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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 56
    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
Good, not great

Restaurant in a convenient location, although the parking lot is minuscule and difficult to access. Quickly seated for dinner. Interesting specials but menu was somewhat smaller in selections than expected; food quality good, but not exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
FranknDebbie
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Houston, Texas
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  • Families with children
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Houston, Texas
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Restaurant in a convenient location, although the parking lot is minuscule and difficult to access. Quickly seated for dinner. Interesting specials but menu was somewhat smaller in selections than expected; food quality good, but not exceptional.

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California
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We've heard about it for years it was supposed to be great but somehow we'd never gotten there until a couple of weeks ago. It was a Thursday night, but we walked in and the place was empty. Should have been a sign. I seem to recall looking at a menu online a few years ago and it said something... More 

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Metropolis, Illinois
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

ok place to eat but there are far better places. This is all hype. The service is good but the food falls short. I'm a Guy Fieri fan and I was disappointed all the times I've eaten here and that is more than a few.

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Virginia
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204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 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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23 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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

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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

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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