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East Side Mario's

4771 Candlewood St, Lakewood, CA 90712-1830
+1 562-630-7600
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
26 Aug 2017
“Not the best”
31 Mar 2017
“Nice specials”
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
4771 Candlewood St, Lakewood, CA 90712-1830
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to Mario's more times than I can count. The food has always been wonderful and the service sans one person has always been good. I haven't been there in a while, my husband and I decided to go for our anniversary. We...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had a special dinner. Choice of soup or salad, choice of type of pasta and choice of sauce for only $9.99.

Thank barbcatw
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Chicken tetrazini was great, enough for two. Great the next day. Good salad too. Also has food to go. Always good.

Thank 75barry
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I live right by East Side Mario's and interestingly never considered it for Italian food. I thought this is just another Olive Garden. To my surprise, I was wrong. The service can improve at this location, seems like they're not too excited, but hey it...More

Thank JesseGuzman86
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I LOVE the ambiance here as much as the food. It's really cute! Makes me want to book a flight to Italy right now! Great place for a casual date as well as larger parties. My favorite meal is the chopped Italian salad. The ingredients...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The menu described everything so wonderfully that I couldn't decide so I ordered the Papa's Parmigiana Trio Sampler of lasagna, chicken Parmigiana, and fettuccine Alfredo. I thought I would get to try a little of each and couldn't go wrong. Surprisingly, they got each dish...More

Thank Ollie559
Reviewed 4 February 2016

What happened to East Side Mario's? We have been going there since it opened in 1998. It was always our favorite Italian restaurant. But, after this evening, maybe not. The food has changed dramatically. The Italian Wedding soup was thick and full of chopped carrots...More

Thank DDpeaches522
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This is such a great secret as to how extensive this Sunday brunch is. I like to take friends for a surprise brunch because there is everything under the sun and the price is really good. The full pasta bar, pizza, turkey, prime rib, ham,...More

Thank swimdiva
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We have eaten here frequently and always enjoy the food. I am a Vegetarian, so this is a great place for options. All are good. The staff is kind and very polite. I would recommend them.

Thank apclegg
Reviewed 9 November 2015

when we visit our family here in Lakewood, this is a Thursday night event!!! the bottomless salad is yummy and the meal is always superb!!!!

Thank Madelyn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4771 Candlewood St, Lakewood, CA 90712-1830
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 562-630-7600
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