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China Grill - Closed

1881 SE 17th St. Causeway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 | Fort Lauderdale | 954-759-9950

Location Description:

Jeffrey Chodorow's famed China Grill waited 20 years to land in Fort Lauderdale, but now that it has, this glitzy pan-Asian fusion eatery is attracting the young and beautiful in droves. From the infused saketinis and Poire cocktails to the giant platters of spareribs, moo shu duck, overwrought sushi rolls, mountains of toro and Kobe, and bananas in a tuile "box," the food at China Grill is excellent even if the flavors, like a decorating scheme that relies on special effects such as a pair of glow-in-the-dark bars, can sometimes seem a little too outrageous.

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  • Cuisine(s): Asian, Asian Fusion, Contemporary, Sushi
  • Hours: Daily 5pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Highly Recommended, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Garage, Meters, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Business Casual
  • Features: Banquet Facilities, Family Style, Fireplace, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible

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