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Five Happiness Chinese Restaurant

3605 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4509
+1 504-482-3935
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (13 reviews)
“egg rolls” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3605 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4509
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Year after year The 5 Happiness reaps the award for best Asian restaurant in the city. The award is well deserved.The menu is large and varied.I don't believe I've ever ordered anything in all the 30 + years I've been going there that wasn't great...More

Thank Chuck E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The waiter was friendly and answered all my questions. We ordered the egg drop soup which was great. Egg rolls, which were lacking in flavor. We had combination fried rice which was also lacking in flavor. The chicken in the rice was disgusting. We also...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

After eating at Five Happiness for years, I recently decided to take an order home. I found a strange quirk in the dine-in vs. the take out menu that cost me a few dollars and thought others should be aware of this difference. The lunch...More

1  Thank RNewOrleans
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We quite often have lunch at Five Happiness and have never had a bad meal. The portions are generous, good and priced wonderfully. They present the food in a timely manner and the seating is excellent.

Thank Agnesbythesea
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing, I've been here twice and everything we ordered was really good with large portions.

Thank Aknowgood
Reviewed 31 July 2017

While my wife and I were dining, there were at least a dozen fruit flies in our booth area on the wall and flying around our food. The waiter said "It's that time of year." Disgusting.

Thank O3506WZthomasp
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with clients. Was a casual meal. Service was quick and unobtrusive!! About the best Chinese in the city!! Best Kung Pao in New Orleans.

Thank Csat-NOLA
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I used to get take out all the time but no more. Ordered the mandarin chicken and it was so overcooked and under seasoned. Also got the shrimp fried rice also under seasoned and dry. Last time I got the egg foo young and it...More

1  Thank kbrys79
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Service was terrible but worst was the quality of the food. I have gone to restaurant for 30 years but this was the worst experience for me there, ever. Took forever to get service although it was not busy at the time. Once we did...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We find it hard to get Chinese food along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans that seems really authentic Chinese similar to what we have had on the west coast. 5 Happiness does not disappoint.

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3605 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-3935
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Description
Closed due to damage suffered in Hurricane Katrina.
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