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Happy Inn Chinese & Seafood Restaurant

401 High St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
4731-5352
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Ranked #63 of 165 restaurants in Penrith
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 25, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Did this restaurant go downhill rapidly after November 2013? I'm seeing all these positive reviews before November 2013 and it doesn't sound like we've been to the same restaurant. This restaurant is a disgrace to Chinese cuisine and targets Westerners who don't know better. You can get cheaper and way better quality chinese food ANYWHERE in the Sydney CBD, In... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

I had a query about the website then my phone cut out, I called back and re ordered. I got saty beef which smelt like enrine. Yes I belived the pissed in my meal!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had the lunch special midweek and were amazed at how good it was for the price. Service was very good and an entree is included in the price. The restaurant is spacious but could do with cleaning of the carpets as they were stained. This would also freshen the air as there was a stale food smell which hit... More

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The staff could try to smile a little and live up to the name of the restaurant. Apart from this, we found the staff attentive and efficient. The food was delicious, reasonably priced, served hot and in quick time. The restaurant has plenty of seating and a pleasant decor, will come back.

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Penrith, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This place should be called Crappy Inn, each of our 3 choices were absolutely revolting. "Noodles" were just a pile of dry packet noodles (still dry and crunchy) covered in a cold and tasteless jar "sauce" finished with fatty revolting pieces of "meat" on top. A combination "hot pot" was just full of slimy huge chunks of tofu. For a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

we went there on a sunday afternoon, nothing else was open in the area and the place looked very nice ad was very clean. well, the appearance fooled us! we were sat at the worst table, by the entrance in the middle of the traffic of waiters, despite the fact that there were two better tables that could have been... More

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Penrith, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We read all the good reviews for this restaurant so we tried it, what a big mistake. The food was terrible, the service was poor and the price was way expensive. YUK YUK YUK

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Glenmore Park NSW Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been regular devotees of Happy Inn for several years and they never fail to deliver both excellent food and service - try the SATE - its wonderful!!!!

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sydney
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had dinner here on Wednesday night.We were going to have thai but as we walked past,we thought we hadnt had dinner here in 10 years.We had already bought a bottle of wine and they allowed byo wine ($3.50 pp per bottle) so we gave it a try.We shared 2x mains and a fried rice(sweet & sour pork and king... More

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Taree, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I've been to Chinese Restaurants in the U.K. the East and West Coasts of the U.S.A. and Vince's Restaurant is the best Chinese Restaurant that I have ever been to. I have been going there for 30 years and I have never been disappointed. He makes you feel very welcome and the food is the best. Number One.

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