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The 9 Best Chinese Restaurants Near Albany

Updated: October 6, 2021

Need general Tso’s chicken or fried rice in your life? These are our best spots for Chinese food in Albany. We evaluated tons of diner and critic reviews and analyzed top sites to find the best Chinese restaurants in Albany. Here you’ll find the best Chinese neighborhood gems in Albany serving classics like chow mein and ma po tofu.

Find the perfect Chinese restaurant

China Village

Chinese, $$, AlbanyChinese, $$Albany, East Washington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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The Pearl House

Asian, $, AlbanyAsian, $Albany, West Washington
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

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Great China

Chinese, $$, BerkeleyChinese, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Sichuan Style Restaurant

Chinese, $$, BerkeleyChinese, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Spices 3

Asian, $, OaklandAsian, $Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Cozy Wok

Asian, OaklandAsianOakland, Hawthorne
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Yunnan Style Rice Noodle

Chinese, El CerritoChineseEl Cerrito
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Chengdu Style Restaurant

Asian, $, BerkeleyAsian, $Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Baby Cafe

Asian, $, OaklandAsian, $Oakland, Downtown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5
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Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Chinese restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Albany, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - The 38 Essential East Bay Restaurants, Eater - Get Crackin': The Bay Area Dungeness Crab Heatmap and Eater - The Essential Chinese Restaurants of the East Bay. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for pork in sticky soy glaze

    Knowing what to pair with pork in sticky soy glaze can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Riesling. This, off-dry, white wine balances the sweet and tangy pork in sticky soy glaze.

  • A next-level match for steamed fish

    When having steamed fish, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A classic dish

    Making peking duck, often paired with pancakes and soy sauce, is a long-held tradition in China.

  • A killer pairing

    Often considered one of the most traditional drinks in China, baijiu is a crowd-favorite choice across the country, often made with sorghum.

Parking info

Albanyis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Chinese spot.

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