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Happy China

) #277 of 623 Restaurants in Durham $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
+1 919-237-2021
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2505 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2865
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Reviewed 16 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

Thank Jan-Ru W
Reviewed 7 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 9 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 1 January 2017

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
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My husband's colleagues raved about this place, so we thought we'd give it a try. I've eaten in the building under numerous other businesses as varied as Thai and McDonalds. It does seem to be remodeled and offered a mostly quiet dining experience--other than the...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is great. We had take outs from this place twice and both the times their food was below average. They alsi got my veg spring roll order wrong and gave shrimp roll instead. Thei kung pai chicken looked more like...More

Thank Sri_dreams
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We visited this past Saturday and I enjoyed the food and the restaurant. The restaurant was clean and the server was friendly. I played it safe and ordered seasons chicken which was very food. It was hot when they placed it on the table so...More

1  Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I made reservations for a large group (about 12), and Happy China had tables and chairs waiting for us when we arrived. From what I could tell, everybody in my group liked his/her food (I certainly did), and our waitress was fantastic. She was very...More

Thank Ultrasuede
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I'm pretty particular about my Chinese spots, but this place lived up to the hype. We opted to try the steamed and fried dumplings as we were starved - both great, then got entrees as well. The dumplings came out within minutes, and we had...More

Thank ckassotis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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