Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in High Street North in East Ham.
Half of the single storey restaurant was damaged by the blaze. There are no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade was called at 1305 and the fire was under control by 1417. Fire crews from Stratford, Ilford and Barking fire stations are at the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.