Appetizers
Cheese Plate for Two
our special selection of imported premium cheeses served with italian amarena cherries, truffle honey and candied walnuts 

The Harlot’s Cheese
hand breaded, deep-fried mozzarella, served with puttanesca sauce 

Calamari Ala Pepperoncini
lightly dusted in pecorino romano cheese, fried and tossed with a garlic infused olive oil, lemon juice and pepperoncini sauce 

Crab Cakes
hand blended crab cakes served with our spicy remoulade sauce 

Eggplant Tower
layers of lightly breaded eggplant, vine ripe tomatoes and fresh arugula sprinkled with pecorino romano cheese and  finished with a balsamic reduction


Sides & Salads
"Il Forno" Roasted Vegetables
daily selection of fresh and flavorful roasted vegetables

"Il Forno" Roasted Tomato
a phenomenally tasty parmesan topped Il Forno roasted tomato

Spinach Italiano
fresh tender spinach sauteed in garlic and olive oil with a hint of lemon served at room temperature

Caesar Salad
crisp romaine hearts, seasoned croutons and imported pecorino romano cheese tossed in our housemade Caesar dressing
served family style



House Salad
mixed baby greens, imported olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, spicy cherry and pepperoncini peppers, and imported pecorino  Romano cheese
served family style

The Grant Salad
mixed greens tossed with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette topped with sliced pears, candied  walnuts, and gorgonzola cheese


Zuppa de Garlic
our delicious house soup of roasted garlic and potato

Tomato Basil Bruschetta
fresh diced tomato, basil and garlic atop grilled Italian bread topped with grana padano cheese

Clams Bianco
locally harvested little neck clams steamed with white wine and butter, garlic and red chilies

Herbed Sicilian Lamb
three tender, seasoned, savory lollypops of lamb, grilled to perfection and served with our tantalizing sweet and spicy datil pepper jelly

Garlic Mussels
steamed in white wine and sambuca, garlic and herbs

Classic Caprese
vine-ripened tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil finished with cracked black pepper and oregano 
Pasta
Prosciutto and Pea Tortellini
tricolor cheese filled tortellini tossed with prosciutto and fresh peas in a garlic pecorino cream sauce

Eggplant Parmigiano
lightly breaded eggplant stuffed with ricotta cheese topped with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce served with a side of linguini

Quattro Cheese Manicotti
manicotti filled with ricotta, mozzarella, pecorino romano, and parmesan cheeses served with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese

Ravioli Bolognaise
our house made bolognaise sauce of ground filet mignon and spicy marinara sauce served over four cheese ravioli

Chicken
Beef
Surf and Turf
sliced seasoned sirloin with four grilled shrimp served with garlicmashed potatoes 

Filet Oscar
grilled 8 oz filet topped with crabmeat, poached asparagus and house made béarnaise sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes

Seafood
Shrimp and Scallop Scampi
fresh sea scallops and shrimp sautéed in a light white wine and garlic herb butter sauce served over linguini 

Chilean Sea Bass Francese
lightly battered sea bass pan seared and finished with a lemon sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes and vegetable

Seafood Italiano
shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels, and cherrystone clams sautéed in white wine and garlic butter, tossed with roasted garlic, tomatoes, fresh herbs and linguini

Seafood Cannelloni
an array of fresh seafood including scallops, shrimp, and mahi mahi wrapped in fresh pasta baked with a newburg sauce


Cioppino
a hearty seafood stew of shrimp, scallops, lobster, clams, mussels, calamari, and fish sautéed in a marinara sauce with fresh herbs and seasonings 

Scallops and Roasted Fennel
pan seared scallops served with braised fennel in a roasted red pepper cream sauce served over pasta rigatoni


Chicken Roulade
breaded boneless chicken breast, pan-seared and stuffed with goat cheese and cream cheese, spinach, garlic, and fresh herbs, served on a bed of  linguini and puttanesca sauce

Chicken Piccata
medallions of chicken sauteed with capers, garlic, shallots, fresh squeezed lemon juice and butter served with a side of linguini marinara



Char-Grilled Filet Mignon
char-grilled 8 ounce filet served over a house made au jus, topped with caramelized onions and roasted garlic cloves served with garlic mashed potatoes 

Bocce Ball
oven roasted 16 ounce filet mignon meatball served with marinara sauce topped with shaved parmesan cheese and served with linguini 

Other Fare
Garlic Rack of Lamb
garlic marinated char-grilled rack of lamb topped with garlic herb butter served with garlic mashed potatoes 

Veal Oscar
thinly sliced tender veal pan seared topped with crabmeat, poached asparagus and house made béarnaise sauce served with a side of linguini marinara.

Veal Piccata
tenderloin of veal sautéed with capers, garlic, shallots, fresh lemon and butter served with a side of linguini marinara ~

Pork Osso Buco
slow roasted pork shank braised in a portobello mushroom and shallot sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes 

Children's Menu
(age 10 or under)
Design Your Own Pasta
your choice of linguini or rigatoni with butter, red sauce or alfredo sauce 



Chicken Fingers
boneless, deep fried with our housemade marinara sauce or ketchup
PRIVATE PARTIES & CATERING
the garlic would be happy to assist you with your special occasion, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, luncheon, meeting or birthday.

Please ask to speak with Peter Puzzo, General Manager to schedule your event and plan your food and wine menu.

386.424.6660 or 386.795.0161
The Garlic   556 East Third Avenue   New Smyrna Beach, FL  386.424.6660
The Garlic   556 East Third Avenue   New Smyrna Beach, FL  386.424.6660

Early Bird
served 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm daily
all entrees include a side salad, fresh crusty artisan bread, roasted garlic and
your choice of soda, tea, coffee, house wine, draft beer or one liquor drink.
Chicken Parmigiano

Pasta Pomadoro

Pork Osso Buco

Crab Cakes


Eggplant Parmigiano

Rigatoni Ala Broccoli

Pasta Puttanesca

Chicken Alfredo 


IL Forno ("the oven")
Il Forno entrees are accompanied with a phenomenally tasty parmesan topped roasted tomato and roasted one-half potato
Pasta Pomodoro
fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, and shallots sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs and parmesan cheese tossed with linguini

Pasta alla Genovese
homemade pesto, toasted pine nuts and sundried tomatoes tossed with linguini and finished with pecorino romano cheese

Pasta Puttanesca
our house specialty sauce - spicy, chunky, tomatoes with imported olives and capers, served over linguini
...add meatballs

Spuntitori Italiano
italian sausage, meatballs, prime rib, and mini pork osso buco sautéed with onions, sweet bell pepper, basil and marinara sauce tossed with rigatoni 


any pasta dish may have the following added-fresh garden vegetables -    add grilled chicken  -   add shrimp 
Pollo Marsala
medallions of chicken sautéed with shallots and mushrooms in a classic marsala wine sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes

Chicken Parmigiano
hand breaded chicken topped with house made marinara and mozzarella cheese served on a bed of linguini

Chicken Alfredo
lightly grilled chicken tossed with fettuccini in a homemade creamy
parmesan sauce
Artichoke Dip Appetizer
creamy five cheese and artichoke dip oven roasted served with crostini 

New York Strip Steak
“Best in Town” 16 oz Angus strip fire grilled to your preference 

Bone in Ribeye
thick 32 ounce wood chard bone in ribeye topped with herb butter 

Roasted Duck
one half semi-boneless duck topped with a black bean garlic sauce 
Salmon
hand cut fresh salmon filet roasted on a cedar plank 

Roasted Olives with Crostini Appetizer – An assortment of imported olives fire roasted served with crostini.

Il Forno is HOT...800° fahrenheit which imparts the fabulous “char” flavor.

We are not responsible for items ordered medium to well done.

Great Italian at The Garlic
"Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian,
wine and tarragon make it French,
sour cream makes it Russian,
lemon and cinnamon make it Greek,
  soy makes it Chinese,
Garlic makes it good."
                               alice may brock
The Garlic   556 East Third Avenue   New Smyrna Beach, FL  386.424.6660

Delight in a relaxed, easy atmosphere filled with taste-tempting aromas and good music. The garlic features a comprehensive wine selection, innovative daily specials, and if you wish, "lots of garlic."