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Where to shop

Several malls along Ste. Catherine St. are within walking distance of the Downtown campus, but for some less expensive options, consult our mini-list.


Second-hand shops

Acte 2
Used designer clothes for women.
4967 Queen Mary Rd. (Métro Snowdon)
Tel: 514-739-4162

Village des valeurs
Huge selection of used clothing.
4906 Jean Talon Ave. W.
(Métro Namur, walk east for five minutes)
Tel: 514-739-1962

Eva B
New and used clothes and accessories from the 20's to the 80's.
2013 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
Tel: 514-849-8246

Rendez-vous à Rio
Retro clothes for men and women. Good selection of shirts, vests, and pants.
3459 St. Denis St.
Tel: 514-842-1692

Salvation army
Furniture, clothes, everything.
1620 Notre Dame St. W.
Tel: 514-935-7425 ext. 231

Campus Swaps
They collect things that graduating students do not want anymore and sell it to incoming students. Clothing, kitchenware, office supplies, everything.
Facebook: Campus Swaps!

Bookstores

Cheap Thrills
New and used books and music for cheap.
2044 Metcalfe St.
Tel: 514-844-8988

Odyssey
The best discoveries at this shop are in the recent arrivals.
1439 Stanley St.
Tel: 514-844-4843
Contact by info [at] odysseybooks [dot] qc [dot] ca (email).

Online Book Sites
Books 4 Exchange
McGill Classified

McGill Bookstore
Sells used textbooks and buys back ones in good condition at the beginning and end of each semester.
3420 McTavish St.
Tel: 514-398-7444

The Word
Specializes in used textbooks, but they disappear quickly after the start of classes. Go early to scan the shelves and sell back your old books.
469 Milton St.
Tel: 514-845-5640

Furniture stores

Ameublement Elvis
Repairs and sells furniture. Has a delivery service. And the best part: no tax for students!
4349 Papineau St.
Tel: 514-522-9484

Salvation Army
It has a large used furniture section on the second floor and very inexpensive prices.
1620 Notre Dame St. W.
Tel: 514-935-7425 ext. 231

Appareils menagers cobra enr.
Sells used appliances. Delivery costs $5-$20 and there is a 1-year parts guarantee.
1345 Ontario St. E.
Tel: 514-596-1822

Village des valeurs
Everything you need.
4906 Jean Talon Ave. W.
(metro Namur, walk east for 5 minutes)
Tel: 514-739-1962

Computer stores
Don't know what to look for in a computer? We can help.

Downtown

McGill Computer Store
3420 McTavish Street, 2nd floor
Tel: 514-398-5025

Bureau en Gros
895 de la Gauchetière Street
514-879-1515

Future Shop
460 St. Catherine Street West
514-393-2600

Apple retail store
1321 Ste-Catherine St. West
514-906-8400

West Island

Future Shop
Complexe Pointe Claire
121 - 6321 Trans-Canada Highway
514-428-1999

Bureau en Gros
365 Brunswick Boulevard
Pointe-Claire
514-694-5578

MicroBytes
940 St. Jean Boulevard #B15
Pointe-Claire
514-990-2983 or 514-426-2586

Big box stores

Near the Downtown Campus

Canadian Tire
Place Alexis-Nihon (Métro Atwater)
1500 Atwater Avenue
Tel: 514-939-1820

Zellers
Place Alexis-Nihon (Métro Atwater)
1500 Atwater Avenue
Tel: 514-937-0537

Dollarama
  • 1500 McGill College
    514-287-7490
  • 2020 University Street
    514-287-1109
  • 3575 Parc Avenue
    514-843-6265

Farther from the Downtown Campus (car needed)

Wal-Mart
  • 6797 Newman Boulevard, LaSalle (Métro Angrignon) 514-368-2248
  • 5400 Jean Talon West (Métro Namur) 514-735-3624
IKEA
9191 Cavendish Boulevard
514-738-2167

Specialty and holiday shops

Birthday cakes and special treats

Residence Food Services (Impressions Catering)
For New Residence Hall and Carrefour Sherbrooke only.
Orders must be placed at least two days in advance.

514-398-2345

La Patisserie Belge
3485 du Parc
514-845-1245

Dawn's Desserts
Orders must be placed at least 48 hours in advance.
Delivery is available Tuesday through Friday.

514-739-9111
1-888-327-3223

Florists

Jardin de Rose
3575 Parc Avenue
514-285-1954

Florateria
90 Pine Avenue West
514-288-4548

Pinkerton Flowers
514-487-7330
1-800-665-7330