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Chinatown

Bounded by G, H, 5th, and 8th Sts., Washington DC, DC
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  • Excellent12%
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  • Average36%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
May 10, 2018
“Very small and no hustle and bustle unfortunately”
Apr 20, 2018
“Very small”
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Bounded by G, H, 5th, and 8th Sts., Washington DC, DC
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went through Chinatown several times on our latest Washington, D.C. trip. There are a few Chinese symbols including zodiac crosswalks. The food is the main reason to come though. There are many cuisines here. We tried both Hip City Vegan and Spice 6 Indian...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

I feel sorry to say that Chinatown in DC is just DC with Chinese signs. There is not much to see. Chinese people living in the area don't even come to Chinatown. The streets are not as clean as other parts of DC. The shops...More

Thank bunnyhoppingtrails
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

I have been to other Chinatowns and this is very plain and unusually boring for a Chinatown. Only a couple of blocks long. We did not try a restaurant, but I am sure there were really good options. Just wish there was more to see...More

Thank JKJN-Family
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

It's only one street long. Most of the Asian population in DC is in Maryland or Virginia, not in "Chinatown." It's mostly just the Verizon Center and a shopping district.

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

We have never been here durning our visits to DC and wanted to see the Arch. The metro station exit is a little crazy, but seeing the arch was worth it. We walked for a short distance and checked out a couple of restaurants before...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Agree with other reviewers that the best thing is the ornate arch. Worth a quick visit just to see that. Another thing easily missed is the Chinese figures painted on the pedestrian crossing. Look down as you cross the road!

Thank Garden3
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

The usual China towns. The entry to this was like the entry to many other china towns. Just really wanted a photo of the entry over the road. Walked by, it seemed a little rough at the arch.

1  Thank Rockiroads
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Nothing so excited about it. Kinds of old area for Chinese. The bad thing about it is the smell of the food all over the area once you cross inside it

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Small but compact only a couple of blocks. We ate at wok and woll. The food was very good with so much we took some home the prices were very reasonable and the place was clean. It was clean the shops were crowded and the...More

Thank 311marilynv
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

20 years ago Chinatown was Wall to Wall family run Chinese restaurants, acupuncturists, martial arts studios and gift shops. Unfortunately, once the Verizon Center was built those small, family run businesses were replaced by Bed, Bath & Beyond and chain restaurants. The Friendship arch is...More

1  Thank melbob2015
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