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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” (15 reviews)
“garden salad” (4 reviews)
“boston pizza” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
450 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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.

Thank 515bigjohn
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.

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

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

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.

Thank BigSerge
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Portions are big, food is quite tasty, fabulous service. Great menus choices. When the restaurant is lined out the door it takes a while to get a table.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I'll begin with the good, our hostess and server did a great job. Very attentive, courteous and got everything to the table exactly as we had ordered. The food on the other hand was extremely bland to say the least. I've had the exact same...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We ordered unlimited soup/salad. The salad was so limp that we were pretty sure it was made a few days ago. Soup was good. Waitress couldn't get our orders straight no matter how hard she tried. She was friendly & tried or we would have...More

Thank Smiles53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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