Henry's China House Restaurant

745 SE 17th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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  • Sun 4pm-10pm, Mon-Sat 11am-10:30pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Calling itself Fort Lauderdale's first Chinese restaurant, the establishment founded in the '50s still consistently serves some downright savory Szechuan, Mandarin, and Cantonese cuisine. There's never a doubt the fare is homemade; if you dine during the slow hours, you can watch the staff roll, stuff, and pinch the won tons. Then you can order them freshly boiled in the mixed egg drop-wonton soup or steamed as an appetizer. Thanks to the crisp vegetables that garnish everything from the house-special sirloin to the chow fun (broad noodles), Henry should just change the wording of his slogan from first to freshest.

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    16 years ago by Jen Karetnick

    Henry's China House (745 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-763-3333) claims to be "Fort Lauderdale's first Chinese restaurant." Now, I'm not about to argue -- the place opened in the '50s and still consistently serves some downright...


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