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The Chimney House

701 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-7146
+1 954-900-5352
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“flan” (19 reviews)
“ceviche” (28 reviews)
Closed
09:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
701 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-7146
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited a few times before the last one . Used to be great specially their empanadas . This time they were soggy and mushy , I asked if they have used a microwave to warn them up and the answer was @we have a special...More

Thank Claudia r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch on three different occasions. It was not crowded and we sat inside and had very good service. We loved the grilled octopus and the red snapper. The cuban sandwich was also good. If you order the octopus as an appetizer,...More

Thank Judith E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to be near the theater so we made a reservation for dinner at Chimney House restaurant and walked a short distance from the theater parking garage to Chimney House. We were seated in the center area which included several tables in a row....More

Thank JLSCoralSprings_FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic options that span different Latin American cuisines, and fusions. Notable is the Peruvian/Japanese fusion dishes, which are signature to the country. Lomo saltado and chicharon were real favorites. Ceviches are top notch, best in broward county.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

They have a prix fixe dinner menu @ $29... a great idea. But I wanted to taste the high line stuff so I had the Arroz marinero. Mixed seafood w yellow rice paella. My partner had grilled snapper...a treat. Food great! ! Wine and beer...More

Thank walter m
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wow. Chose because it was close to the Broward Center They have a great preshow menu Apetizers we chose were enpenadas argentinian style and the shrimp ceviche.... that alone is worth the trip My husband had theCuban ropa vieja and I had the salmon in...More

Thank Lise B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

There were 5 of us. Everything was delicious! Empanadas, ceviche, salmon with mango sauce, Cuban ropa vieja, coconut mahi mahi & ny steak. Impressing how the steak & salmon were cooked perfectly. I also had a sangria champagne passion fruit. It was better than the...More

Thank mjoe
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The pluses- close to the Broward center, outdoor seating, efficient and friendly service, away from the crowds of Las Olas or Himmarshee, parking. The minuses- food just average! We started with the Spanish mussels- good, but missing something in the flavor. Many unopened mussels left....More

Thank SFLMom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Chimney House keeps getting better over the years we've been visiting. Parking is ideal for the Broward Center, $10 for the evening, easy in-easy out, in the lot across the street from Chimney House. Three of us shared spectacular ceviche, guacamole, whole fried snapper, rice...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went before theater and sat outside. First mistake as this is a busy corner and noise level unbearable between cycles and other diners. Seats are just fake wicker and hard to sit for an hour or so. Ordered steak thinking traditional Latin food and should...More

Thank cwtrade
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Do u need reservations
4 March 2016|
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Response from THECHIMNEYHOUSE | Property representative |
Hello - We do not require reservations but we do encourage them for groups larger than 6 and on weekends. We also get quite busy for Pre-Theater Dinner (before show at Broward Center) and so we do recommend reservations if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-7146
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-900-5352
Description
We are a Latin American Grill & Cafe housed in a restored 1924 historic house in downtown Fort Lauderdale, in Sailboat Bend. We are located just west of the Broward Center for Performing Arts. Our Food is Latin American with an emphasis on quality ingredients -- we strive to bring the best dishes of Latin America to your table in a casual and inviting atmosphere. The idea of restoring this historic, derelect house into a restaurant started with a projected completion time of 2 years and finally took 6 (SIX) years to complete. Our goal was to createa Neighborhood restaurant on the West side of the Las Olas area (in Historic Sailboat Bend) with a strong focus on quality food in a casual yet beautiful environment. Our Food menu showcases the best dishes of South America and Spain like Ceviches, Arroz Marinerro (Paella), and lighter fare like Empanadas, Fish Tacos, and Steak Sandiwches. Come experience the charm of this old home and join us for Lunch or Dinner Tuesday thru Saturday, or for Sunday Brunch. Or just come by and have some coffee (Lavazza is served), or sip some wine, a House Sangria, or a Pint of our Draft Beer.
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