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Happy's Chinese Restaurant

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504 Shoup Ave, Still in Historic Downtown Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-3574
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Idaho Falls
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We ordered carry out it being my first time eating there. We had 5 meals 3 of which were messed up and missing items. So we called thinking we would be able to get the missing items. Instead we got a rude lady on the phone that argued with us and told us we were wrong. Told us if we... More 

Thank Kayla H
Philipsburg, null, Netherlands Antilles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a great authentic Chinese meal in a very clean, classic building in the heart of downtown Idaho Falls! Be sure to bring your appetite, you won't be disappointed. The owners obviously take great pride in their dishes. Everything was fresh and flavorful.

Thank Abbie T
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was my first time here. The food was incredible; some of the best I've ever had. I will definitely be going back.

Thank LMKerby
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Here you can dine in, carry out, or get delivery food. The food is what you'd expect given that type of business. When I crave Chinese food I do order delivery but don't expect authentic Chinese food.

Thank Mike T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Another favorite for a nice lunch, dinner or takeout. Located downtown or on 17th Street, Happy's offers a nice selection of dishes at a reasonable price. Spicy dishes can be toned down or heated up to taste. Fresh vegetables and really good lo mein. Also, downtown location offers beer and wine. Best chinese in Idaho Falls!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This restaurant is reasonable and has great fresh tasting food. The service is good and quick. I always am pleased.

Thank Dennis P
Menan, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The chef/owner and his are from China where he trained and is certified as a chef. His food is delicious and his recipes are original. Many of the dishes can be spiced as hot as you want. Portions are generous and prices are reasonable. Combo plates are a great way to try several dishes!

Thank Paula M
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We ate at the Happy's in downtown Idaho Falls for dinner. It is located in a renovated historic space that may be beat described as Asian art deco". We both ordered one of the combination platters for $8.95 which were nicely presented with very generous portions. The eggroll and the fried shrimp were both outstanding !! The lo mein was... More 

Thank Mark T
American Falls, Idaho
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

17th Street Happy's Express. Same owners. Worst food I have ever eaten. Everything we ordered had a horrible rancid flavor like it had been cooked in really bad old, rancid oil. We tried the chicken, beef, loo mein and fried rice. All of it had the same horrible flavor. When I called about it asking if I could take the... More 

Thank Kristy C
State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

We love this restaurant. It is the best Chinese food in town. Also, it just changed locations. It is now on the corner of Shoup and B street.

Thank Michael T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Shoup Ave, Still in Historic Downtown Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-3574
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho Falls
  • Phone Number: 208-522-2091

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