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Capital Buffet

145 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1125
+1 518-489-8888
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
145 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1125
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to say it the wrong way, but when you see a Chinese buffet with alot of Chinese people eating there, you know it must be good. The food was fresher than expected, and the service is good and fast. You are not rushed out...More

Thank Jayson266
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Hi again! It's the travelin' travel agents from Consumers Travel World. Our motel was a few blocks from this eatery. Our general feelings about Chinese buffets is there are usually enough selections to satisfy everybody's varied tastes---provided the food is properly prepared. This restaurant fit...More

Thank LongIslandBarry
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner at 5PM thinking everything would be fresh. Hahaha boy were we wrong. Every single pan of food was clearly leftover from lunch. The sweet and sour chicken was mushy, the chicken in the chicken and broccoli was...More

Thank NY_Dog_Mama
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were returning home from ME, and passed through the Albany area at lunch hour. Knowing this restaurant from a previous visit we head to the buffet, my favorite! We were seated quickly and our drinks prompt following . I wasn't disappointed but more like...More

Thank Artie S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There's is joy in eating a huge Chinese buffet with about 41 hot dishes, Pho, sushi, Mongolian hot table, salads, desserts, soft-serve ice cream machine and a friendly wait staff. Lunch is about $8.50, dinner about $12 (with many higher-priced items added to the offerings)....More

Thank Cosmo75x
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was from out of town on business. Chinese buffet in the New York metro area, are for the most part, dependably good. What kind of Chinese buffet doesn't have spareribs either on the bone or boneless? They did have mystery meat on the bone...More

3  Thank scrafi
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This turned out to be a discovered GEM! The food was exceptional buffet style. Great combination in International dishes but mostly Chinese. I could not believe the check. GREAT VALUE for a great meal

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

One of the largest in the area. 5 "hot" stations,2 "cold" and 1 dessert station. Sushi in the rear is so so, mostly lame rolls with mostly rice, little recognisabale fish.

1  Thank Fritz V
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

One of the better wok selections in the area. Above average sushi. Fairly large fresh shrimp, mussels, squid, etc. Good sized vegitable bar with kimchee, maronated mushrooms, seaweed, etc. Three main tables have something for everyone. Service is hit and miss. Good bang for your...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The Capital Buffet in Albany, NY is probably the best buffet in the capital region. But do beware you are going to stuff yourself so much with delicious choices, of not just Chinese food, but also with some American choices. 5 star worthy!

1  Thank Mandy_Berg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205-1125
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-489-8888
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