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“Fun walk at nighttime” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chinatown

Chinatown
Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Chinatown)
888-212-3203
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$70*
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San Francisco at Night: Segway Tour of North...
Ranked #92 of 721 things to do in San Francisco
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This electric neighborhood of 100,000 people is not to be missed, and it's not hard to find: listen for the clack of mahjongg tiles and nose out the salty spicy squid.
Maple Valley, Washington
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“Fun walk at nighttime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

The lights, the restaurants, the merchandise, the liveliness of San Francisco's Chinatown! What fun. It's a young child's wonderland if they've never seen anything like it. Great food and dining service behind many doors.

Visited December 2011
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jackson,WY
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“Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Who doesn't like Chinatown? The food, smells, & vibrancy of this area make it on youor lists of things to do.

Visited June 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Authentic and Big”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

It's a big and very authentic Chinatown.
There are lots of souvenirs bazaars. They sell almost the same.
We just took a walk there and checked some stores.
An Asian friend that lives in SF told us that Chinatown is not the best place to have Chinese food because it's very touristic.

Visited November 2012
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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“Chinatown SF - Fun for All”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I like the Chinatown in San Francisco. It's big and beautiful and fun for all. Lots of restaurants and shops and stuff to see. The Chinatown Gate is cool to walk through and all of a sudden you are in a neighborhood that is a unique experience. Go to the Golden Gate Bakery for a custard!

Visited November 2012
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“Food and other products. Great deal.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Lots of affordable food and other products, including restaurants, barber shops and groceries. Also 99c stores. Except that no bike stores are available. However, although the non-food products there are cheaper than that in non-Chinese stores, it is still more expensive than buying from Mainland China, assuming you are from there and know Mandarin or Cantonese.

Visited November 2012
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