Best things to do in Montreal

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
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1. Jean Talon Market
7070 Avenue Henri-Julien
780local recommendations
Dan And Nathalie
Dan And Nathalie says “Located in the heart of Little Italy, the Jean-Talon Market is one of the oldest public markets in M...” ·
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2. Mont Royal
1260 Chemin Remembrance
682local recommendations
Alain
Alain says “That park is at the center of our city. You'll love it for the view and the hikes you'll be able to ...” ·
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3. La Banquise
994 Rue Rachel E
490local recommendations
Miki
Miki says “If you're going out in Montreal you have to end your night here ordering Quebec's classic nosh - pou...” ·
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4. Parc La Fontaine
1619 QC-138
700local recommendations
Leo & Emmanuel
Leo & Emmanuel says “Lafontaine Park is Plateau Mont-Royal’s biggest park. A 40-hectare gem of traditional park landscapi...” ·
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5. Montreal Botanical Garden
4101 Rue Sherbrooke E
381local recommendations
Dan And Nathalie
Dan And Nathalie says “The Montréal Botanical Garden, one of the city’s jewels, is recognized as one of the world’s greates...” ·
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6. Schwartz's Deli - Sandwiches - Steaks
3895 Boul St-Laurent
357local recommendations
Carri
Carri says “A Montreal landmark - opened since the 30's - currently owned by Celine Dion's management group. Lo...” ·
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7. Atwater Market
138 Avenue Atwater
405local recommendations
Ben
Ben says “The Atwater Market is one of two large public markets in Montreal. They have a wide selection of mea...” ·
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8. St-Viateur Bagel Shop
263 Rue Saint Viateur O
307local recommendations
Leo & Emmanuel
Leo & Emmanuel says “From Poland to Montreal! When he arrived in Canada in 1953, St-Viateur Bagel Shop founder Myer Lewk...” ·
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9. Fairmount Bagel
74 Avenue Fairmount O
258local recommendations
Dan And Nathalie
Dan And Nathalie says “"The Original Fairmount Bagel Bakery". Today, the family continues to make their bagel using the sam...” ·
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10. Dieu du Ciel!
29 Laurier Avenue
239local recommendations
Florence Et France
Florence Et France says “Very popular pub - Terrasse on the street - Produce their own beer. MO-FR: 3pm-3am SA-SU: 1pm-3am -...” ·
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11. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380 Rue Sherbrooke
342local recommendations
Josiane
Josiane says “Spacious museum showcasing Québec & Canadian visual works, plus international contemporary art - FRE...” ·
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12. Place des Arts
175 Rue Sainte-Catherine
269local recommendations
Josiane
Josiane says “Place des Arts is a major performing arts centre in Montreal, Quebec, and the largest cultural and a...” ·
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13. Café Olimpico
124 Rue Saint Viateur O
227local recommendations
Uma & La MaisonThaiCo
Uma & La MaisonThaiCo says “Nice strong Italian coffee that has lovely terrasse for the summer .. Try cafe latte and enjoy hip...” ·
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14. Aux Vivres Plateau
4631 Boul St-Laurent
203local recommendations
Charles
Charles says “AMAZING vegetarian and vegan restaurant. I recommend the Dragon Bowls and the BLT. Replace bacon w...” ·
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15. L'Avenue
922 Avenue du Mont-Royal E
166local recommendations
Ben
Ben says “L'Avenue is one of my favourite brunch places in Montreal. Their eggs Benedict and pancakes are amon...” ·
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16. Restaurant Joe Beef
2491 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest
174local recommendations
Ben
Ben says “By far my all time favourite restaurant in Montreal. The food, drinks and service are exceptional, a...” ·
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17. Burgundy Lion
2496 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest
165local recommendations
Marilou
Marilou says “Pourquoi pas une bonne bière anglaise... Tient son nom du quartier : La petite Bourgogne. A nice Eng...” ·
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18. Vices & Versa
6631 Boul St-Laurent
155local recommendations
Pamela Et Félix
Pamela Et Félix says “Vices & Versa is a warm friendly bistro with a focus on Quebec's regional products: craft beers on t...” ·
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19. Casa Del Popolo
4873 Boul St-Laurent
155local recommendations
Sheenah
Sheenah says “Awesome bar and music venue located right underneath us! Offering affordable shows by local/touring...” ·
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20. Le Centre Eaton de Montréal
705 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
188local recommendations
Josiane
Josiane says “Rainy day? Spend hours at the Eaton center! It is located in the heart of the Montreal underground c...” ·
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21. Buvette Chez Simone
4869 Av du Parc
134local recommendations
Maddie
Maddie says “Best wine bar in Montreal! Small wine bar with decent tapas, very good service, cool crowd. Local DJ...” ·
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22. BAR - Big in Japan
4175 Boul St-Laurent
144local recommendations
Leo & Emmanuel
Leo & Emmanuel says “This izakaya, or japanese brasserie, is quite the hot spot on the Main for alternative late night ea...” ·
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23. Au Pied de Cochon
536 Avenue Duluth E
158local recommendations
Marie & Charles
Marie & Charles says “Heart Attack Grill meets Cheesecake Factory. Health is of no consideration, and would be your main ...” ·
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24. Rotisserie Romados
115 Rue Rachel E
141local recommendations
Marie
Marie says “If you eat chicken, this is a must! Delicious chicken, fries and salad, served in a styrofoam contai...” ·
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25. Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park
288local recommendations
Jimmy
Jimmy says “Un beau parc pour un pic-nique. Piscine ouverte au public. Gratuit lun au ven, 5$ les fin de semaine...” ·
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26. Sparrow
5322 Boul St-Laurent
134local recommendations
Daniel
Daniel says “The dainty cocktail bar is a huge hit with Mile End hipsters. Nab a place on the couch or tuck yours...” ·
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27. Tri Express
1650 Avenue Laurier E
133local recommendations
Aurélie & JP
Aurélie & JP says “Best sushi in Montréal! Try the degustation menu at 25$ they will bring you the best. Very small, I ...” ·
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28. Kem Coba
60 Avenue Fairmount O
119local recommendations
Genevieve
Genevieve says “The hottest ice cream joint in Montreal where the whole neighbourhood congregates on hot nights. You...” ·
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29. Byblos Le Petit Cafe
1499 Avenue Laurier E
118local recommendations
Richard
Richard says “Artsy Persian coffeehouse for fragrant stews, dips served with pita & breakfast, plus Iranian tea. D...” ·
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30. Boulangerie Les Co'Pains d'Abord
1965, av du Mont-Royal E
122local recommendations
Axel
Axel says “Boulangerie bretonne. Très connue et très bonne. Tout est bon la dedans! / Best bakery in town. Mayb...” ·