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BROOKLYN Chinatown (Sunset Park) a Cornucopia of Chinese Food and Culture

Getting more crowded, virtually impossible to park... yet a must-see for Sino-enthusiasts. Worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Simply Amazing!

What an amazing eclectic clash of culture! This place is incredible, you would think you are in... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 June 2014

My wife and I had no plans to visit, or tour, Chinatown. However, we got off of the subway at the wrong stop! All I can say is that it is a truly unique experience. We live in Baltimore Maryland, and, of course we have...More

4  Thank KeithLauer
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 May 2014

New York doesn't do things by half measures. So, we have three China Towns. This one is my favorite for all the same reasons I wouldn't recommend it to tourists. It's small, manageable, a good place to do your grocery shopping, and not too crowded....More

3  Thank BethLesser
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting more crowded, virtually impossible to park... yet a must-see for Sino-enthusiasts. Worth walking through the insane throngs along 8th Avenue to get baked goods at Bakery 88 and Xin Fa, and fresh vegetable/fruit juices and smoothies at TBaar. Lovers of fish have a wide...More

Thank Matt_I_Bklyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to see it, worth it! Different world inside this big city. Besides I love korean cosmetics so I have done some shopping too :-)

1  Thank Eva-cz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go to Manhattan for Chinatown, there is a small Chinatown on Avenue U in Brooklyn but it's not the same. The food is really good probably just as good. But it's not Chinatown that you've heard about. Take the train to Canal street for the...More

Thank Cybdiver1
Reviewed 5 October 2018

What an amazing eclectic clash of culture! This place is incredible, you would think you are in Hong Kong or Shanghai, go for the smells and culture - well worth it.

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a review of Chinatown in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, located on 8th Avenue between 40th and 65th Streets. The reviews and pictures found here are mixing the NYC and Brooklyn Chinatowns. Sunset Park's Chinatown is very large with a multitude of shops and restaurants....More

Thank DestinyRides
Reviewed 30 August 2018

There nothing of interest here, very downbeat, I have so little to say that I am struggling to make the required letters

Thank roye887
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

An authentic area of NYC easily accessed by bus. Lots of little streets with loads of shops and a range of smells from fresh fish to Chinese cooking. One shop even sold whole crispy duck and another fruit and veg shop with some foods I...More

Thank Only_the_two_of_us
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Chinatown is truly a must and one of our most beloved areas of NYC as its vibrant, has many cutting edge and established galleries, has fantastic street culture and varied food options from some of the best and most authentic Chinese food to many other...More

Thank MaxT7
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Wonderful food and fun but you must be prepared for crowds because it is elbow to elbow. Enjoyed pastries, cannolis and had a truly italian dinner while there.

1  Thank 399deborahw
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Different from little Italy, you can see many businesses owned by Chinese people. One of the biggest Chinatown in the world. You find many gift and food shops, and even fake markets

Thank Roger M
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31 May 2018|
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Response from crystalg2000 | Reviewed this property |
there are a lot of quick places to eat and grab a snack. Also the best Dim Sum in the city in some of the restaurants in China Town
22 March 2017|
Response from Mario T | Reviewed this property |
Ten, fifteen minutes- depending on how distracted you'll get along the way! I would take Broadway to the end (maybe see the Bull of Wall Street and the Defiant Girl if she's still there) and walk down some side streets... More