Calgary has an excellent mix of Franco-Anglo cultures and traditions. We find this mix comes in cuisine prepared by top restaurants. Even French restaurants serve meals with a Canadian influence. Menus in such establishments have options that range from Poutine to Beef Bourguignon. So, dining in Calgary can be a transformative experience. Here are some of Calgary’s finest French restaurants that serve cuisine with a Canadian twist.
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Formally known as La Caille, this beautiful bistro is located 100 La Caille Pl. S.W. Guests are treated to an elegant dining experience and a relaxed ambiance. The prix-fixe menu features multiple-course meals in an authentic French style. Chefs ensure each meal is not only delicious but also presented with intricacy and sophistication. Their menus changes are seasonal as they depend upon holistic ingredients sourced from local suppliers. Wine lovers will also relish the excellent selection of wines on the menu.
Take a short trip to France and escape the bustle of Calgary right here along 105, 2505 17 Ave. The menu is meat-heavy in true Calgary style. Expect dishes like Beef Bourguignon and Chorizo sausage. They also have vegetarian, soups, and seafood options. They have a private dining room that you can reserve for parties, gatherings, or business dinners. They also have a well-stocked bar with a talented mixologist for the best cocktails in the city. Cassis Bistro is the place to be for an exceptional French gastronomic experience with a Canadian twist.
The Rouge Restaurant in another elegant French bistro in Calgary. It’s located on 1249 8 Ave, S.E. The cuisine served at Rouge comes mainly made from ingredients grown in their garden. Additional ingredients come from local farms. So, it’s delicious in every bite! They serve ample portions paired with the best wine you can find in Canada. House specials include split peas soup, smoked beef Carpaccio, Bouillabaisse, and other sultry choices.