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Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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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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“dim sum” (150 reviews)
“chinese food” (107 reviews)
“grant street” (86 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's nice to see a traditional Chinatown, since so many of them have been assimilated in urban sprawl (e.g. D.C.). Besides the traditional gate, there are multiple photo-worthy benches with bronze statues, stand-alone bronze statues, and tourist-watching. There is also the latest assortment of souvenirs...More

Thank NavyJAG
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On first night in SF and based not far from Chinatown, paid it a visit. Tacky shops and some dubious looking restaurants. Did find one restaurant ( Clay Pot) where we later had a really good and not too expensive meal. I'm sure there are...More

Thank Clive W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a day of getting great good luck charms and just people watching in Chinatown SF. Best one from NYC!!

Thank Bobcat J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a city within a city, you immediately know once you walk thru the Chinatown gate it has a different vibe. There are unique little shops and interesting nuances here. We were fortunate to have a walking tour and our guide gave us lots...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can walk easily, only 3 blocks from Union Square. Good for all your cheap souvenirs (t shirts etc) The main st is very touristy but walk the parallel Streets & you will find great little restaurants ( excellent Dim Sum) Was also there in...More

Thank TRC60
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is as close as you can come to China. Having cash is best. Lots of tourist type stores and jewelry stores. We were lucky enough to see a Dragon Dance and a funeral procession. Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory is a must stop

Thank patrickhQ5527SR
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not essential to see but interesting. Great if you fancy a good Chinese meal which we did . Most shops seem to close early evening but bustling during the day . Just a short walk from Union Square area

Thank markoBRISTOL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

China town was bustling and lively. Packed full of wonderful restaurants and Chinese grocery shops. Great fun for a walk around taking in the atmosphere !

Thank amandamonkey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

went through here on our first day in san fran great shops to get those things for family and friends to let them know you hav been here alot of good food places and you can just feel the history of the place . alot...More

Thank Marunui187
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A busy commercial area full if shops selling everything from jewellery to meat and vegetables. The hustle and bustle of crowds of people add to the atmosphere. For the squeamish, some of the meat still looks too close to the source animal (I like mine...More

Thank Andy B
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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19 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.
3 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
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