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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.
Boston, MA 02116
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been over a decade since our last visit. There are either fewer restaurants or they're not as accessible. Nonetheless, it's worth a stroll.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are nearby, it is worth strolling through Chinatown. Good dumplings and bubble tea. It is not as extensive as Chinatown NYC or SF but it is nice and has some Boston-style Chinese food that you can't find on the West Coast.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Not the biggest or extensive China Town but nice nonetheless. We didn't find it smelly or dirty and the people were very nice and accommodating. We didn't spend more than a couple hours there and enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heidelberg_Mike
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Was quite underwhelmed by this Chinatown. Thought is would be bigger but it’s ok. Good to wander through if you’re in the area but wouldn’t go out of the way to visit it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Yes, this is a place to go shopping and eating asian food. Go into one of the pastry shops, there are many yummy cakes and sweets. I dine in one of the restaurants and there are lines outside, so go early ! The C-Mart supermarket...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom N
Reviewed September 27, 2018

China Town can be reached by getting off the subway at Park St of Green Line or Downtown Cross of Red Line, or Chinatown of Orange Line. There are a lot of shops to see on the way from subway stations to China Town. As...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I stopped by Boston Chinatown before I stared Freedom Trail Walk.The Chinatown is located near Boston Common which is the starting point of Freedom Trail.I walked around the Chinatown.I found a lot of interesting stores and restaurants.I visited around 7am in the early morning.The most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MarkT4358
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Chinatown is still primarily an Asian neighborhood with the residents and restaurants to prove it. Easily walked, close to Washington Street and the theater district, its worth a visit and definitely seek out one or two of the neighborhoods restaurants.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JBMartiniguy
Reviewed August 13, 2018

As a Bay Area and Southern California transplant, I can safely say Boston's Chinatown is the cleanest I have ever seen. A lot of people seem to be complaining about the smell, I do smell grossness around but I feel that is normal/typical of an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leatherbag1
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Nothing like the other Chinatown I have been before (New York , Toronto). The place was dirty and very small, maybe 4 blocks. The kids loved the fact everything was in Chinese and we liked trying different foods but that was it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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