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Ala Shanghai

468 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3231
518-783-8188
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English first
Brant Lake, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

delicious spectacular Chinese food. soup dumplings as good as in Shanghai. Can't wait to go back! a great spot hidden in nondescript building. great.

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New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I took my spouse here for dinner, and we liked it so much, we came back for lunch the next day! The food is great. My husband had the pork belly dish and was raving about it. The dumplings are so much fun to eat and I loved the soup dumplings. The service was the perfect amount of attentive and... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is some of the best Chinese food that I have eaten. The restaurant had a line at 6:30 when we arrived and the line was constant. It is not a great atmosphere - but the food is so good. There were so many vegan options! But some of the dishes under "Vegetables" had pork in them. You could ask... More 

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Albany, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I stopped for a quick bite after work and picked a few items off the sim sum menu and it all rocked! The soup dumplings were the best I've ever had and the prices we're beyond reasonable.

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Yangon
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12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is not a fancy restaurant, bu any means. But the food is authentic and fresh and I have not had better in the Albany area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I too cannot understand all the rave reviews. I found the food as repulsive as the filthy and unkept front of the house.The most positive aspect of this dining experience was the professional wait staff.

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Albany, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We'll not quite. But almost. I got the tofu with steamed veggies. It was just delightful. There was a lot of it so I took some home to share with my bro. Later I came back to order take out of puffy shrimp and general tso. Both were winners for my ever hungry boys.

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Clifton Park, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were delighted to discover this local gem earlier this year, when my family and I were looking for a good place to eat for the lunar new year. I was especially pleased that there are vegetarian/vegan options (there is a spicy tofu dish with jalapeños that is especially divine). The plum wine is excellent. The staff are very professional... More 

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Awesome soup dumplings - we also loved the fillet in spicy fish sauce. Super authentic - we loved it! We stopped here on the way from Montreal to New York - would definitely come again!

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

ordered dumplings, sesame chicken and chicken with broccoli. All were tasteless and the chicken was very fatty. I was very disappointed because of all the good reviews. I have had Chinese food many times and this was one of the worst places.

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Additional Information about Ala Shanghai

Address: 468 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3231
Phone Number: 518-783-8188
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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