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East Side Mario's

££ - £££
Italian, American, Canadian
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101 Clarington Blvd, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 4Z3, Canada
+1 905-697-3702
11:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was Valentine's Day, so it's expected that it be busy...however I think the restaurant should be prepared for this. It took awhile for our first server to take our drink order. We were told we couldn't order the soup/salad combo as it was only a lunch offer and it was too busy to accommodate as an exception. They ran... More 

Thank CSCTravelAgentKim
Bowmanville, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a club sandwich, didn't feel like pasta (rest of the party did) was deli meat, slice a cheese, and green tomato on it. Not a huge fan of this place... It's getting old and needs renovations. But the golden tee machine is good. Hope this helps.

Thank ISW W
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Customer service was OK but they didn't seem to have a fully stocked bar everything we asked for they seemed not to have. What I really don't like is now only some meals come with the bread and salad.

Thank jmg2012
Bowmanville, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't offer the bread and salad for all the meals like it used to, the menu doesn't have a good variety of dishes it's nothing like it used to be :(

Thank sinfuldelights
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Probably the worst meal I have ever had in a restaurant! Nothing else needs to be added Even after the manager reduced the bill by 50% it was still terrible!

Thank firstovr
Ottawa Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch midafternoon with child's hockey team in town for the Clarington Applefest tournament. Front door staff seemed annoyed with our group and blonde lady actually sarcastically said, "you didn't think to call ahead?". Wish we had taken our hard earned money elsewhere. Food was terrible. Ordered the Parm chicken Sammy and it only came with the chicken,... More 

Thank lovethesun004
Bowmanville, Canada
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious Italian themed restaurant.Clean restaurant.Clean restrooms.Very friendly staff.Convenient location.

Thank conservativecanadian
Pickering, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The service was extremely slow. The water tasted like bleach. The Piada was dried and cold. The server took a while to serve us and no refills on salads or soups was offered.

Thank daisyr94
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner on a Saturday night. You can count on the Italian menu to satisfy. All you can eat garlic bread and salad is a plus. Service was not quick and restaurant was a bit dusty, but overall not a bad place to eat out.

Thank Andy M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We went there as a group of nine and were not that impressed. They had sold out of all white wine- is that even a thing? There were also flies all over the restaurant which was off putting. My salmon was overcooked too. Some of the other meals were okay but nothing better than average.

1 Thank AmyRol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Clarington Blvd, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 4Z3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bowmanville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-697-3702
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?