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Marven's Restaurant

880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
+1 514-277-3625
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (20 reviews)
“calamari” (71 reviews)
“greek salad” (14 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was our third time eating at Marven's. Be prepared for a lineup. Line moves at a decent pace though. The place is very small, table room is tight. I go specifically for the calamari which never disappoints. The entrees are huge, make sure you're...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you are hungry this is the place to go; my food did not even fit on my plate! I ordered the 2 pita souvlaki platter and they fill that plate up to the max! The food tasted good but my wife was complaining that...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Their steak is one of the best in Montreal , you should try it once if you like meat , their French fries is unique, and their calamry is one of a kind ... I strongly recommend this place

Thank wrfloorings
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

A must when craving lamb chops, calamari entree, steak and their secret sauce. Their Greek salad is delicious as well.

Thank santis_d
Reviewed 6 September 2017

On a Tuesday night, out of the 4 meals ordered only the calamaris were good. The chicken souflaki and chyros were so dry!... and the entrance door slamming!.. Couldn’t take it anymore. And you can only pay cash??..

Thank Terfassa
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Ate at Marven's on a Sunday afternoon during a day trip to Montreal. This was our third time here and this time was significantly worse than the last. Firstly, don't expect good service here unless you're pals with the waiter. The good: calamari as usual....More

Thank GobyTraveller
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Marven's is one of those restaurants that must be on your "must eat here" list when in Montreal. It's in a very unassuming neighbourhood, very residential area Park Extension. If you drive by too quickly, you may miss it! The staff is very friendly, the...More

Thank SiaMontreal2015
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Met up with some friends and had not been to Marvens for over 30 years. It was popular way back then but we were not expecting the 30 minute line up before getting in. The food is still great with crispy calamari, we dressed souvlaki...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I went during the week for lunch and the place was busy and very loud. The gyro was good but very greasy. The customer service wasn't the best although they were busy. Overall the food was good but I expected more since its an institution...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went there in June with a party of 8. The restaurant is located in a residential area. Dinning room was open concept and spacious. Server was attentive to everyone at the table. We had the calamari that everyone was raving about and it did...More

Thank Vic C
The most ethnically diverse of all of Montreal's
neighbourhoods, Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
(or, Parc-Ex) stands at the city's centre, a hub for
rail and metro traffic. Starting at the old station
where the Canadian Pacific used to disembark, the
brick-and-mortar surroundings of Parc-Ex have a homey
feel, with leafy lawns and bicycle lanes seamlessly
incorporated into the landscape. With prominent Greek
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Response from Jmberson | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a SAQ License.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
  • Neighbourhood: Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
  • Phone Number: +1 514-277-3625
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