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556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
+1 386-424-6660
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Daytona Beach
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Garlic has great food and huge portions. Note that the Blu Bar and the Restaurant have different items on their menu. Both are delicious. I have had almost everything on the menu and have never been disappointed!

Thank JeanDaytonaBeach
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were disappointed after coming here. Rated as one of the best Italian places in NSB, our watered down pasta sauce left us wanting something different. The bread and roasted garlic were a nice first, but the complimentary salads were bland. My Italian salad didn't even have onions, had just one slice of tomato and cucumber. I ordered the eggplant... More 

Thank Jmg901
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Garlic has a nice laid back ambiance. This along with the great service and food make it a wonderful option. If you're out on a first date, it might not be the best option, but if you love garlic, the warm crusty bread accompanied by lots of garlic, will knock your socks off. They don't take reservations, which is... More 

Thank LuannaFi
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Garlic, for me, is more about the ambiance than the food. I've eaten there several times but don't remember much about the food (except one pasta dish I ordered was very salty). I do, however, remember the beautiful and creative atmosphere that greets you as you walk in. The restaurant is much larger inside than it looks from the... More 

Thank phaser90
Daytona Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After visiting 4 times, we took our family there tonight as a celebration. The New York Strip arrived cold and after waiting to get service it was returned. It came back 10 minutes later, the same piece cremated and crisp on the outside and inedible. The waiter then cut it up next to us and came back and said what... More 

Thank fcharleswhite
Springfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. They don't take reservations unless you have 10 or more so be ready for a wait but it's worth it. Everything is great. We have been there several times. Steams mussels are the best I have ever had

Thank Judy698
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at The Garlic. It was recommended by our hotel concierge and this time she was right on point. Food was delicious and Service and Atmosphere were Excellent. We will certainly return the next time we are in the area

Thank mjaulenback
DeLand, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food. We had the chicken alfredo and the chicken Parmesan. We have been longing to go back since September!

Thank Suzanna M
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish....staff to food....doesn't get any better! Had delicious wine, caprese for appetizer, ceasar's salad, chilean sea bass all made to perfection!!

Thank Angela P
Kenton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for either dinner or just drinks ..lovely atmosphere and a grata bar and staff. Sit either inside or in the open air .

Thank Angie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $45
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
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
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?