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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked brie” (4 reviews)
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1525 E Gary Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801-2229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 24 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 15 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 20 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 30 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 23 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

Thank Superchief1944
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a place for outstanding atmosphere and excellent service. We had calamari which was tasty and more than enough for two. I had a filet mignon which was perfectly cooked but not very tasty. This was the same for the beans. I don't need...More

Thank elle328
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Jazzy restaurant. This was the second time visiting this quaint hidden treasure for my husband and i. Service has always been top notch and the food has been deliciously delightful. We have found our favorite restaurant hands-down.

Thank Kimberly H
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Do they accaept Discover cards?
12 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
Do you have a gluten-free menu?
16 June 2015|
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Do they take reservations?
5 May 2015|
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Response from richardpamelag | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take reservations. They are closed on Sundays
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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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