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556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
+1 386-424-6660
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Rockledge, Florida
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Oh my goodness! We love the Garlic! It was my second visit and I can't wait to go back again! We were a party of 10 and we ALL loved the food, unique atmosphere, and of course our time together! I had the Chilean Sea Bass dish, best Bass I have ever had! The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and fun!... More 

Thank Anne S
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

really can't say a bad thing about this restaurant. the food is outstanding and the service is great. The prices are reasonable. great Italian cuisine

Thank Merilyn O
Sand Lake, Florida
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I ordered Chicken Parmigiano and loved it. They brought us bread before the meal which was excellent but the roasted garlic they brought to put on the bread had no flavor and was hard to use. Loved the atmosphere but the location they put us was so noisey we weren't able to talk.

Thank DaddyDude
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love, love, love this place. Apparently a lot of other people do too because the first time we went the wait was nearly 2 hours. The second time we arrived at 5:00 and was seated right away. Both times we sat in the patio area and I love the atmosphere out there. For starters, they bring out a whole... More 

Thank Jen B
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is mostly seated out in the open under their palm trees and twinkling lights. It's always very busy but there are benches to sit and wait for your table. Food is good with crusty bread to start and a baked garlick bulb - fabulous. There can often be a wait for a table. Worth it though.

Thank Elly3383
Chelmsford, Canada
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for the early bird special because the regular dinner prices were high. Our waitress did not offer us the early bird so we had to ask about it. She didn't seem so happy we asked..looked at her watch and said 'You can still get it'...it was 5:10pm. I hadn't the chicken alfredo fettuccine and it was delicious. They... More 

Thank Dolly G
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is a great experience even if you just stopped in for a cup of coffee and desert. Make sure to walk around the different areas.

Thank Gary A
Jacksonville, United States
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to try this place out for a celebratory family dinner. We arrived at about 8:00 and were told we would have a 2 hour wait. There was an outside bar, so we took advantage of that and the outdoor seating. I texted them about an hour later and got an immediate response that a table was ready. From... More 

Thank Greg F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love to visit NSB and make a yearly trip to The Garlic. This year, I brought a friend and our combination of kids....group totalling 6. I promised an awesome atmosphere and a great meal - The Garlic delivered. We also had really great, attentive service. My 11 year old pointed out that the menu said that groups of 6... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit to the Garlic and history repeated itself another great meal,had the early bird special which is a good deal,fresh salads,great Pastas,fresh bread and Garlic to dip the bread in.This all was brought to us by a very attentive waiter named Carl who suggested the Carrot cake for desert which was to die for.

Thank David B

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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
US$15 - US$45
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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?