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12921 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, Saint Louis, MO 63141-6149
+1 314-878-6660
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Chesterfield
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the original owner, a wonderful Chinese chef, has retired, the young owners are doing their best to keep up traditions and the food continues to improve with each visit. there is surely a dish for every diner to enjoy and the staff could not be more pleasant.

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Thank Virginia S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Can't go wrong with anything on their buffet. All super fresh and a huge variety. Don't see what you want? They'll make it for you!

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Thank wasagordon
Saint Louis, Missouri
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I had eaten at this place years ago and it hasn't changed one iota. Steps from the entry door are the four steam tables for the food. Very small crowded area. But there's a big sign that says to "eat what is on your plate." They have a gigantic area full of tables and chairs in the other room. They... More 

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Thank judd1351
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Happy China has a very friendly staff and wide variety on their buffet, but number of diners seems way down - Wonder if food can be kept fresh with so few people. Their pot stickers are still among the best.

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Thank GaryZ31
coulterville il
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The service was friendly and our order was ready quickly. If your looking for some descent Chinese food and want it fast, this is a good place to go.

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Thank jvmsmith1973
Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was a above average buffet at a reasonable price,with good selecton of dishes,nice place to eat

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Thank Hugh M
Chesterfield, Missouri
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384 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The restaurant has been around for decades. The food is not consistent. On one visit, the food is luke warm and sitting under the lights too long. Inconsistent service as they are slow to refill the buffet. Veggies are often undercooked, the gravy is starch city and the soup is the only thing bringing me back. Prices have gone from... More 

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Thank Stu K
Mascoutah, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Great selection on their buffet! Food was delicious and hot (temperature wise). Waitress didn't have to do anything really so it was fast & easy! I will definitely eat there again.

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Thank RonRobin
Saint Louis, MO
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

For well over a decade, I've loved the Happy China Buffet for office lunches and evening/weekend dinners. I was a bit skeptical when the old owners sold because a number of things were changed by the new people. Re-orienting the buffet tables was a great touch and instituting a real dinner check/receipt was promising. However after over a dozen visits... More 

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Thank khiservice
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My mom and I went here on a Friday night around 6:30 pm, and this was not busy at all. Maybe 5 tables, and maybe 25/30 people. The buffet had quite a few choices, ranging from the typical Chinese fare to American, and even sushi. The Chinese was excellent, although the food wasn't exactly hot, but what do you expect... More 

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Thank ScottSTL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12921 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, Saint Louis, MO 63141-6149
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Creve Coeur
  • Phone Number: +1 314-878-6660

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