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Dec 2, 2018
“Small Chinatown”
Oct 12, 2018
“Not the most authentic!”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Small, noisy and quite a few hustlers. Gets very busy at night with people filing into eateries along the main strip. Some protestors were set up on one of the street corners for over 4hrs harassing passers by.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travelnikk
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Chinatown in DC is smaller than in San Fransisco. Chinese shops and restaurants inside the Chinatown.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

The area is a rather small. historic borough east of downtown consisting of, what I could see about one or two handful ethnic Chinese and other Asian restaurants and small businesses situated along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets. More or less...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank springbank
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We went early evening and I would never ever go here again. The Metro stop is right there, Gallery/Chinatown, so we thought we would try it. We walked around the block and left. It was just not a very nice area at all. First was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank marylZ2328EV
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had only a part of an afternoon to spend walking around Chinatown on our visit. A co-worker of my husband's, who used to live in Washington D.C., had strongly recommended we go to China Boy for a late lunch. We took the Metro (train)...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Chinatown located close to the National Mall is an area that is packed with things to do. There is an assortment of restaurants with a wide variety of culinary choices. After you eat Friday and Saturday's you can find dance floors with folks ready to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank weekend_advisor
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We saw what appeared to be some good restaurants and Matchbox was. However, the streets were very sketchy in a late afternoon/early evening on a Friday. On the corner by Walgreen's, we saw police being cussed out by homeless people, several homeless tents or sleeping...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank JWH1984
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I would say this is the former Chinatown. There are very few Chinese restaurants left. It looks like any generic downtown area with chain restaurants (not Chinese). Not worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank veus55
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Small Chinatown but lots of good restaurants. Streets were dirty and several homeless. We just walked around for a little while and went to Starbucks and Walgreens.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jeneeo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

It was neat for my son to see it and the signage however at the same time it was run down. The best part was the entrance of the street. It was very ornate.

Date of experience: July 2018
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