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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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Chinatown Tour and Optional Hosted Dim Sum Tasting Luncheon
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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” (120 reviews)
“dim sum” (148 reviews)
“grant street” (94 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
Chinatown
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+1 888-212-3203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a good place to visit in any city to see Chinese culture. A very vibrant area, with an array of shops selling virtually everything. Some great looking restaurants. Really interesting area hits tire and views to the bay as you pass the many intersections.

Thank SagaloutsTour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked to Chinatown from our hotel near Union Square, it’s a bit of a steep walk in parts but not too far, if you get the free map that is available everywhere you can find your way about quite easily. We walked all around...More

Thank Rooombiter
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chinatown is amazing, scenic, great stores, bakeries, and restaurants. There are beautiful murals everywhere. It like being in a different world, and it absolutely charming.

Thank April M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of walking but but definitely worth visiting. Enjoy several blocks mainly consisting of restaurants, souvenir, and specialty shops. Make sure to visit the fortune cookie factory for your free samples.

Thank LadyFlames
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely part of the culture of SanFrancisco and worth the visit . There are plenty of shops if you are in to Far East decor or are looking for jewelry or souvenirs. One can stroll the streets and enjoy the architecture as well as grab...More

Thank Ruth K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were very dissapointed with Chinatown. We ended up in 3 restaurants before eating. The first one, someone was outside promoting on the pavement then once inside we were seated in a back of the restaurant given menus tgen forgotten about so promptly left. The...More

Thank 65driv
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe this is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia and perhaps that is part of its problem. It covers many many city blocks and certainly includes everything you would ever need by way of great fruit and veg shops, Chinese restaurants and all manner...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for cheap prices and unique gifts, food and more. Lot of walking but its neat to see the Chinese lanterns string across the buildings.

Thank Travelgirl2111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This area extends for about 6 blocks and has mainly restaurants and souvenir shops. There are other speciality shops with mainly Chinese furniture but it is all well worth a visit. On our visit there was some sort of ceremony going on with loud music...More

1  Thank Ashley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some stores had amazing art, sculptures, antiques, but most were what my husband calls tourist traps,.... T-shirts, lanterns, mugs, magnets, shot glasses, and other crap. The entrance to China town had stone dragons that were kinda cool, but this is not what I would consider...More

Thank MJCinCT
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jasonadam1978
11 March 2018|
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Response from Mary Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, didn’t see any crawling around though 😂
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Ramsey V
8 February 2018|
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Response from paul1009 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't buy gold there
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Crystal M
5 February 2018|
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Response from Ines S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Crystal, I've recommend to start at Dragon Gate. address: Grant Ave & Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 Have fun! Greets from Holland, Ines
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