East Side Mario's - North York
East Side Mario's menus are extensive, offering pizza and lunch specials. The restaurant also offers a kidÕs menu.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
We sat on the patio and there were heaters, so that kept us warm and toasty. I noticed the staff cleaning and sanitizing the tables after each use. The food arrived hot and tasty.
My only complaint would be that the washrooms were filthy. Perhaps because of outdoor dining only they were hoping patrons would not use the washroom. But after being closed due to lockdown for 6 months, it seemed that the washrooms were not touched fo that long. The floors were sticky and the stalls dirty. I'm sure they had a hard time finding staff on such short notice but still bathrooms were gross.
I'm a regular and love the patio at the particular ESM that I go to....so covid or no covid, I recommend the restaurant.....love those cushioned seats with the large coffee table.
Great food. The kids love it and beg to go every week!
Amazing service but I wish they still have the toonie Tuesday for kids.
The AYCE soup or pasta + loaf is the best. Of course ESM is famously known for their pastas and pizzas, yummy! It's a place of choice for a casual, work week night out with fam and friends.
Staff was accommodating, Our waitress was awesome, friendly helped with Decisions on What to eat.
Good food great patio good service
Great support of all the c o vid protection
We will be back
But how about a fish option...sole or halibut or trout
We don't eat seafood and meat
Everyone was patient with the covid changes and made us feel safe and welcomed!
We booked this for my daughter’s 12th Bday and all worked out beautifully!
Great service and Staff. Very attentive and professional
Amazing food and amazing people, thanks for a wonderful evening
Well after everything as of late, we were just wanting to get back to some familiarity. And eating out having some drinks on the patio sure sounds familiar. Three friends all essential workers finally a place to go and some time off. So we decided on East Side Mario’s. Made the 10pm reservation and shortly thereafter headed to the restaurant. Only to be rudely greeted and lied to. First we’re closed and we’ve or “they have tried to contact you”. Well no I had not missed a call a text or an email. So first mistake was having a 10 Pm time slot. Who’s mistake? Not sure but the way we were embarrassed by the waitress but apparently she knew we were the mistake reservation. If this was known let us sit for a drink a least. Many people on the patio. So at this point very unimpressed with both open table and east side Mario’s north York.
First time eating here. The servers were very polite. The frozen sangria was delicious and so was the bread. I ordered the chicken parm and while it wasn't bad it also wasn't the best I've had.
The calamari was ok, I would avoid the carbonara pasta but the pasta with the mushrooms and chicken was delicious. Not sure yet if I will be going back.
Very loud in the restaurant. And too bright. Server
Was great but the food was SLOW.
Service and food was good.
The spaghetti bolognaise I ordered did not have enough sauce and I had to ask for more. Same for my sister in-laws Rose sauce and my husband and nephews chicken parm pasta. It was not good tasting at all. Sad because it was not a busy night. There were 8 of us in total on March 6. Waitress was fine.
Seated quick! Quick service! Great food!
Ooo badda boom badda bing. My granddaughter picked it.
Classic chain dining. Fun night with friends.
Good value for a family.
The wait staff was great. Talia and Ori did a great job of handling 38 people
Food was tasty. Waitress was sincere in a sense that she admitted they were understaffed as more people came this Tuesday than usual. Too long of a wait...
There was unexpected live music two feet from our table, which ruined our chance to speak to one another which is why we go to dinner. It was way too loud and wish we would have known about it before making the reservation so we could have picked another place. Waitresses and food were good, but our experience was ruined by the loud live music.
Server is very attentive and make good suggestion
The food was great. The serving staff was friendly and accommodating and the food was great as always. It’s nice when they put on the leafs game and we can watch by the bar. The manager is friendly and stopped by our table for a chat
Food was tasty and plentiful......service was a little slow as restaurant was packed. Will return!
Or good at all, made a reservation and we got there and they said they were closed, we showed them the confirmation and didn’t seem to care!
Waiter was very attentive. Very good service. Thank you
Worst service ever. Took over an hour for our meal to come and the waitress forgot two meals. I had ljttle children with who were starving. Awful experience
Staff was very nice
Had been in years for various reasons. They have done a good job of sticking to their winning formula. We went on Mother's Day and despite the high volumes the staff remained positive and didn't push us. Good value for your $.
There was No Salt or much Flavour in the Linguine Seafood pasta. And you can tell the squid was boiled in water by the flavour. Would not recommend this dish. They need to add more flavour in their sauces..
Really like the staff, I do not recommend their chicken pizza though ( it was falling apart).
The service was poor. All of our meals artived at different times. People were done eating before i received my salad. Should have been brought out togwther. Shrimp was missing from one persons salad. Water not topped up.
Mediocre food, good service but the waitress seemed fake and had an annoyed attitude...
I’ve eaten there before, this time was by my least favourite visit
I was pleasantly surprised with the change in management at this ESM location. Not only they renovated the dining area, to make it more spacious and modern; it seems like the staff received some customer service training. Everyone was very polite and attentive. We had a great family dinner tonight :)
It was the Thanksgiving holiday and I felt like the restaurant was understaffed. There was one server looking over more than 5 tables at one time. I had reservations for 6:30 for a table of 12 people and we were seated right away. We were just given bread, which quickly ran out, but we had no drinks or no greeting until 50 minutes after being seated. I felt our server’s frustration as she would came to our table a few times and kept telling us she will be with us in a few minutes, when really it took 50 minutes for her to be with us. When she finally got to us, she was rushing to get our orders down. Once we received our food, none of us felt that our food was satisfying. For example, we ordered a medium steak and it was cooked over well done. Many people in my party ordered a pasta but we felt that our pastas were very dry as there was not a lot of sauce on our food. We didn’t bother to tell our server as she was already busy herself. We were all very hungry and could not wait any longer for them to re-cook our meal. Unfortunately, I enjoyed eating the complimentary bread and salad more than my own food. I wouldn’t recommend going to East Side Mario’s to any of my friends or family during a holiday nor will I ever come myself.
Food had to be sent back multiple times by multiple people at our table. The broccoli was seriously cold on 3 of the plates, the amount of oil on some of the pasta dishes was crazy. Was also told they ran out of romaine lettuce so no more Cesar salads yet the other tables were still being served it all the way through.
East Side Mario's - North York does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. East Side Mario's - North York also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 661-3963.
East Side Mario's - North York is rated 4.4 stars by 41 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.