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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
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Bergen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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399 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 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 23 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 2 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

Thank RM838
Oakland,New Jersey
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is spectacular!! One of the best French restaurants that I have ever been to. It's a 5 star rating in my books from the appetizers to the dessert . I highly recommend this place for a memorable dinner.

Thank Pharmdoc-1
West Orange, New Jersey
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185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Back after many years - the food - staff are wonderful. The best escargot ever. BYOB a big plus. Not many chef's have been so successful for so many years in NJ. A note to whoever writes the questions for Trip Advisor - ridiculous questions. Does this restaurant serve dinner - please !

Thank ray d
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

In a small strip mall in Franklin Lakes NJ is this small French bistro that will surprise you with the quality and variety of its selections. Daily French inspired specials in addition to the usual bistro selections. BYOB

Thank jimbo004
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

You can always depend on a well prepared, well served meal . Plan ahead because you need a reservation .

Thank 46450Patience22
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

From the intimacy, the service and the food this BYOB is tops. Two duck delicious were delicious. Friend's meals (Lobster Thermidor and Calves Liver) also great.

Thank Martin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, 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?