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“Where do ya park during day?” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Chinatown

Chinatown
388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607
510 893 8979
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Ranked #20 of 56 Attractions in Oakland
Type: Neighborhoods
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Tehachapi, California
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Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Where do ya park during day?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Still fairly good chinese restaurants around, but you have to park, and look hard. Then hope your car wasn't broken into. I am older now, but this was once piece of history. Not now.

Visited May 2013
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English first
Mexico City, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“I love it, I love it, I love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

I'm mexican-chinese (yep... we exist) and I love this big Chinatown not just because the regular unexpensive shops along Grant, but because all the FRESH vegetables nearby the turistic venues. You can almost eat in every restaurante here and it will be authentic. I specially love Broadway Dim Sum and Yuet Lee. Everytime I go, I spend Half day shopping and end my day in the Buda Bar, Where one can relax with a Tsing Tao hearing Teresa Teng's music from the mostly Taiwanese pop music.

Visited September 2012
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Pueblo, Colorado
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130 reviews 130 reviews
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Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
98 helpful votes 98 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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“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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“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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