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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%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (54 reviews)
“crepes” (82 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (91 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1604 2 Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1M8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 552 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and friendly staffs, the waiter suggested us where to go near canmore and banff. We had smoked salmon omelette and smoked salmon eggs benedict. Beautiful view of Rocky Mountain from inside of the restaurant.

Thank Marco L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having a meal at Chez François feels like being at home with the family atmosphere you can find there. Popular for their breakfasts, you can also have a nice lunch or a fancy dinner. Sylvie and François will welcome you like if you are a...More

Thank SabineDumais
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Great variety, tasted good. Nice atmosphere in the restaurant. Lovely service. Only one thing, the egg yolks had this very light colored yellow color and were father clear inside, kind of different than I know eggs. Also the taste was kind of light, don‘t know...More

Thank puk2410
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We were visiting in Canmore and were looking for a restaurant for a late breakfast. We selected Chez Francois. It was a good choice. The breakfast menu offered typical egg-based breakfast fare. They offered gluten free options which was appreciated as one of our group...More

Thank scottie552
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a late breakfast after a late night and were recommended Chez Francois by the hotel. The staff are very attentive, friendly and helpful. The breakfast menu is extensive enough to cater for almost anyone. I went with the recommended "Famous Eggs...More

Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 19 April 2018 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 16 April 2018

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 14 April 2018

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 8 April 2018

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 8 April 2018 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

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Questions & Answers
5 February 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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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