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Johnny Garlic's

American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers
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1460 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-7502
707-571-1800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Love coming to Johnny Garlic's whenever in the SF area. No exception here, service (Phil) was GREAT, food was awesome, had the bacon, mac & cheese burger, and wife had meatloaf sandwich which was just about perfect. At least 5th visit in our last 5 trips to SF.....great service, great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
rryan3131
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North Carolina
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  • Families with children
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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

When my daughter and I walked into the cylindrical building and were escorted through the bar area to the restaurant we were very surprised to see one table of 4 people eating there. Our waitress was very nice. After about 10 minutes she came back to tell me that the cook said they were out of ribs and suggested a... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Had to check it out bc of its rep, wasn't disappointed! The bourbon meatloaf was to die for! Excellent service! Nice ambiance.

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Love coming to Johnny Garlic's whenever in the SF area. No exception here, service (Phil) was GREAT, food was awesome, had the bacon, mac & cheese burger, and wife had meatloaf sandwich which was just about perfect. At least 5th visit in our last 5 trips to SF.....great service, great food......Thank you Guy!

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We were visiting the Santa Rosa/Windsor area taking in some wineries during the day and mostly eating at our condo in the evening. On one particular night we went and celebrated one of our friends wedding anniversary at Johnny Garlic's. Although the food was decent our pre-dinner drinks were hugely disappointing. We ordered beers to start the evening and they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Went only because I wanted to try one of Guy Fieri's restaurants. What a disappointment! Had to wait outside for 20 min. for a table. That was interesting given that there were only a few occupied tables when we got inside. Service was good & the Caesar salad was great. Everything else was a bust.

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

At first, Johnny Garlic's was a great garlic-smacked place. As Guy Fieri spread his wings as a celebrity and chain restaurant owner, the food is now no better than average. Loud. Not worth my time anymore

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Manteca, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Having dined at the Johnny Garlic's in Dublin I was expecting a spacious, modern-looking place especially since Fiori lives in the Santa Rosa area. Instead, the place is deceptively small and unassuming-looking from the outside, while inside we were met with a cozy, dark (in decor, not in lighting) restaurant. The exposed kitchen is always a nice touch as you... More 

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East Meadow, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Ok so I went there because the menu was very interesting. I started with a top shelf Margherita which was excellent. They give you a nice garlic bread to pick at while you wait for your food which was also very good. I ordered Guy's signature award winning bacon mac burger and garlic fries. It was impressive to look at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We each had great meals! I was last here with my late wife and she was in love with the place :-) The food is superb, the service could NOT be better, and, best of all, it was easy to find!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The service was fantastic, but the food was lousy! The steaks were awful and expensive. Don't waste your time eating here.

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Additional Information about Johnny Garlic's

Address: 1460 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-7502
Phone Number: 707-571-1800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1460 Farmers Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-7502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707-571-1800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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