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This electric neighborhood of 100,000 people is not to be missed, and it's not hard to find: listen for the clack of mahjongg tiles and nose out the salty spicy squid.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Chinatown is very common in almost every big city .same here u can got Chinese food and there culture

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asif041
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With so many places to eat in Chinatown, make sure and pick a place that doesn’t have stuff splattered on the walls, random boxes and generally food served from what looks like a horses trough. We have eaten at lots of places all over Chinatown,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ian70119
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really great Chinatown that is quite large. Went here for breakfast to grab some tasty pork buns from good mong kok. Always enjoy walking around here just watching everything happen

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acshelco1
Reviewed 6 days ago

You definitely know you are in Chinatown -- a few square blocks of small shops, which look all family owned. Two popular stops for most people are the fortune cookie "factory" (they want you to buy something if you want to take a photo) and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ColoradoCat
Reviewed 6 days ago

Chinatown SF is a wonderful place to spend the day. Beautiful architecture and design. My family has an apartment in Chinatown NYC and while Chinatown NYC is a vibrant community, it does not have the same picturesque qualities as Chinatown SF. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently went to San Francisco on a business trip and walked around Chinatown. I hadn’t been in years and the place has changed. While the food is still relatively inexpensive the souvenirs and stores were overpriced. Most of the items you can find at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 945ValerieH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the China Town in San Francisco is the largest population of Chinese in America you really can't miss this spot! China Town is truly a taste of Chinese America. There is shop after shop of various Chinese items and the number of restaurants is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chinatown is centrally located, with its colors, shops, restaurants. A lovely walk through the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mandy001983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is a nightmare. An absolute nightmare! Get a parking app ahead of time and find a spot prior to going and book it! We walked around for a good few hours. I think we ended up walking to where we boarded the cable car,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KRM210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t know who’s is bigger or older but the Chinatown in Vancouver is much more vibrant. This one had a lot of stores with crap or that were closed. It seemed like it was a dying part of town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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brwneyedharris
July 3, 2018|
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Response from TRAVLINCOP | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult EVERYWHERE and expensive most places. If you are going to be there a few days get the 3 day MUNI passports. They are great for getting to most places in San Francisco. For sure way cheaper than parking... More
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brwneyedharris
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Curiosity779993 | Reviewed this property |
No, try a muni cable car or bus, or Lyft.
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Lukeboy77
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Albert J | Reviewed this property |
Golden gate fortune cookie factory . They featured this place on amazing race last season. 56 Ross Alley, San Francisco, CA 94108 (415) 806-8243 hope this helps
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