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“Authentic Chinese food.” 5 of 5 stars
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Emperor's
10 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-2603
518-591-0628
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Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Cherry Hill, NJ
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Authentic Chinese food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

1.More authentic chinese food is hard to find.
2.The food was less greasy than most chinese restaurants and the seafood and vegetables were so fresh and perfectly cooked.
3.very friendly service.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Napanoch, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Definitely NOT worth a visit”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Since this restaurant had vastly contrasting reviews, we decided to try it for ourselves. Big mistake!!! The food didn't reach the quality of even mediocre take-out Chinese joints, the dining room desperately needed a makeover, and that bathroom...ah, yes, that bathroom. It's amazing that health inspectors haven't yet condemned the entire operation just because of the terrible conditions in that one little room. The walls were rich with mildew and literally falling apart. The ceiling had numerous holes, and entire sections were collapsing. The sink was barely hanging against the wall and seemed to be losing its war with gravity. The floor was cracking into pieces, and debris lay everywhere. Service was prompt -- the only good thing about Emperor's -- but unfriendly. All that, while just across the road is a PF Chang's restaurant. Ah, well, we live and learn.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Hudson, New York
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good food - terrifying rest room”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Had a very enjoyable meal at the Emperor. I thought it was a cut above the average Chinese restaurant. Then I went to the rest room. I was falling apart. It's condition was really scary. It was enough to make me decide I would not go back there again.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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schenectady
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Best Chinese Restaurant Around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This is a great place for authentic chinese food and dim sum. My husband and I love this place. We go here frequently.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“great food and fun for all ages”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

There were 7 of us from 8 to 73. The food was served on a lazy susan on a large round table. It was delcious and resonable.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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