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Top store recommendations from locals

Department Store
“For shoppers: La Maison Ogilvy is a prominent retail establishment located in downtown Montreal. Founded in 1866, the store, at 1307 Saint Catherine Street West, is considered a retail landmark. It began as a dry goods store, and today hosts an array of luxury goods shops, brands and boutiques. Much of its retail space is devoted to designer brand shops including Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Burberry and Hugo Boss, in addition to other well known labels such as Canada Goose.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“Great coffee and one of the first on the scene in Montreal, now offering 3 locations.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“$, $$, $$$ If you want to buy a good wine or alcool, it is the place to go. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Diner
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“The only restaurant that survived the modernization of Notre-Dame street, Burgers and Fries type place, Not my cup of tea but it’s a diner if you’re in the mood for this ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate. One of my favorite places for dessert. Definitely recommend for sweet tooths.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Amazing desserts and pastries. Fresh food ! They have a summer terrace that is lovely on Notre-Dame”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Small, rustic dessert store featuring an assortment of pies, confections & other desserts.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Bakery & cafe with a high pressed-tin ceiling & terrace offering breads & pastries plus sandwiches.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Store
“Ridiculously Delicious Cheese & Bread. 100-120 different Quebec cheeses available - ask for a tasting before you buy!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Bakery & coffee shop with retro flair specializing in gourmet donuts, including vegan options.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Fifteen-minute walk to the best chocolate cake in town. They also have coffee and croissants”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
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“It's close, their food is delicious and very affordable. A very French experience!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“Bagel St-Lo serves fresh bagels, baked onsite, as well as healthy breakfasts and lunches, right in the heart of Verdun.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Longtime Parisian-style pastry shop & cafe with an ample patio, plus a deli with savory items. First opened in 1952, can charm you with their fine pastries, their vast selection of cheeses, traditional European cold meats, and French classic meals. All this with a magic view towards the St- Joseph Oratory”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“the equivalent of a CSV . a pharmacy with shampoo, soap, very basic food (very very basic snacks) ...”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Closest big chain grocery stores. Prices aren't great but you can find most things under one roof. They have a tiny parking lot in the back.”
  • 15 locals recommend