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2329 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5406
831-372-3541
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Really good..

We went here last minute on Christmas night. The place was really busy. There appeared to be 2 waitresses, one on each side of the building. Our drinks took a while to get to us. It was obvious that our waitress was doing the best she could and we appreciated that. Probably waited about 90 minutes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
mrsestrada1314
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Marina, California
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Marina, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went here last minute on Christmas night. The place was really busy. There appeared to be 2 waitresses, one on each side of the building. Our drinks took a while to get to us. It was obvious that our waitress was doing the best she could and we appreciated that. Probably waited about 90 minutes to get our food.... More 

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Carmel, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Perhaps this place is better for take out, but we sat awhile. The food was good, though they did not have chow fun! The hot and sour soup was very good.

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Monterey, California
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fresh and tasty food, offered by happy and professional staff, in a consistently clean environment and for a reasonable price: This is the Happy Dragon restaurant in Monterey on North Fremont, before you get to Seaside. Located across the street from the Best Western hotel, and adjacent to Monterey Produce Co., look for the big red sign that says "Happy... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I got the Tofu with Green Beans and it was very good. Rice was extra which I thought was odd. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant itself is very nice.

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Monterey, California
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I highly recommend this Chinese restaurant along Fremont Street. It's probably one of the best one out there. The food and proportions are great! Service is nice. A lot of food selections too.

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Monterey, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Their vegetarian dishes are great and I love having lunch or dinner here. Their sweet and sour eggplant is perfect and their Tofu dishes scrumptious. They have all of the traditional chinese dishes but if you love vegetarian dishes you will not be disappointed. Nothing fancy with the exterior or interior but great food.

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Stateline, Nevada
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314 reviews 314 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Ate lunch here. This is a locals place with a good takeout business. Service was attentive if not that friendly. I ate here with my granddaughter and she liked it. I had the General Chicken. Good portion. Hot and flavorful. We also had the egg drop soup and she had pork dish. I didn't try that. Overall a good Chinese... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

So, me and my girl friend go to this restaurant for lunch. Not even welcome to the place. The hostess (who looked like the owner) asked us to sit wherever we wanted to. When we had questions about a couple dishes she did not want to help us much. Soup tasted bland, the egg rolls were not seasoned at all.... More 

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Cullompton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We ordered a menu for two in the restaurant and really enjoyed the food and service and there was enough left over for lunch the next day

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Carmel, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I've been going to Happy Dragon since they first opened. It's a family style restaurant offering fresh and tasty food. The menu offers a traditional selection of Chinese food along with a great variety of seasonal and other type specials. Their lunch menu is very reasonable and along with a long list of great rice plates with either meat, poultry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2329 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-372-3541

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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