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The Chef's Table

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754 Franklin Ave, Ste 7, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-1364
+1 201-891-6644
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Clifton, New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a disappointment tonight. The server was the worst we have ever experienced. I have to say that previous owner's service was not the best but it should not be worse than before.

Thank jjulief
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite the same, but they're working out their kinks. Friendly waitstaff, but it is missing the old homeyness and coziness of the original Chef's Table and the Mrs.

Thank mayenh190
new jersey
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Our 2nd visit with the new owner,We arrived on time for our reservation ,the place was mostly empty and were seated right away.then the problems started A 45 minute wait for a menue. 2 people at the table were not given menus. A 35 minute wait to have our order taken.2 items on the limited menu not available.Now a 45... More 

Thank tony w
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with another couple. Sorry to say that new kitchen doesn't come close to prior chef. Not A keeper.

Thank jingi13
New York City, New York
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1,604 reviews
834 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 709 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and on ate at this restaurant and entertained many guest here for almost 20 years. We developed a friendship with Claude and Dolores Bailles who live in nearby Oakland. (They met in unusual circumstances; he was a cook and she a bookkeeper at a hotel that was robbed, and the two of them were tied up by the... More 

1 Thank robcurtross
Bergen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Any concerns about the quality of this highly-rated French restaurant might slip with new owners are unfounded: The Chef's Table has maintained the superb quality of food and coupled it with the kind of service that separates the good from the great. Every course was memorable. We started with mushroom soup and a special seafood (bay scallops, mussels, clams) soup... More 

Thank kgdemarrais
new jersey
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We will miss the very best in NJ.Happy retirement to Delores and Claude and thankyou for all the wonderful meals and service over the years.

Thank tony w
New Jersey
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420 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had our last meal with Claude and family on Saturday night. Brought up a lot of memories over the years, as all 4 of us had been there many, many times. The restaurant was always in my top 1 or 2 two locally, and now the family is finally going off to a well deserved new beginnings, and a... More 

Thank XSki007
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It's a solid choice...good food, good atmosphere...real quality. It's tucked away in the back of a strip mall and parking can be a challenge though I havent had problems.

Thank PhilpHKearney
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A real gem of a restaurant. Great food and service. Make a reservation and enjoy the creativity of the menu and hospitality

1 Thank RM838

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 754 Franklin Ave, Ste 7, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-1364
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Franklin Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 201-891-6644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?