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“Not impressed”
Review of Mav's Restaurant

Mav's Restaurant
Ranked #182 of 497 Restaurants in Geelong
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Although one of the waitresses was lovely the whole thing was unpleasant. Firstly we were served and asked for water by three waitresses, there was poor communication between staff with nobody knowing what was going on. Our entree and main showed up at the same time, the food (lamb gyros) was fatty, dry and average taste. Very expensive $4 for a side of Greek sauces. Average, underwhelmed, would not go back

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

After a day spent touring the Great Ocean Road (with a start in Port Fairy), we were tired and hungry and were after a meal. Our AirBnB host suggested Mav's to us as it was walking distance from our apartment. She also thoughtfully rang ahead to secure seating for us. We loved the restaurant. I opted for Moussaka and hubby for Fassolakia - which is lamb with green beans in a tomato sauce. My Moussaka was lovely, hot and I enjoyed every morsel. And the Fassolakia - I have never seen so much lamb served for a main dish. Hubby enjoyed every morsel of meat and the green beans and sauce. We opted for a Greek Red wine for myself and hubby opted for Greek beers, and a wee shot of Ouzo. Great suggestions as to what to try from the staff and we enjoyed our drinks. We were there on a Thursday evening, it was busy but we didn't suffer for it.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I went to Mav's soon after it opened and I thought it was quite good. I went again recently and it was horrible.
Service very poor - you get seated and no-one comes near you. When we eventually were served, our order was mixed up and incorrect. Wait staff uninterested. Couldn't get a drink or any service without walking up to the bar and asking for a waiter.
Food poor - and all meals seem to come with chips and over-dressed salad, Pub style food but not at pub prices
Very noisy - don't go there if you want to chat to more than one person.
Nothing to live about this place and never going back.

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1  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We booked for early dinner. Thank goodness because we could ask to be moved outside on this warm lovely autumnal evening. Fantastic service, nothing too much trouble. Other people were asking to move outside as well. Furniture was moved with a smile. Dips were home made. Lamb dishes were wonderful, salmon delicious, roast lemon potatoes to die for. We will be back in the near future.

1  Thank Saltdog S
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Love this place. The food is great and the service excellent. Been a couple of times and tried a few different items on the menu. The meat is always good and the traditional Greek foods very tasty. Greek beer is great too. Looking forward to going back for another lamb souvlaki.

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1  Thank PJW2901
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