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Vancouver Chinatown

106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour
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A bustling community started by Chinese immigrant laborers in the 1880s, Chinatown today is vibrant and full of exotic sights, sounds and smells.
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good17%
  • Average22%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible31%
6 days ago
“Careful when walking there from Gastown!”
Sep 11, 2017
“Vancouver downtown Chinatown being eclipsed by Richmond's "Golden Village"!”
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106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting to see, with all the Chinese restaurants and stores that sell all sorts of unrecognizable herbs and dried items (I prefer not to ask or know what most of them are...). Also a few kitchy Chinese gift shops, if you want to buy a...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chinatown near downtown Vancouver is in serious decline as many of the members of the Chinese community have moved to Richmond. Apart from some of the better maintained buildings, the neighborhood is dirty, decrepit and sketchy, with beggars and panhandlers in almost every corner....More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Chinatown in the early afternoon, and it was safe and fun. There are plenty of stores, restaurants, bakeries. I enjoyed the authentic Chinese food. The Chinese garden is also in this area.

Thank interviewtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is shocking people are drugged up drunk in most side streets they just sit there suffering there affects from drugs and alcohol I wouldn't like to be there at night time I suggest you miss this place and visit gas town a adjoining...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered into Chinatown from Gastown, and almost immediately felt uneasy and the further we went the worse it got. It is seriously run down, with lots of homeless and addicts around the place. Waiting at one crossing we almost got a free high from...More

Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always like to visit China Town in any city we go to, it is always interesting. The shops have unusual goods and you can always find a good restaurant. Just look at the diners, if they are Asian, the food is usually very good.

Thank michaelbN5695YM
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I love to visit each and every single Chinatown and I thought I had been to the least interesting one when I visited the one in Chicago but this one was just horrible. The old tattered stores and the restaurant did not help the streets...More

Thank rshaneel
Reviewed September 11, 2017

At one time this was a bustling, interesting centrally located commercial area/place... but the influx of Asians over the past 20+ years, mainly to Richmond (South of Vancouver), has drawn much business and "VIBE" there!! While there are remnants remaining, the GLITZ has disappeared!! One...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed September 6, 2017

i saw lot's of them around the world but unfortunally in vancouver is not very characteristic. Could be much better.

Thank BlueGoblin
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I'm Chinese American from Seattle. I especially enjoyed going to Chinatown on my latest trip up in August. I particularly enjoyed the photo displays depicting historic moments/events/people in the community's history. Though I'm American, I felt a sense of unity with the Chinese Canadians historically...More

1  Thank ILUVLA63
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
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