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“Depressing and scary”

Chinatown Cultural Plaza
Ranked #57 of 142 Shopping in Honolulu
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New York
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Depressing and scary”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

This review is for the Chinatown area. We usually tried to visit Chinatown in most of the cities we visit. Many of the restaurants were closed that were refer by yelp. It was difficult to tell if the shop was closed for the day or was it closed for good. We went around 6pm and the streets were mostly deserted except for the homeless and drunks hanging out. We dined in one restaurant and the food was average. It is not a place to hang around in the evening.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Los Angeles
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“My favorite neighborhood place for dim sum etc...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

I live across the street from this place, and can find several dim sum restaurants to suit my taste. There are also open markets in the area, to buy meat (fish, chicken, etc.) and vegetables and fruits at reasonable prices. Come see for yourself why I like being at this place.

Visited May 2013
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good restaurants and interesting atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

We stopped here for dim sum at lunchtime, and it was very good. Also, nice shrine and authentic feel to the place. Of course, it is visited by tourists, but it felt more like you were visiting Chinatown, and not a tourist attraction.

Many restaurant choices - we had dim sum for lunch one day, and dinner another day

Visited January 2012
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