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East Side Mario's

Home of All You Can Eat

Franchise Fee: $60K

Startup Capital Required: $600K-$700K

Investment Required: $1.3M-$1.6M

Available Territories: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Single Units, Multi Units, Resales

Franchise Opportunities Available: Single Units, Resales, Multi Units

Training : 8 weeks

Franchise Units Canada: 72

Corporate Units Canada: 2 USA: 2

In Business Since : 1987

Franchising Since: 1989

CFA Member Since: 1994

East Side Mario’s restaurants offer guests great value, a fun dining experience, high quality pastas and pizzas plus a great selection of local favourites all in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. From the music, to the greeting, to the celebrations, to the kids' programs, to the service – East Side Mario’s always provides guests with a fun, positive memorable experience.
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East Side Mario’s restaurants offer guests great value, a fun dining experience, high quality pastas and pizzas plus a great selection of local favourites all in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. From the music, to the greeting, to the celebrations, to the kids' programs, to the service – East Side Mario’s always provides guests with a fun, positive memorable experience.

East Side Mario’s is owned by CARA Operations Limited, Canada's most historic and largest full service restaurant company. CARA owns some of Canada's favourite restaurant concepts including Swiss Chalet, Milestones, Montana’s, Kelsey's, Fionn MacCool’s, Harvey's, New York Fries and of course East Side Mario’s. With over 1000 locations across Canada, and system wide sales in excess of $1.7 billion CARA is truly one of Canada's most successful full service restaurant companies.

CARA’s size and scale provide a competitive advantage to East Side Mario’s Franchisees as it relates to: purchasing, real estate, construction, marketing, training, and information technology. Leveraging these services provides East Side Mario’s Franchisees with superior added value and support to help increase the bottom line.