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Jardin Nelson

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Old-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
+1 514-861-5731
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:30 - 18:00
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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this place. The garden is very nice and the atmosphere is wonderful. The service is good, we just had salads but they were filling and we enjoyed them. I was here at the end of the summer, but imagine that in the summer evening's it's beautiful. Will definitely return

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Thank OCEmma
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great outdoor place to enjoy on a beautiful summer night in Old Montréal. Excellent charming experience

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Thank PATRICK G
Chicago
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144 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is huge and offers outdoor seating. The Indian crepes were poor, but the ceviche and lobster mac and cheese were excellent! Live music, playing jazz. Good service but may be slow when busy.

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Thank ap123Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The garden inside looks better in pictures but still beautiful. Food is very good. U might have to wait inline for awhile but its worth it.

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The live ban and fairy lights in the interior garden is really what makes Jardin Nelson so special. Unfortunately, if you get a table indoors, upstairs, you will miss out on the magic. Come early to enjoy a drink al fresco, treat yourself to the cheese platter and savour the moment. Do not be in a rush, as you might... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jardin Nelson is located in an old building across from Old Port. We had lunch on the porch but went back for dinner and were seated in the beautiful outside multi-level garden. The lighting and flowers on the surrounding buildings were spectacular and a small band played which added to the ambiance. The memu is the same at lunch and... More 

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Thank Lee526
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a most wonderful evening at Jardin Nelson Restaurant, The food was great and the live music was very professional... The food and wine list is FANTASTIC... Even better... it is FANTASTEIT ...

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Thank dendia
Chelyabinsk, Russia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good: Nice garden. Live music. Good choice of dishes. Stable Wi-Fi. Not good: Service is extremely slow at noon.

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Thank Vitaly F
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good but not delicious, the localization (old Montreal) and the garden are the main interests. Eating outside, under the rain with live jazz music, Yes it's possible!! You are under special umbrellas and a live band play for you. Fantastic!!

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love spending time in this outdoor restaurant garden , nice atmosphere , good decoration , nice food. Specially the Pudding chomeur. And excellent mimosa serving also , to visit absolutely

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Old-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-5731
Description
Le Jardin Nelson est ferme pour la saison hivernale. Nous serons de retour mi-avril, des que la temperature le permet.
Jardin Nelson is closed for the winter season. We will be back mid-April, weather permitting.

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Staying in Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

Neighbourhood Profile
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its centre, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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