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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
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (13 reviews)
“duck confit” (10 reviews)
“gougeres” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, European, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently enjoyed an evening out in Calgary and had a delicious meal at AVEC a french food cafe and bistro in Calgary. It was a quiet night in the restaurant and service was quick and attentive. The friendly and helpful wait...More

Thank ChaplainP
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A group of friends went to Avec for a dinner out. No one in the group had been previously. The staff welcomed us and immediately started us out with drinks and Appetizers. The service was friendly and funny, informative and prompt. The food was delicious...More

Thank pjdj64
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We've been coming here for 5 years now and it is always fantastic. The staff retention is also really great. We usually get the burger and steak dishes at lunch. We keep meaning to go back for dinner because I've heard from friends that they...More

Thank Andrew_Lauer
Reviewed 2 May 2018

They are very accommodating to Celiacs such as myself and I've never felt restricted by anything on the menu. They are able to make substitutions where necessary but much of the menu is gluten-free anyway. The food is fantastic (I particularly love the Duck Confit...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We wanted a quiet place with good food where serious foodies could enjoy a visit, and Avec did not disappoint. They do French bistro food very well. It's abundant, always tasty, and sometimes, like the gougeres with truffle oil, mushroom filling and cheese last night,...More

Thank gettingandspending
Reviewed 3 April 2018

To be fair.... everything was ALL fine. Tasty, great service... but it didn't blow my mind. Nothing was disappointing but nothing was exceptional. Service was very good. I wished the food surprised me more; not in a way that went away from the Bistro world......More

Thank Fordstaff
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This is a very small restaurant, but surprisingly they offered very good price and quality French cuisine which is a rare find in Calgary (normally it would cost $100/person). Appetizer was pretty huge, same as main course. Loved their Albacore Tuna Nicoise and Bison Tartare....More

Thank sushi2008Calgary
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Cool French Bistro with an amazing Wine List. Here we had some amazing food and paired up with some delicious wine. The staff here were really helpful and attentive.

Thank dougcassell
Reviewed 9 November 2017

While the ambiance is sleek and moderne, the food and wine is excellent and excellent value. I went with a friend who knows the place well and was truly rewarded. I had the duck confit - crispy, succulent, melt-in-mouth and a Uruguayan red wine (got...More

Thank prairieboy46
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's about time I review this wonderful bistro as I've been here many times and always leave feeling satisfied and happy. Most recently last night for a special tasting menu featuring Peasant cheese(s) and wine pairings by Crush Imports. It was an absolutely outstanding and...More

1  Thank FlightsnFlights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 23
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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.
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