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The Garlic King

2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
+1 613-830-5464
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“shawarma” (32 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
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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 10 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 20 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 3 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 14 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been coming here fir years and this is one of my regular stops for shawarma in Ottawa. Food is great, fresh and the garlic sauce is amazing. They offer gluten free shawarmas and salads!

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We eat out a lot with our young kids, but are very picky eaters, so when we find a place we like, we tend to frequent it. Such is the case with The Garlic King in Ottawa. The owner is eccentric and extremely hard working....More

Thank HappyCanadian68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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