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Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal

34 rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y8, Canada
+1 514-393-9990
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The Food Amazing, Service....a total disappointment

We chose this lovely place after walking past a few days in a row. Montreal is one of my favourite... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
annievee
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Ottawa
Hidden Little Jewel!

We stumbled upon "Le Magasin" looking for a place to have brunch. You enter a small boutique and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
bnorri_885212
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A welcoming general store with great shopping and relaxed dining experience. Old Montreal General Store is nested in a charming 1872 building, waterfront entrance on the corner of the main street, St-Laurent boulevard. Great coffees, breakfast and home-made lunches are sure to please the locals as well the visitors. Well located and close to all the attractions, our boutique is filled with great gift ideas, home decor, fun gadgets and fashion accessories.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“live piano” (3 reviews)
“old port” (2 reviews)
“bistro” (10 reviews)
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34 rue Saint Paul Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Y8, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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+1 514-393-9990
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We chose this lovely place after walking past a few days in a row. Montreal is one of my favourite places to visit and I was really looking forward to one last patio this season. Our pizza was absolutely amazing, we loved it, but the...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We stumbled upon "Le Magasin" looking for a place to have brunch. You enter a small boutique and to the right is an entry-way into a comfy rustic cafe. I highly recommend the baguette with thinly sliced apples, walnuts, honey, and gruyere cheese. A mimosa...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great lottle stop for a coffee and snack. The wait staff is amazing. There is also a little boutique attached to the cafe

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We loved Le Magasin, what a find. The store had whimsical offerings, we picked up a beautiful scrolled metal pocket watch on a chain and a fun virtual reality goggle for our 11-year-old, just insert your iphone! Our food was amazing, I had a mesclun...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This small cafe directly at Montreal's old port offers a cosy atmosphere (live piano on a Sunday morning) with friendly service. You enter the guest room through a shop with lots of interesting things you don't need at all but which are perfect as a...More

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Nicolemagasingeneral, Responsable relations clients at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Ramjam2000, With springtime coming, our concept bistro-boutique is finally blooming again with nice visitors from all over the world. We'd like to thank you for visiting, and also for sharing your positive experience. That means a lot to us! Our team is wishing you...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Dec.- We went inside this store, as we saw it had a restaurant; a small one. We're glad we came upon it, as it satisfied our needs in having a light supper. After ordering from the menu, I went over to the other side, to...More

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Nicolemagasingeneral, Propriétaire at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to write your impressions on our lovely place. Our chef Vanessa Falsetti takes great pride in selecting the best ingredients, and we are glad you had a good time. Hoping you'll come again, we wish...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Everything and anything can be found here! Originality with flair is the order of the day. And when you want to simply sit quietly and enjoy tea or latte, you can meander over to the café side of the store and look out at the...More

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Nicolemagasingeneral, Propriétaire at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear Louise, thank you so much for sharing your positive experience with us! It makes us very proukd and happy, as our team loves taking care of all our customers, from the frequenters to the newfound ones. Best regards, and hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

as usual I was wondering around killing time which I decided to stop for lunch. I just had a beautiful winter walk along the canal...sunshining and no wind. Life is good. So when I walked in...this sweet young man is playing the piano and I'm...More

1  Thank wonderingj
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Nicolemagasingeneral, Propriétaire at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Just a small note to thank you for your kind words. We are glad to read you had a great time in the old port, and especially in our conceptstore (boutique and bistro). Nicolas hébert our pianist is performing pretty much everyday at lunchtime. Many...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went back numerous times and was very satisfied with each meal...Breakfast croissant, yogurt, home fries, croissant with brie and apples...And the pizza at lunch was scrumptious! Highly recommended seeking this place out during your stay in Old Montreal.More

1  Thank tbqueens
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Nicolemagasingeneral, Propriétaire at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear friend, we'd like to thank you for sharing your happy experience with us. Our chef will be so happy to read your lovely comments, as the kitchen is filled with selected fresh ingredients that she handpicks. Hope to see you again in a near...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon at the magasin général. First the cute giftshop and than the adorable bistro with live piano music. The Pizza was very tasty and the atmosphere was just so great, we skipped our plans and stayed for wine and coffee

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Nicolemagasingeneral, Propriétaire at Le Magasin General du Vieux-Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear Stefan79, thank you so much for taking the time to write this positive review. It means a lot for us to know that our customers are satisfied, and have a good time in our charming 1872 building. Best regards from us all!

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