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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 good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (14 reviews)
“duck confit” (8 reviews)
“foie” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, European, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
550 11 Ave SW | # 105, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1M7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 15 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

Thank plusvini
Reviewed 7 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

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
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Avec with the lady on Valentine's Day. Started with the foie and and mushroom appetizers. Both were delicious, but I wish the portion size of the foie was a bit bigger. Mains were the confit and a braised short rib special which were...More

Thank Shaxspear
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by a pleasant and non pretentious lady who sat us straight away. Service was quick and thorough and our server took the time to explain certain menu options. Don't be fooled by some of the menu choices. This isn't your typical tavern...More

Thank CJDFNS
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have been to Avec several times - I have always enjoyed the food but have not been happy with the service. This time we had an amazing croque monsieur and a nice mushroom omelet. Both mains came with a very nice salad with several...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I have worked across the street from Avec for several years and have never had a chance to drop in for lunch. Following my experience there this week, I will make an effort to return - often. The food is not only delicious, it is...More

Thank Laurinska
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is serving some typical French dishes as steak tartar, frog legs and duck confit. Quality is average to good, prices are a bit steep but not out of shape. Had dinner on a Monday night. Restaurant was almost empty.

Thank Jef V
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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
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 11:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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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