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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.
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
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
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
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
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