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, visually appealing and clever films and TV shows about / with restaurant, cooking and food, chef, cooking, workplace situations, waiter, friendship, love and romance, storytelling and food plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as restaurant: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), No Reservations (2007), Mostly Martha (2001), The Kitchen (2012), Love's Kitchen (2011), The Kitchen in Paris (2014), Hotel Eleon (2016), Soul Kitchen (2009), Kitchen Confidential (2005), The Trip (2010).

List of restaurant movies

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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, interracial relations, cooking, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
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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: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cooking and food, chef, cooking, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, fall in love, aunt niece relationship, guardian, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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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: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking, cooking and food, chef, family relations, love, romance, workplace situations, family problems, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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 8.5
 4K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, entertaining, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, restaurant, cooking, kitchen, colleague colleague relationship, couple relations, chef, cook, coworker relationship, love, friendship, job ...
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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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: chef, restaurant, cooking, cooking and food, tv show in film, lifestyle, love affair, starting over, fall in love, helicopter, english countryside, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Kitchen in Paris (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The employees of the famous Russian "Claude Monet" restaurant are forced to move their business to Paris.
Style: humorous, melancholic, sentimental, light, touching
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, escapades, friendship, love and romance, love, husband wife relationship, couples, eating, food, meal
Place: paris france
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 7.8
 1K
Hotel Eleon (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The new series of CTC, which will continue the story of the hit comedy "Kitchen". Chef Victor Barinov retired and Eleanor Andreevna met the man of her dreams and moved to St. Petersburg - this ended the final season of "Kitchen". ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, hotel, love, friendship, escapades, youth, jealousy, adventure, romance, betrayal, frame up, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.2
 37K
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, family relations, workplace situations, family business, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace problem, financial problem, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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Kitchen Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sitcom, semi serious ...
Plot: chef, restaurant, cooking and food, coworker, cooking, cook, comeback, workplace situations, lifestyle change, one more chance, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 7K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, comedian, actor, actor's life, artists and showbiz, career, impersonating, fame, buddies, countryside, on the road, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 8.0
 653K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, sweet, inspirational, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, chef, cooking, food, cooking and food, rat, mouse, unlikely friendships, talking animals, young man, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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 Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, hopes, small town, overnight success, religions or cults, jesus christ, jesus, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 7.0
 3K
Waiter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, captivating, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: restaurant, dull life, destiny, midlife crisis, starting over, dark humor, change of luck, family relations, unsupportive coworkers, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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Chef's Special (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Maxi thinks is life is perfect. He is a famous cook who own a top hype restaurant in Chueca. He is living his homosexual life without complex. But when his son Edu and his daughter Alba appears, and comes a new neighbor which is an attractive ex ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, love and romance, lifestyle, farce, estrangement, gay, father son relationship, family relations, coming out, death of mother, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 22K
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, semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, london
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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: cult film, art house, stylized, talky, surreal ...
Plot: restaurant, gangsters, cheating wife, cannibalism, satire, cook, cooking, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, sexual tension, chef ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s
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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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cooking, restaurant, fall in love, workplace, romance, best friends, love and romance, workplace situations, hopes, cooking and food, strong female presence, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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 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: atmospheric, tense, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, gambling, graphic violence, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, workplace situations, comedy of errors, workplace, revenge, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 92K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace situations, wooing, staff, prank, buddies, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 67K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, not serious, sitcom, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family relations, chef, siblings relations, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, parenthood, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 2K
Ramen Shop (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Japan, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Masato is a young ramen chef in the city of Takasaki in Japan. After the sudden death of his emotionally distant father, he chances upon a suitcase of memorabilia and a red notebook – filled with musings and old photos – left behind by his ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, emotional, captivating
Plot: restaurant, journey, family relations, chef, cooking, memory, memories, photograph, uncle, grandmother grandson relationship, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: singapore, japan
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 109K
Burnt (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
Style: inspirational, entertaining, exciting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: cooking, chef, restaurant, kitchen, redemption, career, cook, abused woman, manipulative behavior, food, drug addict, mentor ...
Place: new orleans, london, paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 1K
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: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, waiter, rebelliousness, terrorism, culture clash, revolution, transvestism, dark humor, unemployment, vengeance, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, london
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: restaurant, spaghetti, robbery, magic, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, opposites attract, unlikely criminals, love and romance, couples, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, opposites attract, buddies, love and romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, parody, not serious, unusual plot structure, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, goofy hero, power relations, thirtysomething life, friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, teaching the ways of the world, workplace intrigue, love and romance, contests and competitions, employer employee relationship ...
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, love, crab, chef, department store, romance, couple relations, custody, cinderella story, city life, singleness, love and romance ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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