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Atwater Market

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
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Address: 138 Atwater Ave, Montreal, Quebec H4C 2G3, Canada
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+1 514-937-7754
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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The market, along the Lachine Canal, offers cheese, local produce, baked...

The market, along the Lachine Canal, offers cheese, local produce, baked goods and meat from different vendors. Buy food there and head to the canal for a picnic.

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Lots of meats and cheese

If I lived in Montreal I would want to live near this market. Looks like a wonderful place to shop with a huge liquor store across the street.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
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Mauldin, South Carolina
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Mauldin, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I lived in Montreal I would want to live near this market. Looks like a wonderful place to shop with a huge liquor store across the street.

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Winter Park, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Too much hype, especially for Christmas. It wasn't horrible and it did have some character just overall not what I was expecting. Lots of little tents with a variety of items.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

I saw the reviews for this market and was expecting a spectacle. In reality it isn't very large, nor are there terribly interesting stalls. Yes it is a good place to purchase produce, but it isn't worth the walk from the centre if you're sightseeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This is my fav market place , summer or winter for fresh groceries shopping . Plants or Christmas tree shopping. After a nice jog by the canal Lachine it's the best place to purchase everything for a nice dinner at home. I always buy my Christmas, NYE or any special occasion items here as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Its a part of a chain - however they are the best location of all - their cakes and tarts are the largest selection of any - breads that bring me back to the old small specialty bakers of new york city - now serving lite meals that are such a bargain for the money - sit back enjoy a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We have visited Atwater Market with my family in June. You have a choice of many products, esp. fruits and vegetables, but you can also get great milk products. Close to the market are picnic tables with chess tables, really nice place to go around and have lunch afterwards.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I like this market because it's located close to where I stayed. But it's most of the goods are either priced the same as other retail market or higher. Without much organic choice I can find. I ended up stoping by the super-C next door. Prepare to withdraw some cash for donating the red cross volunteers if you don't mind... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

If you like to go to a Market place in Montréal you 'll love the Atwater Market. You can spend half a day no problem. Good choices of anything you need and want. Specialties from all around the world. You also can eat a good meal outside for good price. You can walk from the Market to Atwater street and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

I like it better than Jean-Talon Market. It's a nice and clean market. Although it smaller than Jean-Talon, but it's good enough, very relaxing and very clean, too. You can go there on foot and not far away from Metro, Lionel-Groulx station.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Went on a cold Halloween day with lots of pumpkins for sale. Had a walk round and stopped for coffee on the upper level. Feels like a very local market. Great chocolatier on the lower level.

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Staying in Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
Once the core of industrialized Montreal, the factories and historic buildings of Le Sud-Ouest have been renovated into homes, museums, and small businesses. The rejuvenated landscape has put its Saint-Henri district in vogue, with cutting-edge galleries and an ever-expanding network of restaurants. Foodies can especially delight in the mom-and-pop shops in Little Burgundy, or at the Atwater Market, where outdoor stalls sell fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat, street vendors have menus of hot fish and wine, and the indoor market offers chocolate, breads, and coffee beans. Dominated by the gentle waters of the Lachine Canal, Le Sud-Ouest is still very much an outdoor town, with a number of pedestrian-only bridges traversing the waters, bike paths along the canal with views of the Leisure Boats, and massive green spaces like Angrignon Park to stop for a picnic, or to play a sport.
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