Chef Terry is excited about the new improvements that will be taking place at our restaurant, inside and out, over the next few weeks. Come in to check it out and enjoy our new and evolving menu.

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1525 E Gary Rd
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone 863-687-4386

Open for Dinner Only

Tuesday - Saturday,


5:00-8:30 pm
or until the last reservation.


Reservations Highly Recommeded on Weekends & Holidays

Smart Casual
No cutoffs, Tank Tops or flip flops

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    "The dining experience is more about avoiding the 'food is fuel' ritual of my childhood, and into the 'let's enjoy life and celebrate the Nirvana of our tastebuds' realm. Food is the one very important thing that brings us all together.

            --Chef Terry Doner


Chef T welcomes you to Central Florida’s most unique dining experience. Enjoy delicious continental and American cuisine in a historic turn-of-the-century atmosphere in the historic Chiles house. Or linger over wine and appetizers on our intimate garden patio.

We invite you to come and experience this very special place for great food. Inside, Chef T's provides a truly elegant atmosphere with candle-lit tables, period furnishings and intimate dining rooms. Outside, you can enjoy the same great food in a beautiful garden environment, surrounded by flowers and tropical foliage.

In addition to fine dining for any occasion (or no occasion at all), Chef T's is the perfect place for your next hosted meetings, anniversary dinners, or all manner of celebrations.