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East Side Mario's

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1861 Robertson Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2H 9N5, Canada
+1 613-820-3278
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Hamilton, Canada
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group and we're able to accommodate us all. Our servers were great. Got all the orders correct. Quick on the drinks and refills. Food came out fast and hot. It's a busy place. Very comfortable.

Thank Lyne R D
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been a number of times to this location. The food is average, at best and depending on the time and day, service can be excellent or terrible. This time was a Sunday afternoon (1:45 p.m.) and service was rather slow. Great for families, not so much for couples.

Thank Wayner22
Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't get enough of the Fresh, warm & soft Garlic bread. You MUST order a side or 2 of the Garlic Aioli for the bread! You will fall in love with its taste! Recommended Appetizers are Deep Fried Bocconcini cheese, Four Cheese Spinach Dip and Zuchini Fritti. I got the Linguine Chicken Amatriciana without the Bacon. I also recommend the... More 

Thank Moe_Abadla
Ottawa, Canada
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95 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went with the family as it's a good spot for the kids to run around and there are crayons and a place for them to colour. So it's a spot to head to to get out of the house. And they always are able to stretch your dollar. You have to give them that. But if you are actually able... More 

Thank Derek H
Ottawa, Canada
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Unlimited bread and caesar salad is awesome. (or soup which the wedding soup is great) Pastas and pizzas all good. Family friendly. Good value

Thank spinnychick
Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I don't expect much from a cheap chain restaurant like East side Mario's but the experience at this location was horrible! The waitress was slow and uninterested in us. She brought us the wrong meal and had to take it back. The salad that came with our meal was disgusting, it tasted as if it had been sitting around for... More 

Thank therealhollyg
Timmins, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I stayed at a hotel across the street and I ordered from here. the food was ready when I got there, it was all correct and the staff were very friendly. It was super busy and nobody was left unnoticed. Great job!!!!

Thank 590kls
Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

right across road from bestwestern plus u could walk food excellent service excellent as well. could take what u didn't eat in containers

Thank Carol T
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurant, the pizza is very well prepared and most of the menu items are delicious. Good Italian food and good wine.

Thank MonsefMourad
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Felt forgotten and unimportant. Long wait for a salad that never showed up...Entre was OK ... Was all you could east pasta night but after the first plate..was asked would I like my bill. and that was after a considerable wait. Had to remind about dessert.. Considering how much the bill added up to....I will not return.

Thank Larry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza, International, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1861 Robertson Road, Ottawa, Ontario K2H 9N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-820-3278
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?