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Happy China

2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
+1 919-237-2021
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 11 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
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Indy Weekly's "Best of" issue came out, and Happy China was listed as the best Chinese food in Durham, so we decided to give it a try. We ordered a ton of food for carry out, four different dishes for really cheap. Everything was very...More

Thank Stephanie_MEL
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is a typical chinese restaurant, that serve typical cantonese food made fresh and delicious. Service was prompt and accurate, The food arrived fast. The Egg Rolls were delicious. We shared some variations of Pork, Chicken and Beef, on Honey and Garlic, Sweet and Sour...More

Thank fcgg
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The service was good. The beef noodles and fried dumplings were amazing. However the fried duck was very disappointing it was tough, the eggplant was okay, nothing special about it. It was pricey for the quality of the food. I will not go back.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice environment, good dishes names from the menus that is why we went to try it. But all these complicated dishes came out so quick raise a red flag .. Then I realized all the ingredients in the dishes were not fresh ( maybe previously...More

1  Thank Jan-Ru W
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Chinese was good here, but a noted step down from my first visit. The dumplings lacked any apparent flavor and the singapore rice noodles were just not very tasty - coming from someone that typically loves them. The sesame chicken was good, and the...More

Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It is hard to find a Chinese restaurant these days that isn't mostly just a take out place. Although Happy China does a lot of take out it feels like a real restaurant too. The food was good with lots of choices and it was...More

Thank ncst8fan
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I am going on three years living in Durham-Chapel Hill and after living in New York and southern Florida, it has been difficult to find good Chinese food in the area. On Christmas day friends invited us for Chinese food at their home... I did...More

Thank allioak
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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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