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Jean-Talon Market

7075 Casgrain Ave | This is not a flea market its a year round fresh produce market, Montreal, Quebec H2S 3A3, Canada
1 514 277 1588
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Ranked #2 of 62 shopping in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Traveler Description: It is a European farm market with a few permanent stands for fully-cooked food or take out. Get there early to avoid the crowds and bring your... more »
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Ames, Iowa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Whenever I visit a new city, I make a point of visiting the open air and/or covered markets. This is one of the best I have ever visited. The local merchants are friendly and knowledgeable, the selection is amazing, and the food shops surrounding the market are lovely. Much more fun than the Marche Atwater, in my opinion, and I... More

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Toronto
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you are like us and were driving then you must bring a cooler and stop at the market on the way home. Great fresh produce, meat and cheese at reasonable prices. there is a cheese shop across road, sorry don't recall the name but it is the best..

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massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First attraction we did when we got into Montreal. We didn't buy any fruits or vegatables but everything was so fresh and colorful. The displays and selections was amazing! There was some fruit sampling. We did some souvenir shopping (teas, and syrups) and great to see alot of other markets inside the tents like a tea shop, and bakeries. We... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This place was simply amazing. While staying with a friend, I Bixi'd my way to Marché Jean-Talon on a Sunday morning for breakfast and some shopping. The food selection was great, especially the number of raw milk cheeses. If I wouldn't have had to fly home to Winnipeg, I'm sure I could have spend hundreds of dollars on cheese, cider,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife comes from Montreal, and her parents and immigrant grandparents shopped here, regularly buying entire flats of fresh food to take home and preserve. I heard so much about this place that I came here about 12 years ago to explore the secret of how a farmers and fresh market had such a huge customer base and sold food... More

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JC,NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

A great place to visit with outstanding food stalls, many fruit, flower and vegetable vendors. Nice place for lunch. Not far from Jean Talon metro stop

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Burlington, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

About two miles north of downtown Montreal there is a fun outdoor (but covered) market called the Marche Jean-Talon. Stalls and stalls of produce, flowers, and specialty products. The market is lined with specialty shops selling items such as olive oil, tea, imported gourmet food, meats, etc. Inside the market area is a creperie stand which sells delicious gluten-free crepes.... More

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Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Whether you are a tourist or will be staying awhile in Montreal, this is a destination you won't want to miss. Part farmers market, part street fair, Jean-Talon Market is a favorite place to see beautiful produce strikingly displayed, grab a great crepe for lunch, and enjoy people watching. We were only in town for four days, but of we... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fresh vegetables, home grown, often organic but also meat, fish, sausages and Quebec specialties. Avoid the supermarkets and get your groceries there. Even if they may sometimes be a bit more expensive, it is 100% fresh and tasteful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The market was nice. I felt adventurous so I took the subway from downtown. Fresh veggies and fruit. Plenty of samples. You can visit the market and still have time to see some other attractions.

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