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East Side Mario's Sydney

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800 Grand Lake Rd, Unit 23, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6S9, Canada
902 562-4118
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasantly surprised with new restaurant!

Definitely a step up from the last version that closed some time ago. This time they have better service, very fresh food and the decor is much trendier. I love the huge open booths! Will go back for sure!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
HappyGuest191
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Sydney, Canada
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Sydney, Canada
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Definitely a step up from the last version that closed some time ago. This time they have better service, very fresh food and the decor is much trendier. I love the huge open booths! Will go back for sure!

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Thank HappyGuest191
Sydney, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This restaurant locted in the 800 Grand Lake Rd, in the May flower Mall. One thing is that friendly folks. Good variety on the menu and the staff are attentive. this restautant in sydney offer a very nice menu.

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Thank wenyan x
Sydney, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Food was great,services was good. Quite and comfortable. The sea food was fresh and delicious. Location of the restaurant is convenient ~ i wish I could be there again

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Thank nantian
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Typical ESM as far as food and decor are concerned. Good variety on the menu and the staff are attentive and friendly. If you want something out of the ordinary, there are restaurants in Sydney that offer a more creative menu, but East Side Mario's is a good, safe choice. And you can use your CAA card for a discount.

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Thank Linda H
Nanaimo, Canada
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Standard ESM fare but very filling. Very friendly folks but seems to be the standard in Nova Scotia. Would go back just because of the people.

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Thank HXL
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

The food is good consistant. Love my waiter Elijah I look for him when I go to east sides cause is is always so good.

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Thank sonyadolanshular
Truro, Nova Scotia
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at this Eastside Mario's on several occasions. This is my 98 yr old Grandmom's favorite spot to eat in Sydney! I'm usually a salad eater and have to say their salads have always been great as well. Fun atmosphere with prompt service. I'd recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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Thank Lisa6272
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Was briefly in Sydney NS and had dinner here and it was actually amazing. our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and was super helpful and acclimating. he had half of the restaurant to himself and looked like he had everything under control. My pasta was incredible and the salad is as always amazing. Compared to other East Sides... More 

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Thank TiffCali
Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice restaurant, waitress was very friendly, a little bit noisy but the food was good and tasty. My in laws enjoy some of the new menu. will come back again

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Thank Anina S
Sydney, Canada
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213 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

East Side Marios is a fun place to go with family. The atmosphere is very relaxed. The service has been good each time we went, both friendly and efficient. The portions are large and their bread is delicious. There is a large enough selection for many tastes. The last time I was there, I was thinking that the atmosphere would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Grand Lake Rd, Unit 23, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 902 562-4118

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?