Say yes to a gourmet getaway under the Laurentian sun! The region is packed with culinary delights created to entrance your taste buds. From summer brunch to a five-course feast, local restaurants can’t wait to show you their delicious meals made with love. Take advantage of patio season for a get together with friends or family! At the heart of the vines, by a lake or a garden, the region has no shortage of country-style places for you to enjoy a delicious meal and elevate your senses in the outdoors. This summer, succumb to the Laurentians’ culinary delights!
A celebration of local tradition
Come and enjoy a seasonal cuisine infused with local, traditional flavours in the beautiful countryside! The bistro at Vignoble Rivière Du Chêne in Saint-Eustache offers a gustatory experience, paired with their selection of wines. Weekend brunch, gourmet boards, pizza, burgers, salads, tartars, and chef creations make up the menu, all with a magnificent view of the vines. In the same relaxed atmosphere, check out La Bullerie in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, which also showcases regional products. Picnic, brunch, pizza, and sparkling wine tastings are sure to make your next happy hour one of a kind in a picturesque scenery. Further north in Ferme-Neuve, the Cantine Pollens & Nectars at Miels d’Anicet welcomes you this summer to its patio, located next to a beautiful field of flowers. Until August 26 only, you and your foodie friends can enjoy a vast selection of appetizers, main dishes, pizzas, desserts, meads, cocktails, and wines. Reservation required. Don’t wait: turn your patio outing into a magical experience!
The classic resto-pub
Resto-pubs are easily the best place to get together for a happy hour with colleagues or friends. Lucky for you, the Laurentians are packed with them, solidifying the region’s reputation as a culinary destination. With its big, south-facing patio overlooking downtown Saint-Sauveur, Le Saint-Sau Pub Gourmand proposes a bistro-style menu and wide range of drinks. Make sure to check out the musical evenings for the whole family! In Blainville, sit down to a decadent meal and house beer at Archibald Microbrasserie,and discover a new favourite spot for your friend get-togethers. In Prévost, head to the friendly Shawbridge – Microbrasserie et Charcuteries for a gourmet meal packed with flavour under the sun. Visit the P’tit magasin to take a Shawbridge specialty back home. Plan your next happy hour on a patio in one of these microbreweries for a guaranteed good time.
Gastronomy under the sun
Let your gourmand side and taste for fine cuisine guide your next happy hour. Sit down at a patio and experience the know-how of renowned chefs, served on a silver platter through innovative dishes in the beautiful Laurentian scenery. Book your table on the patio at StoneHaven Le Manoir | Relais & Châteaux, located at the heart of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, which offers a flavourful experience through dishes featuring fresh and local Quebec products. Cyclists welcome! For something different, check out the covered patio at Hôtel Manoir Saint-Sauveur located next to the pool for the utmost relaxation. The patio menu features grilled specialties and delicious meal salads. It’s the perfect place for group outings! With a patio overlooking the majestic Tremblant Lake, Restaurant La Quintessence in Mont-Tremblant presents a French-inspired cuisine infused with local Laurentian flavours. Schedule your next happy hour during a musical evening on a Tuesday or Thursday and try one of their signature cocktails!
In agrotourism, each visit changes with the season! Enjoy traditional local foods and ciders in the region’s orchards, under the sun. Discover the Cabane à Pommes Labonté de la Pomme in Oka for a farm-to-table experience. New this year, the incredible patio is ready to welcome you for a foodie picnic lunch or bistro menu featuring local flavours. In Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Domaine Lafrance offers a wide variety of homemade, apple-themed products. A range of on-the-go lunches, pastries, ciders, apple fritters, and much more is served at the gourmet store or bistro during events. Enjoy them on the second-floor patio for an incredible view of the orchard. Get together with friends at Cidrerie Lacroix in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac for a glass of cider on a patio. Book a table at the Table gourmande at Verger Lacroix for a gastronomic experience showcasing products from the orchard and seasonal menus, always made from fresh ingredients! Savour the relaxing environment of the orchard.
A casual meal
For an easygoing lunch or after a busy day, relax on a beautiful, casual patio. For a family meal or heart-to-heart, Sushi Saint-Sauveur offers delicious sushi and Asian dishes. Experience the true friendliness of Saint-Sauveur Village by eating your meal on the outdoor patio! Located at the Sentier des cimes Laurentides in Mont-Blanc, Chez Émile Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy fresh, simple, and local cuisine at a historic site. Enjoy your food on the magnificent patio surrounding the pools at the heritage building of the former Saint-Faustin fish farm, dating back nearly one hundred years. Finally, Restaurant Chez Girard in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts offers an incredible view of Sables Lake! Sit down on the covered patio and awaken your taste buds with the chef’s regional cuisine. It’s the perfect recipe for an incredible moment of simplicity!
For a drink under the sun
Looking for a sweet spot to have a drink on a patio? Here are our suggestions for microbreweries where happy hour is likely to become happy hours! Come and taste the house beers and cocktails at Microbrasserie L’Entêté in Mirabel, in a rustic, friendly environment. Try their brand-new Pour les saints (For Saints) cocktails and opt for the tasting menu to discover unique flavours! For a new recipe, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! Pub & Boutique Saint-Jérôme is a leading establishment with its wide variety of innovative beers. Back this summer, their house Lazer Lager,with its herbaceous profile and notes of red berries, is available on tap! In a festive atmosphere, Microbrasserie Saint-Arnould in Mont-Tremblant offers an impressive selection of beers for all tastes. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a refreshing craft beer, featuring aromas of raspberry, citrus, coffee, and much more! For its part, Microbrasserie du Lièvre in Mont-Laurier might surprise you with its all-nature beers, brewed with passion and care. Choose the perfect beer for you from the one-of-a-kind flavours of the Classic and Seasonal range. In summer, there’s no reason not to have a drink under the sun!
Patios for parched athletes
Stop at a patio to quench your thirst during a well-deserved break from exercise! Sit down at the Café bistro bar La Montagne at Mont-Avalanche in Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard. Located on the mountainside, the patio opens at 11:30 a.m., Friday to Sunday, and offers a summer snack bar menu. In Val-David, the Auberge Microbrasserie Le Baril Roulant is the perfect place for a get together, featuring cold beer and creative cuisine. Only steps from the P’tit Train du Nord linear park, the patio is worth putting on your bucket list during your next bike outing! In the same sector, Vallée Bleue – Station familiale invites you to spend a summer evening at its patio bar, Le Muskeg. After a hike on the mountain, a game of volleyball, or a ninja course, enjoy the family-friendly and musical atmosphere at Le Muskeg for the perfect end to the day. In the zone MbPark at Mont Blanc, take advantage of fun activities and a good, varied menu on the patio of the O’Bayou restaurant! On site, explore the plethora of mountain biking trails, or cool off at the trailheads in giant inflatable water games on Adrénaline Lake. Spend the day moving, and wrap up in style on a local patio!
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