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Crescent Street

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Address: Sherbrooke St south to de la Gauchetiere, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2C1, Canada
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$46*
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Great entertainment - lots of selection.

Our first trip to Montreal and we spent a bit of time on Crescent Street after being referred there by friends and our hotel concierge. It was a short walk from our hotel and was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
jedmarc
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Crescent is the Anglo bar/club/pub hub of the city. It's an event to go on Crescent street in the summer on a Friday night. Ferrari's, Lamborghini's, you name it, it's there. A lot of people (very good looking) and money. Some of the bars are wonderful and a couple of restaurants are delicious and affordable. I met Kevin, my now... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It was good to visit this place lots of stores and restaurants around this place. It is beautiful at night - I must say it is a must watch place

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Great for meeting people but bars are all the same. Food is not top of the line here. Not a top restaurant street. Upper Crescent above de Maissoneuve has some good shops and galleries. A pace to hang out after work and worth a visit on a warm evening in the summer.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our first trip to Montreal and we spent a bit of time on Crescent Street after being referred there by friends and our hotel concierge. It was a short walk from our hotel and was easy to find. There were tons of bars, restaurants and other shops all along the street - during our 5 day stay in Montreal we... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a must stop when in town for a sporting event. The kibitzing between local fans and the "visiters" is just great in the several pubs that dot this street.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is where we spend most of our Saturday night as there are so many different options for bars and restaurants. Everyone spoke English as this made things a little easier on us while ordering food or drinks. There is also a very special flair while you walk down the street as there seems to be a great atmosphere in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

This city stinks its all in French you can't smoke anywhere driving is a mess winters are brutally cold French people are rude and arrogant boring place to visit

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was my favorite street in montreal. Well.. other than old montreal obviously. Lots of restaurants, bars, and other things to do . You will always find a place to eat and have a good time. Go here if you are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

The street is somewhat dirty and noisy. There is a lot of construction going on. But putting that aside, there are lots of people on weekends and the street ka crowded with bars. So this is a must go if you're looking for a laid back, cheap but fun bar.

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Timmins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Crescent Street has everything you can ask for. Food, drinks, people, party time. If you want to enjoy some of the best microbrews, they have them. A do not miss area when in Montreal.

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Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.