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U. S. Hwy 19, Murphy, NC
828-837-0711
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, American, Japanese and more

Upon driving into the New Happy Garden restaurant you will find ample parking. Upon entering the restaurant through the large heavy glass doors you see a well decorated area and plenty of seating booths and tables. The buffet is well stocked with all types of food from American, Chinese and many... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Upon driving into the New Happy Garden restaurant you will find ample parking. Upon entering the restaurant through the large heavy glass doors you see a well decorated area and plenty of seating booths and tables. The buffet is well stocked with all types of food from American, Chinese and many others. Depending on when you go the buffet they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

That place is the worst Chinese food I've ever eaten. I wouldn't bring my dog there to eat. Food was old,dry, tasteless. I'm embarrassed for them. Stay away...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I can't find one thing good to say about this restaurant. It was dirty, unkept, and the food was absolutely horrible. It was obvious that some offerings were a day or more old. The meat ... mostly chicken ... was tastless and difficult to chew. Ditto for the veggies and what they tried to pass off as desserts. There are... More 

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Shelbyville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

food was not that great. Help was not that plesant. It was not bad but not great. I like chinese but they had a lot of american food to.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We ate here and honestly I've never had to be so picky to eat something on the buffet as we had to here. The food had to be old, out of many things, but to choose what to eat so you didn't get sick, was a first. We really should have checked the buffet out before we sat down. Lesson... More 

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Morganton, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

the rice was soggy & small. I was warned for a reason..... Service was almost non existent. Waitress was sitting close by & it was almost as if we were bothering her to ask for anything.

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Raw chicken, almost broke tooth on hard crunchy rice, dried out nasty food, terrible I will never go there again

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Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Our party of four ate here for lunch on a Monday. Food was exactly like our Chinese restaurant at home, and it was very good. Service was good, everyone very friendly. Very clean rest rooms. No complaints from us!

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Hamler, Oh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have never eaten at a Chinese place where there is NO steamed rice on the buffet. Everything tasted the same. No seafood dishes offered - just chicken. There are so many places to eat in Murphy I probably will not go back.

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Having lived in Hong Kong i would say by those standards the food was fair, but here in Murphy, NC it is very good. Huge selection of Chinese and American food with a large salad bar. Staff is very polite and attentive, $7.50 for all you can eat you can't go wrong. My wife and I visit every several weeks... More 

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Additional Information about New Happy Garden

Address: U. S. Hwy 19, Murphy, NC
Phone Number: 828-837-0711
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Murphy
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 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 - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: U. S. Hwy 19, Murphy, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: 828-837-0711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
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 - 9:00 pm

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