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Chef's Table at the Edgewater
Chef's Table at the Edgewater

Chef's Table at the Edgewater Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://chefstableattheedgewater.com
  • Phone: (407) 230-4837
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday 4pm-8:30; Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Continental, Vegetarian
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Tarter
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Cellar Room seats up to 30 guests. A perfect space for your private dinner function, including Wedding Rehearsals, Birthday and Anniversary Celebrations, and Business Dinners. We also offer a buyout function for parties up to 70 guests in our Tasting Room.
  • Private Party Contact: Paul Kloppmann or Carrie Cherkinsky (407) 230-4837
  • Entertainment: In Our tasting Room on Fridays and Saturdays from 8-11

Getting there

  • Cross Street: N Boyd Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: On-street parking is convenient and free. Also the city has free public parking lots.
A word from Chef's Table at the Edgewater
In historic Winter Garden, just a few miles from Orlando’s theme parks, an intimate gourmet dining experience awaits you. Local residents rave about it and foodies come from all over the world to sample the superb cuisine and intimate service of The Chef's Table at the Edgewater. Our 3 Course Pre Fixe Dinner is priced at 55 dollars per person, and generally consists of 4 choices per course.

One of our chefs will visit your table and answer any questions you may have about the menu of the evening. Or simply sit back, relax, and enjoy our food and wines in our cozy dining room.

Some of our recent awards include the Florida Trend Golden Spoon, Orlando Magazine Dining Awards, winning Best Restaurant, Best Kept Secret, Best Wine Pairing Dinner, Most Romantic Rendezvous, and Best Chef's Table. For diners wanting a more casual evening, our lively Tasting Room serves tapas and craft cocktails, and does take reservations.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
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Diner Reviews
  • "I found this restaurant on Open Table and it was the best EVER. It was my husband's birthday and I wanted something romantic and scrumptious. First appearance, you'd think you were going to a bar, but the hostess escorted us to a room in the rear and it was as though we crossed into another atmosphere. We were treated as though we were the only guest there. The waiter knew the menu from ingredients, to the origin of the entrees. Nick, was personal and that made the night even the more special. The food was SUPERB! We left saying to one another, surely we'd return. (And he's a tough cookie). The Chef's Table is a diamond in the rough and we recommend it to everyone now."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We will definately be back! Thank you so much for making our first experience, and anniversary so special!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My husband and I had a wonderful experience at the Chef's Table. It was my husband's birthday and both the service and the food was beyond our expectations. The Filet was the best I have ever had anywhere and I loved the wine pairing. What a Gem in Winter Garden's Downtown Historic District."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "A wonderful place to have dinner for special occasions. The wait staff was excellent!!! All the food was delicious."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The restaurant is an intimate setting with a view if the kitchen. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food is delicious and nicely presented. I would recommend the restaurant for a special occasion or an evening dinner of good food, fine wine and great conversation."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "We had a great dinner here, just for a simple date night. Colin was our server and he was simply great. Very attentive, very knowledgable about the menu and over all a great server. Great place for a date night."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My crones and I sit in the tasting room many Friday or Saturday nights. I always wanted to see how the other half lives. Therefore I made reservations for my parents and I. We received really personalized service. We were guided through the menu course by course by Tarin. We decided on the Mushroom and Chive Crepe. Ma and Pa had the Chef's Filet. I ordered the Pork Chop with Goat Cheese, Candied Collards and Peach Chutney. It is a shame to call this a pork chop because it was more like a rack of lamb in it's presentation. A slice of pork heaven to be more precise. I had the Chocolate Bread Pudding with a little dollop of home spun ice cream. I was happy to spend the money and will be back! This was a real special place."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Great experence on our second visit. Food was perfect and not rushed, definate place for special occasion or just to enjoy as a reward to yourself and someone special"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This place is a gem. The service was terrific and the staff was very knowledgeable. Would definitely go there again. Highly recommend"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "We went to Chef's Table for first time with friends and found the Staff to be very friendly and knowledgable. 5 Star restaurant in middle of Winter Garden. It is a great place to share special moments."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Where do you start when everything was so wonderful? We have dined all over the world, but this place tops our list! From being seated, to being served the wonderful delights from the menu. Our servers Nick and Howard were terrific, they addressed any concerns we had, and made sure our food was served at the proper temperature. The food was outstanding, especially the foie gras, best I've had anywhere! I can't wait to go back, Just loved it."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Food is very good, in restaurant and tasting room. Service in tasting room less than attentive. Bathrooms rough for a restaurant at this price level."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The Maitre'd was very helpful in escorting us to the table, the waitress(her name escapes me from the North) was outstanding and very knowledgeable about the menu any questions we had she knew the answer to. The food I had the Lamb rack, my Wife had Filet, my son had grouper, cant remember what my daughter-in law came out in a timely manner and there was nothing left on any of the plates, very smooth operation"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This restaurant is very detail-oriented, we received customized menus upon arrival that said "Happy 5th Anniversary." This small detail set the tone for the rest of the night. Everything was just perfect and the food amazing. The Mushroom Crepe was outstanding, the Wagyu beef was so soft that a baby could eat it. The Crème Brulee was the best I have ever had. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The Prix fixe 3 course meal is a pleasure. We started with a wonderful cheese plate (an additional course and up-charge). After that we had foie gras and heirloom tomato salad appetizers. The main courses were Filet cooked to perfection with a warm potato salad. The other was a Crown rack of lamb. I thought this was a little to spicy but very flavorful. The desert course was filled with rich and tasty choices. I found a very nice Bourbon to have with my dinner while my lady chose the wine pairing. I have to say the wine pairing enhanced the dinner 10 fold. The selections made both the food and wine better. I highly recommend the Chef's Table for a nice evening out or a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "This was a wonderful location to celebrate our 9th Anniversary!! The server, Tarin, was outstanding and very accommodating to my gluten allergy. I loved the atmosphere and attention to detail! Will surely return again soon!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We had never heard of Chef's Table, Winter Garden, until recommended by a friend. Best recommendation in a very long time. I have been blessed to enjoy Burn's in Tampa, The Palm in Houston and NYC, Jimmy's Harborside Boston, and other great dining experiences. This was better. From the Chef's server to the quiet and small dining room with view of the kitchen, to great menu options, to some of the best food we have enjoyed, it was indeed as good as it gets. My wife says the pork chops were the best she's ever had ( i sampled and they were for me too) to my black grouper, prepared perfectly, the food would have been worth it even without the great setting. It's an expensive dinner for our budget and well worth the money. As good as it gets."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "My wife and extended family had a fabulous birthday dinner last sunday at the Chef's Table. We ordered every possible item on the menu and couldn't find a flaw in anyone of them. The Mushroom Tarte and Foie Gras was exceptional. The chef offered and created an excellent and simple dish that was not on the menu to satisfy my 6 year old's palate. I will be back for a romantic dinner for two or couples date night for sure."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Went for my husband's birthday and everything was spot on!!!! Amazing food and not overpriced! Great cocktails at the bar too. Will go back :)"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My date and I were nestled in the back corner (upon request) for a special evening together. My date, who has quite a nose for wine, was delighted with the wine selection and the knowledge of the sommelier. We were both extremely impressed with the selection of courses and each course was truly exceptional. I consider myself a "foodie" and I have been to probably every great restaurant in the Orlando area multiple times. The Chef's Table is right up there. The restaurant is located along the main street of downtown Winter Garden and boasts a quaint and cozy dining room in the back with lively bar scene in the front. If you love good food and wine you would be remiss to not make the Chef's Table a part of your regular rotation."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "AMAZING restaurant in quiet, out of the way, downtown Ocoee. Portions were much larger than I expected given the very low price. Everything was superb. The quirky ambiance just adds to the experience."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I have been wanting to try the Chef's Table for a while after hearing good things from friends and coworkers. We were not disappointed. Our food was excellent and cooked perfectly. I highly recommend adding the wine pairing to your meal."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Meet there for a blind date and it was amazing. Great first date choice!!!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "The food was unbelievably delicious, and the service was impeccable. This is good you'd expect from a five-star restaurant in New York City, only it's in our little town. A hidden gem. Can't wait to return."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Outstanding evening! Service was low key but knowledgeable and attentive. The wine pairings were perfect! Mushroom torte was delightful and the grouper was terrific. Highly recommend this fantastic restaurant."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We were stuck in Walt Disney World for a conference (I tagged along on my husband's work trip), but luckily we had a rental car. Chef's Table was a 30 minute drive and worth it. It was more casual than I thought it would be based on the website. That's not a bad thing--just think it's helpful to know. Our waiter was laid back and clearly loves working there. The food was excellent and not overpriced. We both ordered wine pairing, which was also nicely done and well-priced. WDW may be one of the happiest places on Earth, but not at dinner time. If you're lucky enough to be able to rent a car, definitely drive to Chef's Table for a delicious dinner in a casual, intimate setting!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My husband and I brought my daughter and boyfriend for her 24 birthday. She loved everything about the experience. The food and service was awesome. It was a wonderful experience for her. It made her day very special. Her boyfriend is a picky eater and he loved everything he had and he tried foods he has never had before."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The menu is simply one page. One page of everything you want to eat. It is actually very difficult to choose when everything sounds amazing, but choose we did. The Mushroom torte, the filet, the bread pudding, they were all delicious. This is a very special place, great staff, great food, I love going here."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Chefs table continues to be our go to place for special occasions. The food is incredible and the staff gets to know you. We love celebrating our most special occasions here and have always have had a great evening! Chef Kevin always has a great menu."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We went for a special occasion and were so happy we picked Chef's Table. The service was the best we ever had. The waiter was able to describe every item ans answer all questions. We had the cheese platter and were so happy we chose it that we will order it again. My husband had black grouper for his dinner it was cooked perfectly. The steak was so tender I almost did not need a knife. The courses are staggered so we had time to talk and digest our food. Our waiter was never far if we neded something! We will go back again for our next special occasion. Great restaurant!!"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "I took my husband there for his birthday and he was delighted. The server, Colin, was attentive, pleasant and super informative. One of the things they do differently is give you information on how each dish is made. Many of the dishes include locally sourced ingredients. Their mushroom crepe is so flavorful! The creme brûlée knocked my socks off. The only reason I gave the food four stars was the lamb entree was not my favorite. It was very tasty, however the particular cut they use has a huge bone in it and turned out to be mostly bone and fat, very little tender meat. Overall though, I will definitely consider returning for a special occasion. Very romantic."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "This Winter Garden restaurant is a great find. Apparently been there for three years but we just found it searching on Open Table. Everything about the evening was great. The three course chefs table offering was delicious and the wine pairings were spot on. We are recommending Chef's Table to all our foodie friends."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Everything was outstanding! The server got two of us to switch our meals with his detailed discription of each plate. They also made a special vegetarian dish for one of our guest. Start to finish, one of the bed dining experiences I have had!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I read great reviews on this restaurant and I was looking forward for the experience. Service is great. Our waitress was excellent and very knowledgeable. Place is very hot and you want to wear fresh clothes. The food was good, but no great. I had delicious pork shops. My wife had the filet, but you can have better fillets in other restaurants for that price. I saw the fish plate and did not look good. They just grilled and there is nothing fancy with the food. I had the experience. I was disappointed because I expected better, but it was just an average upscale restaurant. I don't think I would like to go back. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Truly, a wonderful foodie experience. The food was wonderful. Overall, a great experience. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I took my boyfriend for his birthday and it was an excellent choice. The food was amazing. We both ordered the filet and it was cooked perfectly. Wine list and cocktails were on point. The food is a good enough reason to go but the service really tops it off! Our waiter went above and beyond to explain the entire menu with such detail. He had great pride in the food and how it is all prepared. Get the cheese plate! Best thing ever. Wasn't a big fan of the peanut butter ice cream (it was more of a mousse) but the fruit crumble was awesome! Would definitely go back! "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We had the most relaxing awesome time. Our server was very knowledgeable on everything. He went above any server we've ever had. It's a must go to spot for anyone visiting orlando. 5 star service all around. Thanks for a great time."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Service is excellent. Food could have a bit more of zest. Ambiance needs also to be spruced up to attract more out of town clientele."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Excellent dining experience and even though it has a limited menu, not only where the options unique and good but they were great in handling gluten and dairy free dining. The wine list was small, reasonable priced and very good. Their special gluten and dairy free mounds bread pudding was the best gluten and dairy free dessert we ever had. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Great service and great food! My wife and I sat right next to the kitchen and it was a very unique experience! The wine pairing with the different courses was also a plus. I do however wish they had a more extensive wine list."
    Dined on 5/14/2014