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The Belvedere

107 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
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Ranked #468 of 2,897 Restaurants in Calgary
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Price range: $31 - $52
Cuisines: American, French
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
Cross street: Center Street
Description: First, unwind in the lounge with a martini and soak in the New York atmosphere. Relax in the custom made furniture as you enjoy the view through the Belvedere's two skylights. Then, ready yourself to be amazed at the magic you'll experience amongst the plush draperies, walnut woodwork and discreet lighting as you dine on a menu that can only be described as true "Haute Cuisine". With a menu that is ever changing you can rest assured the ingredients are always fresh and always of the highest quality. With your palate satiated by the perfect pairing of food and your selection from one of our 750 wines served in Riedel Crystal, you'll experience why Awards and reviews have placed The Belvedere as "The Best Restaurant Overall" in Calgary; routinely in the top ten in Canada and for the past fifteen years by the Wine Spectator Magazine as having one of the top wine lists worldwide and recipient of the "Best of Award of Excellence". "The Belvedere" renowned for its exceptional service and deft handling of its accomplished clientele as it is for the wonderfully wrought food. Allow us to show you what fine dining is all about.
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English first
Calgary, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We recently celebrated our anniversary at Belvedere and enjoyed a lovely evening. My entree, the lamb, was amazing. My husband had the Beef Wellington and enjoyed it but was not overwhelmed. Our margaritas unfortunately tasted strongly of lime cordial. We had some awesome wine however and the sticky toffee pudding for dessert was delicious.

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Belvedere has a beautiful classic patio that sets it apart from other restaurants on the mall. The menu is very exquisite and the wine list is also unique. Our waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Portions are nicely served and reasonable. The menu is also reflective of Calgary, with lots of local ingredients. The inside area... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Up from Denver for Stampede and was looking for a fantastic meal. We were not disappointed. We started with an Amuse-Bruche of sun dried tomato and bacon from the chef. Next on to an amazing trio of tartare (beef, bison and venison), prepared perfectly. Just the right combination of garlic and herbs. For an entree I chose the Beef Wellington.... More

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Beijing, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The French style with creative local and seasonal influence has long made this my favorite restaurant in Calgary. I had another wonderful meal for my birthday, although there was one critical mistake that surprised me. For appetizers we enjoyed the greens, as well as the creative and stunning asparagus and scallops, a very refreshing summer appetizer. I also ordered the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My friends and I try out a new restaurant when we meet every month. We picked Belvedere in June 2014. The waiter, Terry, started off with good service, however, as the evening progressed, he got very grumpy and started throwing things at the table instead of serving us!!! While his service was still good durng main course, our attention was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

I came in for the 3 course business lunch and the service was spot on, The portions were more generous than any fine dining establishment I have dined at. I was very impressed, I will be back😀

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Calgary, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

My co-workers and I came here for lunch during Big Taste Calgary week. We all got the fixed menu with foie gras creme brulee and salad, beef tenderloin with bacon and a chocolate mouse. The food was excellent. The server Francois was nice and courteous. The restaurant was packed during the lunch rush but we did not have to wait... More

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Calgary, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We visited the Belvedere, after reading wonderful reviews, this last weekend. Really, nothing that I can criticize as being horrible. Everybody was friendly, the atmosphere was lovely on a cold night and we were received warmly. It is just... in a competitive city like Calgary with so many wonderful restaurants, nothing stood out. We enjoyed the five course meal, but... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We arrived late there was no problem staying open for us with a cheerful attitude!Food was great as usual!Highly recommend this restaurant,definitely above the rest!!

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My wife and I have tried all the high-end Calgary restaurants and were very happy we finally tried The Belvedere. Our evening was enhanced by the friendly and experienced waiter who guided us through the menu with care and attention. For apps we tried the brie and a salad; the brie was large and wrapped in pastry and was absolutely... More

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