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Chef T's Garden Grill

1525 E Gary Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2229
+1 863-687-4386
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (6 reviews)
“baked brie” (4 reviews)
“doner” (2 reviews)
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1525 E Gary Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2229
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

For almost eight years this New Yorker has enjoyed Chef T's while visiting family and friends in Lakeland. The residents of Polk County should consider themselves mighty lucky to have this temple of comfort food in their area. I have dined at Chef T's for...More

Thank robertomN124LH
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was my first visit to Chef T's. I was the only one in our group of 8 that had not been here before. I was impressed by the house that was old but well kept and decorated as if it was Grandma's. The atmosphere...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house, great service not so great food. This place is in a really cool house that's full of history. Our waiter was great, got our food in a reasonable amount of time, it's just that the food was bland, no flair. The only thing...More

Thank Aquasporto123
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The food, atmosphere, and service are tops! It's so nice not to have to scream to hear your conversation with loved one(s) and server. The lobster ravioli is bowl licking scrumpdeliocious, the scallops were cooked to perfection, the lamb chops were magnificent, the chocolate cake...More

Thank WooHooWineWoman
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The menu is classic with twists, execution spot on ! The Baked Brie just perfect ... Lamb cooked just right ... and my Veal, well peas & cream made it interesting and fun ! ... Service by Sam was just the way it should be...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Impeccable, impressive little amazing restaurant, great service, over the top food. Hidden, off the beaten path.

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The restaurant is located in a run down industrial looking neighborhood. Very small parking lot that was full when we arrived for our 7pm reservations. Parking is available at the bank next door. Waited 10 minutes in the foyer with no one acknowledging our presence,...More

Thank B C
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Found this place by mistake and can't say enough good things . Don't let the area put you off . It was excellent 5 star food . The bread, soup, entrees were all excellent .

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Every time we had been here, it has been very nice. It's an old house with the rooms offering separate dining areas. It is cozy and intimate and romantic. Service is always very good and the food is excellent. One of our favorite places for...More

1  Thank beachbum2615
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Chef T's is a charming place, oddly located in a run-down light commercial area of Lakeland. How they survive there is beyond me. But the place is lovely: cozy, warm, welcoming. Service is generally professional and pleasant: think waiters in vests and ties, a wonderful...More

1  Thank Superchief1944
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13 March 2016|
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Response from richardpamelag | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take Discover. That is the card I always use and from April thru June you get 5% back from Discover
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
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Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 E Gary Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-687-4386
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