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The Belvedere

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Northwest Calgary
Canadian, French, American
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107 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada (Center Street)
+1 403-265-9595
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: First, unwind in the lounge with a martini and soak in the New York...
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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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Still dreaming of the rose gelato

We were here for Big Taste Calgary 2014 which was last year, but today out of the blue I received an email for The Belvedere "An Invitation to Fine Dining - Irresistible New Menu" and was curious to see if there were any new reviews. The last time we were here (with my husband and my mom) we had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
522Charlotte
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Calgary, Canada
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the best mid price-range restaurants in downtown Calgary, this establishment will have you thinking that you're in Montreal as the old stones and posh decor are only surpassed by the wide array of highly-original dishes. The Croque-Madame was as good as any I have ever eaten in France. The Bison Burger is delicious, as are all of the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were here for Big Taste Calgary 2014 which was last year, but today out of the blue I received an email for The Belvedere "An Invitation to Fine Dining - Irresistible New Menu" and was curious to see if there were any new reviews. The last time we were here (with my husband and my mom) we had a... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The ambience reminds you of a French local restaurant where the patrons are all regulars. I meant this in a complimentary way saying the food is consistently reliable and good. There is no fancy fusion sauces here, only the traditional and tested menu items. Reasonably priced, good food and services, definitely deserves a return visit!

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Three of us came here for dinner on a Friday night and we were surprised that it wsn't very busy. Two of us had been here for the three course lunch before and we liked it so wanted to try out their dinner menu. We started with the charcuterie board and our server, Terry, reccommended the small portion and he... More 

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009Calgary, Owner at The Belvedere, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. It is always nice to hear from a satisfied customer. We do hope that you visit us again soon. More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Wow, quite the review BBp2013! I saw your birthday post for your daughter and it rang a bell, I was there that night. Not only was it inappropriate to hold a 5 year old's party at a fine dining restaurant, but the "barbie guitar" was disruptive. You said you spent $800 but that was for 16 people. I spent $1000... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of Calgary's best upscale restaurants. Top notch service, top notch food, top notch wine list. Ideal for special occasions. Prices can get you a bit rattled, so go with some budget to spend, but you won't regret a single thing.

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009Calgary, Owner at The Belvedere, responded to this review

Hello David; Thank you for the nice review. It is always nice to hear from people who have a affinity for the finer things in life. We do hope that you visit us again. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Creative, excellent rack of lamb and very imaginative sides. The room is outstandingly beautiful, with lots of ambiance. It was quiet enough to have a pleasant conversation with my spouse.

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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009Calgary, Owner at The Belvedere, responded to this review

Hello Gail042014: I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your evening at The Belvedere. I will make sure that next time we will get the Margaritas right. More 

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Denver
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B4, Canada
    (Center Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-265-9595

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 45
  • Cuisine: Canadian, French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

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.
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?