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Big Marina Grill and Deli

4755 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-1945
+1 763-571-0222
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Aug 28, 2018
“A Mediterranean, Middle Eastern buffet with an explosion of flavors”
Feb 6, 2018
“Very nice staff serving good, freshly made food”
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4755 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-1945
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you don't know your Mediterranean or Middle East food, this is a great place to get started. There are more variety on the stations than one could possibly try out in one visit. Furthermore, they seem to offer more different dishes than they have...More

Thank Vincent K
Reviewed February 6, 2018

The gyro sandwich plate was mostly meat with very little salad, served with fresh, hot fries; all for a reasonable price. The buffet has many items including American fare as well as Mediterranean. This food is well made, fresh and maintained hot on the buffet....More

Thank Caterer4u
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Great chance to try some Greek food, had the buffet it was hot and many choices not sure what I had, wish it had been marked but everything was very good and the buffet was reasonably priced.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Every time we are in Minneapolis we stop here. Middle Eastern food is always good, and the staff is always helpful. All done in a nice, relaxing atmosphere.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I love lamb, kibi, falafel, and tabouleh. If these are your kinds of food, this is a great buffet to try them all. They also have some American dishes on their buffet. The restaurant is clean but not fancy. It's serve yourself, but the staff...More

1  Thank DeeElsie
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I ordered food for a large catered party. I made plans with the manager more than a month in advance. I called a few days prior to the event to confirm the order of food. However on the day of the event when we went...More

5  Thank Malaika M
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Small place, family style always busy, good food acceptable variety of food a good place to try something different

Thank javisan2020
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This is good. They make a very nice lentil soup. The buffet selections are of a good variety. The tabouleh is heavy on the parsley and lighter on the grains, which I prefer. Not too long ago they added mussels to the seafood choices. There's...More

Thank Spaneen O
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Stopped in for the lunch ordered up the Gyro Sandwich to go. Large portion, fresh as can be, delicious.

Thank surestop
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I normally stop at the NY Gyro shop one block further south of the Big Marina Deli when I need a middle-eastern food fix. I read some of the reviews here before my trip to BMD and was kind of uncertain about what to expect....More

1  Thank LaLaLaLa L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4755 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-1945
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 763-571-0222
Minneapolis, MN
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