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[East Side Marios] East Side Mario's - Buy one, take one home free . Pasta promo. Ends Oct 11. 15X Scene points

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[East Side Marios] East Side Mario's - Buy one, take one home free . Pasta promo. Ends Oct 11. 15X Scene points

got email just now:

Attention pasta lovers, your favourite time of year is here! Dine-in on one of nine delizioso entrées including ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Soup/Salad and Garlic Homeloaf and take home one of three signature pastas for FREE! Bellissima? We think so! Only here until October 11th, 2020.

Also 15X Scene points if you collect those

https://www.scene.ca/en-ca/offers#/m/offersv2/CARA00808
Last edited by sprung on Oct 8th, 2020 8:16 am, edited 7 times in total.
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rcheung13 wrote: Bad experience?
Not specifically, just the most notorious fake-Italian food restaurant chain in possible existence. Up there with Olive Garden.
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razrsharp wrote: Not specifically, just the most notorious fake-Italian food restaurant chain in possible existence. Up there with Olive Garden.
sadly these big chains are the only ones with $ to survive long COVID closures . Many delicious, independent restaurants are gone forever (at least in Toronto)
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Just a heads up (unless they have changed it) the "free take home pasta" is total trash and worse than some of the better frozen/microwave meals (like Crave). Not that their "real" pasta is anything special to begin with but the "take home" thing is not the same as their dine-in or take-out pasta, it's some other weirdness that is about as good as Chef Boyardee. You can't even eat it, it's so bad. I don't even get why they do this, why not just give you a regular take-out portion of their normal dishes?

ESM, the worst of the Cara chains. I actually think that take home stuff is the same stuff they put out in the prisons, lol. (Cara does food services for a lot of those too I believe.)
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It is good deal. When it happen in the pass, I paid 1 meal and eat as 3 meal (we go as family of 4)

We don't eat big bowl of pasta. So we usually just eat 1/3 of the hot pasta we ordered, and take away 2/3.
We enjoy the unlimited soup/salard when we done in.

The 2/3 that packed away will be lunch/dinner later in the week.

The free cold take home part will go into freezer to be consum later (don't want 3 pasta meal in a week).

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Their food offering are subpar. Lots of marketing but yucky food when you actually taste them.
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sprung wrote: Many delicious, independent restaurants are gone forever (at least in Toronto)
Pasta costs pennies and they charge a premium for the dine in experience. If you want pasta, make your own at home for a fraction of the price. How long does it take to boil water?

Independents are no better. Look at old spaghetti factory. They are downtown, rent is a premium and they have been around for half a century.
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Several years ago went to Eastside at Niagara falls because of the hotel "promotion", what a mistake, just another tourist trap; well, you fooled me once...
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The unlimited salad and bread is worth the $, an extra free order of pasta and i'm good.
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I don't mind 'fake' ethnic food so long as it's tasty

But esm just has bad food overall
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rcheung13 wrote: Bad experience?
no, just being a goof
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Terabithia wrote: I don't mind 'fake' ethnic food so long as it's tasty

But esm just has bad food overall
I overheard someone say once before, "If you like Chef Boyardee, you'll love East Side Marios".
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Terrible food, buyer be warned.

Have worked at ESM before under Chef Mike.

Apparently Chef Mike-rowave works at all ESM restaurants and does almost all of the cooking.

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