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Chef T's Garden Grill

1525 East Gary Road, Lakeland, FL
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Orlando
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Some chef are afraid to experiment with basic french cuisine. This chef isn't. The escargot was as tender as I have ever eaten plus the complimentary ingredients really made the dish.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our regular dinner group dined at Chef T's this past weekend; a charming restaurant in a historic home in Lakeland, FL. Wonderful food and a nice wine list, we all enjoyed our dinner tucked into a quiet room. Chef T also allows patrons to bring they're favorite wine in with them for a small corkage fee. A fabulous place for... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have never had a bad meal here and doubt we ever will. Chef T (Terry) does a great job with whatever is fresh and in season. This converted house is charming and dining is intimate. Recommend making reservations and come hungry. Do not skip dessert either! This is bound to be a special dining experience for you. We can't... More

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St. Louis, MO
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

As others have said this is a historic home converted into a quaint restaurant. I was impressed by menu and the wine selection. Ordering was a tough decision for each course, but I was very pleased with all of my choices. One small thing I appreciated was that the waitress was so enthusiastic when describing the specials and I later... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great atmosphere, but you better make reservations and they stay booked up. the menu continues to change with what is fresh and available. It was our first experience, but will be back!!!!

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Lakeland, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Chef T's serves up delicious food in an old house converted to a restaurant. The desserts were wonderful and the service outstanding!

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Winter Park FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We really wanted to love the food here because the place is just so beautiful. The food was okay, but not great. The caesar salad was horrible. The bread and butter was delicious, as was the sauteed spinach. The gnocchi was pretty good. The duck was really mediocre, as was the chicken piccata. The restaurant is a converted old house,... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

For my wife and I Chef T's is our first choice for a relaxing dinner in a quiet historic atmosphere with outstanding food. From the time we are greeted by Sam and shown to our table until we finish the wonderful bread pudding with a cup of excellent coffee the experience if first class all the way. Chef Terry often... More

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orlando
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

atmosphere? Yes! great quiet place to celebrate 61 years of marriage? (my in laws) yes...Hit or miss all night long. I will try to be as fair as possible. upon arrival my wife says the warm and fuzzy feeling given by the host/waiter at the front door was far from inviting. Almost as if he did not want us there.... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

While on vacation, my wife and I visited this restaurant for a quiet romantic night out. This restaurant is set in a lovely home complete with linen covered tables. The location is off the beaten path, but is well worth the drive. It is truly a hidden jewel. We enjoyed the bread, our salads, and our entrees. I ordered the... More

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Additional Information about Chef T's Garden Grill

Address: 1525 East Gary Road, Lakeland, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Cuisine: Continental

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