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08-08-2006, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by championhabs View Post
Hi. I am going to be in Montreal tomorrow and leaving after the weekend. I was just wondering where all the shopping is as my gf would like that. Also any good places to eat that are well priced. I also would like to know anything about Old Montreal and if it is worth at all going. Thanks for all the help.
Nice to see a post from somebody coming to MTL who isn't just asking about strippers !

Make your GF happy !!!!

Shopping depends what your GF likes.

Main shopping district is downtown on Ste Catherine.
Les Cours Mt-Royal is a great mall for clothes : very funky, from streetwear to classic.

The funkier shopping district is on the Plateau on St-Laurent street above Sherbrooke. Many more fashion designer boutiques, thrift stores etc...
Tons of funky thrift stores on Mt-Royal ave between St-laurent & st-denis.

St-Denis street is so-so for clothes shopping.

Old Montreal is very expensive designer boutiques - high end very expensive.

As for food, too many amazing restaurants to list. Mtl is definitely an amazing food town : cheap with great quality !

Sushi - Maiko Sushi on Bernard, Kaizen on St-Laurent, Ginger on Pine Ave

Thai - Chu Chai on St-denis (vegetarian), Thai grill on St-laurent & Laurier

Smoked Meat - Schwartz on st-laurent

Mexican - Casa de mateo - old montreal

Chinatown - best 24 hours = VIP on Clark street.

Poutine - 24 hours - Rapido on St-denis
Have a galvaude - poutine with chicken & peas!

Burgers & Fries- Mondo Fritz on St-laurent

Bars -

more conservative clubs & bars in the main downtown area around Crescent street.

S****y rich people clubs on St-Laurent between sherbrooke and pine.

Hip funky clubs on St-Laurent above Pine.

Gay village is full of the best dance clubs : Parking, Sky and all the after hours techno clubs.

Anyways, that should get you started.

Enjoy !

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