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Happy Chef Seafood & Noodles Restaurant

Seafood, Noodle, Asian, Australian
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Shop F3 401 Sussex St | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9281 5832
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I never had laksa before and found my way to this restaurant because of the reviews. Had the chicken the first night, was back on my third night for seafood. What a great find. I am in total agreement that any visit to Sydney deserves attending to this little, inexpensive place that serves great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We came here for lunch today based on all the previous reviews. Now if this is the best Laksa in town, most people obviously have not had the actual fair dinkum stuff!! I had the chicken laksa and it was sweet rather than hot and spicy. Portion size was good for the price but can't say I'll be writing home... More 

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chicagoland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I never had laksa before and found my way to this restaurant because of the reviews. Had the chicken the first night, was back on my third night for seafood. What a great find. I am in total agreement that any visit to Sydney deserves attending to this little, inexpensive place that serves great food.

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Sydney
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A lot of places will lay claim to have the best laksa in Sydney. I've been a regular here for more than 20 years and the prices have hardly gone up and the quality has never slipped. Some laksa purists may say their broths are on the sweet side but I find it perfect for my tastes. In any case... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Just great laksa - I always go the prawn and rice noodle with extra bean sprouts Clean Yum taste ... always great quick service and cool gusy serving you they remember your order form last time..... They have mastered laksa in sydney no where and i mean no where comes close ... its all good at Happy chef in susses... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Best laksa this side of Malaysia! Have been going for about 20 years. Don't hesitate to go, you won't be disappointed. Yum!

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Griffith, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a place I always look forward to when I come to Sydney. I gaze at the selection board, yet always seem to choose 28a. The soup is very good and the chef is generous with the ingredients. Ignore the hawkers on the street level and come to the food court!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I live in newtown and the happy chef in newtown is excellent! The staff are welcoming, we have been in there so often they know my children , they know our life story lol we have become regular customers because the quality of food is top notch! The service is excellent and i would recommend happy chef to everyone! Great... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We have been going back to this restaurant for over 20 years specifically for the Laksa which is our favourite meal. The servings are huge and rarely do I manage to finish the bowl. Last time I was there I had the king prawn, scallop and wonton variety with egg noodles. The food hall is busy, clean and informal with... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We popped in here on a recent trip to sydney. The food was absolutely amazing, plentiful, fresh, great quality, bloody cheap and friendly service. I didn't even care we were in a crowded food court. Wish you could get food like this is Queensland!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Who would have thought the food court can offer this kinda quality food! Just Try and talk later! My favorite is no 36!

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Address: Shop F3 401 Sussex St | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 9281 5832
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Cuisine: Seafood, Noodle, Asian, Australian

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  • Address: Shop F3 401 Sussex St | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 9281 5832

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Noodle, Asian, Australian

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