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Happy's Chinese Restaurant

#139 of 1,032 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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17 Garema Pl | Canberra City, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6249 7015
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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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Ubud, Indonesia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant on a Friday night with a group of twenty very hungry people. We chose it as it advertised as a BYO restaurant. We had booked a table for twenty two days prior. We were allocated an eight seat table and three nearby four seat tables and it seemed to be a hassle for the staff... More 

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Thank Anonymousrob
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We have been coming to Happy's for the last 10 years since our uni days. Recently we wanted a quick dish (after a craving) and ordered one meal between the two of us - banana chicken. As an all time favourite dish of ours we were disappointed. Also we asked for table water twice and did not receive any (after... More 

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Thank Tran T
Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Happy's serves the best comfort food ever!! I am so very thankful that we found Happy's. The food is always the best, the staff is great. The owner is not just a great chef but a friendly caring man who always makes you feel welcome.

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Thank Rhonda Y
Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Prompt service, great food, quaint & cosy atmosphere, quick food preparation. Lovely meal, restaurant would suit small family gathering.

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Thank jamesrobertedward
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

As always the food was fantastic. Staff showed me to my table and allowed me enough time to decide on a drink which was delivered promptly. As soon as I was ready to order there was someone to write it down and return with my first course within five minutes. Nothing was rushed and the meal progressed at my pace.... More 

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Thank Les B
Gungahlin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 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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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24
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, Dining on a budget, Kids
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

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