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East Side Mario's

186 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5, Canada
+1 902-450-1311
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
186 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We came here as a group of friends. It was very busy so I recommend coming a bit earlier than you'd like to eat. I got a salad and it was delicious. You also can get all you can eat salad and bread. Yeah- salad...More

Thank LaurTay
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stop at east side Mario's in bayers lake for a early supper, had specials on get one meal and bring one home. Outstanding meal, loved their sangria, lot's of bread and salad as much as you wanted. sat outside on their patio, loved the atmosphere...More

Thank Louis G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were at the restaurant on a busy Friday evening. We were greated promptly at the door and taken to a table. Our server was Maddy who was extremely energetic, polite and a total joy to be around. She was knowledgeable about the menu and...More

Thank Kenzi-1250
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Came here for a business lunch and had a delicious veal sandwich. Waitress was very friendly and attentive.

Thank 2013Wren
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Garden salad accompanied my Pizza and my friend had a main course salad with chicken. The Iceberg lettuce on both was white, and full of the hard core....unappetizing and when I mentioned the poor quality to our server, she responded that it came pre-portioned and...More

Thank Sharing5
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Visited on Friday night for dinner/movie date night with friends. It was pretty busy but the service was efficient and our meals didn't take long. Everyone enjoyed there food!

Thank BunBre
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's very good to eat at East Side Mario's, if you like Italian food, go there. If you like to have the best service in whole Nova Scotia, you should go to the East Side Mario's at Bayer's Lake and ask for Travis. He is...More

Thank Kathrynn G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We took a visit to Peggy's Cove to see the sunset and had a late dinner here on our way back. The restaurant was not busy as there was lots of open seats. The service was great by our waiter. It was rather noisy as...More

Thank doves2008
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Location is good as it is within the Bayer's Lake Shopping complex. I took my grandsons for lunch. Initial greeting was friendly and we were seated quickly. Server was friendly as well but after that is went slightly down hill. For a lunch hour, with...More

Thank Jim d
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Decided to go here for lunch which was a mistake . There was a group with several babies that screamed almost the entire time we were there . Although the food was just okay I would not return . The sandwiches were good but the...More

Thank DebM908
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-450-1311
  • 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!