Nothing says summer like ordering a few pitchers of sangria! It is truly the quintessential summer drink to be enjoyed at any number of Montreal’s hottest bars, clubs and terrasses. The best part about it is the fact that it is meant to be shared. So grab your closest friends and head on over to any one of these places!
Terrasses BonsecoursQuais Du Vieux-Port, Montreal, QC H3C 2W3Where better to enjoy sangria than in the Old Port? Not to mention at one of the sexiest terraces in town. Did we mention they even have a tapas menu? How can you go wrong?! They’ve been around for 4 years now and they are open 7 nights a week with different themes each night. Check out their champagne and strawberry sangria – it’ll definitely add to the charm and good feelings.
El Zaz Bar4292 St Denis St, Montreal, QC H2J 2K9If you’re looking for a casual refuge, look no further than this second floor bar on St Denis. Great for people watching with their large open windows that allow you to see all the unique flavors of Montreal pass by. Nothing says summer like inexpensive booze. All the better if they come in pitcher format, right?
SKY Club1474 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2J1Nothing describes a happy hour better than a 4 L pitcher of sangria. Can we get an amen? If you’re in the Gay Village why not enjoy one or two on their perfect rooftop terrasse.
Diablos BBQ Smokehouse1693A Saint Denis St Montreal, QC H2X3K4Fun fact: they devote an entire 2 pages to sangria. This must mean they mean alcoholic business. Depending on what’s your flavor they’ll definitely have something to quench your thirst.
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Le Saint Sulpice1680 Saint-Denis Street, Montreal, QC H2X 3K6It seems when in doubt head here. Having one of the largest terrasses in Montreal they are well prepared to serve as many of you and your friends as you like!
Pub Saint-Ciboire1693 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, QC H2X 3K4Remember those blue slushies you use to order on those ridiculously hot days when you were a kid? Well, now that you’re all “grown up”, replace them with Saint-Ciboire’s blue curaçao Sangria. Maybe after a few it’ll even turn your tongue blue (#memories).
Vices et Versa6631 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2S 3C5Nothing is more refreshing than their strawberry sangria. Simply irresistible. Their intimate terrasse covered in vines makes this micro-brewery a must go to summer destination. This is good old fashion sangria with no shishipoo.
403 Rue Ontario Est, Montréal, QC H2L 1N5
This place has been serving up a storm for the past 5 years. And with experience comes the ability to mix good sangria. Definitely try their sangria with porto as you’re relaxing on their lovely summertime terrasse.
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Did anybody say tequila? Set aside their margaritas and try their Sangrilla. It’s made will white wine, Galliano, cranberry juice, soda and you guessed it... Tequila! Warning: walking in a straight line may be impossible afterward.
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Savor their sangria as you listen to sweet jazz tunes on their inside garden. As the name suggests, this restaurant makes you feel like you’re inside a garden. No need to bring an umbrella they’ve got you covered!
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