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 clever films and TV shows about / with restaurant, cooking and food, culture clash, friendship, dialogue, love and romance, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling and lifestyle 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), Ratatouille (2007), Mostly Martha (2001), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), The Trip (2010), The Trip (2010), Kitchen Confidential (2005), Bob's Burgers (2011), The Restaurant (1966), Tequila Sunrise (1988).

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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, chef, restaurant, workplace situations, cooking, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, parents and children, workaholic, initially antagonists, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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 8.0
 548K
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, touching, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, chef, rise to the top, cooking and food, follow your dream, restaurant, mouse, odd couple, rat, fish out of water, young man, cooking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris 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: surreal, dark humor, talky, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: restaurant, gangsters, strong sexual content, cheating wife, spouse killer, cook, cannibalism, love affair, cooking, crime boss, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, future
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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, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, chef, cooking, cook, kitchen, romance, therapy, workplace situations, german, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, italy
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, India
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, culture clash, immigrants, village, chef, family, rivalry, indian lead, family business, workplace situations, cooking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, southern france, paris france ...
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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, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, on the road, friendship, verbal byplay, buddies, countryside, cooking and food, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, odd couple, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 5K
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, verbal byplay, buddies, countryside, cooking and food, on the road, sitcom, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, odd couple, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking and food, sitcom, cook, comeback, kitchen, starting over, hopes, workplace, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 52K
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, sitcom, family business, parents and children, siblings relations, menu, sibling relationship, romance, eccentric family, workplace, cooking and food, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, false accusation, chase, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, restaurant owner, boss, waiter, kitchen, comedy of errors, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
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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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, friendship, drug dealer, betrayal, romance, crime, drug dealing, seaside town, restaurant owner, best friend, love triangle, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, seaport
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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, realistic, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: restaurant, manager, cook, bar, parody, buddies, farce, goofy hero, underdog, contests and competitions, boss and employee, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, cooking, cooking and food, romance, fall in love, recipe, funeral, kitchen, love and romance, best friends, workplace situations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: unemployment, restaurant, waitress, society, couple relations, down on your luck, wife husband relationship, life is a bitch, couples, alcohol abuse, death in the family, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland, spain, california
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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, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: restaurant, buddies, introspection, friends, writer's life, starting over, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, hopes, existentialism, philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, poland
Is relevant ?
 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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, destiny, midlife crisis, wife husband relationship, relationship problems, lovers, little boy, unfulfillment, power relations, starting over, dull life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: restaurant, waiter, gang, crimes, politics, agent, campaign, society, crime, gangsters, terrorism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 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, humorous, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Plot: restaurant, human nature, strong sexual content, showbiz, rape, book, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, ego clash, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: restaurant, magic, spaghetti, robbery, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, workplace situations, cooking and food, crimes, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, 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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking and food, kitchen, cooking, tv show in film, english countryside, helicopter, starting over, romance, parent child relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, dog, ring, neighbor, screwball, romance, buddies, pets, opposites attract, friendship, looking for love, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, religions or cults, cons and scams, jesus christ, miraculous event, small town, small town life, life turned upside down, cooking and food, dishonesty, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 609
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, love, best friends, buddies, dishwasher, beach, surf, young lovers, college, romance, battle of the sexes, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: restaurant, immigrants, family relations, family life, parents and children, suburbs, school, youth, society, asian american, brother brother relationship, middle school ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 3K
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: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light, captivating
Plot: restaurant, chef, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, love, friendship, cook, waitress, parody, kitchen, job, couple relations ...
Is relevant ?
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, love, chef, crab, department store, kitchen, romance, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, store ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 299
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: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, nothing goes right, nightclub, fall in love, romance, school, fish out of water, musician's life, unlikely couple, follow your dream, opposites attract, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, love, romance, unlikely couple, young lovers, opposites attract, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy, florence, usa, new york
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, atmospheric, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, gambling, chef, comedy of errors, parents and children, cooking and food, one day, crime, family relations, siblings relations, family business, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 82K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, friendship, screaming, speaking german, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, workplace, party, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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