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Chinatown

Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch
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Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour
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This electric neighborhood of 100,000 people is not to be missed, and it's not hard to find: listen for the clack of mahjongg tiles and nose out the salty spicy squid.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chinese food” (115 reviews)
“dim sum” (151 reviews)
“grant street” (89 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
Chinatown
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+1 888-212-3203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a 62 year old native San Franciscan...my wife is Chinese...I've been coming to Chinatown as long as I can remember...oh yeah, I lived in China for many years too! Here's the deal...in Chinatown, Grant Ave. is for tourists. It's an amusing walk but the...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its really authentic and you‘ll find some crazy stuff there. The streets are not very clean but they aren’t in china is well.

Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bordered by Bush Street on the south, Broadway Street on the north, Stockton on the west and Kearney on the east, Chinatown is a warren of side streets and alleys filled with restaurants, shops, markets, bakeries and apartments. Walking is the only way to effectively...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unusual part of the city, great for cheap souvenirs and Chinese restaurants. You can walk round for quite a while and find random items that you would not find elsewhere

Thank MarkyMark68
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Little China in the middle of SF. Interesting how they kept their traditions and shops. Take a walking tour to this area to understand better

Thank fulya_arman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tacky Tacky Tacky. And over priced. A lot of the stuff that was for sale can be bought off the internet from Hong Kong for next to nothing. It was a real disappointment. Go to Japantown instead.

Thank ANDY B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I hear China town has more population in a 30 square block than any other in the US. Not sure what to say about this place as it’s like any other town but very crowded. We at lunch at R&G Lounge which was recommended by...More

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a little time looking in the shops and bought a few Jewlery items. I would have loved to have bought some garden statuary and even though it would have shipped free I was too tired to think about it much. I saw some nice...More

Thank siskacat7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chinatown offers some interesting architecture and some different shops to visit. Glad we saw the Dragons Gate but for me there are better things to see in San Francisco.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking this district so much. Allow a day if possible as there is so much to see and do and also many places to choose to eat from too. The streets have incredible photography opportunities and there is color and vibrancy all over....More

Thank wendy g
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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Artfornodriving
18 February 2017|
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Response from ed o | Reviewed this property |
portsmouth square public park bathrooms in china town are very clean and safe from my experience.
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tlhjar
2 October 2016|
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Response from paull2002 | Reviewed this property |
Here's the thing about San Francisco. If someone in your group has difficulty walking you need to research the bus system which is quite comprehensive. It can take you where you want to go. Embarcadero is a nice area to... More
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xsv_66
21 August 2016|
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Response from AllieOops69 | Reviewed this property |
I usually ask to be dropped off at the 'dragon gate' at the bottom of the hill, then walk up past the shops and restaurants. I'm unsure of the name of the street, but all taxi and Uber drivers know where it is. I would give... More
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