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Best Montreal Nightlife Destinations: Saint Laurent & Rue Crescent

Best Montreal Nightlife Destinations: Saint Laurent & Rue Crescent

on Aug. 4, 2008 by

The nightlife of Montreal is one of the most vibrant, and has a lot to offer to foreigners. Saint Laurent and Rue Crescent are both well known for having the best bars and nightclubs in town.

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A night out in Montreal with the troops. It was a beautiful evening, nice warm weather and good music.

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We dropped by Saint-Laurent and Rue Crescent. The video was taking at l'Opera which has a gorgeous dome in the centre of the club.

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Parties in Montreal last longer than here in Toronto luckily. It is like little Europe in North-America.

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Crescent Street is a popular attraction for both tourists and locals alike. North of De Maisonneuve Boulevard, one can find many luxury boutiques and art galleries in a Victorian architectural setting.

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To the south of de Maisonneuve the concentration of nightclubs, bars and restaurants makes Crescent Street one Montreal's most well-known nightlife strips.

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The street which opened around 1860, was originally in the form of a crescent, and was located just north of Dorchester Boulevard. The first bar on Crescent Street opened in 1967.

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The first bar was the Sir Winston Churchill Pub, a discotheque owned by Johnny Vago a Hungarian immigrant who once participated in the Cuban Revolution.

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Crescent Street is home mostly to pubs and restaurants. One such business is the popular Lebanese restaurant Boustan, located north of De Maisonneuve Boulevard.

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