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Happy's Chinese Restaurant

17 Garema Pl | Canberra City, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6249 7015
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“water spinach” (3 reviews)
“fried rice” (8 reviews)
“pork steak” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
17 Garema Pl | Canberra City, Canberra 2601, Australia
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's there not to be happy about? FANTASTIC service, friendly, super efficient and first class. MAGNIFICENT food each and every time, regardless of what we order. Happy's does not fail to deliver. This last time we dined here, 9 of us, arrived at 6.35pm, 10...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Group of 8 had a banquet option and the dishes quickly filled the lazy susan. This centrally located downstairs restaurant has been looking after Canberra diners since 1982. Suggest you book as it is popular with all ages. The hardworking staff looked after us and...More

Thank Takeahat
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Good service and nice food. Would recommend this restaurant to any travellers. Short walking distance from Novotel hotel Canberra.

Thank MichaelC1970
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Been here maybe 4 times now and been meaning to write a review. This food here is excellent. Not only flavour but I love that it is well prepared and not swimming in oil. We had the chilli duck, san choy bow, honey chicken, fried...More

Thank bajkat
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Truly a local gem serving delicious Cantonese favourites like beef fried rice noodle with soya sauce (so tasty) and chicken and salted fish fried rice. We always get the chicken and mushroom and chilli beef dish - Happy's never fails to deliver!

Thank By_Cy
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Alwsys tasty and awesome selection of dishes. Friendly service. Good family environment. Family run.

Thank Shady L
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Was in Canberra for work for the week. Special Friday rice was average with no flavour. Satay beef was very average. Watery and no flavour. Would not recommend this place at all. Prices were normal pricing for Chinese.

1  Thank Subway
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Happy'been around a long time, pretty good food, probably in the middle in terms of price. Most of your standard dishes, it's quick, reasonable value and friendly. Good for a quick lunch as well.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Door way with upstairs downstairs, was not sure which way, went down stairs opens into a busy little area with bar. Confined seating but everyone is friendly. We ordered Chicken & sweet corn soup, mini spring rolls, special fried rice and combination chop suey with...More

Thank Garry T
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

My go to for comfort food .... never disappoints. Had pork stew (tau u bak with mum chai), stuffed tofu with seafood, water spinach in garlic and chillies. We were very satisfied dinner on a Sunday night. Previous week we had requested for beef in...More

Thank skoh2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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: +61 2 6249 7015
Description
Casual Chinese dining in the heart of the Canberra CBD. Serving Locals and visitors since 1962.
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