I had no clue there was a restaurant inside Nordstrom but it’s upstairs: Bazille, a casual French restaurant, that rivals the likes of Earls/Joey’s chains.
We came on a Saturday afternoon around 3:15pm and there was plenty of room.
We were given a couple options to sit at. We choose the communal high top tables.
Bathrooms are located on the opposite side of the department store so you’ll have to walk a minute or two to get there.
The menu interestingly shows you how much calories are in each dish. Wonder if this will become a trend soon. Main menu had starters, pizza, salad, vegetables, entrees and sandwiches.
Service was decent but the food came out slowly. It wasn’t very busy so we were puzzled with the holdup.
Melon and goat cheese salad ($8.95)
Watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, arugula, toasted almond and basil mint champagne dressing. Quintessential summer salad. Fruits were scooped in small ball sized shapes. Almond added a nice crunchy element.
Bistro club ($15.95)
Chicken breast, baby greens, bacon, tomato, avocado, green beans and garlic aioli. Came with a side of fries and kalamata olive aioli. The shoestring fries were really good. Same with the kalamata olive aioli. Nice combo.
They split our entree for us without us even asking, which was a nice touch. The club itself was a slightly fancier BLT. Good enough but nothing to blow your socks off.
Halibut coconut curry ($30.95)
Another of their specials. Coconut jasmine rice, red pepper, scallion and basil. I had a small bite. Fish was tender and curry coconut sauce was tasty. I think it was a pretty small portion for the price as my sister was still hungry after.
Overall, it’s a decent spot when you consider it’s a restaurant located inside a department store. Good if you need a bite to eat pre or post shopping.
6455 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2H