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Happy Chef Seafood & Noodles Restaurant

#453 of 4,363 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Chinatown
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Shop F3 401 Sussex St | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9281 5832
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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super fresh scallops and prawns and fiery chilli! Try their egg noodles with the laksa. Weird combo but absolutely worth the try!

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Thank NowRaven
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a renowned Laksa restaurant. We have been coming here for years. We love it and now our daughter eats it as well. Try the chicken, prawn and tofu, just yum!

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Thank FamilyAdventure2011
Sydney
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Located in Sydney Chinatown in one of the foodcourts. It stood out as it had a crowd around it so I took a chance on it. I had the prawn seafood, wonton laska. A nice generous bowl with 3 prawns, 3 wontons, calamari, 2 fishballs, 3 tofu, some fish sticks (?) and rice noodles (you can choose your noodles) in... More 

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Thank splash_dad
HONG KONG
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717 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I ate a few times at Happy Chef (Market City) and their noodles are good, al dente texture and the soup base is full of favour. The noodles are not expensive, good option when you are looking for food after shopping.

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Thank Quack H
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Read a few reviews about this place thought we better try the laksa, not disappointed. Rich full of flavour and for the price a very generous served. Hit the spot, worth trying.would have again.

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Thank William D
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

For the bargain price of $10, I just consumed the best laksa I have ever eaten. Fresh vegetables, well cooked chicken and an awesome amount of chilli. Lots of choice on the menu and the dishes come out super quick!

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Thank Fox296533
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

My partner and i make sure each time we go to Sydney we make time to go to Happy Chef @ Haymarket. We always have a fantastic dinner and it's always very affordable. The staff are very welcoming. Our favourite would have to be the prawn and scallop wonton noddle soup - i like to add some sliced chilli -... More 

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Thank Noel C
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Delicious place to eat, especially for laksa. I like the king prawn and wonton laksa but also the special combination laksa. Have come on numerous occasions and during different times e.g. peak hour rush at lunch and other times. Taste and flavour is always consistent. The portions have reduced over the years which is a shame but understandable as most... More 

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Thank Chelseagirl2014
canberra
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Terrible! WHY are there all the good reviews of the laksa at Happy Chef? I and some friends bought this last night, excited by the reviews, only to find it was so bad we threw it out despite being hungry. Not spicy AT ALL - bland, watery. Located in a food court which is not a problem normally but we'll... More 

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Thank bluestocking2
San Francisco, California
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

My Singaporean boss turned me onto laksa. The options here at home is not that great, so when I saw on Yelp that this place is getting solid reviews, I knew I had to come try a bowl. The food court reminded me of being in Asia. The photo heavy menu was helpful to my non-Asian BF. I ended up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop F3 401 Sussex St | Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 9281 5832

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

Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.