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East Side Mario's

Italian, American, Canadian
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800 Grand Lakes Road, Unit 23, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P6S9, Canada
(902) 562-4118
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here July 1st and was very disappointed with service. 1/2 hour to get soup and bread. 45 mins to get main meal. I asked why so long and she said busy, but several tables empty. Besides that here is the scoop. Had to retrieve utensils from another table on our own. After 1/2 hour was informed no soup available... More 

Thank Neala1
New Waterford, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Went to East Side Mario's for All you can eat wings,,, I have to say that the service was excellent!!! The wings were Amazing, the waitress kept coming with more as we were eating... Along with Cesar salad and bread sticks... Needless to say we were all stuffed leaving... I would have to say ww will be back again... More 

Thank Colette C
New Waterford, Nova Scotia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, great atmosphere , had party of 12 , but had 4 more come, they had no problem adding a table and 4 more chairs to our group. Friendly staff,

Thank DeeQuigs
Sydney, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They lost our reservation but they they proceeded to to seat us in the private room which we had requested. After taking and serving our drinks, the manager/owner told us to move, not ASKED, told to move and not very nicely as if we put ourselves there. We were there as a group to have a meeting. We had to... More 

Thank lisa_macp
Cape Breton
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240 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Hadn't been here is three years! The place was closed for bit and reopened under a new owner. What a change of decor-a positive change! We were seated promptly and given menus. Our waitress, Kaitlyn, came and asked us about drinks. We ordered drinks, looked at the menu and took advantage of the special! My husband ordered a garden salad... More 

Nova Scotia, Canada
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I really enjoyed my lunch at East Side Marios. I had the seafood linguini which was great. definitely recommended. service was also very good.

Thank YourNovaScotia
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We stopped to eat at this restaurant after a day of traveling. Plenty of typical choices on the menu for a chain restaurant. Loved the endless supply of salad and bread which came with our meal choice. The food was served hot, and service was great. We loved the waitress we had. She was very attentive and accommodating. We will... More 

Thank skwhite7
Sydney, Canada
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Have been here and ordered take-away several times since recent reopening. SO happy to have the restaurant back! And with even better service. The seafood linguini (lunch portion) cannot be beat! $10 for awesome pasta, scallops, shrimp& muscles (go for the Alfredo sauce!) have had this in at least 3 times and ordered at least 3 also....slightly disappointed on last... More 

Thank chronicbon
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Now with new owners, this place rocks. Even when run off their feet, the staff are still so friendly and courtious. Sometimes it can be a while for food to come out but when it does it blows your mind. They ply you with endless supplies of bread so the wait isn't that bad.

Thank Rosanna H
Sydney, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

On march22 /16 was there for supper food was cold and taste less. First came Italian wedding soup nothing in bowl like clear broth and warm Then after asking server not to bring meal until finish soup another server bring me Chicken Tettrazini which was cold so I send it back then when I got it no taste dry and... More 

Thank Debbie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Grand Lakes Road, Unit 23, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P6S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (902) 562-4118
Hey Budda Boom Budda Bing! We are the Home of All-You-Can-Eat soup or salad and garlic home loaf and offer delicious Italian meals at great value. At East Side Mario’s your family is our family and we are committed to deliver Amore in everything we do!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?