Who We Are

House of Joy has been serving up delicious Chinese food in San Antonio, TX for 30 years. Owner Charles worked at House of Joy as a server for 16 years prior to purchasing it in 2010. Recently recognized as the 2016 Express-News Readers’ Choice winner for best Chinese food, House of Joy uses only the freshest of ingredients in our dishes, which include sesame chicken, General Tso’s chicken, shrimp and cashew, and beef and broccoli. Lunch specials are $6.95 and $7.50 with large portion sizes. They include either fried or steamed rice, an egg roll, spring roll or crabmeat Rangoon, and either wonton, egg drop or hot-and-sour soup.

Dinner specials are $8.95 and $9.50. All dinner plates include an egg roll, spring roll or crabmeat Rangoon, as well as a choice of steamed or fried rice.

A la carte orders are also available, and you have the option of either dining in or taking it to go. Catering is also available, and we have a private dining room for events.

Customer Reviews

“I’ve never had a bad experience here, nice owner and always timely! We eat here about once a month and this is really the best place in the area. I completely recommend it for anyone close.” – Matthew S., via Google

“Awesome food awesome service. I get something different every time I go and it’s always great!” – Chuck F., via Google

“The husband and I really enjoy this place. Food is good, service is great and the atmosphere is friendly and peaceful.” – Nancy G., via Yelp

“This was our first time eating here and all of the food was delicious. Service was excellent and food served very quickly. The owner prepared a special dish for my wife which she had requested. Extra rice was given at no extra charge. Restaurant was decorated very nice and tastefully to enjoy your meal in an aesthetic setting. We highly recommend this Chinese restaurant.” – Frank T., via TripAdvisor