By this time of year, you’re probably getting pretty sick of enjoying your meals indoors, especially when you know that Montreal has some of the best restaurant terrasses out there.
That is why we’ve put together this list of the best brunch terrasses in the city. From classic Outremont eateries to trendy Saint-Henri spots, you can’t go wrong with these 9 terraces for your next brunch.
This place has been buzzing since the day it opened. Be it the delicious Eastern European/Jewish nosh food, the amazing service, or the epic music playlist, this is the spot to be for brunch. They just opened their outdoor terrace meaning less wait time and more sun. Make sure you get the cottage cheese pancakes – trust us. Arthur’s is open from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday for brunch.
Where: 4621 Notre-Dame St W
This popular eatery on a lovely, quiet Outremont street not only serves up delicious brunch until 3 pm, but they have a gorgeous terrasse on Bernard to relax on and take in the fresh air! Brunch options include everything from their famous blueberry donuts, to a crab BLT, merguez chakchouka, foie gras on toast, and breakfast poutine. Plus, a short walk in either direction gets you to Bilboquet for ice cream or Boulangerie Cheskie for some seriously good chocolate babka!
Where: 1257 Bernard Ave
Where everybody knows your name! Literally. If you spend any time in the Little Burgundy hood you’ll know the terrace is always jamming’ here when the sun is out. This laid-back English pub serves up some delicious brunch fare with a english twist with dishes like the full monty, sir francis toast, glastonbury yoghurt, and many more. You’ll come for the food but stay for the serious fun. Brunch here starts at 9 am on Saturday and Sunday.
Where: 2496 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal
In addition to having the French toast of your dreams, this upscale French eatery in Outremont has one of the most beautiful terrasses in the entire city. Enclosed in hedging to make you feel as though you’ve been transported to a lavish French garden, you may visit Lemeac for the food but you’ll stay extra long because of the breezy patio!
Where: 1045 Avenue Laurier O
Les Fillettes backyard terrasse is positively magical! Sit back and relax as you choose from an always-changing brunch menu. Brunch is served between 10:30am and 3pm on weekends only, and includes unique takes on eggs benedict, beetroot salad, and gnocchi!
Where: 1226 Ave Van Horne
Head on over to Place Saint-Henri for an incredible brunch experience complete with outdoor terrasse. This upscale bistro serves up brunch on weekend mornings and the menu includes an array of their homemade pastries, breads, and jam, in addition to gourmet twists on classics like a butternut squash omelette, trout cakes eggs benedict, and creamy polenta ravioli with a fried egg.
Where: 538 Place Saint-Henri
The next time you’re in the Mile End, be sure to check out Arts Cafe. Located on Avenue Fairmount, Arts Cafe not only has a great outdoor patio that will allow you to take in the sights of the Mile End, but they’ve got an awesome menu. Serving up breakfast until 12pm on weekdays and brunch until 4pm on weekends, their menu includes the likes of skakshuka, apple chutney and cheddar french toast, eggs benedict, and of course, a Fairmount bagel with the works.
Where: 201 Avenue Fairmount O
Known for its bistro terrasse, La Croissanterie Figaro is situated at the corner of Hutchison and Fairmount. They are open daily and serve up all sorts of delicious soups, salads, and sandwiches, however, if you’re headed there in the morning, it’s the pastries you want to take note of. All pastries are homemade and they have eight different kinds of croissants, not to mention their scrumptious muffins and turnovers.
Where: 5200 Hutchison St.
With the most Instagram worthy views, this Old Montreal staple takes the cake when it comes to picturesque. Where else can you sip on a mimosa and admire historical buildings and gorgeous skies? Open every day from 12 pm and on weather permitting.
Where: 106 Saint-Paul St W, Montreal,