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Happy Dragon

2329 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-5406
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Ranked #195 of 258 restaurants in Monterey
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jan 12, 2014
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14 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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English first
Stateline, Nevada
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311 reviews 311 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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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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111 reviews 111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Pico Rivera, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011 via mobile

The place was empty when we arrived but went in anyway as it was midweek off season. We were happy we did. The service was quick and friendly and they gave us so much food, we ended up bringing the rest to our room for later. It was tasty and filling. We had the "A" combination for two.

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Los Gatos, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011 via mobile

We have eaten here on three occasions and have yet to a bad meal. Good service, reasonable size portions, and decent menu selections. The Mogo Beef could be bit spicier, but overall a nice place to eat.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

The food is very good and the portions are generous. They have really great, reasonible lunch specials. The staff is great. It is family owned and operated. If you go a few times, they remember your name and you are instantly old friends.

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Kingston, Tennessee
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74 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

I work with a woman that eats here all the time: Its less than 2 miles from our office. She told me today that people she knew bought it and I suspect that has happened since the poor reviews from 2 years ago. Its an older building, but its clean and the service is very good. I had the Kung... More

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San Diego
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2009

My wife and I were in the mood for some Chinese food after our road trip. We Googled Chinese food in the Monterey area and found this place after reading that it had some decant food reviews. So, we drove across town to get there a good 40 minutes before it closed, walked in and the guy from behind the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2008

The food was cooked in 2 min. The sauce on all three of our dishes made everything taste the same. They used to have really good food. I would rather go to panda express and get half the bill.

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