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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“crepes” (307 reviews)
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€€ - €€€
407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoy gong to this outdoor garden restaurant either with my partner or with friends visiting from abroad. Situated on Place Jacques Cartier Square in the heart of Old Montreal where they have Jazz music 7 days a week . I recommend the crêpes -...More

Thank getawaygirl122017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our first dinner in Montreal at this restaurant and just loved the place. We didn't have reservations and there was a bit of a line waiting to get in, but we got in line and didn't have to wait too long as the...More

Thank barbara361
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am giving 4 stars review for this place because of the ambiance of the outdoor seating, Jazzy live music and good service. For the food, i can only give 3 stars max after more than a couple times i have been eating here. I...More

Thank vera h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great things about Jardin Nelson long before my first trip to Montreal so I was very excited to be able to finally dine there. I was not disappointed. The location in the Old Port is convenient for tourists like me and upon...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late dessert and night cap and stayed for 2 hours! Warm service and a wonderful jazz band. The gardens were beautiful, dessert was fabulous and service was top notch! Only regret was we didn't come here for our meal too....

Thank kluvs2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this place for my girlfriend birthday. The gardens and the music are nice, on a sunny day of summer it's wonderful. Food was good, sangria is on point, but we were a little bit rushed by the staff at the end.

Thank Xavier M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once you enter the place you find yourself in an amazing garden!! Flowers and trees and plants everywhere!! The food is very good, the atmosphere is relaxed and the band is playing nice jazz music!! I absolutely loved it and if I go to Quebec...More

Thank efi c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate at Jardin Nelson two times. The first time we sat outside and enjoyed the wonderful crepes while people watching. The second time we came early so we could be seated in the back courtyard so we could listen to the jazz combo and...More

Thank anders59
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, best beef tartare,delicious duck sandwiches and a great ambiance. We were a party of six and the service was fantastic, we had a bit if a wait but it was fully worth it. Somewhat pricey, large menus but everything was excellent. Fabulous restaurant....More

Thank Dinusha M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Big, busy, bustling restaurant in the Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montréal. Charming terraced backyard with beautiful flowers, outdoor heaters and live jazz music. I was skeptical at first because it seemed pretty touristy. However, server was exceptionally charming and helpful, and the food (especially the...More

Thank Kim S
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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6 October 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Reviewed this property |
I think just after Labour Day
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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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