Garlic Paradise Travel Guide

From the world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival to a fierce 40-clove garlic chicken in San Francisco and a gut-busting garlic sandwich in Philly, we feature the tastiest places to get your garlic on.


Restaurants & Bars
The Stinking Rose
The Stinking Rose serves over 3,000 pounds of the bulbous beauties each month. And their garlic-themed dining rooms, like Dracula’s Grotto, provide guests with an entertaining experience. Come eat, drink and stink!
  • 325 Columbus Avenue
  • San Francisco, CA 94133 US

The Stinking Rose

The Stinking Rose serves over 3,000 pounds of the bulbous beauties each month. And their garlic-themed dining rooms, like Dracula’s Grotto, provide guests with an entertaining experience. Come eat, drink and stink!
325 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA, US
Phone: +1 415-781-7673
Jake's Sandwich Board
Real garlic lovers that frequent Jake’s always go for the Garlic Bomb. This sub sandwich is packed with their famous garlic spread, then smothered with provolone cheese and topped with fried, crispy, whole cloves of garlic!
  • 122 South 12th Street
  • Philadelphia, PA 19107 US

Jake's Sandwich Board

Real garlic lovers that frequent Jake’s always go for the Garlic Bomb. This sub sandwich is packed with their famous garlic spread, then smothered with provolone cheese and topped with fried, crispy, whole cloves of garlic!
122 South 12th Street Philadelphia, PA, US
Phone: +1 215-922-0102
The Garlic
At this Tuscan-style spot on the central Florida coast, you’ll enjoy the sticky garlic bread while sitting next to an open brick oven roasting garlic. There’s garlic in the air and in every course, and as the Italians say, "Garlic makes it good."
  • 556 East 3rd Avenue
  • New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 US

The Garlic

At this Tuscan-style spot on the central Florida coast, you’ll enjoy the sticky garlic bread while sitting next to an open brick oven roasting garlic. There’s garlic in the air and in every course, and as the Italians say, "Garlic makes it good."
556 East 3rd Avenue New Smyrna Beach, FL, US
Phone: +1 386-424-6660
Garlic Mike's
Whether you're an outdoors enthusiast or just want to savor a traditional Italian meal, book a table at Garlic Mike’s in Gunnison, CO. Situated on the banks of a world-class fishing river, this restaurant serves Italian classics laced with garlic.
  • 2674 Highway 135
  • Gunnison, CO 81230 US

Garlic Mike's

Whether you're an outdoors enthusiast or just want to savor a traditional Italian meal, book a table at Garlic Mike’s in Gunnison, CO. Situated on the banks of a world-class fishing river, this restaurant serves Italian classics laced with garlic.
2674 Highway 135 Gunnison, CO, US
Phone: +1 970-641-2493
Gilroy Garlic Festival
Have your mints ready when heading to the "Garlic Capital of the World" – Gilroy, CA, and the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The Great Garlic Cook-Off each July headlines the internationally-recognized 3-day festival. It's a garlic lover's paradise!
  • 7473 Monterey St
  • Gilroy, CA 95020 US

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Have your mints ready when heading to the "Garlic Capital of the World" – Gilroy, CA, and the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The Great Garlic Cook-Off each July headlines the internationally-recognized 3-day festival. It's a garlic lover's paradise!
7473 Monterey St Gilroy, CA, US
Phone: +1 408-842-1625
Thanh Long
Today garlic is grown all over the world, but it is native to central Asia. So it’s no surprise that our quest for authentic garlic dishes includes this Asian-infused American restaurant.
  • 4101 Judah Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94122 US

Thanh Long

Today garlic is grown all over the world, but it is native to central Asia. So it’s no surprise that our quest for authentic garlic dishes includes this Asian-infused American restaurant.
4101 Judah Street San Francisco, CA, US
Phone: +1 415-665-1146
Saleem's West
In the heart of Missouri, you’ll find a Middle Eastern father-and-son team extolling the benefits of garlic. "Garlic is king" at Saleem’s West where all but 2 dishes are packed with garlic.
  • 14560 Manchester Road
  • Ballwin, MO 63011 US

Saleem's West

In the heart of Missouri, you’ll find a Middle Eastern father-and-son team extolling the benefits of garlic. "Garlic is king" at Saleem’s West where all but 2 dishes are packed with garlic.
14560 Manchester Road Ballwin, MO, US
Phone: +1 636-220-1101

View Full TV Schedule

On TV

Food Paradise

Food Paradise: Manliest Restaurants

4pm | 3c

Bikinis & Boardwalks

Bikinis, Pirates, and Pura Vida

9:30pm | 8:30c

Bikinis & Boardwalks

Bikinis, Pirates, and Pura Vida

12:30amam | 11:30c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Travel Channel in your favorite social media feeds.