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East Side Mario's

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Italian, Canadian
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355 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6B3, Canada
+1 519-622-1466
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank Gilbert P
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 garnish like she had before. We eventually made up our minds which appetizers we wanted.... More 

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Thank Jane W
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 10 February 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 Cambridge centre and immediately I felt a rather rude vibe from our waitress. She was... More 

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Thank FoodLover0123987
Cambridge, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 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 much better restaurants to go to for that price, and you will end up much... More 

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Thank nathanielbeachboy
Cambridge, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you like burned bacon bits, runny 'skim milk' sauce, over cooked gluey noodles and the general flavour of nothing you will LOVE the carbonara. In fact, order the double and enjoy what amounts to enough to feed a 2 year old. Yay value! Or if stouffers frozen lasagna is more your thing... enjoy ESMs take on it, which I... More 

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Thank Rud123
Cambridge, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017

What a waste of time and money. Could have went to McDonalds, at least the wait would be shorter and the kids would be happier in the play place

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Thank Jennay25622
Guelph, Canada
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We ordered for delivery and I ordered the steak penne with mushrooms and spinach. What arrived may have been beef, but it was definitely NOT steak. It appeared to be a type of roast beef, badly cut, and disguised in sauce. Yuck.

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Thank Thatgirlthere
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Good value for the money. Have been there twice, once when busy and once after it just opened. Service was too slow when busy but the last time it was excellent when not so busy, so go early for lunch.

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Thank davidsB4647NJ
cambridge
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

It has been a while since I have been here. The place has been remodeled and opened up, so I assume that is why it was not as noisy as it has been in the past. On the other hand, it was a Monday and the place was 80% empty, The service was fast and friendly, salad and bread showed... More 

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Thank geoffreym427
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I love it. Great food and Calamari Diavolo the best. Nice bread to entry. Love appetizers %50 off after 9pm. Well, you should try. Pasta. Pizza atc.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Italian, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
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
Description
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?