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259 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1159
+1 518-729-4827
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
259 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch in a booth with a one year old. The noodles amused him. Pork, chicken, shrimp, dumplings...all were fresh , hot, not greasy, and very tasty. I was impressed and found it a relaxed place with a diverse crowd and good service. I'll...More

Thank L Frank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s taken me far too long to get to Rain for a proper meal; up to this point I’ve only attended events and fundraisers there. It was perfect for the latter, thanks to a handsome and expansive (for Lark Street) dining area. I was happy...More

Thank Alan I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have been to Rain now on multiple occasions with family. The food is delicious and we have tried a variety of dishes but some of our favorite selections are the sesame chicken, edamame with spicy garlic sauce, spring rolls, singapore chow mei fun, General...More

Thank travelingqueen9207
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I ordered delivery from this restaurant, and the food wa very good. I had it delivered and the food was hot when it arrived on time. Pleasant people to do business with. I will order from this restaurant again.

Thank maijr1119
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

One of the worst Chinese restaurants we've been to! Tasteless egg rolls, bad beef, and " not above average" service. Not recommended!

Thank Dan n
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

A most stop in Albany The food and atmosphere was just great The food was prepared just perfectly the wait staff was very attentive they did a great job

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. The service was fabulous just as the atmosphere. If you are in the area I would highly recommend stopping here for some food! The bar looked epic too!!

Thank Erika D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Nice setup and love the atmosphere. We had the Spicy Chicken and Ma-Po Tofu. Really big portions and the food was so good. One of the best in Albany.

Thank Manoj B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice offerings even have gluten-free entrees. The dishes were tasty and not greasy, the environment was very pleasant, and the services was very attentive. We all had a great time.

Thank reviewer2011
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We are always looking for new and different Asian restaurants. Rain is well worth the visit. I really liked the décor and lighting. The menu features a number of different dishes along with some staples. Really enjoyed their soups. The place is not overly priced....More

Thank Philroy2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210-1159
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-729-4827
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