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Rue St. Denis

Visiting Montreal, Quebec? Talk a walk down the famous Rue St. Denis and see all the city has to offer on this lively, upscale street!

The historic Rue St. Denis, nestled in the heart of Montreal, is a commercial street lined with local businesses, specialty shops, cultural landmarks and trendy eateries.

Conveniently located 1.5 miles from the nearest Amtrak station and a mere walking distance from different parks, high-end restaurants and even Little Italy, this street is a must see-destination for tourists and Montrealers, too!

Rue St. Denis, which coined its name from St. Denis of Paris, stretches seven miles long and passes through the main parts of Montreal’s Latin Quarter as well as the Plateau Mont-Royal.

Visitors from all over are highly encouraged to stop in and support the street’s various commodities, ranging from bars and cafes, to fitness centers and tattoo parlors to local theaters and even furniture stores!

From quaint, neighborhood book stores and fashionable boutiques to hip new bars and exciting nightlife, Rue St. Denis is a prime destination for any type of traveler looking to explore a new city!

This busy city street provides easy access to several metro stations and bus lines within and around the area.

Street parking is also available, but limited. 

Whether it be a casual afternoon stroll or a sightseeing trip of the street’s unique architectural design, stop by Rue St. Denis for an unforgettable experience!


“This is a street in Montreal that you want to visit. Your senses will be heightened by the shops and the many and varied restaurants.”

—Robert V., Trip Advisor 

Take Amtrak to Rue St. Denis 

Experience this unforgettable attraction via Amtrak to Montreal Central Station in Montreal—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

Where to Stay in Montreal

Looking for a getaway opportunity? Spend the night and experience all Montreal has to offer. Take a look at these great hotel options—some offering exclusive New York By Rail discounts!