You don't always have to go to Montreal to enjoy a meal and drink on a beautiful terrace, Laval and the North Shore are full of enjoyable places to have a delicious meal with a drink in a delightful atmosphere.
Take advantage of May, June, July, August, and even September to recharge your vitamin D and spend as much time as possible in the sun, on a terrace. Whether you like to go there for breakfast, lunch, dinner, aperitif, or simply to have a drink, there is no lack of options.
We have gathered our favorites in this list which will show the diversity of restaurants and bars in the Laval and Lanaudière/North Shore region.
Here is a terrace where you can eat well and bring your favorite bottle of wine. The cuisine is French-inspired and made from local ingredients such as fruits and vegetables from the Cormier Farm. The menu can vary according to the season and availability of products. Reservations are possible on their website for both locations. They will soon have their nomadic kitchen ready to enjoy good food in street truck style. Follow their social networks to learn more!
Centropolis certainly has some of the most beautiful and spacious terraces in the city.
Here are some examples of restaurants you can find: Calvi, Elixor, Enoteca Monza Pizzeria Moderna, Kiyomi , La Belle et La Boeuf , Le Balthazar, Les Enfants Terribles , Le Tire-Bouchon, Café RICARDO, Randolph Pub Ludique Centropolis, Mikasa Sushi Bar and Jack Flat BBQ.
With 3 locations (Laval, Rosemère, and St-Jérôme), Boeuf Cochon is a Steakhouse Bar offering a wide variety of dishes with high-quality meat. The beef is aged on-site and the ribs are tender, generous, and wrapped in their wonderful sauce. During the week, you will find different specials on their tartar, ribs, mussels, pasta, and filet mignon.
21 Avenue de la Gare, Saint-Sauveur, J0R 1R0
MOE'S RESTAURANT & BAR boasts the largest terrace in St-Sauveur. Go and enjoy delicious food from a wide variety of choices while soaking up the sun.
807 Chemin de la Rivière N, Saint-Eustache, J7R 0J5
The terrace overlooks the magnificent vineyard. Enjoy their wines with their bistronomic menu of local products. During the summer season, they offer weekend brunches. Otherwise, they are open for lunch and dinner service with platters, tartars, pizzas, and more.
20820, ch. de la Côte-Nord, Boisbriand, J7J 2B7
At Fogo, it is possible to eat and drink with your feet in the water! A great option to cool down and have a good time. In addition, there are screens to watch your favorite games both on the terrace and inside! Several menu options are available: lunch, dinner, and a la carte. There is a nice wine and cocktail list.
This Microbrewery which originated in Quebec City also has a branch in Blainville and they serve great-tasting beer, cocktails, and food! Enjoy their chicken wings, tartars, pasta, pizzas, burgers, and more! They also have a kids' menu. There is something for everyone on the menu! They host live bands, so check out their social networks for what's coming up.
1780, ave. Pierre Péladeau, Laval, H7T 2Z1
This innovative restaurant offers a mix of Quebec and Asian cuisine. From the décor to the concept of the menu, everything is designed to honor women. Miss Wong channels the sensuality of a brasserie and embraces the spirit of the "Roaring Twenties" by honoring the first movie star and beauty icon, Miss Anna May Wong. Different specials are in effect daily such as dumplings, bottles of wine, Asian tacos, tartars, and Spritz!
30, boul. Curé-Labelle, Laval, H7L 2Y9
Founded in 1889, the Boating Club was very famous and attracted many English-speaking Montrealers on vacation. Many parties and activities were organized there. In 2014, it was reopened by a group of experienced friends. Today, the menu is inspired by seafood in a decor that mixes history and contemporary.
3305, ave. des Grandes Tourelles, Boisbriand, J7H 1M9
Belonging to the Zibo! group, Vertigo has two branches, one in Boisbriand and one in Brossard. The concept is inspired by bistro cuisine. The menu is very diversified from Asia to Mexico while using local products. Several promotions are held such as festive happy hours during the week with specials on alcohol, cheese pogos, and oysters.
940, place Île des Moulins, Terrebonne/Lachenaie, J6W 4N7
Located on Île du Moulin in Terrebonne in a historic building, this gourmet pub is an enchanting and unique place! The menu changes with the seasons and they are open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. The terrace overlooks the Thousand Islands River and gives a seaside feel! They have a great wine list, local beers, and cocktails.
192, boul. Ste Rose, Laval, H7L 1L4
Want to enjoy Italian cuisine on a beautiful terrace? Located in an ancestral house built in 1895, the terrace is located in the courtyard, which creates a small corner of paradise in the heart of Laval. The service and decor are intimate to offer a unique experience. The founder has won several gastronomic awards for Italian excellence. The chef serves generous and tasty dishes while respecting the oldest traditions.
241, boul. Curé-Labelle, Laval, H7L 2Z9
Lovers of natural wines and good cocktails, this is a good place for you. The terrace is in an intimate environment surrounded by their garden. They have an extensive natural wine list and an experienced and passionate staff to advise you according to your preferences.
The few months of summer are so good for morale, especially when you can enjoy them on a terrace! Have a great summer season!
You can find several other terraces in Laval and the North Shore.