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Happy China

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Chinese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
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Egg Roll
Spring Rolls (2)
Pork Dumplings (6)
Vegetable Dumplings (6)
Fried Chicken Wings (8)
Crab Rangoon (8)
Chicken or Tofu Lettuce Wrap (4)
Chicken Kebabs (4)
Spare Ribs (4)
Happy Platter (for 2)
Dan Dan Noodles w/ Minced Pork
Minced Meat Noodles
Pork Chop Noodle Soup
Beef Noodle Soup
Seafood Noodle Soup
Lo Mein
Choice of chicken, shrimp, beef, or vegetables
House Special Lo Mein
Mei Fun! Chow Fun
Choice​ of chicken, shrimp, beef, or vegetables
Beef Chow Fun
Singapore Style Rice Noodles
Shrimp w/ Broccoli
Shrimp w/ Chinese Vegetables
Mu Shu Shrimp
Shrimp w/ Garlic Sauce
Curry Shrimp
Mongolian Shrimp
Happy Hunan Shrimp
Sha Cha Shrimp
Shrimp w/ Snow Peas
I Love Sichuan Shrimp
Pepper Steak
Beef w/ Broccoli
Happy Hunan Beef
Scallion Beef
Beef w/ Garlic Sauce
Curry Beef
Mongolian Beef
Kung Pao Beef
I Love Sichuan Beef
Orange Beef
Steamed Mixed Vegetables
Mixed Vegetables
Shredded Potato w/ Spicy Green Peppers
Chinese Cabbage w/ Vinegar Sauce
Dry Sautéed String Beans
Sautéed Baby Bamboo Shoot
Sautéed Black Mushroom & Bamboo Shoot
Home Style Tofu
Tofu w/ Family Brown Sauce
Tofu w/ Garlic Sauce
Chicken w/ Broccoli
Chicken w/ Garlic Sauce
Sesame Chicken
General Tso's Chicken
Orange Chicken
Happy Hunan Chicken
Sweet & Sour Chicken
Curry Chicken
Chicken w/ Cashew Nuts
Moo Goo Gai Pan
Sweet & Sour Pork
Pepper Pork
Minced Pork w/ Vermicelli
Mu Shu Pork
Shredded Pork w/ Garlic Sauce
Pork w/ Hot Chili Peppers
Pork & Potato w/ Kung Pao Sauce
Crispy Intestine
Sour Cabbage w/ Crispy Intestine
Intestine w/ Spicy Peppers
Eggplant w/ Garlic Sauce Casserole
Sichuan Beef Tenderloin Vermicelli Casserole
Curry Beef Casserole
Seafood Casserole w/ Tofu
Eight Precious Casserole w/ Tofu
Teriyaki Veal Ribs Sizzling
Shrimp Sizzling Seafood Sizzling
Spicy Sichuan (Mala) Whole Fish
Fish Fillet in Spicy Sichuan Sauce
Braised Beef in Spicy Sichuan Sauce
Sichuan Fish Noodle Soup
Chicken in Spicy Pepper Sauce
Crispy Duck in House Garlic Sauce
Peking Duck (half)
Sichuan Double Cooked Pork
Ma Po Tofu w/ Minced Pork
Drunken Pork Chops in Sweet & Sour Sauce
Sichuan Wontons w/ Red Chili Oil
Ox Tongue, Tripe. & Tendon w/ Sichuan Spices
Beef Tripe w/ Spicy Sichuan (Mala) Sauce
Shredded Pork Tripe w/ Red Chili Oil
Sichuan Cold Noodles
Sesame Cold Noodles
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

I think it is a good sign when more than 50 percent of a Chinese restaurant's diners are Asian. That's the case here. In fact, an Asian friend was the first person who turned me on to Happy China. The food here is very good....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cattravelswell123
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The food is fantastic. They are very busy. Relax, and know that dishes come out when ready, not necessarily all at once for the entire table. If you want apps before dinner, definately order them earlier.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019

I liked the spicy food here, with chicken, beef, and fish the best. However the portion is a little small.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yz1991
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Happy China is located in a convenient, middle-class part of the town. Its menu is heavily Sichuan, but really a pan-Southern China kind of food, in a good way though. Most dishes on the menu are reliably good, hold well with the Turing-test watermark of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Zach C
Reviewed December 25, 2018

We had a most unfortunate experience on Christmas day. After making reservations several days in advance, we arrived at the restaurant at the appointed time only to be told that they had cancelled all reservations but had not had time to tell anyone. No apologies...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We ordered shrimp lo mein and chicken in garlic sauce with egg rolls and fried rice. FANTASTIC. The quality and preparation are becoming very consistent. NO SURPRISES. Great taste and plenty to go around. Our "GO TO" for Chinese take out or dine-in. Keep up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Formerly a McDonalds it transitioned to Asian "fusion" years ago a Pao Lim. Terrific when it first opened. You might wait 40+ minutes for a table on a Saturday night. Owner sold, kept the same name but quality and service dropped precipitously. Has changed hands...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TotalPerfection
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We had our rehearsal dinner here and everything was perfect! The food was delicious and the service was great! The had a great spot put aside for us to set up everything. Also, the prices are incredibly reasonable and that’s always nice!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Melissa J
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There are several outstanding Chinese restaurants in Durham, but this is my favorite. Pork dumplings, crab rangoons, and sesame chicken are my favorite things off their menu. But I like everything I've tried here over several visits.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JimmyV661
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

5 of us eat here on a regular basis. Sometimes 2, or 3 or all 5. Normally somewhat the same dishes because they are great. And sometimes trying different items proves to be a 50 50 chance of good and bad. This time was no...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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