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The Garlic King

2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
+1 613-830-5464
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“spicy chicken” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Garlic King is an excellent option for those who have wheat or gluten issues. They have a section off to the side for GF prep. Their schwarmas are delicious (ask for extra garlic sauce). You won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karonasia
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Ever since I've been going to eat at shawarma king, I've never been disappointed the food was impeccable and the service was outstanding! I'm very impressed by the clean environment that this shawarma place provides it's customers with. I definitely recommend this place!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mehana K
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing gluten free options and recognized by the canadian celiac association. Definitely visiting more often.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Really great food, at a reasonable price. However, the real reason to keep coming back is the staff. The Garlic King himself still comes by and greets customers and I like how the cashiers make jokes. I remember him at his old location and am...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rob W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

It's a fun place. Lots of energy in the staff. Food comes pretty quick so if you're starving it's a great place to go because the food doesn't take too long to meet it's final destination...your tummy! Personally, not a big fan of garlic (can't...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Juliet R
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The family platter is amazing. For a reasonable price, you get more than enough food for a family of 4 plus leftovers. They have a variety of salads and sides for a delicious meal. The customer service is excellent- Dave and Adele are always super...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 18 May 2018

They are very welcoming, like to talk and make you laugh. The food is very tasty, with lots of choice. And the prices are slightly better then other places.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank D M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I love garlic and I love shawarmas so I had to try this restaurant out when I was in Ottawa. Having tried at least 5 other shawarma restaurants in Ottawa, I have to say I was a bit disappointed in Garlic King. The taste of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank d0ugw0ng
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went here and there is a total lack of communication between the staff. “The King” took my order for a large chicken shawarma and he asked me 5 times if I wanted it toasted and I said YES 5 times!! I move over waiting for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank haajet
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We wanted to try it out lotsa hype about it. Place has a stage!??? Tried it out for lunch. Friendly service. But All the topping were dry looking (not freshly cut). Didnt fill up my shawarma with much chicken. A little on the skinny side....More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 21:00
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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