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Marathon Ethiopian

130A 10 St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V3, Canada
+1 403-283-6796
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
130A 10 St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very cozy restaurant right on 10th & Kensington Road. It was my first time trying Ethiopian food and it was pretty good. Very friendly service!

Thank Amanda Z
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My spouse is Ethiopian and he loves the food here. We have been here numerous times and the food has always been great, fresh and home-made tasting! Truly authentic. Wonderful service and the decor makes you feel like you’re sitting in a restaurant right from...More

Thank jennmi23
Reviewed December 19, 2017

VEGANS HEAVEN!!!!!!! A friend suggested I try Marathon Restaurant because they offer a great selection of vegan/veg friendly options. This place did not disappoint, I ordered the vegetarian platter for one $17.00 and it was so delish. The platter was large enough to share as...More

Thank Courtney A
Reviewed December 6, 2017

i loved the restraunt but it iis so loud i could barely order and talk to my friends and the service was great but not excellent. i might go back there again

Thank christiany4
Reviewed October 28, 2017

3 times now I have ordered out from Marathon. Twice, I arrived at the time scheduled to pick up my food, twice I left over 20 minutes past that time with my food. The third time, I called 5 minutes ahead of when I was...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I went here with my husband and my friend and her boyfriend. We went on a Saturday night at 630 pm. When we arrived it was not super busy, but soon after the restaurant filled up. It took us an hour to get a glass...More

Thank c_mac33
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I was here for lunch with a friend. The Entertainment book gave me a 10 dollar coupon against a second meal. I had the combination meat platter, which had a mix of different meats, along with home made cheese and salad. I had the 500...More

Thank Sandeepina
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Since coming to Calgary recently, we have been looking for good vegetarian options. Marathon Ethiopian is definitely worth a try. (It's also a short walk from the Sunnyside Station.) Quick caveats: There is another Ethiopian restaurant, Blue Nile, just a block away, and we have...More

Thank DDTinConnecticut
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Had it delivered, so disappointed :( I used to live in Ethiopia for 2 years and ate injera and wot on a daily basis. The flavours were off, too salty, not enough texture. Should have tried blue Nile I guess?! I couldn't even finish it....More

1  Thank leala1
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend trying marathon Ethiopian restaurant if you are interested in trying something new. The dinner for two is delicious excellent flavour presentation, ambiance and service you will not be disappointed. We literally could not stop eating!

Thank ducaticvcc
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130A 10 St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-283-6796
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