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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%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (64 reviews)
“crepes” (305 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
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Reviewed June 25, 2016

The terrace of the restaurant is on the edge of the central plaza and surrounded by flowers - the best location of all the restaurants around the plaza, and we loved what our delightful server, Emilie, recommended: lobster salad sandwich on naan bread with a...More

Thank Cliff F
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous terrace, terrible waits staff: rude, forgetful, and passive aggressive about speaking French (which luckily both my partner and I speak fluently, but still). The crepe I ordered had asparagus according to the menu, but came without. The two espressos never arrived and his seltzer...More

Thank EfeSky
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

After touring Old Montreal most of the day, Jardin Nelson was recommended by a gallery owner just down the street. As it was right in the dinner rush, we had to stand in line for approx. 20 minutes. It was well worth the wait! The...More

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. It's clean, and it's well situated, near everything and a view of the church and the old port.I RECOMEND!!!

Thank therealistnigga
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The garden atmosphere makes it unique, and its location at Jacque Cartier places it conveniently in the middle of the tourist area, but it actually has superb food at a reasonable price. The crepe was very good.

Thank BigD5809
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

It is a good place if you want to eat at the heart of Vieux-Port. We several ordered entrees to share and they where very delicious, we really enjoyed them. We considered that the prices of main dishes are expensive, they are tourist prices.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed June 22, 2016

My husband and I took a tour around Montreal ending up in Old Montreal. We popped into Jardin Nelson for a quick bite and maybe a glass of wine. TWO hours later we finally left. This is truly the best food I've ever eaten out...More

Thank AliBug
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I think, we were both attracted to this restaurant because of it's beautiful flowers and hanging flower baskets that lined the front outside patio. We didn't have reservations, so had to wait in line for 20 to 25 minutes for a table for two, well...More

Thank Angie F
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and wanted to eat dinner here. My wife and I took our kids and we were totally amazed. The outdoor dining on the street looks nice, but if you can go in the back. It's a large area with...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The setting is attractive, the food is good and the service is quite acceptable even with all the crowd going there. I would recommend for couples & groups of friends.

2  Thank Sylvia B
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center 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
center, street performers and artists compete with
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October 6, 2017|
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Response from NewToChicago | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry that I do not know. There is an inside sitting area.
Karla R
July 18, 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.
June 28, 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
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407, Place Jacques-Cartier | Vieux-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
  • Neighborhood: 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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