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Mile-End

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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Address: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mile-End is a quaint yet contemporary quarter teaming with multiculturalism...

Mile-End is a quaint yet contemporary quarter teaming with multiculturalism and filled with cafés, bars, restaurants, specialty grocery shops, boutiques, galleries, hot yoga spots, great bakeries and Montreal-style bagels served fresh and hot. Many of its residents are eco-friendly and artistic -- in summer, it is not unusual to see guitarists strumming a tune.

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Food Tour was interesting and fun

We thoroughly enjoyed the Mile End Food Tour. Hosted by Jeremy over three hours walking around the neighbourhood on a very brisk morning was great. Many interesting perspectives... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
John R
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mile End is a neighborhood stretching about 4 square blocks (google maps knows where it is). Very trendy, popular with the locals, the real Montreal. Full of vintage clothing stores, vinyl, coffee shops,used bookstores, and the best coffee in the city- Cafe Olimpico.Try Magpie pizza!

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Thank Samanthaksa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent Mother's Day weekend in Montreal with my daughter. Explored Montreal, Old Montreal and Mile End. Stayed in Mile End and enjoyed fabulous restaurants and cafes. Safe area to be out late. WIll go back!

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

From restaurants, to cafes, and shops, the best of Montreal can be found here. If I could live anywhere in Montreal, it would be in the Mile End <3

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Thank SFM03
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the Mile End Food Tour. Hosted by Jeremy over three hours walking around the neighbourhood on a very brisk morning was great. Many interesting perspectives and information about this neighbourhood. Food was excellent. Many in places I probably would never have discovered. I would recommend to friends and will do again on next visit to Montreal.

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Thank John R
Ghent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We took our Bixi uphill to Square St Louis. From there we did a part of the suggested circuit on the Plateau Mont Royal map of the tourist office (which you can find online). On that summer evening we came across a couple of street artist (musician and hullahoop girl), some great street art (graffiti) and a real local feel... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We did the food tour of the North End, sampling a number of goodies, and walking a lot to wok them off. An interesting tour, but Montreal bagels are nothing like New Yok bagels. I;d recommend this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour if you love great food and learning fun facts about this interesting part of Montreal. Our tour guide was amazing. It was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon with great people, yummy food and exercise.

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Thank Gold R
Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

An outstanding experience and sampling of Montreal and its unique flavours. Our tour guide, Vera, made it a blast for us and our 18 and 21 year old sons. Thanks!

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Thank LM10560
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This neighborhood has some really amazing food establishments, including a bagel shop. I never knew how good bagels tasted when they're fresh. They're actually soft and chewy. There are also a lot of little family-owned boutiques with unique gifts, crafts, jewellery, fashions and so on.

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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The architecture of this neighborhood is beautiful, well worth driving or walking by to see where the people live and not only the major tourists areas.

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.