Shopping in Montreal is an experience like no other. The Montreal area offers a wide variety of shopping experiences, from upscale boutiques to discount outlet malls, and everything in between. The Montreal shopping guide was created to help you discover the trendiest places to shop in Montreal as well as where to find discount goodies.
Montreal Neighborhoods for Shopping
Montreal is a great city to shop in. But in order to make your shopping experience in Montreal a pleasant one, you need to know where to shop. The following is a list of the best neighborhoods to shop in Montreal.
| Shopping in Downtown Montreal |
Montreal's downtown core is also home to the world famous Underground City which has over 1,500 boutiques. This 28- kilometer (18-mile) underground complex links some of Montreal's best shopping centers to one another. The Underground City also contains many hotels and most of the downtown Métro stations.
| Shopping in Old Montreal |
Nothing makes you feel more like a tourist than shopping in Old Montreal. Old Montreal features art galleries, hundreds of restaurants, specialty shops, fashion and designer boutiques, gourmet groceries and so much more. The one thing that makes shopping in Old Montreal unique is the fact that many of the boutiques, stores and markets are located in Old Montreal landmarks. So you get the added bonus of being able to explore Montreal attractions while you shop.
| Shopping in Outremont |
In the Outremont area of Montreal, there is only one street to remember: avenue Laurier. This upscale shopping street is where Montreal’s wealthy Outremont residents come to shop. Avenue Laurier is home to many gourmet food stores and bakeries. There are also various boutiques on avenue Laurier between avenue du Parc and boulevard St-Laurent that sell upscale goods that range from appliances to clothing.
| Shopping in the Plateau |
Shopping in the Plateau involves a choosing between a collection of small boutiques, local designers, vintage spots and other great local shopping spots. The Plateau is where to shop for the trendiest and hippest fashion in Montreal. Unlike the downtown shopping scene, the Plateau area has a more local feel to it.
|Shopping in Westmount|