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East Side Mario's

#1,609 of 2,256 Restaurants in Ottawa}
$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
651 Terry Fox Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2L 4E7, Canada
+1 613-836-3680
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
“pasta dishes” (4 reviews)
“penne” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Canadian
$$ - $$$
651 Terry Fox Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2L 4E7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Told the management the veal was over cooked,hard as a rock, these guys are big corporate, they did not even try to solve my issue. I'm not going back.

Thank MerrickX
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Have liked this chain for 20+ years but this visit to this location went south. Server was good, place is clean with typical East Side decor and the caesar salad is good but the entrees questionable. My wife had a lunch size serving of sausage...More

Thank cleoder
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Obviously this chain has no competition left in Canada. Maybe if Olive Garden or another was in town, maybe prices and portions would be a lot more generous. Listed below are what is wrong with this chain. 1.) Free salad totally bland and very cheap...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

What to say about this restaurant. I and my family enjoyed their recipes. We ordered one penne with sauce for our children. They loved it and me as well as I tasted few pasta. Sauce was really simple and basil based and the flavor was...More

Thank Andre-bibi
Reviewed March 10, 2017

There were nine of us for dinner and the 8-yr old had the best meal of all of us, a pizza from the kids menu. How sad is that?! We ordered main course items from various parts of the menu but no one was satisfied...More

Thank cpmcd52
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Thank you to all East Side Mario staff on Terry Fox, Ottawa, during our special lunch! It was so great of them to let us bring our own decorations and cake. The service was amazing; fast, efficient, helpful and friendly. The food and atmosphere were...More

Thank C B
Reviewed November 8, 2016

This East Side Mario's in Kanata has always been well managed. Food preparation has been consistent and, for the most part, service has been excellent. We found it especially good for families with young children. And all of this despite being managed by Cara, with...More

Thank J S
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We showed up with no reservation, 12 of us at about 4pm on a Saturday. The staff went out of there way to seat us close together. The service was fast and friendly. We all had different pasta dishes but the big hit was the...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We decided to go to this restaurant for lunch because it was convenient for our purposes. We both decided to have the chicken caesar salad which came with very tasty warm bread. The portion size was generous and the service was efficient, friendly and fast....More

Thank 6,162
Reviewed September 20, 2016

good and friendly service, hot and good food. Perfect location. Great place to go when you not in a rush but have about an hour to get in and out. Free parking too.

Thank Kellie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 Terry Fox Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2L 4E7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-836-3680
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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