10 Amazing Restaurants near Parc Jean Drapeau
A quick guide to the question: ‘Where do I eat, before or after a show or activity at Parc Jean Drapeau?
So, you’re going to Parc Jean Drapeau to enjoy your favorite festival or activity.
Your hand reaches for your phone and in goes the search query ‘restaurants and pubs near me’.
With Google’s 664 000 000 search results, you are bound to get confused, with further suggestions like:
‘Restaurants to try’
‘Restaurants to eat at
‘Restaurants to try in Montreal’
Sounds crazy right? We know. We’ve been there.
And if the information overload wasn’t enough, the abundance of restaurants and bars in Montreal will surely send you into a tizzy!
As you go further down the rabbit hole, you’ll keep wondering:
‘What restaurants are open?’
‘Can restaurants have buffets?’
‘Which restaurants deliver near me?’
Seems intimidating, doesn’t it? Fret not. We’ve got your back.
But before we get into a comprehensive list that will help you skip the trauma, it’s a good idea to give you a quick tour of Parc Jean Drapeau. This will make sure that you don’t just experience restaurants and bars, but you experience the essence of Parc Jean Drapeau.
So, here we go.
Established in 1874, the urban gem is home to a multitude of events and festivals, that attract hundreds of thousands of people, with a variety of tastes and preferences, who get hungry after a busy day of celebration.
Therefore, a festival goer is bound to get lost at the colossal array of food and beverages found in restaurants with live music, restaurants with outdoor drinking, etc.
But now, as the world starts opening up again, it’s time for restaurants and catering to get back on their feet again.
Now, speaking of the restaurants to try near Parc Jean Drapeau, here’s the curated list that’ll help you make better gastronomical decisions.
Enjoy the culinary discoveries! La joi de vivre à Montréal 🙂
1. Le Montreal
Worried about where restaurants get their food from?
Le Montréal’s market-fresh ingredients and an innovative approach to local cuisine will take your taste buds on a journey through Québec’s finest delicacies. Whether it’s their elegant presentation or their appetite for fresh discoveries, Le Montreal is sure to satisfy your appetite. You also get to appreciate the impressive view of Montréal’s lively downtown area.
Savory seafood and grilled meats are their specialties.
2. L’Instant déli et pates
If you have a thing for Italian restaurants, this food joint is the one for you. Whether it’s your regular deli fare or Italian specialties, L’Instant déli et pates offers a pasta bar with homemade sauces, freshly prepared sandwiches & salads, and the much-loved Montréal-style smoked meat sandwiches.
Simple, and satisfying.
3. Ajia Comptoir Asiatique
Take a trip through the fiery flavors of Asia, at Ajia Comptoir Asiatique.
They offer a customizable palate of Szechuan, Teriyaki, Korean, Green curry-based cuisine, as well as traditional General Tao.
You will never get bored of the zesty bites here, as you can customize the dishes according to your mood or preference.
4. Restaurant L’Ancien Chablis
The homely decor and the traditional French cuisine would be a perfect way to calm down after grooving to your favourite artist, in Parc Jean Drapeau.
Restaurant L’Ancien Chablis is cozy, comforting & a classic.
5. Café Olimpico – Vieux-Montréal
A family-run enterprise, established in 1970, Café Olimpico – Vieux-Montréal offers delicious, world-class coffee, with a generous helping of love for Soccer. Visit this place, if you just want to unwind and relax.
6. Le Club Chasse et Peche
Looking for an intimate dining experience, where you intend to make memories with a loved one? Head over to Le Club Chasse et Peche, for traditional Quebec delicacies, and an eye for quality.
7. Salumi Vino
Want to experience authentic, Italian comfort food, in a rustic setting?
Salumi Vino is a very popular restaurant and wine bar, that serves Italian classics, along with mesmerizing Mediterranean cuisine.
8. Taverne Gaspar
A former 19th-century warehouse, Taverne Gaspar is perfect for those fun-filled evenings that offers munchies & booze! You can also enjoy fresh air on their terraces while your friend gets drunk and starts telling his PJs.
Good memories are made in Taverne Gaspar.
9. Delices Erable & Cie
Maybe, you’re not that hungry, and just want to chill? Visit Delices Erable & Cie, if you are looking to make ‘sweet memories’, where they offer maple syrup-flavored treats like espresso, pastries, cookies, and other baked goods!
This one is a favorite with those with a sweet tooth!
10. Pub BreWskey Brasserie Artisanale
If you’re feeling rather dry, and are looking for ways to quench your thirst, head over to Pub BreWskey. It’s a vibrant brewpub that features craft beer on tap, cocktails & innovative bar snacks.
You can’t go wrong with this one.
Even though, this list doesn’t cover the entirety of the food circuit around Parc Jean Drapeau, it’ll help you start your journey in discovering the area’s cuisine hotspots.
If you want to know about the top 5 music festivals in Montreal, you can read this blog.
Bon Appetite. Bonjour.
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