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Ala Shanghai

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468 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3231
+1 518-783-8188
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup dumplings” (35 reviews)
“dim sum” (19 reviews)
“peking duck” (10 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
468 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3231
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went here because I found advertised on my hotel site. It did not disappoint. I went there with a colleague on two occasions during my visit to Albany and we sampled four different dishes, all of which were well prepared. Also we had some...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this wonderful restaurant last year! We have now been there several times, and the food is always fantastic! They pride themselves on how fresh every dish is! This is the best Chinese food we have found outside of NYC Chinatown. The soup...More

Thank Juliedonato
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Read so many good reviews on this restaurant so decided to try it. Made a reservation for 7:30pm and the place was packed with people waiting. Finally was seated . Ordered the dim sum (scallops and shrimp) it was hard very hard, wonton soup was...More

Thank sholla5
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Have been visiting the capital region for more than 30 years at least and usually end up at chain restaurants. We had stayed previously in Latham but on the other side of the I-87 and never ventured this far over to this side. On this...More

Thank jayclement
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

They have the best shrimp shu mai in great Albany area. It a little pricey shu mai, but worth to try.

Thank chwang3
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Three of us ordered 3 different types of dim sum appetizers and 1 meal to share. Everything came out as it was cooked, so nothing was cold or gummy and we are the whole time we chatted together we had more than enough food, and...More

Thank kitkat226
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I've been here many times before and each time I return the food and service seems better if that is even possible. The location is perfect and parking is available. The ambiance is wonderful. You can actually converse with people at your table with ease....More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Four of us went for dinner on a recent Saturday evening. Had no reservations but seats were found for us. This place continues to put out a top notch meal every time we visit. The menu is very large and offers a variety of known...More

Thank Philroy2014
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We keep coming back to Ala Shanghai because the food is just exceptional. We were a group of 10 people so we ordered a bunch of food and shared it. The Peking duck is excellent, as are the soup dumplings and the spicy beef. Everything...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food. Always busy with great attentive staff. Easy on site parking, don’t miss ALA Shanghai

Thank Linniemg
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May 31, 2017|
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Response from Creepshow124 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not. Stick to the Tsing Tao
March 30, 2017|
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Response from LuvtheAdirondacks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Ala Shanghai does have many seafood, tofu, and vegetable options. Just ask your server. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110-3231
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Latham
  • Phone Number: +1 518-783-8188
  • E-mail
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