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Capitol House Chinese Kitchen

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35 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-2703
+1 518-434-5422
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I have visited this establishment many times over many years. I have had their lunch special and have ordered dinner on many occasions. The menu is extensive and the flavors and textures of the different menu items are superior to other Chinese establishments in the area. I have never had a bad meal at this place. Stop by to eat... More 

Thank Electorny
Albany, New York, United States
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

This is a good spot for lunch if you need it fast and cheap. It has a good range of entrees to choose from, and you can select any two on rice (fried or white) for $5. While this isn't a gourmet dining experience, the food is your typical Chinese American fare. The location is convenient to downtown Albany, and... More 

Thank Kate R
Albany, New York
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I'm reviewing the lunch special, where you choose 2-3 items from the pre-cooked selection. You get a good amount of food for $5 and it's edible, but mediocre.

Thank Barry G
Tupper Lake, New York
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I've eaten at this restaurant a great many times - always for lunch since it is across the street rom the Ten Eyck building where I worked for 10 years. The food is ALWAYS good, the lunch specials can't be beat and there is a good variety of soft drinks and ice teas offered. I highly recommend.

Thank Chugboogle
Albany, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

I always liked eating at The Capitol House. Their food is good and staff is friendly, especially May, she is a nice person and seems to say Hello where ever she sees you, always smiling.

Thank Sandra S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2012

I was in town for a conference and wanted something other than a burger, so I took a chance on the Capitol House Chinese Kitchen. I don't feel ill or anything, so that's good. The food was pretty mediocre, just your basic 'american' chinese food, overly sweet, luke warm, etc; I guess it's what I expected, tough to think I'd... More 

Thank Vermontrepreneur
Pflugerville, Tx
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2009

Worse Chinese food ever! We odered Teriyaki Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken and fried scallops. Both dishes were tasteless with huge uncooked pieces of carrots and greenpeppers. Definately needed salt or something! We couldn't eat the chicken but did pick the shrimp out. Scallops were okay.

Thank Merblyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 N Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207-2703
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-434-5422

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