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East Side Mario's

) #361 of 458 Restaurants in Kitchener $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
135 Gateway Park Dr, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2J9, Canada
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible33%
Travellers talk about
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“soup salad” (2 reviews)
“house salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
$$ - $$$
135 Gateway Park Dr, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2J9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was very slow .we were seated within 5 minutes but sat there for at lest 15 minutes for a waitress came & took our order. We place our order to start with a garden salad with double salad dressing on it & my wife...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner with my son. Figured we would get in early to avoid the crown. there were only 5 tables seated . Waitress was nice enough and took order immediately . Caesar salad had no flavour and maybe 3 pieces of bacon. It took...More

Thank kimmilil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I eat here every couple months because you get a lot for a good price. I have had almost everything on the menu. Some dishes are fairly good, some are awful. Stay away from the stuffed pizza and the spaghetti. Horrendous. The...More

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I suppose pasta dishes are hard to screw up but here they are absolutely identical time after time. Nice to know you are going to get what you expect each time.

Thank Sythe114
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Wanted to eat dinner near the movie theatre and hadn't been to East Side Mario's in many years. The whole restaurant was air conditioned to the max, so we asked to sit near the door, hoping to feel a bit of warmth. The garlic home...More

Thank Roxane B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Very slow service for Saturday evening. Substitute bun on my burger (no reason given) forgot bacon and cheese, brown lettuce, dried up tomato on the side replaced - after asking. Condiments requested and carried under the server's arm clutched to her side. My friend ordered...More

Thank Kharismma
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I did, but it had been many years. I thought it was a chicken and rich pasta dish but boy was I wrong. It was chicken with sloppy vegetables and potatoes with a weak, bland, kind of annoying flavour. It reminded me of one of...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I'm still sitting here waiting for my food. I don't blame the waitress, she's the only one waiting on the largest section of the restaurant at 7:30 on a Thursday evening. BTW I've been here since 6:30. We ordered right away. My kids are starved...More

Thank Lalapop74
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Waited and waited and practically had to beg for a salad and load of bread. An hour and a half before and food came. Will not return.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went to this East Side Mario's on a Sunday night, to try the "kids eat free" promo. This was a mistake. The service was terrible. We had to ask for a high-chair for our 2-year old, went to get our own kids menus and...More

Thank Christopher G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Gateway Park Dr, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: 5196533027
  • E-mail
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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