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Rue St. Denis

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Le Plateau Mont-Royal
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Address: 405 Rue Sherbrooke E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 1J9, Canada
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A trendy upscale street with plenty of shops and restaurants.

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The other downtown

Although the rue St. Catherine shops and Crescent St. bars appeal to tourists, especially English speakers, rue St. Denis has its own more vibrant presentation of restaurants... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the rue St. Catherine shops and Crescent St. bars appeal to tourists, especially English speakers, rue St. Denis has its own more vibrant presentation of restaurants, boutiques and bars.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rue St. Denis is home of the Latin Villa area, which has a hub of restaurants and bars located a block from the metro line. There are all types of cuisine and in an area not as busy as downtown.

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Zaventem, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking where to go to eat or drink something in Montreal, come here. This is a vibrant street, lot's to choose from.

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Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

As someone else had mentioned--not unlike Newberry Street in Boston. Interesting shops and good restaurants. Highly recommend Café Cherrier--best meal we had in Montreal--and they were all very good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Rue Saint-Denis begins down in Old Montreal and heads all the way up to the northern tip of the island of Montreal and apparently is one of the few streets in the city to cross the entire island! Most of the time it is devoted to eating, drinking and all sorts of entertainment, so if you're looking for somewhere to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Your hotel was located on St. Denis. We walked this street and found it to be hospitable, friendly and representative of the wonderful people that live in Montreal. It has that bon vivant feel to it.

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Walked down Rue St. Denis expecting nice shops and restaurants and art etc. overall was VERY disappointed. There was some art and some cool bar fronts but the sidewalks were very dirty, many storefronts out of business and essentially just any normal street with bars. Not sure why so many good reviews but I assume they are from folks who... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a street that is well used if you spend enough time in Montreal to have a good visit.One of the more important streets in Montreal

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Amazing stores and restaurants on this street. You'll find d a lot of interesting things, some trendy, some eclectic, but never a dull moment! Different cuisines also! Must see!

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I was in Montreal for 4 days and found myself on this street every.single.day! There are outdoor cafes and little shops. The restaurants on this street are BYOB with a liquor store conveniently located right across the street.

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Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colourful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.
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