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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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Great place to walk and explore. Lots of shops with all kinds of jewelry, souvenirs, and jade! Interesting people too. Watch prices...some items are cheaper than others at different shops!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 3 days ago

China Town is like 10 blocks of old Hong Kong. Lots of Cheap shopping and good restaurants. Don't forget to haggle on more expensive things. It starts at Dragon gate on Grant St. Just walk around and soak up the sights, sounds and smells of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CSMUSA
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stayed not far from Chinatown so not only I went there to buy some food, I also went there take photos. The main drag of Chinatown is on Grant Strret starting from the Dragon Gate up to Columbus street. It is like you are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

..but wish I had visited the little temple..I saw people accessing it along a passage. Bought a really useful kitchen tool from a market stall. The procession was colourful and several local groups wore the dragon costumes, plus a band marched behind. A moon cake...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BarbinDevon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On any given trip to San Francisco, setting aside time to explore Chinatown is time well spent. I have found it far more interesting to veer into the side streets and alleys than spending effort, time and money on Grant Ave. Indeed. I recommend taking...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chinatown was Dirty, disgusting, smelly, rude people, crowded, nowhere to park, would never go back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kimbosgems
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have had the opportunity to have great chinese food,then you can understand my excitement in visiting America,s oldest established Chintown,s. We did get there a bit early but we got lucky. When we saw the open sign on,we quickly made our way towards...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Harry2J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where exited to visit this part of San Fran but where let down massively I think we visioned stalls with loads of street food and amazing smells. There was none of that instead the smell off piss.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank stephensD805JG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to shop for cheap souvenirs to take home! Lots a great authentic food. Beautiful buildings and decor.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank K B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg, if you go to San Francisco and don't indulge in the food in Chinatown then you have cheated yourself! The culture can be felt all around you, the food is wafting through the air and makes you want to sit and eat. So we...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
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streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
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dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
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brwneyedharris
4 July 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
1 July 2018|
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Response from Curiosity2246171112 | Reviewed this property |
No, try a muni cable car or bus, or Lyft.
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5 June 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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