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“old port”(39 reviews)
This lively Montreal plaza is a gathering place for natives and tourists, who enjoy the outdoor restaurants and performing peddlers.
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Between rue Notre-Dame and rue de la Commune, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
+1 514-866-3471
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an attractive part of Montreal with beautiful flower baskets and live street entertainers. The tourist information office is here by the statue of Nelson marked with a large blue exclamation mark. Coffee is a bit pricey but when on holiday....

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marco_the_Maltabus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located at east end of Montreal’s “old Town” district you sense immediately the European flavor to this district. Street performers, al fresco dining options, and cobblestone streets. This place draws you in and then you are ready to experience the rest of Old Montreal.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here for lunch and were glad we did. The wait staff here was the friendliest we encountered in Montreal. The food was delicious. We sat outside and could hear the musicians playing and could watch the people going by. This was the best...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank petpenny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for people watching, in the heart of Old Montreal. There are many restaurants and shops in this area, along with the occasional street performer. I could sit here happily for some time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sarahmO5452KB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very similar to Europe with a village square and shops and restaurants around it. Places to sit and watch the crowd.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A marvelous market place where u njoy walking,eating, wandering njoying views of so many restaurants, art shops, local vendors on a stonebuilt road , wherein u just walk around or seat relax see the shows of acrobats or just listen guitar played by local artists....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SanjayB101
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed walking around looking a all the art booths and there was also music, we ate at one of the many resturants.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jeff h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a touristy place, lots of flowers, lots of cafes. It is a good place to sit on a bench and watch people.. making for a pleasant afternoon while eating eating ice cream.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank labguides
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place for the family to enjoy hours. There is something for everyone from kids to grandparents. There are excellent dining places with outdoor seating, boutique shops and the tourist things.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to stroll through. If you want to eat in a square setting, some nice restaurants with terraces. Nothing exceptional to report, but do include it in your walking tour through old Montreal

Date of experience: August 2019
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