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“Good Italian”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Garlic

The Garlic
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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.
Gainesville,FL
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Good Italian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

The atmosphere is nice, the food was really good. Our server was super and the food came out at a reasonable time. The portions are really generous, REALLY generous. Bread brought to table with roasted garlic, which is yummy with wine or cold beer while waiting for food. Would not hesitate to go again and try some other dishes.

  • Visited September 2013
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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“The Garlic during Jazz Fest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

Food was great, as always. VERY crowded - the new addition will help a LOT, would have preferred to sit outside, but it was booked. The ambiance in this restaurant is just spectacular. This restaurant consistently delivers a fabulous dining experience. If you are going during Jazz Fest you better have reservations . .. .

  • Visited September 2013
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connecticut
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Outstanding Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

Based on reviews from this site we tried The Garlic on a Sunday night. Had a nice booth near the bar, had a gentleman playing the guitar, although no one paid a lot of attention to him, he was also a little too loud. Waiter instantly brought a loaf of bread with two large roasted garlic bulbs. Very good. Ordered the NY strip steak rare. It was outstanding and grilled to perfection. Wife had the fillet bocce ball meatball with pasta which was also very good. Meals also came with house salads. Ordered a bottle of Rodney Strong Cab Reserve. Restaurant was relaxing, with a nice atmosphere. I highly recommend The Garlic and will return next time I'm in NSB.

  • Visited September 2013
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“We really enjoyed the food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We visited The Garlic for the first time the other day and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was awesome and the service good. Not the atmosphere we were expecting but it was really cool. Will definitely take others back for dinner

  • Visited September 2013
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“Will stop here again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

The food is really good the atmosphere is out of this world cool!! it's a bit pricey but you get a lot of food make sure you are hungry!! definitely worth a stop if you've never been there

  • Visited September 2013
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