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Jardin Nelson

407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
+1 514-861-5731
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (54 reviews)
“crepes” (388 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
French, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For some reason I love their crepes. Also love their jug of sangria. This is the only restaurant my girlfriend knows by name. We always come back to this one when we're here. Very important do not sit at the front terrace or in the...More

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We sat in the inner Court which I believe is the most beautiful area of the restaurant. It has flowers hanging from every crevice and even at jazz band. I got the pork crepes, the Greek crepe and the Brie pastry appetizer. All were very...More

Thank wanderlustforever21
Reviewed 3 days ago

Read a lot about the Jardin Nelson in Old Montreal. It's a great location with a very unique atmosphere. Beautiful plants, umbrellas, and "parasols" are located throughout the rear patio which makes for a very unique setting.The large line of customers waiting everyday outside the...More

Thank vinoman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at one of our favourite stops in old Montreal. Food was fresh , the music was delightful and we had very friendly service.

Thank MannyManolis
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I went for dessert during our recent visit to Montreal and while the food and service were good, the beautiful outdoor space and live jazz were really the reason to be there. I had a crepe and he had the giant cookie...More

Thank StacyInDC2012
Reviewed 3 days ago

Live music, a terrasse full of flowers, good food and a great ambience should make this restaurant a must on your list of things to visit when you are in Montreal.

Thank Jocelyne G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having eaten here twice our experience has been consistent on each occasion. Long line ups to get in both times which is certainly not justified by the culinary experience inside. The atmosphere is worth waiting for, somewhat, although despite the open concept coutyard the air...More

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Jardins Nelson has a front patio on Place Jacques-Cartier and rear pation with live jazz. We ate wonderful crepes on the front patio while enjoyed all the busy street activity during lunch. Great place for lunch or a snack.

Thank barrystauffer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As I walked by the patio, it looked cool & inviting so I gave it a try. I had the Cartier and it was light, refreshing and tasty. Never had it before. Would love to go back and try something else.

Thank J P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant has a lot of outdoor seating -- some along the street in front and the rest in back under large canopies. Although it was extremely busy at the time we were there, and the line of customers kept flowing in, our wait wasn't...More

Thank Denise Y
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
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Karla R
19 July 2017|
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Response from Ed O | Reviewed this property |
I believe they serve Brunch, which we've enjoyed in the past. You really can't go wrong with Jardin Nelson.
29 June 2017|
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Response from Jsfverg | Reviewed this property |
2 metro station to old Montreal. Place D'Armes & Champ de Mars which is closer to Place Jacques Cartier where the restaurant is. When you get off the metro walk towards the Hotel de Ville and in front us Place Jacques Cartier
23 February 2017|
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Response from sylvia k | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes to reservation in May. Because Jardin Nelson is closed during winter season. Nonetheless, I have never made reservations yet I always get a table. On the terrace always. Live jazz band and beautiful garden... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-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
  • E-mail
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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