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10 Restaurants with Amazing Views in Greater Montreal

Seasonal options as well as some open all year round!

updated: May 06, 2022

10 Restaurants with Amazing Views in Greater Montreal

Looking for a place with a great view that serves delicious food and a variety of drinks? We've assembled our favorites in downtown, Old Montreal, and along the rivers. 

Enjoy beautiful views all year round, winter and summer. Of course, the terraces listed in the article are only open during the summer season.

Whether you're visiting the greater Montreal area or you live in the region, it's always nice to eat with a great view among friends, dates, colleagues, or family.

Most of the establishments listed are extremely popular, so we strongly suggest that you make reservations ahead of time.


777, boul. Robert-Bourassa, Montréal, H3C 3Z7

Voir plus  (514) 849-2070

Located between Griffintown, Old Montreal, and downtown, Helena Loureiro's Portuguese restaurant, Portus 360, offers a view of the city while enjoying a great meal. The restaurant rotates slowly 360 degrees, allowing you to eat and drink while admiring the view.

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


99, chemin de la Rive, Vieux Longueuil, J4H 4C9

Voir plus  (450) 677-1727

If you want to have a view of the St. Lawrence River and Montreal, go to Quai 99 in Longueuil. It is possible to reserve the place for your special events 7 days a week. In summer, they are open for your happy hour, brunches, and more. 


The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


106, rue St-Paul O, 5e étage, Montréal, H2Y 1Z3

Voir plus  (514) 788-4021

Terrasse Nelligan is located on the 5th floor of the Hôtel Nelligan in the Old Port. You can enjoy the terrace even in the early spring season as they add heaters for cooler days. With tasty cocktails, as well as a varied menu for lunches, dinners, and brunches, it's good for any occasion. Remember to reserve your table, it fills up fast!

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


9, ave. St-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion, J7V 2K3

Voir plus  (450) 455-6421

This century-old house in Vaudreuil-Dorion, which today serves as a neighborhood restaurant with comfort food, offers a magnificent view of the Ottawa River. In summer, the terrace runs along the river, allowing you to enjoy the view while you eat. In addition to its improved snack menu, it is possible to enjoy brunch on weekends.

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


1, Place Ville Marie, Montréal, H3B 4S6

Voir plus  (514) 544-8884


Located in Place Ville-Marie, this branch offers a breathtaking view of the city. Whether inside or on the terrace, we strongly recommend going there for the sunset. Serving French-inspired cuisine combined with Quebecois dishes, we go there for dinner or brunch.


1201, boul. St-Laurent, Montréal, H2X 2S6

Voir plus  (514) 844-2033

Experience farm-to-table produce, creative cocktails, local beers, natural organic wines, and a seasonal menu at the Culinary Lab located in the SAT. There is a rooftop garden to complement the dishes. In the spring, be sure to visit their terrace with a view of downtown. 

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


1900, boul. St-Joseph, Montréal, H8S 2N5

Voir plus  (514) 637-5253

Whether it's summer or winter, you can enjoy the view of the St. Lawrence River in an enchanting setting. Take a break from the city at Il Fornetto while tasting their succulent Italian dishes. In fact, they have an authentic Italian wood-fired oven, which is quite rare! Be sure to catch the stunning sunsets. 

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


1440, rue de la Montagne, Montréal, H3G 1Z5

Voir plus  (514) 843-2525

This restaurant by acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson is conveniently located in the Four Seasons Hotel. This trendy place offers excellent seafood, cocktails, and an impressive wine and bubbles list. They are open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. The view overlooks downtown Montreal and the iconic Leonard Cohen mural. 

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


991, rue Richelieu, Beloeil, J3G 4P8

Voir plus  (450) 527-1133

Microbrewery in Beloeil, this warm place on the banks of the Richelieu has local beers, an original bistro cuisine, and a festive atmosphere. In the summer, the terrace runs along the river with a view of Mont Saint-Hilaire. It is not uncommon to find a chansonnier to liven up your evening.

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area


153, rue St-Amable, Montréal, H2Y 1E7

Voir plus  (514) 379-2010


421, rue St-Vincent, Montréal, H2Y 3A6

Voir plus  (438) 387-2010

These 2 terraces of the William Gray Hotel are respectively on the 4th and 8th floor, which gives a view of the Old Montreal, the St. Lawrence River, and the Jacques-Cartier Bridge. The atmosphere is a mixture of chic, warm and friendly. Whether it's for sharing plates, à la carte dishes, or tables d'hôte, you can be sure to find fresh and diversified products. Due to their great popularity, it is very important to reserve. Don't worry, the terraces are heated for colder days.

The 10 best views of the greater Montreal area

We suggest the following links for more magnificent terraces and waterfront locations.

See related results: Greater Montreal Water View / Waterfront Restaurants


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