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All About Chinatown Tours

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94164-0145
Phone Number: +1 415-982-8839
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Description: This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 32nd year. Join us as we...
This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 32nd year. Join us as we visit historic landmarks, fortune cookie factory, the Stockton Street food markets, a secluded Chinese temple, an herbal pharmacy and more. Complete the visit with a dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's legendary restaurants.
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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour

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Girl Scouts love this tour!

I brought 16 Girl Scouts from Atlanta GA to San Fran for a week and this was a highlight of our trip. Linda Lee connected with the girls instantly and kept them fully engaged the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Clearwater, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I was excited to go on this tour as it had great reviews! When we met the group in the AM there were about 22 people on the tour. WAY too many to move quickly through the streets. Our guide , Lynn was very knowledgable and friendly. She did a great job. I learned quite a bit on the tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I brought 16 Girl Scouts from Atlanta GA to San Fran for a week and this was a highlight of our trip. Linda Lee connected with the girls instantly and kept them fully engaged the entire two hours (not an easy thing to do with teenagers). We learned alot about Chinatown and many of the girls ranked this as their... More 

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Regina, Canada
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Linda Lee is a very good guide who knows Chinatown intimately. Her tour includes both history and humour. She winds you through the maze of Chinatown with stops at a fresh food market, Chinese pharmacy, buddhist temple and former telephone exchange to name a few highlights. Take this tour rather than wandering aimlessly through a very busy and confusing(for first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a great tour! Linda Lee is so knowledgeable and personable I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interesting in the history of Chinatown. We upgraded to include the dim sum lunch which was great as well. I would never had seen as much of Chinatown had I gone on my own. Thanks Linda for a wonderful afternoon. Well... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The personal insights from the guide, Linda Lee, really made this a good tour. The best tours of local neighborhoods are given by people who grew up in the area and who tell it like it is. In addition to the history, Linda talked about the immigrant experience and what it was like to grow up in Chinatown. She also... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you write to Linda Lee at All About Chinatown Tours, you will a) get a prompt response, b) get a patient and informed guide, and c) get an inside connection (or "behind the scenes") to this most vibrant of immigrant communities. Depending on the size of your group, Linda has colleagues who are also very good. That said, I... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This tour is great if you have never had dim sum and have never been to an Asian market. Linda, the tour guide is wonderful. We love the hustle and bustle of dim sum carts, but this dim sum was served at a sit down restaurant and it was just the plain dim sum a tourist would choose. We were... More 

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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your tour through Chinatown. Our dim sum luncheon menu was created to please a wide palate of tastes and dietary restrictions. The restaurant can serve exotic choices of spicy jelly fish, chicken feet in black bean sauce, and marinated duck tongue. Guests are welcome to add foods to the set dim sum lunch for... More 

Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is what my grandson had to say about it: "You [Linda Lee] were by far the best tour guide I have ever had. You were really funny and taught me so much about China and Chinatown. Keep up the great work on your tour guides."

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Mailtand, FL
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Linda Lee is such a good tour guide: knowledgable, friendly, organized, and a good sense of humor. It was so interesting to hear her stories and visit Chinatown with her. We learned so much as saw it from a different perspective. We opted for the dim-sum lunch and I'm so glad we did - it was delicious! Linda even followed... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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183 reviews 183 reviews
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Linda was not only born and raised in Chinatown but also very knowledgeable about the history and cultural back ground of the SF Chinatown. She will take you to a temple, fortune cookie factory, a dim sum restaurant, a traditional Chinese pharmacy and all kind of other interesting places. She is a fun lady and good story teller. Lunch is... More 

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Address: Address: San Francisco, CA 94164-0145
Phone Number: +1 415-982-8839
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown

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