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Gold Key Chinese Restaurant

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579 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-1920
+1 518-446-9186
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Albany, New York
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283 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had take out from Gold Key the other night. It was not good. I would not recommend it. The food was tasteless.

Thank Bourlingueur60
Albany, New York
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255 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

According to their website, this restaurant now is called New Gold Key Chinese Kitchen. I ordered the Shrimp & Chicken with Chinese Vegetables Combination Platter to go. When I've ordered this at other Chinese restaurants, the entree was prepared in a brown sauce. As the chicken & veggies in the dish were fine & the egg roll was crispy, I... More 

Thank fba5
Albany, New York
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2014

The food is always good! It's one of the better Chinese places in the area! The wait for food is never long!

Thank Nygirl2014
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Let me start by saying the picture used on this site is NOT what the actual restaurant looks like.... I have eaten here 3 times. Each time I go I hope the attitude of the lady taking orders improved-it hasn't. The price is not bad, the inside could use remodeling and the food could be cooked a little better compared... More 

Thank 0629
Delmar, New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Before I start my review, I would like to point out that the picture used above is not the gold key on new Scotland ave. The actual place looks nothing like this. I discovered this place while visiting my mother in the hospital across the street. The sesame chicken is amazing, it's actual white meat chicken! The crab Rangoon is... More 

Thank NewYorkGirl1994
1 review
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Best Chinese restaurant in capital region. My best dish is sesame chicken ! I ate it since I was 8. The food is alway delicious ,clean.

Thank Mark20209
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2011

It's not health food for sure. I'm sure we all have one of these type of Chinese food shops near us. It's heavy, smelly and as much as I hate to admit it yummy when I'm in the mood. I can't imagine eating in as the place isn't inviting. Most people take out. Just know what type of place is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208-1920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-446-9186

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?