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Marven's Restaurant

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880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
+1 514-277-3625
11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Souvlaki & Calamari I have eaten out of Greece. Exceptional staff who always cater to your needs & food cooked to excellence

Thank Chris E
Thornhill, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since 1973, this mainstay in Prime Minister's riding is housed in a nondescript, residential building at the corner of Ball and Wiseman. Primarily Greek, this place has the usual souvlaki, salads, specialties and seafood. And, it was the calamari I wanted; after all, this place is renowned for it. The mound of grilled calamari came steaming and was served with... More 

1 Thank AMsays
Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received the lukewarm calmar entree within 10 minutes.. but had to wait for another 30 minutes for the cold soulvlaki pita. this is the first time I write a review but feel after the unpleasant experience I feel it needs to be told.

Thank mimifasol
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I got to give it to them this is one of the best place in Montreal to eat. It's small and sometimes there is a big line up but let me tell you that it's worth the wait. This place has the best calamari I have ever eaten I have tried different places but marvels is the best and the... More 

Thank Sandy A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had the calamari dishand it was great. And the house sauce ia amazing. If you go too late there will be a line up outside.

Thank Tracy W
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went there last week , it was very yummy and affordable. Not the best atmosphere but ok for having such a yummy meal. Used to be better though .

Thank Mila M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

He went to Marven's for a quick dinner and let me tell you this. First of all the calamari was amazing along with our main dishes which was the souvlaki. Service was among the worst ever. I asked for certain things to go and they made me pack it myself. We tried constantly to get her attention but she would... More 

Thank Expertees
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Been to this place every year when I visit Montreal from Toronto, definitely the best calamari I've ever had.

Thank Jim S
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great family place where everyone is treated so very well Today we had the Calamari and a steak... the calamari were tender and the steaks (medium rare) was just amazing. Again the food was great but Steka's service made it all worth while. The best place for the buck in Montreal

Thank Robert5635
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We went over there today and that's like the worse restaurants we have ever been to. The food was soo salty, rice was under cooked and one of the chicken dishes that we ordered was burned. Most of all the customer service was soooo horible.we didn't feel like tipping the waiter who served us. Bad bad service .I will not... More 

Thank Dyan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 and Spanish communities, Greektown includes the tastiest stops for brochettes and shawarma, and local bars entertain an excitable soccer fanbase. Jerry Park and Stade Uniprix stand ready for sports diehards to enjoy a game, while the the Complexe Environnemental Saint-Michel and Le Taz skate parks invite athletes to train and compete. Though built for the active and best by day, Cirque du Soleil, the TOHU center for arts, and the Le Boulevard shopping centre offer diversions for those who wish to stay late.
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