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Atwater Market

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
As featured in Best Food in Montreal
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Address: 138 Atwater Ave, Montreal, Quebec H4C 2G3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-937-7754
07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 07:00 - 18:00
Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

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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Best bakery in all of Montreal

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 

Thank jab1225
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank hondras007
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Lydia H
Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank jipig2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Christine T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 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.

Thank Crocodile_Ddee
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

You have to try this place. We visited a couple of different vendors. When you walk in there's a great 👍🏼 bakery on the left. We had artichoke pizza 🍕 and a chocolate croissant.... freakin amazing 😉 then onto the meat 🍖 we shared a mild sausage sandwich garnished with mustard, pickles, peppers 🌶 and olives. So so good. Forgot... More 

Thank ramonknows
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

What an exciting trip. Farmers market, bakery, butcher, fantastic deserts. Specialty oils vinegars, teas, coffee, cheese shops, you name it. Purchased baguette, cheese, meat and ate on site, with coffee/tea. Desert was a tough choice. Seafood was interesting, urchins, different size mussels, lobster, fish that I don't even know. Yes it's pumpkin season, what do you expect this time of... More 

Thank Joyce J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went to the Atwater market to stroll around and was frankly disappointed. Not that it's not a nice market but I just expected a whole lot more considering how highly it's rated. We arrived there after lunch on a Saturday and it was difficult to find parking (to be expected) but the market itself was not crowded at all so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a super time!...grab something wonderful to eat at the market and then stroll (or rent bikes or join a tour) and walk along the canals. A perfect afternoon.

Thank TaniaCarriere

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Staying in Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)

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Le Sud-Ouest (Southwest District)
Once the core of industrialised 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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