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 harsh films and TV shows about / with restaurant, cooking and food, friendship, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe, storytelling, culture clash and workplace situations 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), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Mostly Martha (2001), Kitchen Confidential (2005), Soul Kitchen (2009), The Restaurant (1966), Waiter (2006), The Kitchen (2012), Ratatouille (2007), The Slammin' Salmon (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: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, chef, cooking, restaurant, workplace situations, opposites attract, single mother, love and romance, initially antagonists, workaholic, parents and children, kitchen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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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, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, chef, culture clash, rivalry, immigrants, village, uninhibited rivalry, family, workplace, family relations, family business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, southern france, switzerland ...
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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, cooking, cooking and food, chef, love, romance, opposites attract, single parent, family problems, workplace situations, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
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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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: restaurant, chef, kitchen, comeback, cook, cooking and food, workplace situations, one more chance, lifestyle change, sitcom, starting over, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, family business, workplace, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace problem, comedy of errors, financial problem, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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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, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes, abduction, restaurant owner, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, escapades, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
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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: captivating, dark humor, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, destiny, dull life, unsupportive coworkers, family relations, change of luck, midlife crisis, starting over, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, relationship problems, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: chef, kitchen, restaurant, food, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, friendship, couple relations, cooking, job, love, youth ...
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 8.0
 589K
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, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chef, friendship, mouse, follow your dream, cooking, cooking and food, rise to the top, rat, odd couple, kitchen, restaurant, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, boss and employee, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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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: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: chef, cooking, restaurant, cooking and food, tv show in film, kitchen, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, love affair, helicopter, english countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 8.0
 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: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, impersonating, countryside, career, journey, reluctant, artists and showbiz, friends, cooking and food, verbal byplay, immature, human relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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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, talky ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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: stylized, talky, surreal, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: restaurant, cannibalism, gangsters, cheating wife, cook, spouse killer, strong sexual content, infidelity, crimes, criminal's revenge, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, future
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 7.9
 921
Hotel Eleon (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
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, humorous, captivating, funny, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, hotel, youth, love, escapades, friendship, jealousy, twists & turns, romance, adventure, betrayal, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, cooking, fall in love, best friends, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, workplace, hopes, cooking and food, funeral, kitchen ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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 6.8
 85K
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, friendship, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, buddies, wooing, prank, workplace situations, staff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 8.1
 58K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, family business, sitcom, chef, workplace, parenthood, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, menu, romance, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 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: realistic, rough, semi serious, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, waiter, gangsters, crime, crimes, vengeance, transvestism, culture clash, rebelliousness, society, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, london
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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: semi serious, witty, humorous, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: restaurant, human nature, showbiz, filmmaking, intrigue, direction and purpose, social relations, money raising, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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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, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, unemployment, society, waitress, life is a bitch, loss of son, job seeking, couples, family problems, supportive coworker, cooking and food, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe, spain, california
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 5.2
 309
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, romance, follow your dream, fall in love, unfulfilled love, musician's life, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, 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, witty, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, lifestyle, starting over, introspection, hopes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, friends, haunted by the past, buddies, existentialism, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, poland
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, restaurant, gang, vengeance, kung fu, lone hero, sniper, gangsters, culture clash, danger, master warrior, heroic mission ...
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: restaurant, spaghetti, magic, robbery, love and romance, crimes, workplace situations, cons and scams, fall in love, unlikely criminals, love affair, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 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, sentimental, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, dog, neighbor, romance, looking for love, buddies, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, love and romance, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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: feel good, offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: restaurant, hopes, miraculous event, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, small town life, small town, religions or cults, social relations, life turned upside down, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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 4.6
 626
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: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, love, friendship, college, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, young lovers, introspection, buddies, love and romance, romance, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, 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, witty, not serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, buddies, workplace romance, partners, workplace, friendship, rivalry, underdog ...
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: humorous, touching, offbeat, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, kitchen, love, crab, chef, department store, romance, rich man poor woman, fish out of water, disorder, looking for love, couples ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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