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“Lovely middle Eastern food, attentive service”

Garlic Lover's Corner
Ranked #64 of 697 Restaurants in Albany
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Have eaten at Garlic Lovers Corner several times and always happy with the meal. The name is not very descriptive since the food is not overly garlicky (tho they will dial it up or down for you on request) but they have a lovely selection of mid eastern food - hummus, babba ganoush, dolmas, plus some very nice dishes featuring salmon, lamb, beef. Etc. It really is easy for anyone to find something they will like and the servers are good at offering suggestions and explaining the menu. Very friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices. Has become a favorite spot.

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Thank Kate M
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Atmosphere was warm and inviting. We were a large party celebrating a decade birthday. Orders were taken, water and initial drinks delivered in a timely manner. Dinner took a little longer than for a small party BUT all food was delivered at the same time. This is not easily done with so many people. That's a kitchen that knows how to prioritize! We were all impressed. The food itself was, as always, very good to exceptional. Could not have been happier.

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Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

My wife and I eat at "Garlic Lovers" 4 to 5 times per year and it is consistently great. It is a nice casual relaxed atmosphere and they always deliver where it counts - on the plate. Incredible flat bread to go with humis and babaganoush. The Fra Diavlo is second do none and their date bread desert is a favorite of mine. Their kabobs served with Jasmine rice and sesonal vegtables are outstanding as well. You will not leave hungry. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

I first ate there when it first opened and was not impressed.
I went in at Christmas time to buy a gift certificate for someone on my list that constantly raves about the food. While I was there I checked out the menu ( it has completely changed, and for the better). I ordered an appetizer to go and it was delicious.
I am so glad I gave them another try! The food is amazing, and the servings are huge! Adorable little place hidden in plain sight! And the wine list is really nice, and a great dessert selection. Can't miss with this place!

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Thank Lutommom
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

This is a lovely restaurant with delicious and very fresh food. Nice cozy atmosphere. Very friendly owner. I recommend highly.

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Thank hereinny
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