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Happy's Fish House

2202 E 5th St, Tyler, TX 75701-3537
+1 903-944-7921
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“cheese grits” (11 reviews)
“catfish” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2202 E 5th St, Tyler, TX 75701-3537
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast one day, then lunch two days later. We enjoyed both! We had the senior sized breakfast, bacon, eggs, with the delicious creole potatoes. For lunch I had the fried white fish. It was VERY good with fries and sautéed vegetables, hush...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon this restaurant by accident when another was overcrowded. Lucky for us. The food was good...both meats and fish, and it was not overpriced.

Thank crbtravels
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I dined at Happy's while accompanying a friend to Tyler, Texas. Either, the food was really good OR...we were super hungry! I prefer a highly seasoned, cornmeal batter. This seafood had a flour-type batter, similar to chicken tenders and minimal seasoning. It was freshly prepared...More

1  Thank QuietP
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Happy's was a great place when it opened. However, that has changed. Today we ate lunch there and it was a bad experience. First if all, we noticed a sizeable price increase on everything. Most lunch entrees were $15 and up. We ordered two entrees...More

Thank Reta C
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Went there for breakfast my eggs were cold! There were flies flying around everywhere, trying to land on our food! My first & last visit!! Very over priced.

Thank bullardsherry
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The head honcho of this place has enough confidence in his food and service that he publishes his name and phone number on your receipt, and justifiably so. Same owners as Tyler’s Mercados and Pasado restaurants. I tried the Migas. Muy Bueno! Food is plentiful...More

Thank Texama
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I must admit that I didn’t expect much when I finally had lunch at Happy’s. It was a mix of pleasant surprises and a few disappointments. We had a mix of entrées and sides, then shared samples. The best surprise was their homemade Boudin, chicken...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Went there for a late lunch. The food was very good especially the dirty rice. Was a little disappointed with the creole potatoes they were cooked to long. The wood grilled is the way to go with all the sides.The waitress was very friendly and...More

Thank mariegreen5
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Many visits for dinner and lunch. Always good cajun seafood. Welcoming wait staff. Fast kitchen staff also. Locals love this place and that's always a good sign.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I travel to work in Tyler frequently and have always liked to ask my customer if there is a place I should try in town. I had a few suggest Happys Fish House as a good place to get food and beer. I decided to...More

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December 18, 2015|
Response from coblyw | Reviewed this property |
Nope not open on Christmas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2202 E 5th St, Tyler, TX 75701-3537
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-944-7921
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