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“The real deal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chinatown

Chinatown
388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607
510 893 8979
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Ranked #19 of 48 Attractions in Oakland
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
“The real deal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Took me right back to China, for the most part. Several shop keepers didn't speak English, so you have to point to the fruits and vegetables you want to buy. Fun, welcoming place to visit in Oakland.

Visited April 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Good, but not great!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Very small size China town in Oakland, CA. Maybe a little more than two long. Pay the toll fee to go to San Francisco China town.

Visited March 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Good and cheap Chinese and Vietnamese food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Good and cheap Chinese and Vietnamese restaurant. Nice Asian stores selling Asian products as well. Walking distance from Bart!

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San Francisco, California
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“Oakland Chinatown”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Too many people and the stores are not neat and too crowded!!!! Not that much scenery to see, and hard to find a parking space. Too many homeless >

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Asheville, North Carolina
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“A real flavor of China”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

After living in China for a year and a half I find it interesting to immerse myself back in the hustle and bustle of China town. Nothing fancy, just interesting sights and smells (without the hanging ducks). The chatter brings back fond memories of shopping in China. I wouldn't go out of your way to visit here but I come for lunch every time I'm in the area (see review on Joy Luck) and enjoy myself.

Visited February 2013
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