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Happy's Chinese Restaurant

#159 of 1,029 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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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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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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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though we deliberately ordered entree separate from mains, they still managed to come at the same time. Managers excuse was they are not a fine dining restaurant and they were so busy, even though place was half empty.Ordered salt and pepper prawns, which came with garlic and chili, but no salt and pepper. Sate combination was worst we have... More 

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Thank GazParso
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to Happy's for as long as I can remember 30+ years. Never had a bad experience and food is always great! Very reasonable prices and nice a hidden away downstairs from the city sounds.

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Thank Ray J
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Happy's on a recommendation, and we are so glad we did!! Gavin is super friendly, and the service fast and friendly. The food was amazing!! We had a bit of everything, and it was all delicious. The Wasabi Beef and Spicy Pork and eggplant were highlights, We will definitely be back.

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Thank KimmieWatt
Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Oh my that was good! Great service with lovely waiters and waitresses. The greatest food in Canberra! My absolute favourite! I could eat here everyday without a doubt.

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Thank Rhonda Y
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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37 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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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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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
$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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?