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Market Square

Market Sq | Market Square Adminstration of 1, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-658-3600
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New Brunswick's Festival Place welcomes you to enjoy a taste of Market Square's finest as you shop, eat, play, and explore! Open from first coffee 'til last call, seven days a week, year round, we are proud to act as the cornerstone of Uptown Saint John! It's the perfect place to shop, dine, relax or play. We've saved the best for last, though: one of our finest features, the Boardwalk! Head out to our waterfront patio for some delicious food from our world-class chefs and a refreshing pint of Moosehead, and any other favourites to whet your whistle!
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  • Very good43%
  • Average29%
  • Poor4%
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Market Sq | Market Square Adminstration of 1, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6, Canada
+1 506-658-3600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a dining, shopping, entertainment complex. Several restaurants and pubs, some with water views. Entertainment some evenings. It also holds a museum and a public library. This is the place to park for several downtown hotels. An elevator takes you right into the Hilton...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Market square is a great spot for a quick bite, something fresh and local and local crafts. Beautifully done and a must see.

Thank krof
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Market Square has lovely street art that is funny too. Makes you smile. There is a library, a crosswalk inside the building, a food court/multiple restaurants and other shops too. Nice place!

Thank WorldTravelOne
Market S, Front Office Manager at Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Good Morning WorldTravelOne, Thank you for visiting Market Square and for providing such positive feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Surprised to find so many shops in such a small space. The walk along the broad walk at St. John harbour front is the port of call for many cruise liners which leads to the market place some good places to eat as well or...More

Thank Hello T
Market S, Front Office Manager at Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Good Morning Hello T, Thank you for taking the time to review Market Square. We appreciate the positive feedback and we hope you will join us again at New Brunswick's Festival Place. Thank you!

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of restaurants to choose from and a few shops such as a shoe store and clothing store. A public library and museum is here too. There's also a dentist or two located here which is convenient for some living close by. The fountain is...More

Thank Prpeach
Market S, Front Office Manager at Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Good Morning Prpeach, Thank you for your review of Market Square! We hope you will join us this summer for a tonne of entertainment and activities, all free of charge. Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Although it looks nice and there are some nice shops often times the escalator is not working and the accessible door to the women's washroom in the Trade and Convention Centre has been broken /not working since June 2016. We have had a client stuck...More

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Market S, Front Office Manager at Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Good Morning crystalwW7776AX, Thank you for your review of Market Square. The escalators to the second level from the Atrium are now functioning very well. In the event that any of the escalators in Market Square are not working, there is a public elevator from...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's truly a shame what has been lost between the opening of Market Square and now. There were such great retailers and a huge food court at one time. Now it consists of restaurants and a very few shops. It would be nice to see...More

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Market S, Front Office Manager at Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for reviewing Market Square. We strive to ensure that every patron leaves feeling as though they've enjoyed their time here. We will most definitely review your feedback, in the interim please feel free to browse our website for promotions from our...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Saint John was our first major stop on exploring the maritime. So we came to check out the Market square, quite an interesting place. What can you expect...well a lot! They have the waterfront, a mini light house, a very nice mall with art, decorations,...More

Thank Bilal S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice area. There is a small mall with interior walkways if there is poor weather. There are several places to eat, shop, and even swim! But if you are looking for places to eat I would avoid the area just due to...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were in Market Square coming and going to dine and to the museum while visiting St. John. We loved the street art, especially the tall "clock" with sculpture "people" seated at its base. The entire area is inviting.

Thank PDPR
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