Montreal’s Saint Denis Street (Rue Saint-Denis) is a popular street that crosses both the Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood and the Latin Quarter district. It is one of Montreal’s most popular streets because there is always something happening on rue St-Denis at any time of the day. The street is popular amongst tourists and locals, with its assortment of specialty stores, restaurants, bars, cafés, boutiques and shops. St-Denis also boasts a busy nightlife that keeps the street illuminated well into the night.
Rue Saint-Denis’ Architecture
Just like Boulevard St-Laurent, rue St-Denis is a hip, trendy and upscale street that spans North-South. Most of the buildings on this street are mid-19th century Victorian-style buildings. That is why this street is considered as one of the best streets to view Montreal’s unique architecture.
Rue Saint-Denis’ Nightlife.
Rue Saint-Denis has a fantastic and varied nightlife. Unlike Crescent Street, which consists mainly of clubs and bars, Rue St-Denis also has theatres and cinemas that offer great shows in an intimate setting. The most famous theatre on Saint Denis Street happens to be Théâtre St-Denis (St Denis Theatre).
Rue St-Denis’ Restaurants.
Rue St-Denis has some of Montreal’s best-known restaurants and hidden treasures. St-Denis is well-known for its cafés, most of which have terraces to observe the crowds on the street. You will find a very varied selection of cuisine in St-Denis street.
Shopping on Rue St-Denis.
Rue St-Denis is a great street to do some window shopping. The street is usually crowded with shoppers browsing the various stores and boutiques located on this street. Over the past couple of years, St-Denis has become somewhat of a fashion magnet. You will find some of Montreal’s most trendy fashion and designer shops on rue St-Denis.