The Best Markets In Montreal, Canada

Photo of Riley Londres
22 November 2016

The market is the place to buy produce from nearby farms or artisans, and where visitors get to see the culture of the city firsthand. Montreal’s markets have been standing for generations and the merchants have passed down their expertise. With four markets open year round and others opening seasonally, there is always a place to go and something new to see.

Atwater Market | ©Flowizm/Flickr


Atwater features Art Deco style architecture. Indoors is a wide range of produce, but what makes this particular market stand out above the rest is its specialized butchers and delicatessens, who have passed their expertise down from generation to generation.

Jean-Talon | © Aram Kudurshian/flickr


Located in Montreal’s Little Italy, this particular market is known for being highly culturally diverse, offering products and produce from many different places. When visiting this market, keep an eye out for their local fruit and vegetable stands.

Marche Maisonneuve

This stone building houses a market that has a little bit of everything, but is particularly known for their flowers stalls and fishmongers, where the fish are fresh everyday.

De Lachine

The oldest public market in Montreal, having opened in 1845, De Lachine is also the smallest. When visiting, look out for its specialties, cheese and pastries.

Produce | © ayngelina/flickr

Metro Mont-Royal

A small local market that opened in 1983 as a small shack for maple syrup and flowers, this market has grown and its personality changes with each season. It offers fresh produce, snacks and Christmas trees during the holiday season.

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