About Rainbow Palace

The Rainbow Palace offers a dining experience rarely equaled. From the fusion of traditional Chinese Cuisine with European influences, to the impeccable service, this will be an experience not forgotten. Top Rated by Zagat’s, rated 4 Diamond by AAA for 16 years; there is a full bar available, with a world class wine list. Relax and enjoy!

2787 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Asian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Thursday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(954) 565-5652

Website:
http://rainbowpalace.com/index.html

Parking Details:
Ample parking is available, with a private lot in the rear.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Wine

Rainbow Palace Ratings and Reviews

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4.9

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.9

service

4.9

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (9)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Special Occasion (7)
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Good for Birthdays (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Authentic (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Business Meals (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Healthy (4)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Romantic (3)
Local Ingredients (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Spicy (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Casual (1)
Cozy (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Vegan (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Fun (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Food and service are exceptional. Decor is dated 80s. Prices are very high.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Been coming here for years...outstanding service and food....Dave

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 22, 2017

We are regulars. The food and service is always fantastic!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Healthy
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Everything was delicious and great service!

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great food. We go whenever we are in town. It reminds us of ge Chinese we find in NYC. There is nothing like this restaurant in the area.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The service and food were great as always.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Without a doubt ... the best Chinese restaurant in So. Fla.
I’ve been there at least 20 times over the last 10 years.
Easily 5 Stars.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Amazing authentic Chinese cuisine. Fantastic service in a glamorous dining room.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Arrived early. Immediately attended to making me comfortable until guests arrived a bit late. If you make eye contact they immediately check the table for needs. .Knowledgable staff. Above average quality, taste and presentation. Favorite for over 20 years.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Always fantastic

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Fantastic food and service

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

One of the best upscale formal Chinese restaurants on the planet. Can't just recommend one entree. They all are great. But try the Crispy Steak or Gr Manier Duck.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Rainbow Palace shocked me. I have not had that style of food at the level Rainbow Palace provided. Ever . The food was phenomenal, service was outstanding and the room had a beautiful , charming ambiance. They also provide an outstanding wine list. This place has everything !

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

The meal and experience was absolutely superb. At least in my opinion one of the best restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. I would recommend the restaurant to anyone.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

I have been visiting Rainbow Palace for many, many years. The staff is very well trained and the food is exceptional. Kenny is always the best!

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

The wait staff was amazing, very friendly and over all amazing food and service, worth the money

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Spicy
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Rainbow palace has been here for years and after visiting we understand why!
The food and service were impeccable

We will be back

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2017

This place blew me away. I was expecting a typical "florida Chinese restaurant " experience but this was anything but! The food was AMAZING. The service was impeccable. I wouldn't order the wanton soup again but everything else blew my pallet away. Most items on the menu is meant to share and is aprox 35-40$. There are some higher priced items though.

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food was delicious. Ambiance was perfect and staff was friendly. What more can you ask for? :)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 12, 2017

The best. Great service and fantastic food. Never been disappointed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Rainbow Palace is a great Chinese restaurant. The staff are attentive and knowledgeable. The food is fantastic. I highly recommend the wonton soup as well as the orange sesame shrimp. The lo mein and the crispy steak are also very good. Actually, everything I have tasted has been deliciously prepared. They also have very good desserts. Rainbow Palace is my go-to place whenever I am in Fort Lauderdale.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Simply the best French-Asian restaurant in South Florida. Dinners are beautifully presented and elegantly plated. Food, presentation and service are outstanding in every way.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Authentic, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Awesome service, food and room. A little pricey but well worth it!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The food and the service were great!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Regretfully, after 17 years in the business......chef and owners have sucombed to less than perfection of dishes presented in the past. An elegant establishment, great service....with much improvement needed in both presentation and preparation of food. For example: A $40 piece of snapper, the chef's selection for dinner, was served coated in cornstarch and uncleaned. The blood line was left in the fish. This is not something one expects when entertaining guest from out of town who truly enjoy fine Chinese cuisine. Apologies to my guests and requests the chef return to his roots and prepare food in the manner in which he would serve his parents.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Always impeccable

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Rainbow Palace is a gem! Authentic chinese cuisine, with an exceptional service, on a nice ambiance. It's not a cheap restaurant, but food is definitely worth it. As an asian food lover, I simply fell in love with Rainbow Palace, and will certainly go back!

Tags: Spicy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Everyone who works here is friendly and acknowledgable. Wonderful experience always

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 1, 2017

This is one of the best restaurants in Florida and has been for years. The food is consistently good. Service is flawless without snobbery. There is none better.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Very good Chinese food

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 (Miami)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Have been a guest from the 80's--Always a treat ---A visual--comfortable--formal-A-1 event!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 5, 2017

This restaurant, an old longtime favorite, is still one of the best in Fort Lauderdale.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 3, 2017

I usually don't eat Chinese food but always look forward to eating here when visiting Florida.
Restaurant is very expensive and this time food was not as good as usual. Maybe it was an off evening but will probably return.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 28, 2017

This is one of my favorite restaurants. You can always count on a great meal shared by all.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 24, 2017

Great Chinese food.

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 17, 2017

Wonderful meal, our waiter, Paul, was very attentive and pleasant. Great night

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Always great

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Everything was perfect as usual.....Russell was his usual delightful self and we had a great time once again...

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Fun, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Rainbow Palace doesn't disappoint. My wife's family has been dining here for years when vacationing in Pompano Beach, and I am now a huge fan of the place.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on April 10, 2017

Simply outstanding meal beautifully served by Paul who is an excellent waiter. Can't wait for next visit.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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