The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal offers an appetizing array of on-site
food services sure to please even the most discerning palates. For a delectable
meal among friends washed down with a glass of wine, head to one of the Festival’s
three restaurant terraces. People looking to grab a quick bite before the next show
can pick and choose at one of the Festival’s many food kiosks. Sweet, salty or spicy
– there’s a little something for every taste. Bon appétit!
- La Crêperie
Choose from a vast selection of crepes bretonnes as well as sandwiches.
- Le Kiosque de Mangue en fleur
You can enjoy delicious mangoes served on a stick.
- La Porchetta
Porchetta is an Italian specialty. On the menu: pork sandwiches and smoked meat,
with your choice of rosemary potatoes or pickles as side dish.
- La Grillade
Tickle your taste buds with chicken brochettes, superb hamburgers and a varied selection
- La Friterie
Enjoy the best fries in town! Also on the menu: poutine as well as fish & chips.
- Les Bistros SAQ
There are two of these popular restaurant terraces on site: the Petit Bistro, which
is situated on the esplanade of the Place des Arts, and the Grand Bistro which is
on Balmoral St. Savour fine cheeses, a salad made with smoked salmon and other local
delicacies while you take in a show. The SAQ team offers a selection of official
Festival wines. Our wine expert and Bistro staff look forward to serving you.
- Pub Heineken
With its urban pub atmosphere in the heart of the Festival site, this restaurant
terrace will tempt you with an appetizing array of dishes. Also on the menu: smoked
meat, pizza and Cajun delights, including the delectable "po-boy" pork or spicy
Both SAQ bistros and the Pub Heineken have electronic payment terminals and therefore
accept both debit and credit cards. The other kiosks take cash only.
To meet the needs of festival-goers, ice cream and hotdog vendors roam the site
with their carts (also cash only).
We’re proud to say that 90 to 95 percent of the food sold on the Festival site is
purchased less than 40 km from its point of distribution. As well as support the
local economy, these local food purchases allow us to reduce carbon emissions stemming
from the transportation to market of products from abroad.
- La terrasse Amarula
Granités, Amarula coffees and shooters in chocolate cones, savoured in a warm atmosphere
reminiscent of South Africa. While you’re at it, take a moment to watch the Tam-Tam
Amarula team work its rhythmic magic.
- Le kiosque Porto Cabral
Sample an exclusive range of port wines and summer cocktails with white port.
- Café Jura
Cap off your tasting in style with an espresso or cappuccino, or an ice or alcoholized
coffee with biscotti.
Your purchases help the festival present free shows.