Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-1639
New Times Broward-Palm Beach's Description
Don't be fooled by appearances. Located just steps away from the Fort Lauderdale Police Station, Chen's Garden is just a hole in the wall; paint peels off the walls, and the tabletop is sticky. But you're not here to stay, and the food is from another world. The hot-and-sour soup is light and spiked with heat — not oily in the least. Ho fun noodles are wide, rice strips of slippery sweetness. Even the most basic lunch special, chicken with broccoli, is an eye-opener. The chicken looks and tastes like slices of meat — not the strange, chewy, clover-shaped things too often found in takeout Chinese. The broccoli is bright green and healthy, mixed with big chunks of carrots. The white sauce is light and subtle, like a savory chicken broth. Who knew cheap Chinese could taste so fresh, even when you're not drunk, hungover, or itching for an egg roll?
Tips from foursquare
Mayor Kirby has LONG WANG girls!!
Best take-out! It's cheap but most importantly fresh! Order the hot-and-sour soup or go with the chicken with broccoli!
Love the Mongolian Beef, Seasame Chicken, & Bourbon Chicken
The General Tso's chicken is good.
The honey garlic chicken lunch special is huge! Had enough leftovers for dinner and it was still savory in your mouth!