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130 East Main Street, Orange, VA 22960-1655
(540) 672-1044 ‎
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have ate at the restaurant for many years and their food is good. They have a variety of meals ranging from eggrolls to pork lo mein, rice and vegetables.Their eggrolls are my favorite to eat.

Thank jak1978
Orange, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Very friendly young owners serving good Chinese food at a fair price. They have a pretty extensive menu with both dine-in and carry out available.

1 Thank Joyce D
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Recommended twice to us by locals as the best Chinese in town (I would be surprised if there are more than two) we tried it on Saturday night. I was surprised it wasn't busier. The menu offers three chef's special dishes, chef recommended dishes as well as a fairly extensive assortment of traditional Chinese-American dishes. We tried the fried dumplings... More 

Thank Mrfiz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a hankering for Chinese food and I was NOT disappointed. They had great cheese wontons, pork wontons, and broccoli in garlic sauce (ordered as spicy) which was superb, and overall a great meal. Will definitely order from them again.

Thank SirReal616
Madison, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

SO comforting to know you can go to your favorite, home-town Chinese restaurant and know you will have a meal you will LOVE! Tonight we were in a bit of a hurry and just wanted a simple dinner to share, so we stopped at Happy Gardens in Orange, Va., for chicken lo-mein. Our meal was on the table in five... More 

Thank AnnieMadison_VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Hot and Sour soup is on point, they do a good lo mein and egg fu young is awesome.. crispy eggrolls are a plus

Thank nancyb191
Cross Juncyion
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25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Typical Chinese buffet fare. Not a huge selection, but everything was hot and tasted good. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank Darlene T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Best Chinese food in the town of Orange. Yeah yeah, "There's only two Chinese places anyhow!" Well, this one is the best and the other isn't. This is my (and everyone I know) go to in Orange for good, cheap lunch. Skip the Great Fall or whatever it is. Eat here.

Thank Jesse R
Orange, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

One of two Chinese restaurants in town, both of which have their fans -- I prefer this one, and like the friendly service very much. The only quibble I have is that, while the lunch buffet is cooked fresh and replenished quickly, they are frequently a good bit later starting it up than advertised on their banner. If you are... More 

Thank travelrookie05
Fenwick Island, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Physics workshop group I was with decided on Chinese for lunch, so we made our way to the Happy Gardens lunch buffet. The staff (two people) had no trouble sliding a couple of tables together for the 10 of us, and were very quick to keep our glasses full. The buffet was very good, with a large number of... More 

1 Thank blugold4ever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 East Main Street, Orange, VA 22960-1655
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: (540) 672-1044 ‎

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