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“Beautiful atmosphere, delicious menu”
Review of The Garlic

The Garlic
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I struggled with wanting to rate this a 5, because the food is SO good, the restaurant itself is SO beautiful, however the service was pretty lack luster for the prices and wait to get in. Asked for a table outside preferably, but if the wait was to be horrendous a table inside would still be nice, after all its gorgeous in and out, but you can't beat the outdoor seating (Great date spot). We told the three hosts we would wait at the bar, they acknowledged that. An hour passes, we we're in good spirits and hadn't noticed, I went to ask the host how much longer the wait, and they scratched our name off the list about 15 names ago. They said they called for us, but we not only informed them of our location, but never left our chairs. Off to a rough start, we get a table right next to/facing the bar, we might as well ordered from the bar if that was the case, thanks for that. Bartenders were very unnattentive, not very friendly. If we wanted food there they'd never know because they took our drink order and never made eye contact again. Some positives, our waiter was very pleasant. The bread, delicous, my meal (pasta italiano) was awesome, and had a satisfying amount of mussels, clams, calamari, etc. Would of been a 5 star review had the THREE hosts not of looked at me irritated as if I was in error when they clearly blew it.

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Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

By far one of the best meals I have had in years. You could tell the ingredients were all fresh. We were able to eat from the early bird menu and it was perfect. Salad , garlic and fresh bread with your meal. I recommend sangria and eggplant dish!

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1  Thank GA_GAL13
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been frequenting The Garlic for several years. The dining experience is always a positive experience. The outdoor area offers a unique atmosphere. I love the new addition that recently opened. Ladies night is always a fun time & a great value. It's a good place to go with a group of people as there are many options on the menu.

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2  Thank Jcarlson711 C
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was probably one of the most memorable dining experiences because it is such a unique restaurant; the atmosphere contributes to the overall experience. The service was great and the food was delicious. We ordered from the newer tapas style menu and shared one of the wonderful steaks. This gem doesn’t really appear to be much from the road, we almost overlooked it. So happy we didn’t!

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2  Thank passing_thru_4
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

Really beautiful, unique place to visit. Go for a drink, enjoy the atmosphere, listen to the music, maybe order an appetizer. Forget a meal, this place is expensive and would be worth the price if the food was good because the atmosphere is outstanding. We were served tasteless food when we ordered the shrimp and scallop scampi over linguini. For a restaurant named, The Garlic, this dish lacked the rich, buttery, garlic sauce you usually expect to enjoy. Portion was large on pasta but everything was swimming in a soupy, bland, broth that was very skimpy on the scallops and included only 3 shrimp that must have been steamed,not sautéed. A very average side salad was included with the meal. My husband upgraded his salad to a Caesar (additional charge of, $2.50) and he said it was good.

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