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East Side Mario's

355 Hespler Rd, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #115 of 268 Restaurants in Cambridge
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- Aug 25, 2014
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English first
Brantford, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Love the hot wedding soup and salad--and the bruschetta pizza was lovely. Fresh, hot food and great service.

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Brampton, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The waitress we ended up having was super friendly and efficient. Food was pretty good and the tables and dishes were clean, unlike a few other East Side Mario locations we have been to.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ate lunch at the Cambridge location a year ago. The service was so bad (we never even got a chance to order drinks almost 15 minutes saw no one so we left). So we gave it another chance today lunch came completely burnt (both my lunch and my wife's) the bread on both sandwich'as was charred. The waitress was apologetic... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

1st trip and it was a good experience. Ordered the fish entree, It took a little long to get the food but dish was very good. Fish was prepared very well & tasty. Veggies were fresh and also well prepared.& tasty. Service was attentive even though the server was training another. I thought is was a good value for the... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Food is good. Beer is good as well. Servers are great. Do not complain as you will be banned from there. Joey the manager Muscle will inform you of that out of earshot from the patrons. He will not be very nice about it either. Or professional. Maybe he has been watching too much of The Sapranoe's. Everybody is entitled... More

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Went there on Wednesday night for all you could eat pasta night with my son and wife which was supposed to include all you can eat salad and bread, got one bun of bread 1/2 hour before meal between all of us asked for more bread 3 times did not get any got pasta by itself very disappointing meal just... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

East Side Mario's in the Cambridge Mall is a great place to stop in while shopping. Staff was great and very friendly. Pam (server) was the best. We had a few cold beer and ordered the pizza and it was very good. The renovations are nice but I would have still has a little wall separation between the bar and... More

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144 reviews 144 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Stopped for a lunch before shopping. Service was excellent. We both ordered the Trio (soup, salad, fresh bread for $10). The Italian Wedding soup was watered down. Why so few meatballs and greens and noodles? The caesar salads were tasteless. We had to add black pepper even after lots of cheese was grated on to get some flavour. The lettuce... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Perhaps training should go into teaching the servers how to suggest meals "Um, it's okay" doesn't really help much. Salty as hell, poor quality. Disappointing. Won't be going back to this one.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We have visited the ESM on Hespeler Road before but found it to be an even more pleasant experience this time. Why...? We were surprised to see that the recent renovations have really opened things up. The atmosphere is brighter but not "cold", feels bigger but still manages to be somewhat "cozy". Our server, Colleen, was simply wonderful; bubbly, friendly... More

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