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Happy Buddha

2827 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-2002
+1 409-744-5774
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible15%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2827 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-2002
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This was the worst Chinese food I've ever had. The only item that tastes normal was the rice. The hot and sour soup was disgusting and the sauce on the beef was more like a watered down gravy. Cute restaurant but obviously has gone downhill.

Thank beachbreeze66
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My review of the restaurant is very sad panda. However I will mention the good thing about this restaurant first. I did like their chicken dishes had good white chicken meat. The things I did not like about the restaurant was I ordered general Tso...More

1  Thank Garrett S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Within in walking distance from hotel. The dining rooms are divided, about six to eight tables in a section which cuts down on noise and makes it a little more intimate. Still family friendly. The food was ready fast and was hot and fresh. There...More

Thank elaineh872
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had lunch there today. Building needs some updating, an old Steak and Ale. Tables need a good cleaning, kind of sticky. Lunch was okay, not bad for the price.

1  Thank F8550JXjamesd
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Sure the place is sketchy looking but the food makes up for it. The food was the best I've had ever at any Chinese restaurant. If you are in Galveston you must go here.

Thank AyaanKh
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

No tofu???? Jeez. Food was yucky and service just as bad. Soup left a lot to be desired. Dau got sweet and sour chicken. Basically fast food fried chicken and a pile of rice with no veggies at all. Very disappointed.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Happy Buddah was recommended to me by the folks at the hotel and it was a great recommendation. I had a Cantonese dish with beef/chicken and lots of vegetables and it was masterfully done. Great service, decent pricing. Definitely a place to hit if...More

Thank Harry E
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went with a large group. That meant lots of dishes to see and sample. Some things in common: portions were enormous. Piles of rice and ample amounts of named element of the dish. Problem was that most of the names elements looked a lot alike....More

Thank Gene C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great food, large portions, good service, fair prices. We shared the appetizer platter and an entree of General Tso's chicken - menu didn't state that it came with rice so we ordered the vegetable fried rice which was delicious.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Nice large portions. Great service. Excellent food. Went with a group of 6 and we all tried different entrees. We were all very pleased.

Thank Laura L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2827 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-5774
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