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Best things to do in Montreal

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“Good Pho restaurants., I really like going there but it's a little bit crowded. It's better during summer when the terrace is open.”
16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very good Chinese dumplings. You can also get them frozen/to go and heat them up later.”
16 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Grande pharmacie où vous trouverez de tout! Un autre Jean-Coutu, plus petit se trouve au coin de Drolet et Jarry, plus proche. ”
17 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Malagasy restaurant. Really nice and also have good and cheap brunchs every days. They have the best chocolate milk ever. ”
15 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Charming commercial street with everything you'll need: Cafés, bars, bakeries, grocery shops and other boutiques of all sorts.”
16 locals recommend
Beauty Salon
“Looking for french pastries, look no further because Point G has the best macaroons in town!!”
14 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is the neighbourhoods go-to place for fresh croissants. It's also popular for the breakfast and brunch”
23 locals recommend
Salad Place
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“Create your own salads, enjoy warming soups, the atmosphere and the terrace on sunny summer days. 90 metres from the Mapmaker’s House (1-minute walk).”
10 locals recommend
Establishment
“A nice street to walk; restaurants, bars, parks. Right beside the Mont Royal and downtown.”
19 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing touch with nature, great for walking and biking, summer time BBQ picnic allowed”
15 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping center, where you can find everything you need starting with groceries to cloth, pets and mobile providers. Restaurants, bars and banks.”
6 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Also known as the Bar Sans Nom— chic and hidden on one of the busiest streets in Montreal ”
21 locals recommend
Plaza
“Historic, tree-lined public plaza with benches, sculptures & urban-landscape views.”
11 locals recommend
Supermarket
“This is the major supermarket - not to be confused with the organic PA a block away (though the two are similar, this one is slightly better stocked/less artisanal).”
116 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Restaurant gastronomique style bistro au coeur du quartier des spectacles / Great French Bistro in the middle of the festival. Must reserve during weekend in summer.”
17 locals recommend
Café
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“Rustic-chic indie cafe turning out a variety of coffee drinks, teas and hot chocolate, plus pastries.”
13 locals recommend