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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Farmers Market
“Great farmer's market that's open all year long with indoor and outdoor stalls. A must for foodies!”
  • 916 locals recommend
Park
“You can stop at the bar/restaurant called l'Espace Lafontaine in the middle of the park.”
  • 733 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Bad weather ? Try the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and you won't regret ! Be immersed in the artistic culture and the world of the imagination.”
  • 394 locals recommend
Poutine Place
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“You want to try a Quebec favourite? This is one of the best places to grab an amazing Poutine at any time of day”
  • 565 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Downtown shopping mall. 705 Ste-Catherine O. directly at the McGill station. Best to go by public transportation since parking can be difficult at peak hours.”
  • 202 locals recommend
Market
“Large market close to the Lachine Canal. Perfect to grab some specialty food and have a lovely outdoor picnic!”
  • 452 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best smoked meat in Montreal. Waiting in line is part of the experience!”
  • 455 locals recommend
Park
“Explore the beautiful Botanical Gardens, open all year long. Make sure to visit the indoor greenhouses!”
  • 373 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This is my first place to visit day or evening. The Old Port has many shops, galleries and the best restaurants. It’s nice to walk and people watch or take part in outdoor activities. ”
  • 283 locals recommend
Mountain
“Take a hike up Mont Royal and tackle the city's namesake for stunning views of downtown Montreal and the surrounding urban areas. All year around. Access via Parc Mont-Royal. Montez jusqu'au sommet du Mont-Royal pour admirer une magnifique vue sur le centre-ville de Montréal et les environs. 4 saisons. Accès via Parc Mont-Royal.”
  • 487 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Nice mountain in the middle of Montreal to do some hiking and biking and get some views of the city. Free to access and open everyday until midnight.”
  • 432 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This place has so many activities and great scenery of the Montreal old port. It's a must visit”
  • 345 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“If you're into dance/classical music/theatre/Jazz/Rock/Francophone/Pop you will surely be into the events taking place there. ”
  • 279 locals recommend
Zoo
“Wonderful journey through many climates in many domes adjacent to the Olympic stadium”
  • 288 locals recommend
Stadium
“Cool to see. If you go to the botanical garden be sure to take some pictures of the stadium :)”
  • 298 locals recommend
Church
“Canada's largest church and one of the largest domes in the world, the oratory sits on the Westmount summit of Mount-Royal. There are trails around the dome that offer nice views of the oratory grounds. ”
  • 209 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Poutine Place
“You want to try a Quebec favourite? This is one of the best places to grab an amazing Poutine at any time of day”
  • 565 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best smoked meat in Montreal. Waiting in line is part of the experience!”
  • 455 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Best place for the avid beer-lover! If you like experimenting, this historical local brewery is the place to try!”
  • 269 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“It is one of the BEST brunch place in Montreal. I Suggest you go there earlier in the morning to avoid a huge lineup. ”
  • 184 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Famous vegan resto is known for their végé salad bowls. You can expect an outdoor line-up unless you are lucky! ”
  • 215 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“If you only eat at one upscale restaurant in Montreal, this is the one that you cannot miss. Though prices skew higher here, the generous portion sizes and quality of the ingredients make Au Pied de Cochon a great value.”
  • 173 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“A darling of the Montreal food scene for good reason. Pricey but worth it- reservations required very well in advance.”
  • 200 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Not exactly a brewery. It's a pub. It's got a great collection of spirits, and they have the local beer Bierbrier. English and English-inspired food and a great atmosphere - basically I try not to go here very often because I never want it to become 'the corner bar' or too pedestrian, when it's really within 300 m of home. On football or other championship days, they'll open the screens for people to watch the games, but they decidedly are NOT a sports bar where the screens are tuned 24/7 to something that distracts you from your friends and the people around you.”
  • 163 locals recommend

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