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Garlic John's

1610 Depot St, Manchester Center, Manchester, VT 05255-4519
+1 802-362-9843
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“chicken parm” (8 reviews)
“clams” (7 reviews)
“meat balls” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1610 Depot St, Manchester Center, Manchester, VT 05255-4519
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Every visit to Manchester my family insists on eating here. The atmosphere is very family friendly and the food is always good. This is just minutes outside of Manchester Center and worth the driver.

Thank CES11937
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My Family and Friends have been eating at Garlic John's for over ten years. Great food with a flare. If you fancy Italian Cuisine, you can't go wrong here.

Thank Alfred I
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

On our lovely weekend trip in Vermont, we stopped after a long days journey up route 11 into parts of eastern New Hampshire and then back towards our stay in Manchester at Garlic John’s. I have wanted to stop here on other occasions and something...More

Thank michaeloD7958KK
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited over the holidays with a large group. We were seated at 2 tables . Mixed reviews - 1 table loved their food & the service . Other table not so much.... I was at table that liked everything - goid was good nothing great...More

Thank RachelnCraig
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were a party of three and felt welcomed and well served right away. One large party (about 20) had been seated just before us so our dinners took a bit longer, but they were definitely worth the (short) wait. The staff was excellent, with...More

Thank InvBear
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We went here thinking it wouldd be a good italian restaurant well it is not. The service was very good the young man that was our waiter was great. The bread was good and the bottle of house Chianti was also good.Salad was not cold...More

Thank shadrack28
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Benn there many times before, love the Porcini Purses. They were not on the menu tonight. Never told the specials, told if was my responsibilit to ask. Gluey awful risotto served with Chicken Marsala. Pasta? You have to ask. Grated cheese? Not unless you ask....More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As long as you love Garlic,you will love this place! Yummy tomato topping with garlic and basil for my snapper dish! Nice staff too!!

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 28 September 2017

best place ever to eat the wait time is great, spend a fair amount of time there . place has pleasant people always very friendly

Thank tarasmith585
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Always have a good meal here. Love the homemade salad dressings (especially the gorgonzola). The bread is homemade too; crusty but soft insides. Love the chicken parm; always tender and moist. Eggplant tender. Chicken piccata tender and delicate (fork cutable). Pasta not aldente more soft...More

Thank Track1089
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 Depot St, Manchester Center, Manchester, VT 05255-4519
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-9843
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Garlic John's, a local favorite, is a long-established chef-owned regional Italian restaurant located in the Southern Green Mountains minutes away from ski resorts and shopping. Our extensive menu features something for everyone. We also offer daily savory specials using seasonal ingredients, and our full bar provides a warm dining atmosphere. Outside dining on the veranda is available during the summer months. Our family-friendly atmosphere offers a children's menu and take-out is always available.
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