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Saint Laurent Boulevard

Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Address: St-Lawrence River north to city limits, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1X9, Canada

This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and...

This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and continues to be popular with academics and artists.

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EST meets West , ST Lawrence Blvd is Montreal

St Laurent Boulevard (or StLawrence Blvd as pronouced by the Anglo population, has all the history of Montreal , from Schwartz deli in the heart of it, south the Montreal Pool... read more

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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This IS the street to party in Montreal hands down. At night, you have 30-40 blocks of bars, clubs, and everything in between. Daytime you have amazing little shops, cafes, restaurants, and art galleries. Do take your camera as there are many murals and graffiti on walls and alleyways (on this street and side streets)

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Laurent Boulevard (or StLawrence Blvd as pronouced by the Anglo population, has all the history of Montreal , from Schwartz deli in the heart of it, south the Montreal Pool Room hot dog, up north a bit , to eclectic kitchen stores, shoes , and farther up new Design stores furniture , clothes trendy and old all together. Worth... More 

Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Point zero between east and west Home to many ethnic communities and over the decades changed depending on the Commerce traded In 2016 North of Prince Arthur there are some very interesting restaurants .quaint would be the best word I have for it South if Renee Lévesque it is the first Chinatown in Montreal though there are more Vietnamese restayrants... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Its a beautiful street with many stores and shops and restaurants. Nice to stroll and enjoy the scenery.

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Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This street has a lot to offer. The autentic eateries and thrift shops of all kinds is lined along the street. Tke yuor time and let your eyes wander in the side streets, you will find a lot of street art.

Thank Bodilla
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This street is so cultural with a variety of restaurants, shops, graffiti alleys, bike rentals and it gets through le Quartier des espectacles. Worth the walk day or night.

Thank arisol17
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I like to walk along this street with my friend. There are many delicious restaurants and bars, especially Italian kitchen.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We walked up and down this boulevard many times during our recent visit to Montreal. Boulevard Saint-Laurent is an integral part of Montreal city and many locals are ready to say that it is city’s soul. The section of Saint Laurent Boulevard (also known as “the Main") in Montreal is the street food loving, patio chilling, bargain shopping sidewalk sales... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I love how all through Montreal there is grafetti art. This street has that and plenty of restaurants and cafes to stop along the way.

Thank Autumn M
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The street is closed sometimes during the summer, for various festivals and sales. Pedestrians walk freely and participate in the activities. At other times of year, it`s a wonderful place to shop, eat and go clubbing. (If you're so inclined) Most famously, Schwartz`s Deli for Montreal smoked meat is located here.

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The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to some of the city's most antiquated buildings and picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St. Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums, festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a celebrated part of the city that explodes into fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its centre, street performers and artists compete with sprawling restaurant terraces for space along Jacques-Cartier Square, while the cobbled streets of Rue St. Paul and Rue Notre-Dame offer a reprieve of quiet galleries and atmospheric wine bars. Horse-drawn carriages are not an uncommon part of traffic, and the narrows they traverse are lined with boutiques, crêperies, and poutine shops enshrined in buildings of stone and wooden lattices. Here you can evoke Montreal's past with a traditional cooking lesson or historical tour, then enjoy its artistic present with live music and theatre.
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