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East Side Mario's

450 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Z6, Canada
+1 519-886-8388
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“garden salad” (4 reviews)
“boston pizza” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
450 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been awhile since I had visited here, but I took my daughter, who was visiting. It was busy, even for a Friday night, and the changes in decor were quite obvious. It looks cleaner and more modern. Service was slow, as I think...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scott C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice, quieter East Side Mario's (compared to the one on University Ave in Waterloo) with a nice view out the windows. The menu is the same, the service is fast and the food is good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank clf51
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Lare working on a Sunday night . Decided to go out for East Sides Maximum 5 minutes wait ,would have waited way longer. This was a extremely well put together meal efficiently served and full of exactly what we wanted. This is our normal East...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sneller59
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was busy but we were seated within 10 minutes. Server was obviously too busy as anytime we wanted drink refills or more bread, we had to flag her down. Restaurant was incredibly noisy! Food was good considering where we were. If you want excellent...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

August 18, 2018 My family had dinner and found the experience to be okay, but would certainly not rush back. We we seated promo as the restaurant wasn’t busy. The waitress was friendly, and took our drink orders. She forgot the free bread and didn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This restaurant was worth the 30 km. drive. Plenty of salad and drinks. Our food order was pizza for the kids and pasta for the parents. The waiter was attentive to our needs. "Yes" we had left overs after the all you can eat salad.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The grilled cheese sandwich was great, the garden salad was great, the beer was great. They showed that a chain can be a great experience, unlike the undercooked mush I got at the Fergus Boston Pizza the next evening.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TorontoVegetarian
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We ate at East Side Mario's after a busy, hot day in St. Jacobs. Service was good and quick. Our server was great - funny guy! The restaurant was a bit noisy with birthdays and such, but in all, was still a pleasant experience. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank snowrunner
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This location has long been a family favorite. Something happened over the weekend and I hope they were just having a bad day. Dirty, dirty, dirty. I was invited to sit on a chair which was covered in bacon and when I asked for it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Exceptional experience for the money. Portion size was large. Pasta was a touch overdone but not bad. Parmagianna was very good. Service top notch. Overall a great value for the money.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BigSerge
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-886-8388
A restaurant focused on serving up delicious Italian meals at great value, all in a family oriented, fun and casual atmosphere.
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