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East Side Mario's

$$ - $$$
Italian, American, Pizza, Canadian
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75 Consumers Drive, Saint John, New Brunswick E2J 4Z6, Canada
(506) 799-5043
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Denver, Colorado
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229 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I usually end up here as it's close to hotel when the weather's bad and I don't want to drive. Decent Italian food. Meal was well prepared and good presentation. Service at the bar was friendly and very good. Will continue to revisit on my next trip.

Thank YankeeOne
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I wouldn't normally choose a chain restaurant when I could eat local, but I received a gift card for Christmas so I gave it a try. I had the portobello mushroom burger with a ceasar salad and my SO had chicken tetrazzini pasta. The pasta was pretty good, although came with only a couple bites of chicken and mushrooms. The... More 

Thank Guyute_21
Saint John, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Not only is the food great but the waitstaff are so friendly and helpful and that's what makes it so special>

Thank Gary T
Quispamsis, NB
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great service and yummy food! Im a new fan to the place and will go back for sure :) I was full from all the bread, soup and salad..lots of food and delicious and fast. Good selection :) Unique flavor from other Italian restaurants

Thank Theresa M
Saint John, Canada
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had lunch here, our first visit. We got there a bit early, around 11:30 a.m. and it was not busy at all, but by the time we were leaving there were many people. It's a very nice and comfortable restaurant. The server was very nice and efficient. The food was really good, and we had a relatively short wait.... More 

Thank letsbefriends
Halifax, Canada
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Love this restaurant, find it in most cities I travel to while on business. Food quality is consistent and prices are right. First time at this location, it was Halloween night, not busy as a result however, the wait staff were very tentative, working together to ensure guest satisfaction, which was nice to see.

Thank Banjetta
Nova Scotia, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So we arrived at approx 8pm and were seated with a smile. Our waitress, Cera. M came over and took our kids orders and our starters orders. Very light hearted and fun. Kids comment as she walked away in unison, "She's nice". The meal was hot and fresh. The service excellent. Will definitely visit again when back in Saint John,... More 

Thank Adriangriff
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the service. We had 5 different èntres and everyone was happy. We will be coming again. The renovations are really nice and also we never felt rushed.

Thank Ron F
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250 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

They have $10 lunch specials, mostly pasta, and also a $12 menu that consists of an entrée, salad or soup and bread. The spaghetti was not soggy or overcooked, which is a plus, but the 4 meatballs were very dry and not fresh tasting. The fish was also not overcooked and had a mild flavor. Our server was attentive, asking... More 

Thank SylRickTraveler
Sun City Center, Florida
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89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had the server from hell. She lack professionalism, personality and care for her customers. She is in the wrong line of business. She failed to renew bread or drinks. When it came time to pay the bill, she was impossible to find. I had to get a supervisor to pay the bill. It took every bit of 15 minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Italian, American, Pizza, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Consumers Drive, Saint John, New Brunswick E2J 4Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: (506) 799-5043
East Side Mario's has new owners. After a major renovation, we opened in the first week of January 2016.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?