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Happy's Chinese Restaurant

#114 of 1,020 Restaurants in Canberra
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17 Garema Pl | Canberra City, Canberra 2601, Australia
61262497015
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Gungahlin, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Never waited too long for food! And great prices! Staff were very nice and atmosphere was very welcoming

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Thank Apollo_1994
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We requested gluten free options for a family member with coeliacs. The menu was cheerfully adapted to cater. The food we received was easily the best Chinese food we have ever had. Well done Happy's 😊

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Happys many times over the past 30 years and will continue to do so. Tuesday once a month movie and dinner at Happy's nights with the girls is what I definitely look forward to. Cheap and tasty meal and a good movie what more can you ask for in the heart of the city.....

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Thank MrsFussy1962
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great night out with 3 generations. We all enjoyed the fresh food and fast service. Memories of going there our my uni days, it was great to bring our kids back and find that it hasn't changed.

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Thank Gaye-Maree S
Hobart, Australia
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161 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We checked out Happy's quite randomly and are very pleased that we did. Our entrees were served quickly and were very tasty. The main courses were fantastic! Chilly garlic prawns were so tasty and the steamed duck combo was awesome. Hope to get back to Happy's again!

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Thank nicktaz
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My first dinner experience here was as a student about 30 years ago and I remember this as a good value restaurant for a rather "poor" student then. 30 years on and its still there, almost exactly the way it was then, still serving good decent food but of course inflation has taken a toll on prices. Do not go... More 

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Thank Charles L
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The food is amazing, the service is amazing, the prices are amazing, the staff are the best - Hi Gavin and it is the place we go to celebrate all our special times. Even in Honkers they admire the fine Chinese cuisine available at Happy's.

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Thank 78phillipl
Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Happy' is the best place for friendly service and delicious food. The food is wonderful and always tastes great. The staff are friendly and go out of their way to be helpful. It's truly a hidden gem here.

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Thank Rhonda Y
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We walked into the restaurant and Manager was berating staff. Did not even stop while we were ordering. Menu not very detailed so you will not be exactly sure of what is in each dish until it arrives. We ordered take away. The meals were very olily and lacking freshness and flavour. I definitely would not eat here again and... More 

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Thank Melanie R
Dubbo, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

AMAZING. Not the best looking entrance but amazing food and brilliant ambiance. Very highly recommended

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Thank Kate B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Garema Pl | Canberra City, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 61262497015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?