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One of America's largest Chinese neighborhoods, Boston's Chinatown is located at the edge of the downtown shopping and financial districts.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Let's be honest. Nowadays, Chinatown's along the Easter seaborn are money grabbers. But, in some places like NYC they put some effort to it. This place in Boston does not. Very likely we will not return.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WaiPRUSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hoping to purchase some chinese items in gift shops I had seen online. Forget it. The place is a dump and the traffic is a nightmare. I guess if you are looking for chinese fast food, it is ok, but I am never...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

If you are limited on time. This is not what I would go out of my way for. It feels disorganized and not very clean

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nicolesL9162XH
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Of course, well worth a visit if you are panting for Asian food from different ethnic cuisines. Perhaps not the great range of groceries you can expect.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed May 9, 2019

We were looking forward to Chinatown but were bitterly disappointed. Dull and shabby and really not much to see at all. Avoid.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank BrushM
Reviewed April 7, 2019

This is only a few city blocks but a definite must walk through if exploring downtown.We ate at Windsor Dim Sum Cafe and Double Chin. We got bubble tea from Fusion Tea House and baked goods from Corner Cafe Bakery and Bao Bao Bakery. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kyle B
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Nice place to visit for food and to explore. Not many shops I could see. We only met one vendor on the street...but the food was excellent. We also found a liquor store that had very reasonable prices compared to the rest of Boston.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank noni269
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

As colorful as every other neighborhood of these characteristic but smaller than other cities’ Chinatowns, the one in Boston is located in a perfect spot for tourists, close to the park, theatre district, South Station, Children’s Museum and Tea Party experience. Enjoy the short walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Simpletapas
Reviewed January 15, 2019

It is claimed that Boston has the 3rd largest Chinatown in USA. It is basically about 3 streets X 2 streets. Mostly restaurants and a dozen or so massage places. Very interesting and close to downtown area.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Buxton-by-the-sea
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Over time it has turned into a nothing place. Development and real estate values have taken their toll over the years. It isn't anything, really. Don't bother at all. The area doesn't measure up anyway anyhow, IMO. There are so many other places to walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Buxton-by-the-sea | Reviewed this property |
All the menus are in English as well as most have photos. There are many restaurants. Depending on what type of Chinese food you want. There are also a few upscale restaurants. There are a few that specialize in dim sum ,as... More
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