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The Garlic

556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
+1 386-424-6660
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (246 reviews)
“bocce ball” (42 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
556 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3132
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time going tonight. Restaurant opens at 4. We got there at 415 and it was already very busy which is a good sign. We got seated quickly. Bread was very good. Food was excellent but best of all big portions . The table next...More

Thank David W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We try to come here at least 3 or 4 times during our visits from the UK. Normally there is a group of local friends and family that come with us . We have never been disappointed . Yes it's busy but i like that...More

Thank tina h
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are very few places that we will even consider waiting over an hour for, but this is definitely one of them. The fact that it is always so crowded tells you something, and there are ample areas to sit while you wait. It seems...More

Thank Annjo2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Garlic is an institution in New Smyrna Beach, well-loved by locals and a must visit for any out-of-towner's. The food is fabulous, as is the unique atmosphere. Every table gets a whole roasted garlic head with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and crusty bread for...More

Thank deklett
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Garlic was recommended to us , ended up eating there 3 times in one week, the food was exceptional as well as our server Danielle ( Danny ) , who we had all 3 nights . Priced right and beautiful inside . Music ,...More

Thank lisag2122
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had heard a lot of good things about the restaurant after many years of vacationing in new Smyrna beach so decided to go for a family dinner. Wait was not long but no one informed us or gave us the choice between the garlic and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone raved about this place but we just found it average. Place is dark and very crowded. Portions were big but food was not impressive.

Thank jmg303
Reviewed 5 days ago

A most interesting place , had a good meal, enjoyed music and the best server ( I believe her name is Jessica). A place I would recommend to people in the area.

Thank jsans602
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit here s minimum of once s month or twice. Food is exceptional, Italian flare and Great steaks (wife loves them). If you read the reviews don’t listen to the ones that say “overpriced”, you usually always get a doggie bag and have a...More

Thank Abert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there numerous times. The food is great. Atmosphere is amazing. Indoor or covered outdoor seating. Entertainment also.

Thank gibbscrh3
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Their web page shows prices. It's not expensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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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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