AN INTIMATE SPACE WITH SEATING FOR UP TO 66 DINERS, AVEC IS OPEN FOR LUNCH MONDAY-FRIDAY AND DINNER SIX NIGHTS A WEEK. A ZINC BAR (SEATING UP TO 6) IS A POPULAR SPOT FOR DINERS TO ENJOY CASUAL CONVERSATION, GREAT FOOD AND COCKTAILS WITH OUR FABULOUS BARTENDER. PRIVATE FUNCTIONS AND PARTIES OF UP TO 72 CAN BE ACCOMMODATED.

Reservations are recommended, walk-ins encouraged, and private functions can be accommodated with sufficient notice.