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Five Happiness Chinese Restaurant

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3605 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4509
+1 504-482-3935
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After recently having a couple of mediocre meals at the restaurant and two terrible meals delivered I think I am finished with this place. Greasy and bland entrees, flaccid dumplings swimming in oil, wilted wontons, etc. etc.. Wish we had more Chinese dining options here in Nola. Seems to be a little better if you dine in than order out... More 

Thank thedoublee
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went here at an odd time of the day but luckily the lunch specials ran until 4:00. Every meals comes with wonton strips & dipping sauce to enjoy before the meal arrives. Each meal comes with soup -I got wonton soup. It had s good flavor. My main dish was chicken, mushroom & pea pod with fried rice. It was... More 

Thank tokanier
biloxi, ms
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Some people call this THE BEST Chinese food in New Orleans and boy are they wrong. All the food came out lukewarm and greasy. The San Shin Soup for 2 was lacking in flavor, the egg rolls were 99% cabbage, the ribs were tough, and the crab rangoon was one big lump of cream cheese. Since the appetizers were so... More 

Thank biloxichef
New Orleans, Louisiana
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Was disappointed that service was lackluster and the food wasn't exceptional either. The server had difficulty explaining the daily specials when asked and said that it's the same everyday. The server dropped the food and never followed up with us and had to hunt him down to pay the bill. My husband enjoyed the sweet & sour, my garlic shrimp... More 

Thank James_McDaniel
New Orleans
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180 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Five Happiness serves excellent Chinese food at attractive prices in a pleasant atmosphere. Lunches are served at reduced prices until about 3:30 pm daily. Entrée dishes are large enough for two and are explained on the menu. Hot and spicy dishes can be tempered to taste. Quality is consistent with the two owners watching operations at all times. Service is... More 

Thank RNewOrleans
Union City, Georgia
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

My husband & I along with my sister & brother-in- law visited there about a week ago. My husband stuck to his usual twice cooked pork, egg rolls, & hot & sour soup. The three others had a spicy shrimp dish with vegetables wit egg roll, soup. All was delicious! Every meal I have had there has been delicious!

Thank Faye R
Lafayette, Louisiana
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Their Peking & Chinese backed ducks are amazing!! Their combination fried rice is excellent as well. Their food portions are great. Tasty food that isn't greasy. Always our go to place in NOLA for Chinese food.

Thank DeRouenTraveler
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We went here for a last minute dinner as the reviews were good. It's average at best, it's Chinese food made for Westerners, lacking in flavour and substance, supposedly 'spicy' dishes are covered in a sickly sweet thick sauce. Good if you don't know what Chinese food is meant to be like. Bad if you are hoping for fresh grilled... More 

Thank Ash P
New Orleans, Louisiana
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292 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Friday night dinner with friends and family -- that's exactly what we needed in the middle of Mard Gras season. Great varied menu good service and pretty nice ambience. Any one of the meat or fish entrees are sure to please -- be sure to ask for the "spicy" level you can handle.

Thank Stew S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Love, love, love their general chicken! They know how to make it spicy without making it too spicy. They give great portions on all their plates and are super fast with service. I come here during the week for lunch time and they are pretty busy around that time. Lunch specials and dinner specials are all good prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 3605 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-3935

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