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Ark Chinese Restaurant

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1405 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-4509
+1 510-521-6862
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11:00 - 15:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We are still looking for our "go-to" Chinese restaurant in Alameda & this review is based on our first visit to ARK - a pick-up/carry-out order on a Saturday night. The woman who took our order on the phone was polite, efficient & easy to understand, and the order was filled very quickly. When we picked up the food, the... More 

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Alameda, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Yummy firm General tofu! We've tried a lot of Chinese restaurants and this is the first one that uses firm tofu. Really good spring rolls as well! Delivery was a plus too

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Thank DeeHixx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Ark is one of the best Chinese restaurant in Alameda. I've been here quite a few times and never disappointed. The service staffs have gotten nicer and friendly. I loved their hand pulled beef stew noodle. Large bowl was huge and could feed a little army. Pickle with cooked peanuts appetizer was very refreshing and spicy. Little dumplings were succulent... More 

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Oakland, California
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339 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

We came here after a movie and the place was a bit loud but not too crowded. We ordered the meatless chicken chow mein again and it was tasty like I remembered it. We also tried something new: the large Ark Chow Ma noodle soup because of the pulled noodles. However, the flavors to us were a bit strange with... More 

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We hosted friends from San Francisco for dinner while we visited from Hawaii. We have always enjoyed our meal at the Ark Restaurant. The noodles are yummy, the hand pulled noodles and chow fun. You might also want to try the egg tofu.

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Has the best Chinese food we've ever eaten!! That's why when we travel here cross country, we always make it a point to eat here when we visit! Everything is good that we've ever ordered. Love their potstickers! Chicken with. String beans great and sweet n sour chicken yummy! You can watch them make noodles in back of restaurant. So... More 

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Thank cpowife93usn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

My fav Chinese restaurant on Park St. Has old fashioned charm, look at the interior. Food is very tasty, good value especially their lunch special with soup. At times, there is a demo on how noodles is made. You will be surprise to hear the banging, seeing one strand into many may fine strands as the end result!! Check out... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

This place is usually busy on weekends and when we walked by, there was a lull and we were able to get a table. We ordered the Shanghai dumplings (soup in dumpling), tomato beef handpulled noodles, mabutofu and meatless chow mein. The dumplings were tasty but tiny, handpulled noodles very good, mabutofu ok and the meatless chow mein very good!

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

I love their handmade noodles. The chef makes it on-site. Sometimes you can see the chef swinging the noodles in the air while you wait for your food. It is quite entertaining. There is a good selection of vegetarian dishes. They are very accommodating. It is a small restaurant with limited seating though.

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Napa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

My daughter and son-in-law who live in Alameda have passed by this restaurant many times but had never tried it. Last Sunday we decided to take the plunge. In a nutshell, the food was very good. The ambience is not all that you could ask for - But if you are looking for good, fresh Chinese food this is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501-4509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-521-6862

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?