Since 1996 the Temple Street Eatery has been Fort Lauderdale’s top pick for Chinese food. The restaurant not only serves traditional Sichuan Cuisine, but also boasts a colorful mix of Chinese, Vietnamese and Latin American dishes. This comes as no surprise, as the two chefs Alex Kuk and Diego Ng strive to combine old family recipes from China and Venezuela with their experience at famous restaurants around the globe.

The restaurant is located close to Las Olas Beach and welcomes guests with its friendly, casual atmosphere. No matter if you want to come for a snack or an opulent dinner with all your friends, order takeaway or from the catering menu – the Temple Street Eatery is one of your best choices for Asian cuisine in Fort Lauderdale.


If you have ever visited Hong Kong’s famous Temple Street, you will feel right at home in this restaurant. Traditional recipes bring the authentic flavors of East Asia right to your table in Fort Lauderdale. Very popular with guests are the dumplings filled with a variety of fresh ingredients like chicken, pork, vegetables and shrimps. If you want to try them all, just order the Buddha Mix Dumplings together with the restaurant’s top secret sauce.

Of course, the menu also sports rice dishes galore, for example the Buddha Rice Bowl with chicken or pork, accompanied by lemon grass, vegetables, mushrooms and Vietnamese dressing.

No authentic Asian restaurant would be complete without noodle soups, and in this regard the Temple Street Eatery really excels. Guests are amazed by the rich, multi-facetted flavors – no wonder thanks to the broth that is made from scratch in a 36 hours process. Not only vegetarians will love the refreshing Tofu Soup with mint, and the colorful Buddha Salad with irresistible peanut dressing.

Guests who expect “only” a Chinese Restaurant are in for a surprise. The chefs Alex and Diego are blending Asian and Latin American flavors to create unique combinations like Mexican Quesadilla Tortillas filled with lemon grass, chicken and cheddar cheese. Dishes like Wanton Tacos with guacamole and spicy Gochujang Sauce, or Cheesesteak Sandwiches with Korean grilled meat show their cross-cultural creativity. This way, guests can not only fill their bellies, but also broaden their culinary horizons.

More delicious specialties at the Temple Street Eatery include:

  • Vietnamese Sandwiches with crispy baguette and spicy jalapenos
  • pita bread with falafel, hummus and goat cheese
  • crispy shrimps with aioli dip
  • Katsu Burger with breaded chicken and Japanese Tonkatsu Sauce.

When it comes to drinks, the Temple Street Eatery’s homemade ice tea is a popular choice. Additionally, the drink menu sports a great variety of craft beers, wines and Japanese saké.

A gluten-free menu with many choices is available for guests.


The Temple Street Eatery opens its doors at 11 am. Depending on the day of the week, it closes between 9.30 and 11 pm. There is a Happy Hour Monday to Friday from 4–7 pm.

Thanks to their partnership with Delivery Dudes, you can enjoy the Temple Street Eatery’s dishes at home. Additionally, there is a catering menu for special occasions that can be found on the website:


The Temple Street Eatery is centrally located just a 10 minutes drive away from Las Olas Beach and Port Everglades.