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2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
(613) 837-6665
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 10:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a healthy meal that won't break your budget this is the meal for you. Your choice of 10 kabobs or cut Shawarma Meat. Rice, garlic potatoes, or 1/2 Then choice from 17 sides by getting 2 LG choices or 2 medium (you get the idea) 4 canned drinks and 4 pieces of Baklava with 1... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been coming here fir years and this is one of my regular stops for shawarma in Ottawa. Food is great, fresh and the garlic sauce is amazing. They offer gluten free shawarmas and salads!

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Thank Phil L
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We eat out a lot with our young kids, but are very picky eaters, so when we find a place we like, we tend to frequent it. Such is the case with The Garlic King in Ottawa. The owner is eccentric and extremely hard working. He is very attentive to detail and to his customers. Very generous with the food... More 

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Thank HappyCanadian68
Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We go here regularly for our shawarma fix....The place moved around for a few years but now has a flagship location on St Joseph Blvd in Orleans. You can try other places, but as it says, this place is king. The chicken shawarma plate is the go to. Chicken pita sandwich and a side. ask for extra garlic sauce on... More 

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Thank dguy2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been going to Garlic King for over 10 years and I absolutely Loooveee it!!! I don't understand how anyone could give this place a bad review. I have never had a shawarma better! The place is always clean, I love the look! chefmama76 wooowww someone has their panties in a bunch. The bathrooms have always been clean when... More 

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Thank Stacy S
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Not only are their shawarmas delicious but the Garlic King is definitely a unique dining experience. The owner is incredibly wonderful and friendly, he made our night for sure. Whether you like shawarma or not (they have lots of other yummy stuff like great salads) you have to dine-in and experience the ambiance. This is one restaurant that takes pride... More 

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1 Thank Al L
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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138 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We got here the place was empty. Now I know why. Cheezy decor and bland food. We ordered the family pack with chicken and beef. Both meats were bland and tasteless. The garlic itself was bland too. Nothing to impress me. The bathrooms are dirty and outdated just like the dining room. Reminds me if the bathrooms are gross imagine... More 

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Thank chefmama76
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is absolutely the best swarma place in the Ottawa region. For a special treat order their "King fries" with "Adele sauce".

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1 Thank Rob-Ottawa-27
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Have been going to the garlic King for 15 years. Have never disappointed. Have always had the grilled Shawarma with the works. Ask for secret sauce in addition to the garlic paste. Price is good. Good size sandwiches. The new spicy chicken is worth it at no extra costs. My kids love it. Not a real restaurant. Just a fast... More 

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1 Thank Camelot1446
Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

One of the better Shawarma restaurants in the city. Delightful staff and nice decor. The shawarma's are huge so getting a medium or a small is typically the best value. Bring some breath mints for afterwards though…lol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: (613) 837-6665

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?