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19/691 Manukau Road | Royal Oak, New Zealand
10:30 - 22:30
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my family love their fried rice and I like their beef noodles, they serve you Chinese tea which is really good, they are always busy and its bit noisy but won't mind, food is good and affordable

Thank Aslam B
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652 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Byo wine no corkage is ALWAYS a bonus, innit. Very tasty bbq duck, proper taste of fire in the wok sizzled dishes, this is real Cantonese fare at family prices. NO airs n graces, just the real deal in plain tidy surrounds. Friendly efficient servers. Earns top marks and recommendations in it's price range, and would be 'hard to top',... More 

Thank r s
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I would get take away from here every now and then, last night we were in the area so decided to sitdown and have a bite. The portion size is great for sharing, we ended up with fried wontons which were a little greasy for me, kung pow chicken and roast pork fried rice. All in all... More 

Thank Wayne W
Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

If you love Chinese food then you have to make the journey to Happy Cafe. Try the Spicy Beef it's not super spicy but it's simply delicious!! Rice is delicious too!!Service is great and they do takeaway food too!!

1 Thank Timmy00
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We order take out from this place every other week the food is always great. Definitely recommend it. Food is good its always ready in 15/30 minutes.

Thank Jojo88nz
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

A family favourite of ours for years and a great local. Very child friendly. The owner is lovely. We always order the same dishes including the pork and green beans and salt pepper prawns are amazing!

Thank Steph J
Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

I love this little restaurant. Good, fast service and really good, proper chinese food. Good for a quick lunch or dinner. It never disappoints on their quality food. The only critique I have is that this place needs air conditioning, it gets really hot in the summer time.

Thank Nicole N
Wellington, New Zealand
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This little restaurant just outside the mall's entrance is truly a happy experience. The name of the business is very appropriate. We came here as a family of four one lunch time and found the food which is Chinese Malaysian to be very authentic. It is as what it would taste if one were in Malaysia. We had lemon chicken,... More 

Thank 20Carol13
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Service was great and food very good and very affordable...I used to go here all the time once a week when I lived in Auckland...you definitely can't go wrong here !!

Thank up4it52
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2013

been to this resturant during our last trip to NZ in mid 2013... the service was prompt, the food was great and its incredibly cheap for the high quality of the food ( pork chop was real good !!)... the owner ( i think she was anyway) explained and answered our meal questions very well and professionally

Thank Zuluponting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19/691 Manukau Road | Royal Oak, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: 096258954

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?