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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I tried the calamari the octopus the gyro everything is great. Only thing is I felt rushed a bit but the place was pretty full so maybe it was expected. Next time I will go at a time that is not too busy

Thank Derick F
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136 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great restaurant. This is my second time there and you will not be disappointed. Had the lamb chops, salad and the calamari. Simply amazing. Reminder that they only take cash.

Thank Paul-Sue-Travel
Montreal, Canada
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to this place more than I'm willing to admit. I believe they have been around before JC. Do not let the little house fool you, it's one of the best Greek cuisine you'll ever have. The lineups can be ridiculous because they do not accepts reservations so try to go at a random time. They offer takeout but... More 

Thank Elghazouani M
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend usually go out to try out restaurants and this was really one of the worst. It was not the first time that i visit this place, and it used to be decent in the past but recently it seems they have lost their sense of customer service and food standard. So after waiting outside for at... More 

Thank Nathalie N
Montreal, Canada
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been over 10 years since I have been to this place and OMG not sure why it has taken me so long to come back. The lineup was a little long so make sure you go on a day that is warm especially on a Saturday night. They do not take reservations on Saturday. The Calamari are so good... More 

Thank mixedbreed
Laval, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always end up going there because of my calamari craving! The food is amazing and generous portions with an amazing and friendly staff it's my favorite Greek restaurant and highly recommend everyone to go grab a bite!! There secret sauce is a must try also!!

Thank G963826473926
Pierrefonds, Quebec
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Took a drive to Park Ex on the weekend with husband and cousin for lunch. Quiet when we got there at noon, very busy when we left at 2:30. First time there and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The waiter, wish I could remember his name, was very friendly and took care of us very well. We started with calamari... More 

Thank NancyJean2013
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 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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593 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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
Reviewed 28 February 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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