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The Garlic Press

2200 W Wadley Ave, Midland, TX 79705-6438
+1 432-570-4020
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (35 reviews)
“tomato salad” (3 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
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2200 W Wadley Ave, Midland, TX 79705-6438
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we have visited the dishes are outstanding. They serve bread with roasted garlic that is delicious.

Thank davidscardino
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

You may not be able to tell a book by its cover but you can tell this restaurant by its name. The meal started off with great bread, roasted garlic and as the name says, a garlic press. I had the flounder. Never would I...More

Thank Libby5Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I’m from out of town and in the past have enjoyed eating at this restaurant. Tonight was very stressful! The food was so good but it was very hard to enjoy with the Extremely loud room and no waitress to check on us. A glass...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have been coming here off and on for years, and for some of my friends, they eat here 3 times a week practically. If you want to sit down, not be in a hurry, and enjoy a wonderful meal, this is one of the...More

Thank Nathan P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Have been several times and never come away disappointed. The service is excellent and we enjoyed a setting conducive to fine dining and conversation.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Although they really did a good job many years ago when they first opened, they have really fallen. Fish smells fishy, pasta overcooked, recipes would be better if they sticked to classics rather than inventing things that just do not work. Sad, as we have...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The pasta with the jalapeños was awesome- even served without the shrimp since I'm a vegetarian. The service was friendly too!

Thank jwaldschmidt
Reviewed 31 May 2017

While there are lots of overpriced choices, everything is a la carte and the attitude is ridiculous and unappreciated. Been here for a long time and I understand some individuals like this sort of ambiance.

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A local favorite with a nice atmosphere and good food and . Serves a nice variety of food and is on the upper end of being exquisite cuisine. One of the best in Midland and Odessa. Has some outside dining . Good place

Thank MacsMarvels
Reviewed 18 May 2017

the food was wonderful! There were about 60 in our group attending a seminar. The service under those conditions was very good and friendly. I had the salmon and it was served with rice and vegetables. The salmon had a fantastic sauce...sweet but hot. I...More

Thank Nina T
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Carl B
23 February 2015|
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Response from terry_79707 | Reviewed this property |
Probably because no one from the restaurant bothers to look at reviews. Most eating establishments in the area are doing quite well, no need to work hard as there are not enough of them to accomodate large number in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 W Wadley Ave, Midland, TX 79705-6438
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 432-570-4020
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