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Yip's Chinese Restaurant - CLOSED

117 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3414
+1 518-449-2030
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
21 Nov 2013
“What's with the lukewarm tea?”
22 Oct 2013
“Love the Changes”
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117 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3414
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2013

Agree with last writer that the new Asian Tea House is not the old Yips. Have eaten there twice within past two weeks. Both time the tea was weak and lukewarm. Asked the first time while the owner came around to check on things if...More

1  Thank Cinimax
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I have been a fan of Yips since I was a kid. I went to lunch today; at the new Asian Tea House and what a change! The decor is nice, more up to date. The menu has been updated and they now have more...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Yip's Chinese restaurant has undergone a recent name change, so you will now see a sign saying "Asian Tea House" rather than Yip's. Currently they have banners up declaring a grand opening. They have redecorated the interior with fresh furniture, lighting, and upholstery, with the...More

Thank pkep1483
Reviewed 8 January 2013

The place is tired, the food is bad ,and I have read the other reviews, its true Jims is a blast from the past, and so is the food. I dont think Jim has tried any othe the dishes his cook ? puts out the...More

Thank tilefish
Reviewed 10 October 2012 via mobile

Jimmy has been there forever. Favorite dish is rainbow birdsnest though it was way better with shoestring basket. Their general tso sauce is way off. I don't even think its right based on other places.

Thank Just-A-Guys-Opinion
Reviewed 8 September 2012

My husband and I went to Yip's today for the first time. We walked in and were greeted immediately. It is a very nice place so we were both feeling pleased with our decision. When our server came to take our orders I asked if...More

Thank Candi G
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I've been eating at Yips since I can remember - my Mom used to take me there as a kid and it was a wonderful experience - still it today. The food is consistently good as is the service. My favorite is the Crispy Garlic...More

Thank BellaGinger
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Yips is a sit-down Traditional Chinese restaurant, and they do offer take out. They might be a little pricier than your average fast food, hole in the wall chinese place, but worth every extra penny. My family has been coming here, since before my parents...More

Thank lovexxbella
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Yips has been there for at least 40 years, and it's still going strong. No buffet here; you order off a menu, get very responsive, friendly service, very tasty traditional dishes, and the price is more than fair. Even the huge egg rolls are made...More

Thank countFlorida
Reviewed 11 May 2012

This restaurant is right out of the 1970's.....think A Christmas Story. I am originally from nyc, and going to Yips always brings me back to my youth when going to a Chinese restaurant was a big deal. The service is always very good, and the...More

Thank DHammer
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  • Address: 117 Columbia Tpke, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3414
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rensselaer
  • Phone Number: +1 518-449-2030
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