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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
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12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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new jersey
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 

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Thank tony w
USA
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

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New York City, New York
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1,712 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 733 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 

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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 

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new jersey
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29 reviews
28 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.

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Thank tony w
New Jersey
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412 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 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 

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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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.

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Thank PhilpHKearney
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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17 reviews
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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

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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.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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192 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 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 !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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?