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Johnny Garlic's

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8988 Brooks Rd S, Windsor, CA 95492-7810
+1 707-836-8300
11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, myself and our adult daughter dropped into Johnny Garlic's for a late lunch on April 8, 2017. Not many patrons here at this late hour for lunch, but we were quite pleased with the food. The Bison Black and Blue Burger with garlic fries was very good (my selection), my husband had "meat loaf" which he enjoyed and... More 

Thank KBrusle
Sebastopol, California
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228 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was very friendly and the food was prepared quickly. The fish tacos were great as was the Cajun Chicken Fettuccine. A nice little bit but not spicey hot at all. Great choice of beers on tap. Lunch time was quiet and not crowded. Very relaxing lunch.

Windsor, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Johnny Garlic's is a great, vibrant atmosphere with family and business and just-for-fun get groups. The food is interesting and very well thought out. Combinations of textures and flavors, smells and touch and looks all work well to enhance the enjoyment of eating. Well done. But we do miss Guy!

Thank hiitzme
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I had to wait a long time after being seated and actually had to stop a server to request service. He came back, saying he hadn't been told I was his table. To his credit, he then went out of his way to make sure everything was okay with my meal and drink. So, even though the wait put me... More 

Thank foodnut003
Astoria, Oregon, United States
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Went here on a family recommendation, there was a group of 7 of us. I enjoyed a pizza, everyone else had good looking and tasty dishes too. The service was good with a very friendly gal who served us (sorry I forget her name)

Thank Rmac1164
Windsor, California
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I love Guy Fieri and his shows. I also love to support local restaurants. In this case to me it's a 3. The food seems to be a step above Applebees, maybe I am just a spoiled foodie that's used to the quality of Sonoma County restaurants. It is worth a visit, I can't say I would go back.

Thank Andy K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

When this first opened years ago, food was good, eclectic and interesting. Overtime the food has devolved into 'average'. It's still a popular place, active bar and happy hour, but they need to hit the 'reset' button on the food and menu choices.

Thank Dennis P
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant has a wide and varied menu. Their is something for everyone including kids. It is a casual place and I think best for lunch but lots of people go there for dinner. The dishes are from the very usual to spicy with an international touch. I have eaten there a number of times and have never had a... More 

Thank Harvey K
Humble, Texas
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

There were 6 of us (3 couples) who ordered everything from the bison burger, to fish and chips, to fish tacos to chicken. We all thought that what we had ordered was very tasty and well-prepared. Our waitress was delightful: very bubbly and friendly. They put 2 tables together to seat us and I only mention it because we were... More 

Thank ToriBarry
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241 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Slightly disappointing experience and felt bad for our relatives who had chosen this place. Waitress took our order but then the kitchen had run out of key ingrediants fish and chips. This was early Sunday evening so no excuse. They then realised just as we did that the supermarket was still open and miraculously fries were back on the menu.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8988 Brooks Rd S, Windsor, CA 95492-7810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 707-836-8300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?