Montreal is renowned for its culinary treats, and features a restaurant to suit nearly every taste. From Afghan to Tibetan, from its famous smoked meat to its celebrated bagels and poutine, Montreal offers an eclectic array of reasonably priced foods that are not to be missed.
Before purchasing a cell phone, check out the McGill Classifieds, as students are often looking to sell their old cell phones or transfer their contracts. This can help you both find an inexpensive phone and avoid costly activation charges.
Finding a grocery store in downtown Montreal can be tough. Keep this list handy when you set off in search of food.
Once you arrive in Montreal, you may want to set up a local bank account near either the Downtown or Macdonald campus, to facilitate the handling of your expenses and other financial affairs. Most banks offer student accounts, but make sure to do your research. Take the time to ask bank representatives any questions or concerns you may have regarding service fees, transaction quotas, free services (i.e.
Find an apartment, a bank, and more
Moving to a new city involves more than just hunting down a place to live — you may need to find a bank, a daycare service or even your neighbourhood post office.
Several malls along Ste. Catherine St. are within walking distance of the Downtown campus, but for some less expensive options, consult our mini-list.
Used designer clothes for women.
4967 Queen Mary Rd. (Métro Snowdon)
Village des valeurs
Huge selection of used clothing.
4906 Jean Talon Ave.
Montrealers love their food!