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Address: 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 6B9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-520-3881
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Showing It's Age!

Like coming here, however the market is starting to show it's age! No real updates or changes and the crowds are restricted to the locals. Did not see may tourists, however they... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 April 2016
sashakeena
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Vancouver, Canada

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Planet Insectia
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406 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

There's no market here, not like what one would think it is given it is meant to compete with Granville Island and Lonsdale Quay. There's just some casual restaurants and food outlets, a few gift stores and one general grocery which is not of the budget price variety for the most part.

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Thank YVRcockroach
Vancouver, Canada
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1,427 reviews
711 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Like coming here, however the market is starting to show it's age! No real updates or changes and the crowds are restricted to the locals. Did not see may tourists, however they are building new highrises in the area & vehicle parking is limited!

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Thank sashakeena
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30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

The River Market is more fun in the summer when you can hear the laughter of children as they play in the land-locked tugboat, and people are out walking their dogs.

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Thank Kreenish
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I live here after being away for 12 years. I cannot figure out why this place is just not happening. It is surrounded by residents, right on the water, but lacking something. There is a grocery store but I guess I was looking for a mini Granville Island feel. They could keep all the restaurants and stores currently there but... More 

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Thank Michelle M
New Westminster, Canada
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120 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Tourists to the Lower Mainland of BC should NOT consider the River Market, on it's own, as a destination. However, when combined with the Pier Park and Skytrain Ride to New Westminster, the River Market becomes a quaint spot to re-energize before returning to Vancouver, or traveling east into the interior. While shopping is limited, the choice of food and... More 

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Thank Chris D
Vancouver, Canada
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Doesn't compare to lonsdale quay at all. Not much in the way of arts, crafts, stores. The walk along the river is beautiful but I wouldn't go back to the "market". Maybe we missed the main part? Ha ha.

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Thank dlarocqu
Vancouver, Canada
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1,427 reviews
711 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Back again and very little has changed since our last visit to this shopping location. Did not see anything worth while bargains for shopping & very few shoppers were walking the area!

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Thank sashakeena
Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

I met my sister there for lunch because she told me it has been renovated. I was very disappointed when i got there. There is a total of 3 retail stores ( not good ones) and a few places to eat .There is also Donald's market ( grocery store) which has a good selection of produce etc. While in the... More 

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Thank Mr. John L
Vancouver, Canada
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203 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Yes, there is not much for shopping and browsing, but the food choices have been improving (pad thai at Long Tail, sit down Asian fusion at Wild Rice, very yummy gelato, tasty BBQ ribs, burger, crepes, tea). They sometimes have music on a weekend afternoon, and a craft/farmer's market on some days (check the website to see what is on).... More 

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Thank whirledgirl
Vancouver, Canada
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1,427 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

We stopped here just this past week to see the changes in the area. This new market has drastically reduced the shopping locations. Yes, you do have some shops & pub, however the top floor is basically set up for office space. It was disappointing that you have to pay to park your vehicle. I do not see this lasting... More 

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