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“chinese food”(136 reviews)
“dim sum”(166 reviews)
“grant street”(105 reviews)
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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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Reviewed yesterday

It is another "Must See" place in San Francisco. Fun, shopping, food, attraction all came together in China Town. From cheap touristic souvenirs to luxurious items you can find everything. Just walking in the streets and watching stores and painted walls is a real pleasure....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit in San Francisco since this is the biggest China Town in the US The reason for the 4 stars is that a lot of shops is putting signs for final clearance I don't know is it true and they are really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rorol2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of eye candy for sure! Great little restaurants, shops - most touristy with cheap souvenirs- but fun to walk through

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AroundTheGlobe69
Reviewed 2 days ago

I finally experienced historic China Town in San Francisco. The sights and smells are incredible. There are many streets to stroll through, many stores to shop in, and so many delicious restaurants to eat in. The real deal. I highly recommend visiting this area, you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife wanted to go to a bakery here. We drove around in circles looking for parking for an hour. This was the only place in all of San Francisco where I had extreme difficulty finding a spot. There where long line ups in some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kingshahid
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you go to San Fran you have to walk around Chinatown to experience the aromas and the people it’s being thetey

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank H2749FMrichardl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chinatown in San Francisco is always busy, plenty of colour and culture, a good choice of eateries with an authentic variety of Chinese dishes at budget prices. Lots of shops/businesses to explore. Chinatown is easy to find, at the corner of Grant & Stockton Streets....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daf57
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chinatown at the center of Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, is the oldest and largest Chinese community outside Asia. Explore the narrow alleyways and marvel at the old Chinatown architecture. Be sure to try the authentic Peking duck at R&G Lounge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 6sigmax
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's basically one street full of tacky shops selling the same tat as each other. Very disappointing. Nothing special. I was expecting more

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FroggerDonkey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch and had fun going to all the shops! People are a little rude but I guess you can expect that in such a touristy area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzio424
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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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July 3, 2018|
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Response from TRAVLINCOP | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult EVERYWHERE and expensive most places. If you are going to be there a few days get the 3 day MUNI passports. They are great for getting to most places in San Francisco. For sure way cheaper than parking... More
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Curiosity779993 | Reviewed this property |
No, try a muni cable car or bus, or Lyft.
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Albert J | Reviewed this property |
Golden gate fortune cookie factory . They featured this place on amazing race last season. 56 Ross Alley, San Francisco, CA 94108 (415) 806-8243 hope this helps