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10 Asian Restaurants That Are Fast Becoming Fort Lauderdale's Favorites



Asian cuisine of every kind has seen a rise in popularity over the past number of years in the United States. Whether it's Chinese, Japanese, Thai, sushi, dine-in, upscale or take-out, more and more people list this as their favorite type of food. Here at 10best we have searched throughout Fort Lauderdale and Broward County to find the very best Asian restaurants. This is determined by their delicious and menu items, price, customer service, reputation and, of course, quality. If it's upscale dining that you're looking for then head to Coco Asian Bistro and Bar. This amazing restaurant has brought Asian cuisine to a level rarely seen and has become a local favorite. In the same vein, Lemongrass-Fort Lauderdale is an amazing Asian restaurant on Federal Highway that is not only pleasant to visit but the food is incredible. For those times when you find yourself on Las Olas Boulevard stop in at the Asia Bay Sushi Bar & Thai. Here you will find the best quality food with stellar service in this ideal location. And, of course, there is everyone's favorite, P.F. Chang's China Bistro. This eatery's high standard of excellence has earned it its reputation and awarded with a loyal diners. Plan to venture to Wilton Manors and the enjoy the evening at Galanga Thai Kitchen & Sushi Bar and you'll understand why the parking lot is full every night. No matter where you go you will find your favorite Asian dish, and probably discover another one!

 


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U-Sushi Japanese & Thai


For true Asian cuisine lovers, head out to Pembroke Pines to the amazing U-Sushi Japanese & Thai. This divine restaurant specialize in delicious and reasonably priced cuisine, including their house specialties and other customer favorites. Our cuisine entrees are served in a relaxed and welcoming setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in something new or just want to enjoy some old favorites, their inventive menu and attentive service will leave you truly satisfied. No matter what your occasion calls for or your appetite demands, the friendly staff at U-Sushi Japanese & Thai promise to make your next dining experience a pleasant one.

Recommended for Asian because: Whether you come for sushi, Japanese or Thai favorites – or even all three – this will become a favorite.

Dale's expert tip: A pleasant drive out west for this one-of-a-kind Asian restaurant.

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Oakland Park
Rainbow Palace
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Praised by the local press and listed on a national review service, Rainbow Palace is a gourmet Chinese restaurant set apart for very good reason. With its elegant setting and a menu that offers lunch, dinner and take-out options that includes all the favorites such as Orange Beef, Shrimp Gwin Jin or Roast Duck with Portabella Mushrooms and Asparagus, Rainbow Palace is a delightful experience for any day of the week. The proud owners take great pride in preparing the very best Asian cuisine that has given this restaurant its distinctive reputation in the community. Go online to make reservations today!

Recommended for Asian because: Amazing menu items, convenient location, and great for a quick lunch or a more leisurely dinner.

Dale's expert tip: Just a few miles from the beach and easy to find on Oakland Park Boulevard.

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Galanga Thai Kitchen & Sushi Bar


Welcome to Galanga Thai Kitchen & Sushi Bar in the very exciting and happening Wilton Manors. This popular, casually stylish restaurant delivers outstanding and authentic Thai and sushi favorites made from the freshest ingredients available. Indeed, the skilled kitchen staff serves up everything from pad Thai to curry dishes to sushi and sashimi, and the refreshingly diverse menu ensures that you won't get bored and you will certainly be coming back. The friendly service and pleasant, upscale atmosphere welcome a fun and diverse clientele which works to enhance the overall experience. Wine and beer are served, and outdoor dining is available. Also offered is local delivery for your private parties through their catering service.

Recommended for Asian because: A very popular Wilton Manors favorite with great service, great food that creates a great experience.

Dale's expert tip: After a great meal plan a stroll through the fun clubs and shops right here in Wilton Manors.

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Christina Wan's is the comeback of the famous Wan's that was in Fort Lauderdale since 1966. Originally located on S.W. 8th street in Miami. The family has continuously served guests at various locations in Miami, North Miami Beach, Hollywood, and Fort Lauderdale since its creation. With a mouth-watering menu and a welcoming atmosphere in this comfortable plaza in Victoria Park on Federal Highway, Christina Wan's is an experience you won't soon forget. Dine in or carry out from their enticing menu, or even remember them for catering. What a great way to impress your guests. Christina Wan's is a local favorite. Come and see why.

Recommended for Asian because: A tried-and-true delicious local favorite in a great neighborhood and just blocks from Downtown.

Dale's expert tip: If you enjoyed Wan's in Miami, you'll love this place, too!

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Saito Japanese Steakhouse


A local Japanese steakhouse in Coconut Creek, just a few miles north of Fort Lauderdale, as well as five other locations in Palm Beach County. Featuring tableside Hibachi grills for that special occasion or an impromptu meal. For Japanese food enthusiasts what could be better? With amazing live Hibachi shows, an incredible menu of everyone's favorites, some representing a work of art. Get your cameras ready to take pictures before you eat. There is a full bar (in most locations) and even Hibachi for kids, and a kid's menu. Saito's has a welcoming atmosphere and the staff is very knowledgeable and attentive.

Recommended for Asian because: Being a popular cuisine Saito's is a local favorite and a must-visit for any visitor who is looking for Japanese favorites.

Dale's expert tip: If you haven't tried Japanese food before this would be the excellent first experience !

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P.F. Chang's China Bistro
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Should you find yourself on a shopping trip at the glitzy Galleria or the incredible Sawgrass Mills, consider stopping at the always-popular P.F. Chang's China Bistro for a lunch to remember. With 20 lunch specials for under $10, enjoy such favorites as Thai Chicken Noodle Salad, Crispy Honey Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken or the always favorite Beef with Broccoli. Also available are the vegetarian plates for those preferring to skip the meat dishes. A Dim Sum lunch is a delightful treat for only $7.45 per person, and includes a soup or salad and your choice of two orders of delicious steamed dumplings. The Fort Lauderdale outpost of this fashionable Chinese bistro gets high marks for its contemporary interior and eclectic menu. Lunch is served Monday-Saturday until 4 p.m. Visit their website to make a reservation.

Recommended for Asian because: Conveniently located at the city's best shopping centers, and better yet, a menu that brings back diners over and over.

Dale's expert tip: Lunch here will make your day of shopping perfect!

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The very best in Asian cuisine is right here at the Asian Bay Shushi Bar & Thai on the very prestigeous and welcoming Las Olas Boulevard. The restaurant is a trendy and modern setting with a great option for outdoor seating overlooking Himmarshee Canal. With a menu of mouth-watering sushi and Thai cuisine made only from the very freshest ingredients to satisfy even the most asian food enthusiast, Asia Bay is a class act. Each dish is presented nearly as a work of art so it may be a good idea to snap a photo of it before you eat it. With a lunch and dinner menu and extensive wine list, Asia Bay is an experience just waiting for you.

Recommended for Asian because: Eat right along a canal on the famous Las Olas Boulevard, with so many Asian menu favorites.

Dale's expert tip: What a great compliment to this boulevard of top-notch restaurants.

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Discover the exotic blend of Asian cuisine at this Fort Lauderdale favorite, the Lemongrass Asian Bistro. With four locations in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, this elegant restaurant has been pleasing those with a fine taste for Thai food, Sushi, Asian noodles and Vietnamese cuisine for some time. This beautifully decorated and furnished restaurant is a soothing atmosphere for a working lunch or just meeting with friends. Food here is fresh and beautifully displayed and most importantly, delicious. Available are Sushi Sashimi lunches, Asian lunches, a variety of noodle soups and their own Bento Lunch Boxes. Lunch specials come with a choice of appetizer, and hours are Monday-Friday, 11:30-5 p.m.

Recommended for Asian because: A feast for the appetite and the eyes. Meticulously made food creates the idea experience.

Dale's expert tip: If you want to impress a client bring them to Lemongrass Asian Bistro.

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Located near Port Everglades on the popular 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale is the Coco Asian Bistro and Bar. This elegant, upscale restaurant is a draw to locals and the many visitors that visit annually. Asian food lovers savor striking flavors and international wines in this sophisticated dining room. Chef Mike Ponluang has taken Asian dining to the next level of fine dining. With his more than 30 years of cooking experience, 15 of which were spent at the acclaimed Thai Pepper, he has transformed this cuisine to a level rarely seen. The menu features mouth-watering dishes that must be tasted. Coco Asian Bistro and Bar is an experience not soon forgotten.

Recommended for Asian because: A local favorite. Upscale with an amazing menu with something for everyone who has the taste for Asian food.

Dale's expert tip: A short cab ride from Port Everglades and the aiport.

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Meet Dale Mack

Dale Mack has been involved in Fort Lauderdale tourism and promotions for over twenty years. Working for Travelhost Magazine in Dallas, Texas, he was especially drawn to the edition...  More About Dale

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