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The Garlic

556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
+1 386-424-6660
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They jammed our group into a smaller area than was needed......the roasted garlic was skimpy and they tried to serve 8 ppl what should've been for 4 ppl. They serve the parmigiana dishes over top of the pasta, NOT GOOD, so when you cut up...More

Thank LaFaye G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is beyond great! So many places to sit inside and out in a garden with fire, light-strung palm trees and additional dining on their terrace area. Italian at its best! Live music, too!

Thank purpleiris2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our third visit to this wonderful eating establishment. If you love garlic than this is the place for you!. The moment you open your car door you smell that wonderful aroma of what I like to call "Italian Gold". Wonderful decor and the...More

Thank KansasCity_MoSusie
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went with a large group (8 of us). We waited about an hour - got there at 5pm on a Saturday. So there are 2 restaurants, the Garlic and Blu Bar. We were talking to the waitress to figure it out. From what I...More

Thank momof2_7-4
Reviewed 2 days ago

I heard so much about this restaurant for many years and headed down for an hour drive to have a nice dinner. Slightly disappointed. Service was outstanding by Cooper ( Female Waitress) She was informative and friendly. We read about the early birds and was...More

Thank Pammy386
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like the Forno style of cooking then give the Garlic a try. The unique ovens are not just for pizza...they sear their steaks, chops and roast the famous garlic inside the rustic Fornos. The atmosphere is eclectic - a collection of interesting stuff...More

Thank tommybiz
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have eaten at The Garlic many times over the years. The food is good and we like the decor. If you are gluten-free by choice you will probably be pleased with your experience here. However, if you must eat strictly gluten-free due to Celiac...More

Thank Myra285
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went June 4th with my wife and daughter and overall it was an okay experience. The atmosphere and theme is awesome. It feels very Italian and its very cool and fun. However the food wasn’t as good as we thought. First, the bread came...More

Thank Chase V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is always one of our favorite stops while at the beach. We had reservations for 8 of us on a Friday night and were seated quickly. The bread and smashed garlic with balsamic vinegar and oil is always amazing. It’s hard not to get...More

2  Thank Willowvacay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sangria is awesome and the atmosphere is fantastic. This place is big with inside and outside seating. Never had a bad meal there!

1  Thank Mistigc
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Their web page shows prices. It's not expensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Smyrna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-424-6660
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We invite you to enjoy an authentic taste of the Tuscan countryside. Walk down a vine covered arbor, surrounded by a walled Olde World fireplace and enter a garden lush with lit trees and flowering greenery. The garlic offers one of the most beautiful settings for a delightful and memorable dining experience. We offer great food, live music, fine wine, Italian beer, and perfect martinis. Come experience the garlic for yourself.
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