Little Italy and Marché Jean-Talon are easily covered by foot, but you may prefer to catch the Jean-Talon bus or hop on the metro if you're exploring the edges of the district. Taxis can be a little harder to find than downtown but are still available on the street.
Dante Park. Small park popular for its Bocce court.
Church of the Madonna della Difesa, 6800 avenue Henri-Julien (Jean-Talon or Beaubien metro stations), . 1900s Romanesque church built to commemorate apparition of the Madonna in La Difesa, in Campobasso, Molise. Frescos by Guido Nincheri.
Plaza St. Hubert, rue Saint-Hubert between rue Beaubien est and rue Jean-Talon est (Beaubien or Jean Talon metro). Several blocks of discount clothing and household items with a scattering of fast food restaurants and cafes. A good place to find bargains, the specialty is bridal gowns and formal wear.
Bombay Mahal, 1001 rue Jean-Talon ouest (metro L'Acadie). Excellent dirt-cheap Indian cuisine.
Pushap, 5195 rue Paré (metro Namur), 514-737-4527. Great vegetarian Punjabi food. The thali plate makes a big dinner for about $5. Be sure to try some of their excellent desserts — they double as a take-out sweet shop.
Ristorante Lucca, 12 rue Dante, ☎ 514 278 6502.
Pasticceria Alati-Caserta, 277 rue Dante, ☎ 514 271-3013. Mon 10AM-5PM, Tue-Fri 8AM-8PM, Sat-Sun 8AM-6PM. Famous for over 40 years of Italian deserts and pastries. $2-$10, cash only.
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