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Happy's Fried Dough

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40 Broadway, Salisbury, MA 01952-2705
+1 978-465-2464
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Happy's has been around forever and it's a great place to enjoy that famous fried dough. Literally painted with butter using a paintbrush and entirely covered in powdered sugar. Option to add cinnamon and sugar as well. Greta drink selection from fresh lemonade to Slush Puppies. But the one disappointment are the corn dogs. Got one earlier this summer and... More 

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Plaistow, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

German fries and lemonade❤️ Yes please! I've been getting German fries and lemonade since I was a kid in the 80's and it's always my first stop when I go to the beach.

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Thank NurseAC
Derry, New Hampshire
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Quick service, good ice cream and corn dogs (though clearly just store bought), and friendly service were plusses. But having someone behind the counter who didn't know how to use the credit card processing machine (really??) was pretty bad. This is a business, so maybe it's time to learn. Luckily I had cash, but that was a serious down side.... More 

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Thank mmbcde
Windham, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

German Fries. One word: YUM! Happy's has been around since I was a kid (yes, they made German Fries in the "Olden Days!"). They are just as good now (although the portions seem so much smaller).

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Thank Cuffs67
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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203 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Happy's has been frying up their amazing dough for years. Hot fresh, not greasy, covered in powdered sugar. A real sweet treat. great fresh lemonade too.

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Thank pssunrisefl
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Been getting their german fries and homemade lemonade for ever. Great fried dough as well. Counter girls are all very beautiful as well.

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Thank Frank M
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2012

Happy's German Fries are sooooo good! They are hot, salty, and crispy, fried as you wait, and the amount you get for your $6 is more than reasonable. We go there just for the fries, but the lemonade is good, too. With Happy's German Fries, Willy's fudge, and Joe's Playland, we are one happy family!

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Thank RAP1999
Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

if you want german fries or friend dough this is the place to go.

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Thank Paula M
Lynn, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2011

We live 45 mins away and go most years just to snack on the delicious food at Happy's. German Fries, Fried Dough and Lemonade. This place is worth the trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Broadway, Salisbury, MA 01952-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-465-2464

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