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Laurier Avenue

Neighborhood: Le Plateau-Mont-Royal
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Address: Parc Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Nice walk and great food in Outremont

Laurier St is an emblematic street in Outremont. Lined with cafés and great shopping. Don't miss having a café on the nice terrace of Toi, moi, café. I also recommend the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2014
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We got off at the Laurier metro stop, walked towards Parc Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and could see what all the hype was about. A couple of decent coffee shops but not expresso heaven. Maybe the other direction was better but there was no indication.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Laurier St is an emblematic street in Outremont. Lined with cafés and great shopping. Don't miss having a café on the nice terrace of Toi, moi, café. I also recommend the following restaurants for a great typical dinner in Outremont: Chez Levesque ( typical bistro cuisine and decor), Lemeac ( very nice terrace, great cuisine)

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

There are a few cafes and uninteresting shops. Complete waste of time. This is not a "Rodeo Drive" in Montreal.

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Montreal, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Loved the uniqueness of the shops and restaurants. L'Emouleur, the cutlery store was a cut above the rest. (Sorry, I couldn't help that one). Juliette et Chocolat for when you need a rest. Fabulous window shopping!

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We just love to walk on Laurier. Nice boutiques, great restaurants and variety groceries. Make sure to shop at Gourmet Laurier for Fine products and eat pastries and cappuccino at La Gascogne

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New England
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

One can't visit Montreal without picking up a travel guide that recommends this tony shopping district on the outskirts of the Plateau neighborhood. Don't waste your time. Parking was impossible. Public lots have as many as a dozen spaces. Not only is the parking expensive but once on the street you really can't buy anything for under $1,000.00 US. Typical... More 

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Vermontville, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The area of Laurier west of Papineau, for about 6 or 8 blocks is called Le petit Laurier. Less expensive and more casual, more neighborly than the section west of Parc, it is full of little bistros and nice shops. It also includes a very large and pleasant park, Wilfred Laurier. A very nice street to visit. We ate at... More 

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asheville
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stopped in at the gourmet shop and picked up some items. Also visited the bakery and chocolate shop. We strolled a couple of residential streets, very pleasant area.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

If you visit Laurier Avenue and you visit Greene Ave. You have in a snap shot visited Franch and English Canada. Same city, same level of elegance but two different cultures and flavors. That is the one of the hidden treasures in Montreal. So beautiful in its historical diversity.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

An authentic French neighborhood in Montreal, shopping, groceries, something more like a real neighborhood than Rue Sherbrooke

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