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The Garlic King

2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
+1 613-830-5464
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We ate here last Saturday evening with our 3 young children and we ordered multiple platters for dinner. The curly fries were a hit with the kids. Lots of tables to sit down with highchairs. We even sat down long enough to enjoy the Sens...More

Thank Lainey C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Me and a group of friends went over to this restaurant to check its appropriateness for a banquet next year, and to check the food items. Now, I had checked the restaurant's website beforehand, and it sounded over the top, in a good way. So...More

Thank Giannifox
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Insanely tacky decor and the atmosphere is weird The owner is very out there. I go with my dad to this place a few times a year and it's decent but I prefer other shawarma places in Ottawa

Thank Alissa D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I just found the whole "King thing" cheesy. The shawarmas though are really good, especially the garlic sauce.

Thank likesgoodfood251
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Amazing food! Got to try it! Warning: Very addictive! Can't get enough of their food. Everything is so tasty!

Thank JohnyOttawa
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I feel like most shawarma places only give you one side, but here - you get two! They do this weird grilled thing, that they're 'famous' for, but I just had a normal wrap with regular chicken and it was delicious. I really enjoyed their...More

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The sandwiches (?) are excellent. The service is very good. Staff is friendly and engaging. The meats for the gyro's/donairs are flavorful. The spicy chicken is excellent and the donair meat is one of the best.

Thank Pete_Coach
Reviewed 7 April 2017

As far as shawarma goes, this place is my favorite. I think the garlic sauce seals the deal. Eat in or take out! Best value is the family take out: complete take out dinner for 4 for $29.99! But even serving 4 or 5 people,...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the garlic thing for years. It's always friendly, comfortable and the foos is fresh and AMAZING. Thanks!

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a healthy meal that won't break your budget this is the meal for you. Your choice of 10 kabobs or cut Shawarma Meat. Rice, garlic potatoes, or 1/2 Then choice from 17 sides by getting 2 LG choices or 2...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-830-5464
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