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East Side Mario's

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355 Hespler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average food and service

Went to this East Side Mario's location for a birthday celebration. The service was fine as was the food. I find the environment very noisy. I think that the price is high for the quality of the food.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Brantford, Canada
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Kitchener, Ontario
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

When I worked in Cambridge I frequented ESM at lunch time and it was fantastic. I think ever since they removed the rotisserie chicken things have just gone down hill here. We have 5 kids aged 9 and under (one newborn) and visited in December. The wait for the food was extremely long and they did not do a good... More 

Thank rgrs7
Guelph, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Have been to this location many, many times in the past few years. A visit 6 weeks ago proved a little annoying as they had trouble getting us seated but once we were, server and food were just fine. Today however, it was one problem after another. We were a party of 2 around 3 p.m. and ourselves along with... More 

Thank thisisme154989
Cambridge, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Friday night out with 5 grand kids , lets start we waited 5 minutes for a table on a busy night hats off to staff, waitress amazing on top of drinks appetizers this place was hopping never waited on anything, kids were kept occupied colouring playing around , never a dull moment food arrived everyone enjoyed, with the exception of... More 

Thank expectation1
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Been waiting for 30 minutes for a table for 6. Lots of clean empty tables for 4, side by side. Lots of groups of two getting seated. Nobody cleaning tables. Eventually they sat us in the bar... Why not clean a table in the restaurant? Waiting for the store manager now. The table in the picture has been sitting like... More 

Thank Daniel G
Tillsonburg, Canada
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371 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

If you like pasta than this place is for you. The lunches sizes are a little smaller but delicious. But with the fresh bread there is plenty to eat. Try it you will line it.

Thank AcapulcoFred
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I stopped going to ESM a few years ago, not because of the food so much as the price of the food. It seemed every time we would go the prices would be about a dollar more. If I am going to spend close to $20 for an entrée, there are so many other places to go to where the... More 

Thank Dol H
Guelph, Canada
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Did not find a great selection to choose from for a quick lunch in the mall, and didn't want to go to the food court. Ordered their personal sized pizza, not impressive. I think you could have picked it up frozen from M&M's. Also, my companion ordered a burger, not impressive. I think it came from M&M's as well, perfectly... More 

Thank AnneMarie61
fort erie
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We are frequenter of East Side Mario's and on most visits end up ordering the same thing. This visit was like no other.... lots of beers, raspberry blush sangrias, large pizza with all you can eat soup, salad & bread. Its a great deal for just around $30 4 people can eat a large pizza and unlimited soup, salad &... More 

Thank MrsC44
Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Me and my girlfriend love to go to east side for a simple reason... the cesar salad and the garlic bread the give you is amazing. Las time we went the server was trying to kick us out as fast as she could. Bad thing

Thank Andres P
Brantford, Canada
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went to this East Side Mario's location for a birthday celebration. The service was fine as was the food. I find the environment very noisy. I think that the price is high for the quality of the food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 355 Hespler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 519-622-1466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?