Happy Dining

Chinese, Korean, Asian Fusion

4250 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine
(949) 726-8170


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Happy Dining

TL;DR: delicious and unique Szechuan dry hot pot to share (like Boiling Point without soup and add numbing spice)! Hard to find places that have this dish! For some reason, these Szechuan dry pots are hard to find. I went to a restaurant in San Francisco where I had my first try of dry pot, and I really wanted to find another place in SoCal! After a lot of looking, we came across Happy Dining! Really, because this type of food is so unique (and tastes good too), I don't think...read full review
I love this place, I've been eating here since 2017/2018 after I moved from NYC where I used to frequent Mala Project in east village. Its great tasting and I haven't found an alternative that's as good as this place so far. Like other reviews have mentioned the portion size has decreased. At the beginning of the pandemic the size of the container got smaller which I didn't mind, but just this past week I had friends over and we ordered the medium as usual and we noticed that...read full review

It frankly blows my mind that the rating for this restaurant is so low. I've never left a yelp review before, but I feel like I owe it to this place to help bump their ratings up to something more accurate! Hands down the best and most authentic Chinese food in Irvine. Amazing for dine in and take out and consistently amazing food. Me and my wife are moving soon and the thing I'll miss the most about Irvine is Happy Dining!

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Monday 11AM - 9:30PM
Tuesday 11AM - 9:30PM
Wednesday 11AM - 9:30PM
Thursday 11AM - 9:30PM
Friday 11AM - 10PM
Saturday 11AM - 10PM
Sunday 11AM - 9:30PM

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