HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >

Discussion

Restaurants with a Chef's Table?

My birthday is coming up in a couple months and I'd like to have a dinner at a restaurant that has a "Chef's Table"?
Anybody know of any? Any good experiences?
Please let me know... thanks...

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. Okay don't laugh... but Buca di Beppo has one. And it's really fun.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Oh Robin

      the food there isnt so great, IMO, but I definitely can see how it would be fun... thanks for your reply...

    2. I'll go the other extreme and say Bastide. I haven't been at the chef's table but a recent visit there was superb.

        1. re: russkar

          providence is nice but didn't really care for their chef's table/room. it feels like you are in a glass cage or fish bowl.
          rather than you watching the kitchen.....the staff is watching you

          1. re: rickym13

            We enjoy Providence's Chef table regularly(30+ times) and have never had the fish bowl feeling you describe. Maybe were to busy partying to care? One of the benefits is the Privacy , I'm not really a Kitchen Staff watcher. BTW, French Laundry tomorrow night for the normal 16 courses(VIP).

            1. re: rickym13

              I did the Chef's Table Friday and LOVED it!

          2. any other restaurants with chef tables?

            1. The Hungry Cat has a "chef's table" that is essentially a two-seater countertop next to (but lower than) the bar.