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Chez Francois

#508 of 2,288 Restaurants in Ottawa
££ - £££French, Cafe
427 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4C9, Canada
+1 613-759-8000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
6 Jun 2018
“Great Paris lunch in Ottawa”
21 Apr 2018
Open Now
08:30 - 18:00 Hours
French, Cafe
££ - £££
427 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4C9, Canada
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

A popular shop in Westboro with a very nice lunch menu. The special of a cup of soup, baguette sandwich and cookie with beverage is well worth the $15. Seating is in and amongst the provencal table settings and cookware and close by the grocery...More

Thank kraftottawa2015
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This locally owned French Cafe reminds me of Europe and Canada's Acadian Villages. Relaxing, cozy and full of specialty foods, vinaigrette,sauces, jams,table and cook ware for purchase. Unique interior layout with nooks for privacy. Exceptional quality food. Tastes home made, natural.

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch - excellent salades nicoise and montagnarde The flavoured oils and other food products on sale are excellent The tarte tatin was devine The table linens and cooking tools are impressive and add a funky atmosphere

Thank Jer D
Reviewed 12 January 2018

french delicatessen products and accessories. We had the special, soup and sandwich, it was delicious . the service was a little slow. The place was full of stuff, kitchenware, food, candy, bread.

Thank Bernie1112014
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Went in for a business lunch. The owner seemed confused that I was there. Didn't offer me anything. I had to ask for a table. I sat down and waited for my guests. Nobody offered me coffee, so I asked if I had to help...More

1  Thank SANMAN123
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Food is good but I expected a little more from this place. The lattes were mostly milk and although the baguette was good, I've had better. There are a few tables inside and some seating outside. They take reservations for brunch which is a plus....More

Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We went to chez Francois after we saw the line up at the place we had originally intended on going to for brunch. There are four tables outside, and about five inside. The problem with the tables inside is that they are in the middle...More

1  Thank yashinfan
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Love, love love this tucked away bistro where the owners shine with pride and are happy to serve your every whim. Food is exquisite and the eclectic for sale items make this a fun and fresh place to go.,

Thank sunandsun
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ended-up having brunch at Chez Francois after giving up on a long line up on a popular nearby brunch place.. I am so happy I tried this cozy French place. They have a very good brunch menu and owners are very...More

Thank germguz
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This place is so cute! Food aside for a sec, the whole store is so fun and quirky. Stuff absolutely everywhere, always something new to look at. The coffees are huge and the teas are delicious. We also had a fresh croissant just out of...More

Thank natalie_leclaire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2A 4C9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-759-8000
  • E-mail
Chez François is a gourmet shop specialized in French and homemade products. It is divided into 4 worlds. Bistrot Corner: Enjoy your food on site! Have a coffee with one of our homemade dish. Food Corner:- Bakery: bread, pastries, cakes, tarts. - Spices, herbs of Provence included- French cheeses- Coffee / Tea- Homemade prosucts (simmered dishes, pies ...)- French specialitiesHome furniture Corner: A corner dedicated to provençal tablecloths, dishes, French decors of all sorts. Body care Corner:Discover our five bodycare product ranges:"Sea Side", "Green Tea", "Lavender", "Coconut Milk" and "Sweet Almond"
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