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The highlight of Little Italy (Petite Italie) in the north end of Montreal is undoubtedly the Jean Talon Market. Since 1934 the Jean Talon market has been supplying Montreal with fresh Quebec... Read More
The highlight of Little Italy (Petite Italie) in the north end of Montreal is undoubtedly the Jean Talon Market. Since 1934 the Jean Talon market has been supplying Montreal with fresh Quebec products and specialty items from around the world. The Jean Talon market is open every day, year-round with fine herbs available throughout the year. Not only will visitors find a wide variety of produce, (including pesticide-free items) flowers, fish, meat and specialty ice cream for sale, the area is also a great destination for lunch. Delicious barbecued lamb, pork and chicken sandwiches, as well as bison on a stick, are all available for a few dollars.
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Serious foodies and restauranteurs alike shop the 300-vendor Jean Talon Market for the best local products and specialty foods from France and Italy.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: It's the oldest market in North America open every day of the year except Christmas Day.