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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
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (15 reviews)
“duck confit” (10 reviews)
“foie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
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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 Nora L
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 10 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
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Reservations are appreciated, yet not mandatory. Four in our party shared appetizers, which were all so unique. Their frites were so fresh. Jackie, owner, choose our wines, all of which were so very enjoyable. There was a large variety of main courses, I enjoyed croquettes,...More

Thank gggray17
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Operated owned and managed by a great couple who work their butts off to care for the customers at Avec and their sister restaurant, Provision, in Memorial park Calgary. Serving classic French bistro fare in a small intimate setting in a non-descript office building. Steak...More

Thank keithmL2993PH
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was our first visit to Avec, but it won't be our last. Its everything we like about a restaurant, starting with a small but interesting cocktail list. Decor is modern and tables are close but it wasn't overly noisy. The service was perfect. We...More

1  Thank plusvini
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Chef, Kirk and Julien were amazing. All the food and wine selection just simple and perfect. We had the French onion soup and the Maple Brussel sprouts to start then for mains the Salmon and Duck confit. Everyone should try the best seared foie...More

1  Thank Dude418
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at Avec Bistro on the Easter weekend. The food was very good and service very helpful. One of our party is celiac and our server was very good in making recommendations about what to eat and what to avoid. There is...More

Thank TessaNorm
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There are many Bistros in our neighbourhood but this is our favourite. Classic meals and excellent service. When it is on the menu the Croque Madame is spectacular. The wine list is complete and they know their pairings. For a special treat try Absinthe for...More

Thank Trevor R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
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
Romantic, Business meetings
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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