|Cuisine Type |||American, Italian|
|Ambiance |||Good For Groups, Good For Kids, Patio Dining, Casual, Theme Restaurant, Trendy, Dining At Bar, Family Style|
|Meals Served |||Light Meals/Snacks, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner|
|Amenities |||Full Bar, Local Favorites, Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Children's Menu|
|Payment |||Interac, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Getting There |||South on Macleod Tr to Shawnessy|
|Sun – Thurs 11AM – 10PM; Fri & Sat 11AM – 11PM|
Profile Last Updated: June 02, 2008
This menu at these eateries showcases a large variety of Italian cuisine that surely contains something for just about every set of taste buds out there. Hang out in the lounge or head on into the restaurant with the kids where the atmosphere is festive and lively. They even have their own menu which features youngster’s favourites like the Chicken Pals and Friendly Fries and Mario’s Litta Bitta Pasta. For folks on a tight schedule, East Side Mario’s features a number of lunch items that can be at your table in a jiffy.
Snacks and Starters
Looking for somewhere to grab a beer and a snack, or hungry and need more than one course? East Side Mario’s offers a number of treats for all ages. Try starting your meal with one of their soup or salads, or a starter like the Riblets, Mama’s Best Bruschetta, or the Sizzling Calamari Fritti Al Diavolo, lightly seasoned calamari tossed with garlic, lemon, red, green and hot peppers in a white wine tomato broth. There are also nachos, wings and various dips on the menu.
A Filling Meal
When you are in the mood for Italian, make sure to head into one of this chain’s three Calgary locations. They offer a number of tasty pasta dishes including the hot Firecracker Shrimp Bowties and Seafood Linguine. If pizza is more your style, try the New Yorker or the Sicillian. A number of chicken dishes, steaks, and sandwiches are also on the menu. Meals are moderately price and the restaurant and lounge are both fully licensed.