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Mr. Ma

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3Y1, Canada
+1 514-866-8000
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Mr Ma has been in that location for decades. The food is good but over priced and service is a wanna be 4 star

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Thank PATRICK G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

We went to Mr Ma and pre-ordered a Peking Duck. The duck was good but a bit small, we ordered various starters; Shrimp toast, Prawn Dim Sum, veggie spring rolls and shrimp spring rolls; Main course: Prawn with Xo sauce, Prawn with special spicy sauce (highly recommended), General Tao chicken (highly recommended), fried rice (portion is for one so if... More 

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Thank Yawen_kuo
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

I used to come to this place frequently when I lived in Montreal. The quality of the food of service is always excellent. Mr.Ma supervises the kitchen and the dining room by himself and you can notice his attention to the details in everything in the restaurant. It is usually my first stop when I visit Montreal.

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Thank the_admen
Bolton, Canada
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

We went here for business lunch, I was a little sticker shocked at the prices for the set lunch around $25 pre-tip. Decided that this was not what I wanted and went for the a-la carte - the eggplant, and it is really an a-la carte menu as if you want something to put it on eg rice, it was... More 

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Thank bikeorhike
Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

I fondly remembered Mr. Ma when I was taken there for lunch several years ago. To celebrate the coming holidays, a friend and I decided to lunch there. The soup 3as tasteless, the meat in the similarly tasteless BBQ pot was tough. I must say my friend's lemon chicken looked more appetizing but very uninspired. I can commend the polite... More 

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Thank Nana34
Chisasibi, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I chose to go to this restaurant because it was highly recommended by a friend. Being first timers at this restaurant, my wife and I both ordered the tasting platter which was priced at $60.00 each. Although we felt the price was high when we ordered, those thoughts quickly dissipated when the when the food started coming.... More 

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Thank Louie-Rene K
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

This was probably the worse Chinese meal I've ever had and as a result the worst restaurant I've been to in Montreal. Forget the ridiculous prices, it didn't phase me that entrees were more expensive than Chinese restaurants in New York. It was the food that was grossly disappointing. I'm almost certain every sauce on the menu comes out of... More 

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Thank Rob B
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

a business dinner meeting, and very good food. nice environment, good service. use the luncheon menu at the front of the menu for dinner. Large portions but not cheap. Well presented, delicious and level of spice is available

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Thank FloridaBC
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

It's tough for Chinese restaurants to be truly exceptional because on average, Chinese food is pretty consistent wherever you go. It's a lot easier to spot (and feel the after effects) of bad Chinese food. With that being said, this establishment met my expectations for a mid-level Chinese restaurant. Not exceptional, not bad, right in the middle.

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Thank Jordan B
Los Angeles, California
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158 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Good news is that everything was good. Standard fare, well executed, not cheap. A westernized Chinese restaurant like many others.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $27
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-866-8000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
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