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193 Lark Street, Albany, NY
518-813-4944
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We showed up at 11:30 am unannounced and there were 9 of us. Our server never lost her cool or her pleasant demeanor. Even when we asked for separate checks! We waited a while for the food but that was expected. I ordered the pineapple fried rice because I had seen a picture of it online served in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
rosetucci
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up at 11:30 am unannounced and there were 9 of us. Our server never lost her cool or her pleasant demeanor. Even when we asked for separate checks! We waited a while for the food but that was expected. I ordered the pineapple fried rice because I had seen a picture of it online served in a pineapple... More 

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Thank rosetucci
Troy, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Mediocre I guess? They have a mix of Thai, Korean, and Japanese. I got Pad Thai and the chicken was so dry I just picked it out and set it aside. Waitstaff were nice, but the food was really unremarkable. There are certainly better places in the Capitol area to go if you are craving Asian food.

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Thank Katarina00
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I went to Kinnaree with my wife. We are both fans of Thai food, but we were both a little disappointed at the quality of the food and worse yet, my wife was quite sick afterward and I was mildly sick. My suggestion would be to find another place!

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Thank Tom M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a hankering for Thai food while spending two work days in Albany. This place had courteous and helpful staff a varied menu and of course most importantly great food. Hit the spot. A little spice a little tang and crispy fried food too. Happy I chose this place and will return

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Thank Victor B
Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Often times I am skeptical of restaurants that do several types of cuisine. However, Kinnaree does everything very very well. Thai, Korean, whatever, I simply have never had a bad dish. We are always happy to return.

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1 Thank kiltedflyer
Amherst, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Kinnaree has the best curry noodle dish I have ever had. Just the right spiciness and the noodles are delicious. I used to eat here all the time but have moved out of New York State. But I had to stop here when I passed through Albany recently. I have also enjoyed their Korean food.

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1 Thank Lucypower48
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. We had Korean food for the first time and really enjoyed it. The kids, who sometimes can be picky, also found things they liked.

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1 Thank Fredrik S
Delmar, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Visited Kinnaree for first but hopefully not last time on evening when Lark street and side streets closed to parking due to an event. So we had to park quite a distance away and walk. Plenty to choose from the menu. We enjoyed delicious mango curry, dumplings, satay, and noodles. We enjoy both Korean and Thai food so this place... More 

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Thank Ed G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We have been coming to Kinnaree since it opened and it has continued to be one of our favorite restaurants in Albany. The food will outshine any other Thai restaurant in the area. The quality and portions are consistently above average. Their Korean food is also excellent. My husband tends to get the same items, but I have tried almost... More 

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1 Thank KandPJ
Clifton Park, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The restaurant had announced on their Facebook page that they had updated their menu and added a number of new dishes. Having been more than pleased with any dish served to us in the past, I couldn't wait to try something new. I started with the Crispy Fish With Herbs ($10) which is listed with the salads - Crispy Tilapia... More 

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Thank Roger K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 193 Lark Street, Albany, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 518-813-4944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?