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Happy China

2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
+1 919-237-2021
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“egg rolls” (4 reviews)
“dumplings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Jimmy V
Reviewed 5 March 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

Thank George C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When we moved from Washington, DC, we lamented the loss of just two things: our vet and our favorite chinese restaurant. We spent our first couple of years here trying different chinese restaurants, and finally settled on Happy China. The food is very good, very...More

Thank hammerschmidtj
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

It was about 7:00pm Monday evening. Wife and I decided to grab some Chinese. Close by was my son so we invited him and his wife. We got immediate friendly service and ordered 4 different main dishes so we could share. Having eaten here before...More

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The menu lists a lot of exotic Chinese dishes so these might be the things to order to get an authentic Chinese meal. We ordered dishes like Scallion Chicken, Tofu with Garlic Sauce, Lo Mein, etc and the dishes were really BORING! The flavorings were...More

Thank BostonNix
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I have been here a few times, and my Chinese friends urged me to try it again. I went with one of them about a year ago, and it was good, though not quite spectacular. So, my wife and I tried it ourselves, and were...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We had the whole family together for Thanksgiving (what a blessing!) and wanted take-out Chinese food for dinner last night. Happy China had good reviews, so we went with it. Looking around the table, I think I was not the only person who was disappointed....More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Been here countless times. Took a group of Chinese visitors and they thought it was great. Stick with the Szechwan menu and you can’t go wrong.

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I am asian and have eaten here at least 5-6 times. Probably more..!. The food is always good. Solid chinese food - and you can get spicy dishes here too!! I always ask for no MSG. Service is average - not great but not bad....More

Thank pawpower
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My title says it all -- had the most obnoxious waitress. Asked for water and was brought glasses of WARM water -- all the other tables had ice water. Asked that the dish be made mild -- was made extra spicey -- and she did...More

Thank giget1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 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: 2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-237-2021
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