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Address: 388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone Number: 510 893 8979
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Barbeque Pork-Yumm

This China Town is very active, lots of hustle and bustle. Tons of restaurants all with ducks and barbeque pork hanging in the windows. Combine this with Jack London Square and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
Tigard Oregon
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Oakland, California
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Oakland Chinatown has been here for over 70 years and provides a source for authentic produce, herbs, and prepared foods for not only Chinese delicacies but Vietnamese, Japanese, and Burmese based dishes. Great convenience to find so much variety in such a small area. Parking is sometimes hard to find so I would check out the public parking lots on... More 

Thank Sandy P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oakland Chinatown doesn't compare to SF Chinatown. There are a lot of Asian markets but you won't find a lot of the souvenirs that you will find in SF Chinatown. I went into four different stores and they weren't friendly, I felt like I was a real inconvenience for them. I did find some really nice apples and other produce... More 

Thank Tina W
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Chinatown is huge, it might be bigger than San Francisco's. However things are really spread out and there's less to see than the SF one.

Thank KahWee T
San Leandro, California
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many restaurants, shops, bakeries, groceries stores. Great place to walk and enjoy the atmosphere of East Asia without getting on a 17 hr flight. Dim Sums galore, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Laos, Thai, American, soul food. All available around this areas. Cultural centers, Health clinics and library. This locations have everything. It is self contained, you could live in a Condo... More 

1 Thank Don1065
Tigard Oregon
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This China Town is very active, lots of hustle and bustle. Tons of restaurants all with ducks and barbeque pork hanging in the windows. Combine this with Jack London Square and you gat a winner.

1 Thank Bobby59
Berkeley, California
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I go to Oakland's Chinatown often. I like to go by BART and buy fruits, veggies, and many varieties of Chinese and other Asian foods. It is reasonably priced, and quite active. If you go on Friday between 8am and 1pm, you can also shop @ the great Farmer's Market, which is just on the other side of Broadway.

Thank Barry W
San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Oakland Chinatown is filled with restaurants big and small, but it is definitely more of a local crowd. There is absolutely nothing picturesque about Oakland Chinatown. Lived in and around Oakland for more than 25 years, I would prefer to eat Chinese food elsewhere. If you enjoy extremely traditional Chinese food you will probably enjoy eating in Oakland Chinatown. If... More 

Thank 7268
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

To our surprise we ventured upstairs on a quiet Sunday's late morning to find a bustling/thriving chinese restaurant seating what had to be 500 or a thousand people for Dim Sum. Walking around Oakland's Chinatown is safe and easy spanning 3 or four blocks and flat streets. No crowds here, albeit not the case in SF's Grant street Chinatown, this... More 

Thank Mullika A
Rockledge, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Love, love love it. The only China town I've been to that I feel completely immersed in the culture when I dive in. This place is amazing, something for everyone. Parking is a nightmare but worth the hassle. This is a must do when in San Francisco.

Thank KiJiKing
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Located in downtown, close to all transit. Chinese grocery and seafood fresh daily and various shops. Lots of great places to eat.

Thank Rosa B

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