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Marven's Restaurant

880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
+1 514-277-3625
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (17 reviews)
“calamari” (63 reviews)
“greek salad” (12 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
880 Av Ball, Montreal, Quebec H3N 1J7, Canada
Neighbourhood: Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
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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...More

Thank Nathalie N
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...More

Thank mixedbreed
Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank NancyJean2013
Reviewed 17 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
Reviewed 11 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...More

1  Thank AMsays
Reviewed 1 March 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
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...More

Thank Sandy A
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
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
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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Is it "bring your own wine?"
18 September 2016|
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Response from Jmberson | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a SAQ License.
Denys P
Je suis client depuis 1988 et je suis totallement d'accord avec votre critique. C'est un pile ou face à chaque visite, ont ne sais jamais comment ont sera servi n'y si la qualité sera au rendez-vous. Ils sont capable du meilleur comme du pire.
15 December 2015|
Response from Pierre A | Reviewed this property |
La constance est un problème là-bas certes, mais il y a des problèmes constants. On a procédé à de nombreux changements, depuis les deux trois dernières années, à mon avis peu avisés:Le pain, le calmar et le fêta. Mais la... More
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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 - 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
  • E-mail