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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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent and very cozy

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Victor B
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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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Albany, NY
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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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Amherst, Massachusetts
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

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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Delmar, New York
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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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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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Clifton Park, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Ate dinner with my wife and son. Restaurant is located in a close to downtown neighborhood of apartment buildings and store fronts. A visitor to Albany from a small town in Ohio - in one word, I would describe the neighborhood as shabby - but there was nothing shabby about the Kinnaree - tastefully decorated and clean carpet. The young... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I've been disappointed with Thai food in the area several times. Restaurants were either overpriced, bland, or tried to serve too large/diverse menu unsuccessfully. Kinnaree did not fall into any of these traps, though! My wife and I both tried curry dishes - Green curry fried rice and the half fried duck. Both were spicy, tasty, and full of a... More 

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Clifton Park, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The Pad Thai and the Drunken Noodles dishes here are excellent, so I decided to try some of the things that I was not familiar with. The Goong Salong appetizer ($7.95) is a really fun dish - shrimp surrounded by these crispy noodles makes you wonder how they were able to even create such a cool presentation. They are served... More 

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Additional Information about Kinnaree

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

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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: Thai
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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