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N Broadway at North Hill St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012
+1 213-680-0243
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Though much smaller than the Chinese neighborhoods of New York and San Francisco, great food and numerous small Chinese specialty stores still abound in Chinatown.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good30%
  • Average34%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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N Broadway at North Hill St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Central L.A
+1 213-680-0243
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see. Nothing like NY or San Francisco. A few shops and restaurants but not a real area or neighborhood

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

You can get to Chinatown in a number of ways, drive, take the metrolink train to Union Station and walk a couple blocks, or the Gold Line Chinatown station. However you get here the fun is walking the streets. There are a wide variety of...More

1  Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I didn't really find much more to do than to shop here. There were a couple good places to take photos, but that was all. We somehow found our way to some kind of underground shopping center and that was pretty neat. As far as...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It was the small shops that were interesting to the kids. Got a small snack from the Phoenix Bakery. Tried the Lotus ball and it was really tasty. Kids had fun at the wishing wall.

Thank Wmmadar
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Get a bubble tea and pick up an egg tart as you enjoy the sights and sounds of Chinatown. Parking is an issue so go by the subway.

Thank TravellingTwos
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Certainly, it depends upon where you have traveled prior to this, i.e. Vancouver or San Francisco...either way, if this is your 'thing', it's pretty cool and definitely worthy of your time. Lots of variety, great food and shopping options. If visiting for the day from...More

Thank Ydnar
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There are some great photo ops here if you are a fan of visiting Chinatowns. It is less appealing than San Francisco or New York. It didn't seem as busy as others I have visited. Parking can be a challenge so take the subway.

Thank dkcleaver
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place for Chines food, shopping and deals. Ample parking for about $5.00, extensive flea-market and local Chines flare.

2  Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I like the entrance to Chinatown...Plenty of places to walk around and visit the shops that have tables lined up on the sidewalks. I always feel rushed from the owners when thinking about making a purchase, so we just walked by. Some of the restaurants...More

1  Thank katork
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Apparently, a lot of Chinese people are going to the "New Chinatown." Chinatown as we have known it, can now be referred to as "Old Chinatown." That said, our family really enjoyed the experience of seeing the architecture and buying Chinese trinkets in the shops....More

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