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Address: Brisbane, Queensland 2004, Australia
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A Bit Strerile

When I hear Chinatown I expect the area to be a bit seedy. The area indicated as Chinatown on the Brisbane tourist map we had was completely renovated even glitzy. It was quite... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MurTheExplorer
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Edmonton, Canada
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is in the middle of Fortitude valley. A nice place to eat asian food. There are few events which happen there time to time. A good time to spend and then later on you can head to valley and enjoy night life.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I hear Chinatown I expect the area to be a bit seedy. The area indicated as Chinatown on the Brisbane tourist map we had was completely renovated even glitzy. It was quite early in the morning but we were the only ones on the street. We traveled via road from Cairns along the coast of Queensland if you are... More 

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Noosa Heads
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not an attractive part of Brisbane and can be quite unpleasant in the early hours of a weekend as there are many bars in the area. Worth a visit during the day and some parts do have some good restaurants but there are better places in Brisbane.

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NZ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other than the sign that says Chinatown, I am not sure what else is in the chinatown... Some restaurants/eateries and bars. A couple of small asian supermarkets. But that is pretty much all there is here. Give it a miss.

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Thank T5555
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We went to a chinese restauant for a meal lots of different food brought round on trolleys , you just picked a dish as they came round and they would add it to the bill

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Narrandera, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Other than the gates at the entrance announcing chinatown it was very disappointing. Itsnot the thriving chinatown you expect.very low key with many of the restaurnts actually other asian foodA little run down as well.

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Kearny, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This area is clean and its free but there is NO reason to go here whatsoever. It's very small, about 4 blocks max and I can't believe we wasted over an hour walking there and back. A total waste of time.

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Sunshine Coast Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Had lunch today at this Bakehouse/Cafe tucked away in Commerce Street, meal choice was extensive. Everything was well presented and looked very fresh and appetising. Cafe was well run and extremely clean. Counter staff very pleasant, waitress was efficient and certainly on the ball as far as clearing and cleaning tables Hot chicken dumpling was excellent, not over cooked but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

If you head to Chinatown for New Year celebrations be warned! It is BUSY with standing room only to see the many on-stage performances offered. It is generally very hot as well and this may make for a miserable experience for those adverse to large crowds.However. if you can handle the heat and crowds it is worth a visit. the... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Unfortunately this was an interesting touristy place to visit but no more. Shopping businesses nearby have closed down. The local area is at a low point with building maintenance, uncleaned walking areas and multiple people who were drug/alcohol effected being arrested. The restaruants may be great but I didn't stay that long.

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