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East Side Mario's

$$ - $$$Italian,
355 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6B3, Canada
+1 519-622-1466
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible21%
Jun 23, 2017
“Best things are the endless bread & salad...”
May 10, 2018
“Service please”
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Italian, Canadian
$$ - $$$
355 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6B3, Canada
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I hope you don't expect to get service here. We have been living at a motel since selling our house and eating out quite a bit. This was the a horrible experience. Asked to be seated somewhere else as she was seating us in front...More

Thank F00die1966
Reviewed December 5, 2017

@ESM - have been to many over the years - with varying degrees of success. This location is nice (rather quiet for a Friday early dinner), the service was efficient and not-overbearing - and we got a small quiet little table (that did not isolate...More

Thank SSL260
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Busy busy night, good service and food.. No scrimping on the bread or salad.. Food was hot and tasty..

Thank Bill F
Reviewed September 8, 2017

I took my adult daughter out for dinner at East Side Mario's. Our Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer was fantastic! The salads, one garden, the other Caesar were OK! As for our main dish, we ordered two Steak Marsala's. I like the sauce, and all of the...More

Thank citypins
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I ordered penne pasta with shrimp alfredo. Most of my pasta was all stuck together. I piled it to one side and showed the waitress. She said sorry! Meanwhile I couldn't eat all of my meal because of that. That totally turns me off when...More

Thank Rita W
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We were here for dinner, close to closing time. There was hardly anyone in the restaurant, and it still took over 5 minutes for someone to take our drink order. Someone else came and took our meal order 10-15 minutes after that. When the drinks...More

Thank MrsSVK
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

The waiters were very courteous. Walking into the place it had that wonderful garlic smell. Good eats.

Thank Gilbert P
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Went for 6 pm for drinks and appetizers before seeing a movie tonight with a friend. They were busy as usual but we seemed to have a longer than usual wait. We ordered belinis and my friend was disappointed that there was no fresh peach...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed February 10, 2017

A few years ago, I really enjoyed eating here, however the service and quality has gone down. I live abroad now, but my boyfriend and I went back to Cambridge to visit my family this summer. We went out to dinner at East Side's in...More

Thank FoodLover0123987
Reviewed February 9, 2017

The main problem with East Side Mario's is that the food is cheap food, but at an expensive rate with skimpy portioning. For an extremely small bowl of pasta without a drink, I paid $14.00... The food was OK, but was not fantastic. There are...More

Thank nathanielbeachboy
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March 13, 2016|
Response from kimmilil | Reviewed this property |
go on their website. they should have it posted there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-622-1466
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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