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Joyful Chinese Dining

McCormick Ranch
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9699 N Hayden Rd, #102, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5802
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I lived in the area I would order take out for Joyful at least once a week. It got to the point where they would recognize my voice, they'd confirm I wanted 'the usual, and I'd pick up my order in 10 minutes. Great family run restaurant in central Scottsdale. Prices are fair and the food is quite good.... More 

Thank Sean O
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Chinese food then this place is for you It's so old style Chinese Like back in the early 80's It's lovely hot good food I would highly recommend Enjoyable And always the same

Thank jude127
Scottsdale, Arizona
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177 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We liked our meals here. It wasn't excellent but it was good and it was reasonably priced. The servers here are so friendly and that made it a good experience. The portions were large so we had leftovers to take home. I did not like the corn soup or the house chicken but the servers are so nice that we... More 

Thank RSW
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Recently moved to Scottsdale from Boston, and NY. I am having cravings for that undeniably awesome Chinese Hole in the wall. Joyful,is now checked of my list. I Am still on my quest.

Thank paula a
Scottsdale, Arizona
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Disappointment hardly expresses it. Our dog was having surgery and Joyful was in the same center. I told my wife, " how bad can it be " That turned out to be more than a rhetorical question. Everything was either strange tasting or no taste. GO hungry before you go to Joyful.

Thank malcolm m
Traverse City
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Take-out, so cannot comment on dining in. Phoned ahead - ready quickly, with easy access and parking. Food was good for the price - not a "foodie" experience but fit the bill for those in the family looking for take out Chinese.

Thank JKandAJ
Scottsdale, Arizona
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213 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Maybe I ate there too early in the evening, everyone was over 75 and hard of hearing. And, I can only assume, not too picky about their food. My meal was described as lightly battered and fried but I found it to be heavily battered with very little meat. The dish didn't come with vegetables and they didn't serve side... More 

Thank Teresa M
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and I eat here a couple of times a month. We are always pleased with whatever we order. The service is attentive. They will prepare anything you ask for and do it the way you ask. For example, no salt or a combination that is not on the menu. Portions are generous and the quality of the ingredients,... More 

Thank ronapenn
Scottsdale, Arizona
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Traditional food well prepared and great value pricing. Easy parking and they offer take out, we like it.

Thank ernie616
Scottsdale, Arizona
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I was dying for Chinese food. I grew up in the northeast where delicious chinese food was practically on every corner. Since moving to AZ I've had trouble finding a good place. I found Joyful Chinese restaurant by accident. I was at a salon and saw the restaurant two doors down. I didn't want to cook, so went in and... More 

Thank Christine F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9699 N Hayden Rd, #102, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5802
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > McCormick Ranch
  • Neighborhood: McCormick Ranch
  • Phone Number: 480-998-8188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?