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Mile-End

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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As featured in Montreal on a Budget
Ranked #58 of 241 Attractions in Montreal
Type: Neighborhoods, Ballets
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: Mile-End, voted one of top three districs to live in Montreal by the Montreal Mirror, is a quaint yet contemporary quarter teaming with cafés (Café... more »
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New Milford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Called Canada's "hipster capital" this neighborhood has great shops and good restaurants. A diverse neighborhood, try the Jewish bagels or the greek eats. Book stores, artists, etc. Something for everyone.

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Toronto
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have stayed in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal twice now and love it. Old world charm meets new age artsy is how I describe it. Brick triplex homes, bicycles and little shops everywhere. My favorite spots are KemCoBa for some homemade icecream, a greasy spoon called Fameux and all the independently run little shops in between are amazing.... More

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Kettering, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I disliked that Trip Advisor City Guide led us to Mile End road which is not at all where the Mile End neighborhood is. Especially since we were walking.....the extra blocks and blocks were not appreciated. However.....once we got to the neighborhood we found a delightful place to have lunch which made it all worth while. The Arts Cafe with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We spent a leisurely half day walking about this area. Stopped off at one of the many coffee and cake shops to watch the world go by. Next up a book and music shop again one of many selling old and new books. Found a bagel shop where you saw bagel dough being prepared, cut, shaped and baked. Carried on... More

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Montreal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Really the place to go for new underground and raising artists of Montreal. It's a burstling area definitively. Too bad it's so far from my neighbourghood.

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Dallas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great shops and great unique food - stores & restaurants - stop into Fairmount Bagel for about the best "all dressed" or "everything" bagel on the planet. Had a great time walking down Du Parc also - dinner closer the Sherbrook at a Tar Tar bar - Marche 27 I think was it's name.10 different tar tars with 8 different... More

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Walk around a great location. Lots of coffee place, restaurant, shop. Must stop a Kem Coba on Fairmount and go grab a coffee at Olympico.

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Montreal, Canada
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151 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Relax, walk or run. Then, stop for a croissant and a nice coffee well brewed just for you. This is a quiet place. Some interesting shops are near by. Recommends.

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Torremolinos, Spain
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

one or two very cool neighborhood bars and restos, great atmosphere, small shops, friendly people and a groovy vibe, and pretty laid back. yup.

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Greenwich, CT
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We did a home exchange to Mile End and were not disappointed. It has a fun Tribeca/Brooklyn vibe with a lot of great little cafes, restaurants, bakeries, shops. It probably wouldn't be top on my list if I only had a short time in Montreal, but it was definitely a fun place to stay.

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