The must of Old Montreal

Tasty dishes in a unique atmosphere!

Every day, jazz enlivens the Jardin Nelson starting beginning of May till Thanksgiving weekend

For your comfort the Jardin deploys its gigantic parasols





Old Montreal

The best terrace in Montreal located in the heart of the historical neighborhood

Charming, welcoming and located in the heart of Old Montreal (Place Jacques-Cartier), Jardin Nelson is a true haven where you can bask in the warm summer atmosphere. It is not surprising that people come from all over the world to relish the combined pleasures of good food, exceptional service and an impressive variety of plants.
Come and savor the pleasures of the table, sangrias for all tastes and refreshing cocktails. Whether you choose our front terrace in the heart of Place Jacques Cartier to watch artists and street performers or our rear courtyard with its fabulous design, you will find everything you desire to enjoy a memorable time.

Discover our jazz scene

Every day from noon to evening

Jardin Nelson, the best terrace in Montreal offers a jazz pop menu from early May to Thanksgiving.

Gilbert Joanis is part of the musical tradition of the Jardin Nelson.
Passionate about music, he chooses a popular jazz repertoire that appeals to the customers of the Jardin Nelson. He knows how to choose and direct his musicians so that your time at the Jardin is always unique and charming.

Menu of the Jardin Nelson

Tasty dishes in a unique atmosphere!

Renowned early on for its savory crepes and deserts, today, in addition to crepes, we offer a simple and delicious bistro menu with a myriad of flavors from tasty salads, lobster roll, amazing pizzas, incredible poutine with pulled-duck confit, and homemade fresh salmon lasagna au gratin.

News from the Jardin Nelson

What they say about us…

Flowers at the Jardin Nelson

Flowers at the Jardin Nelson

Unique decor The Jardin and it's flowersAs soon as you enter the courtyard, you will be amazed by the floral arrangements in a variety of colors complementing the building’s architecture. Our...

Three good reasons to enjoy Jardin Nelson

Three good reasons to enjoy Jardin Nelson

Loyalty Card Are you familiar with our Loyalty Card? With the Jardin Nelson Loyalty Card, you get 15% off at lunchtime, Monday to Friday*  Click here to apply for your Loyalty Card *Except holidays....

At the heart of the activities
of Old Montreal
and the Old Port

In our activities section, you will find information on the festivities and activities of the summer season in Old Montreal and the Old Port. Also, we share with you our favorite address that are worth seeing. For detailed information about activities we suggest that you consult Montreal Tourism.

Find out what Old Montreal has in store for you!




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