Belon

4.3
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608 Reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Seafood

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Envisioning a type of cuisine that we are calling Early Coastal American, Belon is focused on the best and freshest seafood available. From lobster to crab to shrimp to scallops, we choose all the best and most sustainable products the oceans have to offer. Of course, it is the oyster above all else that holds center. At Belon, we know oysters.

*Please note that we have a full bar permit, we are an 18+ establishment at every operating hours
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 11pm
Saturday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:30pm
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Phone number
(514) 866-1101
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Boul. René Levesque O
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3based on all time ratings
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food
4.2
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4.3
ambience
3.8
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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YB
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

C'était ma deuxième visite, tout comme la première fois j'ai bien apprécié l'accueil et surtout le fait qu'il est facile de converser entre convives. Le service était courtois, attentif et agréable.

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GR
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Food/Seafood is overpriced and nothing special. Ambiance And Seating is Bizarre. Outdoor Dining Area Seemed Very Nice.

SM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent seafood, beautifully prepared, friendly professional wait staff and unique atmosphere.

KA
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hidden gem that is different from many restaurants in Montreal. The shuckers at the bar have a cool vibe and they interact with you. They didn’t have a problem explaining what each oyster was and their experiences. Even let us try a fresh meaty one with a dab of caviar on it. The decor is unreal, this is the aspect I loved. The bathrooms are amazing-yes huge bathroom fan, they will shock you. A must to try this place out. And yes this was the old Notkins

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were a group of 3 for Oystermania. The oysters were fantastic and the wine was quite good as well. The waitress even offered us a free shot because we were made to wait a little longer than usual for our oysters. Overall, a great experience.

P
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Première expérience, dans le cadre de la promotion “Oystermania”. Très satisfaisant.

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OT
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Understaffed!! food left waiting to deliver, arrived cold. Server was nice, but spread too thinly. Food was average.

h
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

I went for the special on oysters but it was not a good idea,it was crowded the service was poor and they ran out of the wine I wanted to order

FP
Montreal
14 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Service très lent. L’une des huîtres qui nous a été servie n’était pas fraîche. Prix trop élevé pour les vins.

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OT
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Olivier made our first experience enjoyable, patient and informative. He was knowledgeable and hospitable, the food entertained my tastebuds, rich in flavour.

Will definitely come back and make sure you get a cappuccino in the end.

a
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Arrived in Montreal from Miami, walked in with two children and was told they can’t have children because of some liquor licenses. Was advised to go across the street. Which was great advice because the food, service and wine list was amazing!!! Don’t know how the food is at BELON but across the street it’s great

A
Montreal
9 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Really enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. Amazing oysters

R
Grand Rapids
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Extremely friendly and helpful service. The food was outstanding.

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Rapport qualité prix très mauvais. Service et préparation du plateau de fruits de mer assez long.
Le cadre est sympa mais je ne le recommande.

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AW
New England
11 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing, friendly, and delicious in every way!!

K
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome atmosphere, food and drinks. Had a very pleasant time with two lovely ladies. Will be back most definitely.

IT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

L’élément majeur qui nous empêche d’y retourner est le bruit. Beaucoup trop bruillant pour nous. C’est dommage parce que le plateau du capitaine était génial et le personnel, très gentil. La carte des vins serait à étoffer. Merci !

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JM
Toronto
20 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Great atmosphere and seafood tower was spectacular. Some of the staff do not seem to appreciate their role in creating a positive dining experience. Others were terrific.

BT
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Belle découverte, le service est discret efficace, les suggestions furent parfaites. Bravo et à bientôt.

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L
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Pour les fruits de mer à Montréal, un must! Les plateaux sont délicieux, parfait pour partager! L’ambiance est très bien, beaucoup d’intimité. Des huîtres en entré et en dessert, rien de plus rien de moins.

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LC
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Food was sub par at best.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best seafood platter ever! Everything Outdid expectations!! Definite return!

TG
New England
12 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best seafood risotto I have ever had. Great risotto, but emphasis on the seafood. Very interesting interior as well. One must see the wash rooms as well!

AG
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Best Oysters in Montreal and great service. Highly recommend

OT
Orlando
7 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was superb and portions were on point. A little noisy but overall a great experience. I would return.

CB
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

over price an terrible food overall! big disappointment

DU
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

NIce menu, classic Italian waiters with personality make this place a fun place to dine.
Good food overall, a bit overpriced but still a nice experience. Would recommend for sure.

j
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful fresh seafood and raw bar. Awesome ambiance.

E
Montreal
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Knowledge staff, fresh seafood, A+

T
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We had previously not kins on multiple occasions and enjoyed it immensely. It’s a rebranding does not seem to be as good. The service was disappointing and it seems one is no longer able to interact with the oyster Schuckers when one is sitting at the bar. The clam was barely warm. Our waitress didn’t know that much about oysters and most of the oysters had pieces of shell in them. Perhaps we hit them on an off day as previously this place was marvelous.

G
Chicago
89 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

I am torn on this. I was in Montreal on business and had an evening to myself. I saw that Belon got good reviews for their food, and thought it would be good for the evening. I made a reservation on Open Table and arrived on time. I was told by the hostess that they no longer accepted reservations from Open Table and that they would not accept a reservation from one person in any case. She sat me at the bar, which I did not mind, but the service I received was exceptionally disinterested. My dinner took nearly 2-1/2 hours with lots of down time. I am used to that in Europe, but not normally in Canada. In any case, the seafood was excellent, especially the oysters, but the service was slow and the food, other than the seafood was not up to par in terms of temperature or flavor. If they wanted to make me understand that they feel that singletons (even those racking up $100+ checks, American $$$) are not worth their time, the were successful.

DR
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

The decor was very nice and seafood was fresh however the main dishes are okay. Nothing to be wow about. My seafood risotto was a bit too salty for my liking and the clam bake also good.

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Pretty good. Decent oyster. Good service

JP
New England
6 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best plateau de fruits de mer I have had, including several restaurants I have been to in France.

J
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Nous avons bien aimé notre première expérience à votre resto. Tout était frais et très bon. Cependant nous avons trouvé les vins beaucoup trop cher et l'entrée pour se rendre de la rue au resto inadéquat pour le style de resto. Sombre et pas joli du tout.

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t
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

I have never had such bad service in my life. The drinks were not consumable and the waitress did not even care. My date had a whisky sour that was far too acidic and was hardly shaken. I asked the waitress what her favourite drink was (I think it had gin and prosseco in it) and I could not drink it. The prosecco was flat and it was too acidic. But she did not ask how they were even when we decided to leave without finishing the beverage. I had planned on ordering food but when I saw how little care went into making my drink, I decided against it

E
Hawaii
39 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Food was ordinary and the menu was quite limited. I was attracted to the pictures on social media, but at the end it looked better than it tasted.

OT
Montreal
8 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Great evening. Food was awesome.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

The raw oysters were stellar, the mussels and fries were just ok. I had many mussels that didn’t open so I couldn’t eat a good number of them. Their beer menu is just sad, they don’t know about food and beer pairing at all

PW
New England
10 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing raw bar with a knowledgeable staff full of individualized recommendations. Apps and main courses delicious! Make sure you check out the restrooms!