10 Best Jazz Bars In Montreal, Canada

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Montreal is among the largest cities in Canada, filled with amazing museums, amusement parks, historical churches, night clubs, bars, and restaurants. This region occupies an average area of 167 square miles ( 432 square kilometers) and it has an estimated population of 2 million inhabitants. Tourists flock to this region annually to visit places such as Montreal Insectarium, The Montreal Tower, Musée Grévin Montreal, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, Lachine Canal National Historic Site, Aires Libres, Underground City, Montreal, and so many other areas. Keep reading out below for more information on the best jazz bars in Montreal, Canada, for an unforgettable vacation.

1. Dièse Onze

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Enjoy the food and jazz music at Dièse Onze bar situated in a good neighborhood in Montreal, Canada. The establishment has a vibrant interior with nicely arranged couches, air conditioning, and ambient lighting. The bar has a great atmosphere all round and television sets are fitted for those sitting far away from the stage. The staff is friendly and offers exceptional customer care services. The bistro menu has tasty dishes such as Hummus with grilled pepper, Beef salad, Risotto with Mushroomed candle and sea fruit, Volcan Choco Caramel, and many more! Come visit this place for an amazing evening night out with friends or spouse.

Dièse Onze

Address: 4115 St Denis St A, Montreal, QC H2W 2M7, Canada

Website: Dièse Onze

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 12am - 5:30pm

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2. Jardin Nelson

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Come and experience a lively atmosphere with soothing live jazz music, good lighting, and a beautiful garden patio. Jardin Nelson is nestled in a tranquil environment in the historic square of Montreal, Canada. Here, you will find exceptional customer care service, friendly staff, and great interior and exterior decoration. The bar offers freshly prepared meals, various sangrias tastes, and invigorating cocktails. Some of the cuisines on the menu include roast pork sandwich, waffle, egg burrito, giant cookie, maple ice cream cup, and many others!

Jardin Nelson

Address: 407 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, QC H2Y 3B1, Canada

Website: Jardin Nelson

Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 11:30am - 9:30pm; Fri: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 9:30pm

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3. Nestor

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Nestor is a customer oriented bar with friendly staff and exceptional customer care service. It is situated in a serene region in 6289 St Hubert Street in Montreal, Canada. The ambiance is very cozy with cocktail drinks, craft beer, Scotch whiskey, and wine available. The food is freshly prepared with special ingredients which bring out a mouthwatering aroma and taste. The menu contains dishes and drinks such as Oatmeal Stout, St Ambroise Cream Ale, Sam Adams, Session Lemon Drop, Carlsberg, and so much more!


Address: 6289 St Hubert St, Montreal, QC H2S 2L9, Canada

Website: Nestor

Opening hours: 3am - 2pm (daily)

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4. L'Escalier

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Come with family or friends and savor at L'Escalier restaurant & bar situated in a quiet neighborhood in Montreal, Canada. The interior of this great establishment has nicely arranged chairs, large windows providing ambient light, and unique interior decoration. Here, customers receive exceptional customer care services from friendly staff who are well trained. The food is also tasty and the menu has cuisines such as Samosa, Cake aux olives, Salade Escaller, Le shimisha, and many others.


Address: 552 St Catherine St E, Montreal, QC H2L 2E1, Canada

Website: L'Escalier

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 3am - 2pm; Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 3am

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Rene Rangel Havaux

Rene Rangel Havaux

My name is Rene and after 22 years working in the clothing industry I decided to make a carrer change and do what I love and I do best: Receive, entertain and guide visitors trough beautiful Montreal, the Canadian cultural capital, that offers to its visitors more than 100 festivals every year, a great diversity of museums, outdoor activities, sports, markets, restaurantes, craft breweries , and a vibrant cosmopolitan way of living, among many other interesting things. I love travelling, ( have been to 40 different countries around the globe), people, food, architecture, cycling and history are my passions in life. Throughout all this years discovering the world, I have come to realize that the best way to really discover and understand any place is trough its local people. I love to receive clients as if they where my own family, always in a friendly and respectful manner and adapting my tours to their specific interest and needs. I have been told many times that what makes my tours so special, is my outgoing friendly and enthusiastic personality and my knowledge and passion for Montreal.

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5. Upstairs Jazz Club

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Eat and drink at Upstairs Jazz Club located in a serene neighborhood in Montreal, Canada. Its interior is full of life with good ambiance, lively background music, and a cozy sitting arrangement. Here, food is freshly prepared and drinks such as beer, wine, whiskey, and rum are available on the counter. The menu has delicious cuisines such as Tilapia, Filet Mignon New Orleans, Prosciutto, Antipasto, Champinones Bravos, and many more. The establishment is perfect for a romantic couple’s outing or a friends’ night out..

Upstairs Jazz Club

Address: 1254 Mackay St, Montreal, QC H3G 2H4, Canada

Website: Upstairs Jazz Club

Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 11:30am - 1am; Fri: 11:30am - 2am; Sat: 5:30pm - 2am; Sun: 6:30pm - 1am

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6. Snack'n Blues

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Snack'n Blues is a full bar situated in Montreal, Canada, with live jazz and blues music bands, tasty food, and great ambiance. Here, the customer care service is exceptional with a friendly staff offering prompt food deliveries. Inviting cocktails, free snacks, and cozy seating arrangement are some of the things customers enjoy at this serene establishment. Pick the snacks filled in snack bowls placed on tables all around the establishment and enjoy an evening outing with friends or a spouse.

Snack'n Blues

Address: 5260 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, QC H2T 1S1, Canada

Website: Snack'n Blues

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 9pm - 3am; Sun - Mon: 9pm - 12am

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7. Bootlegger, L'Authentique

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Bootlegger, L'Authentique is a pleasant 19th-century cocktail bar nestled in a tranquil environment in Montreal, Canada. Feel at home as you order some of the best cocktail drinks, wine, beers, or whiskey while also relaxing to the exceptional ambiance and live music. Here, the friendly staff presents excellent reception and customer care services. Tasty delicacies such as Beef Jerky Fumé servi avec Olives, Rillette de Canard & Pain, Mousse de Saumon & Croutons, and many more are available at an affordable price. Visit this amazing bar with friends or a spouse for a delightful evening outing.

Bootlegger, L'Authentique

Address: 3481 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, 2eme Etage, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2T6, Canada

Website: Bootlegger, L'Authentique

Opening hours: Thur: 8pm - 3am; Fri - Sat: 6pm - 3am; Sun - Wed: 6pm - 12am (closed on Mon)

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8. Grumpy's

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Relax and unwind as you enjoy the great ambiance, live jazz, bluegrass, cocktail drinks, and open mic nights at Grumpy’s bar situated in a tranquil environment in Montreal, Canada. The interior has a low ceiling and a beautiful wooden decor. The atmosphere is serene with a social and friendly staff ready to provide perfect customer care services. Customers can sip their favorite drink as they enjoy the breeze at the cozy outdoor patio. This place is surely fun for everyone.


Address: 1242 Bishop St, Montreal, QC H3G 1S6, Canada

Website: Grumpy’s

Opening hours: 3am - 2pm (daily)

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9. Modavie

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Modavie is a classic bar with live jazz music, delicious food, alcoholic drinks such as beer, wine, and whiskey, and exceptional ambiance. This establishment is situated in a pristine neighborhood in Montreal, Canada. The menu has various mouthwatering dishes such as Calamari, French Onion Soup, Mediterranean Penne, Parmesan shaving, and many more. The customer care service offered by the friendly staff is conventional with a great table presentation. Visit this place with family, friends, or a spouse for an exciting evening.


Address: 1 Saint-Paul St W, Montreal, QC H2Y 1Y6, Canada

Website: Modavie

Opening hours: Sun - Thur: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 11pm

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10. House of Jazz

House of Jazz
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Rest as you listen to live jazz music, sip on your favorite alcoholic drink, and eat a delicious barbeque steak at House of Jazz located in an ideal environment in Montreal, Canada. Here, the customer service is great and the tasty food is freshly prepared by a social and friendly staff. The grass-fed beef-inspired menu contains delicacies such as Ravioli, Filet Mignon, Burger, Vegetable lasagna, and many more! The interior has an amazing ambiance with a nice seating arrangement and soothing background music. Come and relax with family or friends for a memorable night out.

House of Jazz

Address: 2060 Aylmer St, Montreal, QC H3A 2E3, Canada

Website: House of Jazz

Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri: 11:30am - 12am; Sat: 5pm - 1am; Sun: 6pm - 11pm

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Discover Montreal

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This region boasts of having one of the best amusement parks, shopping malls, bars, restaurants, and recreational facilities. Tourists spend most of their time visiting major attractions around the city. At night, enjoy a night of fun and music at one of the above jazz clubs.

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