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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
Closed now
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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

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    Very good
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  • 8
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 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
Good for:
  • Families with children
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English first
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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349 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

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

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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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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51 reviews
23 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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48 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.

Thank Lelyat
Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From a friendly welcome as you enter the door through service and food the whole experience was unlike the old East Side Marios. Very impressed and will try others as a result. Great job representing the brand!

Thank AltonHarewood
Cambridge, Canada
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a standard chain for Italian food. It is good, served promptly and with good bread. Nothing very special, though

Thank Peponapis
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Awesome food. Good service. Every single thing that we ordered was delicious and was served in no time. Loved 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

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?