Cafe Sharaku - Closed

2736 N. Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 5:30pm-10pm
  • $$$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
This boutique, six-table restaurant located off of Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale takes French technique and merges it with the ingredients of Japanese chef/owner Iwoa Kaita's homeland. The result is as enticing as a well-written line of poetry. A specials board denotes what's fresh daily and includes offerings like vibrant Florida stone crab baked with wasabi/garlic aioli and slender enoki mushrooms and New England clams sautéed gently with spinach, butter, and yuzu, a tart variety of Japanese lemon. Not everything works perfectly, as with the cold dishes like chilled deep-fried salmon with sour lemon sauce. But thanks to a competent, friendly staff and a broad menu, Café Sharaku is a charming and pleasant experience.

Related Stories (4)

  • Guess Where We're Eating and Win Pairings Tickets
    5 years ago by John Linn

    With Pairings coming up next week, we've got one final set of tickets to give away to the all-you-can-eat food and wine event. Then it's time for wine, beer, and so much more on September 16 at the Broward Center for the Performing ...

  • On the Second Go, Cafe Sharaku in Fort Lauderdale Makes French-Japanese Fusion Work
    6 years ago by John Linn

    For writers, there are times when, no matter how clear an idea seems in your head, you just can't commit it to paper. Everything comes out as unidentifiable gibberish. It's daunting, especially after having invested hours of time an...

  • Order Up: Cafe Sharaku
    6 years ago by John Linn

    It's tough for any business to make dramatic shifts midstream. But that's just what happened at Cafe Sharaku, a French-Japanese fusion restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. When it first debuted in 2007, New Times panned chef/owner Iowa Ka...

  • Dining in the Petri Dish
    9 years ago by Gail Shepherd

    The revolution in experimental, deconstructivist, "molecular" gastronomy was over before it began in South Florida. If we'd hoped the surreal culinary high-jinks of chefs like Ferran Adria — the half-mad Spanish genius of El Bu...


View All

More Asian Restaurants in Wilton Manors

View All

More Asian Restaurants in South Florida


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >