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Jean-Talon Market

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
As featured in 3 Days in Montreal and 1 other guide
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Address: 7075 Casgrain Ave, Montreal, Quebec H2S 3A3, Canada
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+1 514-277-1588
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 18:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Beyond the Market Food Tour in Montreal
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Food Tour of Montreal's Little Italy Including Jean Talon Market

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I read about this place online and decided to go. They've got a great selection of produce, cheeses, and meats.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read about this place online and decided to go. They've got a great selection of produce, cheeses, and meats.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our most recent visit to the Marché Jean-Talon was the second weekend of September: Harvest time! The market was hopping. Fresh produce to the left of us, fresh produce to the right of us! Lots of locals were visiting and stocking up. Noticed a lot of tourist (identifiable by their guidebooks) looking around and taking pictures.

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited and shopped at the Jean Talon market today and was very impressed! Awesome selection of fruits, veggies, nuts, cheese and so much more. Take your time, peruse, sample and relish the choices! The market is clean, well organized and features an amazing array of culinary ingredients for every chef! A must visit !!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those that haven't seen what a typical French market looks like (or those whom would like a refresh) this market is a great choice. Rather big, many things to see, plenty of things to taste, pretty flowers, many locals. Would strongly recommend if you have the extra time.

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is clean, well organized, and offers great produce at reasonable prices. My husband had a quiche at one of the stalls and it was very good too.

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Merriwa, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found my way to the markets about midday. There are a number of different stalls - vegetables/fruits, flowers, fish monger, Italian and patisseries. But today I found it a bit lacking in atmosphere. Nonetheless I can understand why locals would choose to shop here. There was high quality products with reasonable prices.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A covered food market in Little Italy. From fresh produce to butchers to pastries, a great place to see real food sold by real people in an authentic setting. One can even eat there or take food to go to eat at home. A slice of Old Montreal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love markets, and this market was overfowing with fresh, colorful in season produce (we came in July). Each fruit vendor has a line of in season strawberries, blueberries, oranges, honey melons, peaches, nectarines, plums, mangoes... and many serve free samples so you can make sure they are sweet. There are a couple cheese/dairy and meat vendors. I'd recommend grabbing... More 

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jean-Talon Market is a fun place to visit. There are lots of different people from different part of the world, young and old, all going to get their fresh fruits and vegetables. There is also cheeses, sausages and much more. I love going there even just to walk around. Very nice market.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This market is amazing... I love markets and this one does not disappoont. A large variety of produce, meats, seafood, bakery, i even found awesome cashews and pistachios. Lots of honey and maple syrup as well as delicious food stalls. Must see!!

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy concentrated along the convivial bends of Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while blustery weather draws crowds indoors to meat and cheese sellers, spices and truffles stalls, and for regional delicacies such as rare Charlevoix lamb. While the market dictates what's fresh for local restaurateurs, visitors can please more than their palates, taking in the Renaissance architecture and frescos of Madonna della Difesa, the picturesque Rue Saint-Rominique with its cheerful homes and splendid gardens, or the ornamented thoroughfare of Plaza Saint-Hubert.
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