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“Some pluses and minuses” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Market Square

Market Square
1 Market Sq, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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Ranked #19 of 68 things to do in Saint John
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Some pluses and minuses”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Mall is not very busy. There are a number of stores but they seem almost empty. There are several restaurants, many with outdoor patios along the dock and business seems to pick up in the evening, especially if the weather is nice. There is also entertainment in the evening, weather permitting and we were surprised at how talented the performers were. It is quite pleasant to hear music while enjoying dinner outside on a beautiful evening.

Visited August 2013
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Tracadie-Sheila, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“Not too big, not too small”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Liked the fresh fruits and vegetables plus souvenirs (X-mas). The Korean food was different and just right.

Visited August 2013
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Oakville, Canada
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“Not too many good stores left now...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Gift shop in NB Museum has really nice pieces made locally at reasonable prices. Souvenir shop at other end is worth a visit too, but most stuff there not made locally. Try the smoke meat place for a quick lunch, sit in the atrium and watch the people. Parking is cheap and easily accessible. Get a cocktail at one of the restaurants fronting on the water. Well worth an hour or two.

Visited July 2013
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Tremblant
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“Disappointing shopping”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We were disappointed in the market square as the advertising we had seen led us to believe that there were many shops and craft places in this square. There are actually 6 - 8 shops , none of which were very exciting. However, there is a gift shop on the main floor which offered the best choice and the best prices we had seen anywhere in New Brunswick. The restaurants associated with the square were great as was the boardwalk outside.

Visited August 2013
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“Nice place to find souvenirs and food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

It was raining the day we visited there so it was nice that the market was all indoors. The vendors were friendly and helpful. Everyone in this area has been very friendly!

Visited August 2013
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