Restaurant movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant restaurant movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty and melancholic films and TV shows about / with restaurant, cooking and food, friendship, culture clash, dialogue, lifestyle, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe and storytelling plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as restaurant: No Reservations (2007), Kitchen Confidential (2005), Ratatouille (2007), The Kitchen (2012), The Restaurant (1966), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), The Trip (2010), The Trip (2010), Mostly Martha (2001), Soul Kitchen (2009).

List of restaurant movies

No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, chef, restaurant, workplace situations, cooking, opposites attract, romance, workaholic, initially antagonists, parents and children, love and romance, kitchen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kitchen Confidential is an American television sitcom that debuted on September 19, 2005, on the Fox network, based on Anthony Bourdain's New York Times bestselling book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Bradley ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, witty
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking and food, sitcom, comeback, cook, kitchen, one more chance, lifestyle change, workplace situations, coworker, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 569K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, rise to the top, cooking and food, mouse, restaurant, odd couple, rat, kitchen, cooking, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 8.5
 4K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Story: Maksim "Max" Lavrov wants to become a great chef. But he finds out that the kitchen isn't the place for an easy career. And in restaurant "Claude Monet" this job looks even harder and much more complicated than just ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: restaurant, chef, kitchen, job, youth, couple relations, parody, friendship, colleague colleague relationship, love, food, cook ...
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The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Fun├Ęs), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, dishonesty, false accusation, abduction, crimes, restaurant owner, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, comedy of errors, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, village, rivalry, immigrants, cooking, family, hopes, interracial relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, paris france, switzerland ...
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 8.1
 6K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Trip is a television sitcom series first broadcast on BBC Two and BBC HD in the United Kingdom. The series stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as fictionalised versions of themselves undertaking a restaurant tour of northern England. The partly ...
Style: realistic, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, buddies, reluctant, girlfriend, on the road, vacation, actor, comedian, newspaper, career, countryside, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 7.0
 20K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, on the road, friendship, cooking and food, artists and showbiz, verbal byplay, friends, vacation, newspaper, countryside, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Mostly Martha (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking and food, cooking, therapy, kitchen, competition, cook, german, romance, initially antagonists, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, italy, france
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but ...
Style: stylized, talky, surreal, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: restaurant, cheating wife, cannibalism, gangsters, cook, strong sexual content, spouse killer, infidelity, crime, love and romance, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, future
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 7.3
 34K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, family business, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace problem, financial problem, staff, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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 8.1
 55K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, gross out humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family business, sitcom, siblings relations, parents and children, parenthood, workplace, chef, eccentric family, romance, menu, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Eat the Rich (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex is a disgruntled waiter at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex & cohorts attempt to go on a rampage. Meanwhile, General Karprov and Spider plot to ...
Style: rough, cynical, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, waiter, vengeance, crime, crimes, gang, revolution, transvestism, rebelliousness, society, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
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Love and Lemons (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Agnes has most things in life: a family who are always there for her, a good job in the restaurant industry, a boyfriend who loves her, and a best friend whom she knows inside out. Or does she? All of a sudden things begin to crumble, one by one, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, cooking, cooking and food, hopes, workplace situations, romance, love and romance, workplace, best friends, fall in love, kitchen, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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 6.4
 2K
Rossini (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Zigeuner is on the hunt for the woman of his dreams, a woman who should also play the main role in the film. Meanwhile, ruthless producer Oskar Reiter wants to buy the film rights at all costs - and he is struggling for the love of the beautiful ...
Style: sexy, gloomy, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, intrigue, filmmaking, social relations, money raising, direction and purpose, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, human nature, ego clash, showbiz, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, unemployment, society, waitress, family problems, life is a bitch, down on your luck, cooking and food, couple relations, supportive coworker, loss of son, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe, spain, california
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 5.3
 302
The 4th Tenor (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A restaurant owner falls in love with an opera singer and, desperate to impress her, travels to Italy to learn how to sing.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, disorder, musician's life, fall in love, wooing, love affair, showbiz, lifestyle, fish out of water, nightclub, friendship, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: talky, clever, thought provoking, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, haunted by the past, hopes, friends, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, starting over, buddies, existentialism, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, poland
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sniper, restaurant, gang, gangsters, vengeance, kung fu, culture clash, underdog, rivalry, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, china, hong kong, europe, asia ...
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The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: restaurant, robbery, magic, spaghetti, fall in love, mistaken identity, opposites attract, heist, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, chef, english countryside, cooking, kitchen, helicopter, tv show in film, cooking and food, love and romance, hopes, romance, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, dog, ring, neighbor, romance, screwball, pets, looking for love, couples, buddies, animal life, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: restaurant, overnight success, cooking and food, life turned upside down, cons and scams, hopes, miraculous event, religions or cults, social relations, dishonesty, society, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 7.0
 3K
Waiter (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Edgar works as a waiter in 'Het Westen', a restaurant. He is married and has a lover. His neighbors terrorize him with loud music and garbage. One day after he is mistreated by some customers he is sick of it all and goes to talk to his ...
Style: touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: restaurant, midlife crisis, destiny, starting over, power relations, unsupportive coworkers, unsupportive friend, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, change of luck, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 616
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, culture clash, hopes, love and romance, singleness, friends, romance, twentysomething life, youth, looking for love, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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Still Waiting... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Shenaniganz loses all its hottest waitresses to new competitor Ta-Ta's Wing Shack -- where the scantily clad wait staff earns bigger tips -- the Shenaniganz staff aims to give Ta-Ta's its just desserts.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, friends, boss and employee, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, kitchen, love, department store, crab, chef, romance, disorder, fall in love, looking for love, couples, fish out of water ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, drug dealer, crime, betrayal, romance, love triangle, law enforcement, cons and scams, drug dealing, best friend, friendship, surveillance ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport, california
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Love Is All There Is (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Malacicis, a hard-working Italian family recently immigrated from Florence, open a fancy restaurant in the Bronx, N.Y., drawing the ire of another clan. Mike and Sadie Capomezzo, equally hard-working Sicilian caterers from the area, find they ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, love, romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, cooking and food, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, usa, florence, new york, europe ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 5K
Dinner Rush (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the ...
Style: talky, witty, atmospheric, tense, clever ...
Plot: restaurant, gambling, chef, favoritism among siblings, crimes, siblings relations, workplace situations, crime, cooking and food, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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