Best French Restaurants in Calgary

You’ll find classic French fare ranging from bouillabaisse to beef bourguignon on the menus.

Alberta heirloom beet salad from Cassis Bistro. Photograph by Jared Sych.

Cassis Bistro

With the sound of French being spoken and a menu of requisite favourites such as beef bourguignon, steak frites and and Venison strip loin with foie gras ravioli, Cassis is an escape from Calgary’s hustle.

105, 2505 17 Ave. S.W., 403-262-0036,


Q Haute Cuisine

Q Haute Cuisine offers guests an elegant dining experience with its multi-course, prix-fixe menus. Expect intricate and well-plated dishes that change seasonally, such as sweet potato and pine nut ravioli with chorizo sausage.

100 La Caille Pl. S.W., 403-262-5554,


Rouge Restaurant

Between the restaurant’s own garden and its dedication to working with local food growers, Rouge ensures that they use the freshest ingredients in dishes like the pine smoked beef carpaccio, beet and squash, lamb rack cassoulet, bouillabaisse and more.

1240 8 Ave. S.E., 403-531-2767,

*Listed in alphabetical order.

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This article appears in the March 2019 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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