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Garlic City Cafe

7461 Monterey St, Gilroy, CA 95020-5823
+1 408-847-7744
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic soup” (20 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“omelette” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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7461 Monterey St, Gilroy, CA 95020-5823
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Reviews (104)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 5 stopped for lunch looking for garlic on the menu! The Garlic City Cafe didn't disappoint - freshly and well-cooked food, good variety and plenty of garlic for those who sought it! Great prices too, and service was friendly and quick. What else...More

Thank barnhols
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is always great! We have enjoyed the food every time no matter what is ordered. Nice, clean place and atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank mb2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Gilroy & hungry for lunch, we found good reviews on Trip Advisor, so we decided to try it. Good choice. Downtown friendly cafe with excellent, personal service. We both ordered the garlic calamari sandwich. It was yummy, served on what looked like Dutch...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times when working in Gilroy and have never been disappointed. Highly recommend the calamari with the tomato sauce and capers. I usually order the Chicken Marsala or blackened salmon and I haven't been disappointed yet. The food is served hot...More

Thank TAV910
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We usually go to Garlic City Cafe for breakfast! The owners are sweet! The music is awesome! The menu is incredible! The food is scrumptious and is huge!

Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I like to find home town restaurants and support the local owners who start up their own. I eat at the chains too, but it's fun to try places that only exist in one place. Garlic City Cafe didn't disappoint. A small place, OK prices,...More

Thank tb004
Reviewed 24 May 2017

You will be pleasantly surprised when you eat here. We ordered a Roasted Beet Salad, there was enough for 3 of us. The presentation was beautiful. Fresh...fresh...fresh. Portabello Burger....delicious! Burgers amazing. Good service

Thank Brandee Y
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were looking for a place to dine in the Garlic Capital of the world and Garlic City Café was it. Wow You have to try the garlic soup. Excellent. All of our entrees were large portions and very tasty. Only issue is you can...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went here for a late breakfast, early lunch. Lunch starts at 1100 and it was 1050, but no problem. I had the Garlic City Omelette. Wife had a burger. Service was slow, took 30 minutes to get the food but when it arrived it was...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Such a cozy and warm felt establishment. We always have such a great time here and look forward to visit whenever we can.

1  Thank Adrian L
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8 July 2017|
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Response from garliccity | Reviewed this property |
I think because it's a husband and wife team and those are non-peak dining hours they close for a bit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7461 Monterey St, Gilroy, CA 95020-5823
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Gilroy
  • Phone Number: +1 408-847-7744
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