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The Garlic King

2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
+1 613-830-5464
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“spicy chicken” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“donair” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00 Hours
Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Gluten Free Options
2586 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

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

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

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

Thank Forgottentraveler
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

When your in the mood for shwarma this is a great spot. The shwarma plate was excellent and was huge. The staff is very friendly as well. I'll definitely be back.

Thank JeremyAdam
Reviewed 5 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 22 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 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
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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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