Le Vin Papillon
Once a garden, the patio at Le Vin Papillon welcomes customers in a charming wooden haven with long picnic-style tables. With a constantly changing menu and extensive selection of wines, there are countless good reasons to visit this wine bar.
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For lunch, dinner or a mid-day cocktail, the terrasse at the Sofitel Hotel is consistently one of the most appealing in the downtown area. Chef Olivier Perret is known for creating fresh-tasting dishes with local ingredients.
Located along the Lachine Canal, Terrasse St-Ambroise is the perfect place to savour suds on a sunny afternoon. If you don’t have hours to spare, you can still stop by for a quick drink before continuing your journey down the adjacent bike path.
Hà Restaurant (Mont-Royal Avenue)
If you’re looking for a place that serves Vietnamese cuisine out in the sultry summer air, look no further than Hà Restaurant on Mont-Royal Avenue, just in front of Jeanne-Mance Park.
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Marché des Éclusiers
Equal parts farmer’s market, café, bar, restaurant and fine foods shop, Marché des Éclusiers is a choice destination at any time of day. Patrons love to rest and recharge under the green canopy of its plant-lined terrasse.
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Jardin Nelson is a heavenly oasis in the heart of Old Montréal. Even though it’s located just steps away from bustling place Jacques-Cartier, this restaurant’s patio was designed to make you feel like you’re miles away from the city.
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Step through this quaint café in Plateau-Mont-Royal and discover a whimsical garden patio that is arguably one of the city’s best-kept secrets. Your sandwich and iced coffee will taste twice as good here!
It’s hard to believe that one of the lushest restaurant patios in Montréal is right off busy Sainte-Catherine Street in the Quartier latin. You have to see it to believe it. Bring friends, this is a discovery worth sharing.
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The cozy green patio at Palco is a blissfully quiet spot to enjoy drinks with friends. And the unpretentious menu will satisfy even the most discerning palates in your group.
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Looking for something special? Slide into a seat on the terrasse at L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel and bask in the site’s history and refined elegance. We highly recommend the roasted cauliflower.
The backyard of this Asian pub features an inviting patio that will make you glad you stopped by for a drink, a bite or an entire evening. The menu items are ideal for sharing, the cocktails are simply intoxicating, and the staff is incredibly nice.
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BENELUX brasserie artisanale
For a stunning garden patio and mouth-watering appetizers, head straight to the Verdun location of BENELUX brasserie artisanale. You’ll agree that it’s worth the trip, especially once you’re served a pint of the featured beer and a selection of tasty bites to nibble on.
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Set in an industrial section of the Lachine Canal, Riverside is a bar with a massive green patio and a raucous festive atmosphere. Munch on a personal pizza—and you can share your crusts with your pooch, because dogs are welcome.
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Set atop the SAT, Foodlab is an experimental cuisine de marché restaurant that has an amazing rooftop terrasse. It’s as spacious as it is inviting. You’ve got to try one of the signature cocktails.
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The Ritz-Carlton Montréal is known for its enchanting spaces, but not everyone knows one of the most beautiful is this terrasse nestled in the back of Maison Boulud restaurant. It’s open year-round, thanks to a heated section.
Vices & Versa
This popular Little Italy gastro-pub draws crowds year-round, but in the summer the choice seats are under the leafy canopy in the backyard. Their range of local brews will have something for everyone.
Set in the happening scene of the Plateau’s Avenue Mont-Royal, Rouge Gorge is a wine bar with a quaint streetside terrasse and a great selection of private imports wines by the glass. Its menu of small shareable plates will have you coming back for again and again.
Isle de Garde
The food is a big part of what draws the crowds to this Rosemont favourite, but summery beers like the Superpause put the experience over the top on the pleasantness scale. Sip to your heart’s content on the sweet streetside patio on Beaubien.
Tommy is the founder of the blog and gourmet guide Le Cuisinomane, whose mission is to showcase Québec’s local products and gastronomy. With an in-depth knowledge of Montréal’s food scene, his expertise and professionalism make him a trusted source for all the best food spots and experiences in Montréal. In addition to tasting and writing about food, Tommy also creates content for brand, always related to food and gastronomy.