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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.
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N Broadway at North Hill St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Central L.A
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+1 213-680-0243
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I believe we should have gone on a week end versus the middle of the week because the towns was quiet. We were fortunate enough to have a few stores open and an honest to God Chinese bakery which we loved. After try the delicate...More

Thank JennamurskiRN
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Chinatown while I was on the hop on hop off tour to Downtown LA. It's an area where Chinese emigrants community has settled in Los Angeles. You will instantly notice the Chinese architecture from the special houses, temples and statutes. Shops selling Chinese...More

Thank Osman B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the worst China Town I’ve ever seen. The whole area needs to be restructured. The restaurants are good though.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed by the number of shops that were closed in Chinatown, but did like Realm very much. Realm sells some high end gifts; whereas, many of the other stores focus on souvenirs. We ate at the Plum Tree Restaurant that has reasonably priced,...More

Thank joan632015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special, fairly clean and safe. Parking is accessible, expect to pay to park. Plenty of food, restaurants and low quality merchandise. Fun experience

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I expected so much more. Friends always raved about finding household and clothing items at great deals! I was utterly disappointed. I went during a weekend day, and expected crowds but the streets were empty and stores closed. I didn't find any of the items...More

Thank Mailao V
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

It was a fun visit! I enjoyed stepping into the herbal, medicinal and specialty stores. We visited a temple, shopped for exotic fruits and vegetables from street vendors. Prices were good, l got three large bags of lavender, chamomille and hibiscus flowers to make infusions,...More

Thank Emmanuelle d
Reviewed August 24, 2018

In order to help tourism to chinatown during the summer there are events called 'chinatown summer nights" which take place. At these events there is demonstration cooking, the old chinatown plaza comes alive with bands and food trucks scatterred around. Frankly if you are the...More

Thank Hoben01
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We thought it would be a cool place to explore in the evening after landing in LA. But most places were closed at 8:30pm when we arrived. However the food was good and there are many restaurants to choose from.

Thank Jenbriecory
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Chinese stalls with the similar items over and over again for approximately 1km of alleys between stalls.

Thank Pikku007
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Joan H
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Response from 57chevycustom | Reviewed this property |
You cant go wrong asking locals in the area. Enjoy.
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echan47
October 31, 2017|
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Response from dkcleaver | Reviewed this property |
I would not stay in this area. It is nice but not worth spending more than a few hours.
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echan47
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Response from katork | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay close to Chinatown, but I am sure you could find a hotel that would meet your expectations. May I suggest to Google hotels close to the area; Tripadvisor, also, could narrow down the selections for you. The... More
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