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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch

  • Discover the shops, temples, and food purveyors of Chinatown
  • Taste fortune cookies after learning how they are made
  • Hear the history of immigration to San Francisco from China
San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch
From US$35.00
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3-hour walking tour including a 10-course dim sum luncheon
Walking Tour Only
This option includes the walking tour without the lunch option
Dive deep into Chinatown, one of San Francisco’s most historical neighborhoods, on this walking tour. Your guide shares commentary as you explore highlights including a Buddhist temple, fortune cookie factory, and medicinal herb shop, visiting both well-known sights and hidden gems in this vibrant district. Upgrade to include a 10-course dim sum lunch for a flavorful meal at one of Chinatown's great restaurants.
What to Expect
Make your own way to Old St. Mary’s Cathedral to meet your guide, who shares commentary about Chinatown’s history, culture, and daily life.

Stroll along Stockton Street, passing markets with fresh seafood, vegetable vendors, tea shops, and Chinese bakeries. Stop at an herbal pharmacy, where you’ll learn about the medicinal uses of items such as ginseng root, gecko lizards, and pearl pills. Then try the samples at a fortune cookie factory.

See a Chinese-language school and Waverly Place, an alley filled with temples and secret clubs. Note buildings designed to resemble pagodas, and Chinese decor along the streets. Go to a Buddhist temple that houses gold antiques, and learn about Chinese Buddhism in local practice.

Your tour ends near your starting point. Upgrade to include the 10-course lunch at a popular dim sum restaurant in Chinatown (sample menu below).
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1 - 5 of 230 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
If you want to explore Chinatown take this tour

Chinatown is a big place. You could easily walk around and see nothing but shops and restaurants. That is why you need a guide. And this is a good your option. Along our walk we learned how the Chinese first got here and why. How...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Experience!

Since my wife was away with her friends this weekend I had to find things to keep the kids busy this weekend and away from technology. Today we went to Chinatown San Francisco and went on a tour with All About Chinatown with the owner...More

Thank Jet783660
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour!

I booked this tour as something to do more or less. I had no expectations. Boy, was I impressed. I came away with a better understanding of the Chinese culture & was able to see things I never would have had I just walked through...More

Thank ozfoxxxxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Would give it six stars if we could!

Linda is the perfect tour guide: knowledgeable, funny, friendly and attentive to all members of the group. She clearly enjoys leading the tours. We were part of a group of maybe 12 persons, and we all learned many things about Chinatown: its history, people, and...More

Thank soxfan1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda Lee and the Best Tour Ever!

Linda Lee was fantastic, humorous, engaging and extremely knowledgeable about her home town! Everyone on the tour loved her commentary, and she knew nearly everybody in Chinatown. I will recommend her Chinatown Walking Tour to all of my friends without hesitation. Everyone should have the...More

Thank Randy K
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12 July 2018|
Response from Abigail T | Reviewed this property |
Without the lunch it was about 2 hours long
5 June 2018|
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Response from 451deborahc | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, it was, but you could ask the tour leader to be sure your dietary wishes were considered.