We have been to China Town in San Francisco and expected more of the same since Vancouver has a strong Chinese history. It was ok to walk through while avoiding Hastings Street as we were warned about.
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We walked this way after wandering Yaletown and had planned to find a place to eat. Our 2016 Lonley Planet guidebook had some ideas, but I have to say I would never walk through this neighborhood again. it was a sad display of drunk, drug-addicted...More
I was just totally unimpressed. Homeless and beggars everwhere, no real restaurants except Floatas. Mostly dried food stuffs for sale on the street. We found a bakery, but it was cash only. Being American we carried no Canadian cash, so ......
A very rundown area with very little to see or do. We spent about 30 minutes before finding a restaurant that looked halfway decent. The restaurant was Floata Seafood, and it was quite good but a little pricey. Once we finished lunch we left Vancouver's...More
Today we walked through Chinatown after eating in GasTown. I was taking a photo of a mural when mt wife asked 2 cops what else was there to do in or near Chinatown. Last time we were in Vancouver years ago, Chinatown was a great...More
Vancouver's China Town is by far the worst suburb of any city I have ever been to. I walked here 5 minutes from Gas Town with my family hoping to find a nice Chinese restaurant only to stumble across probably a hundred or so homeless,...More
What a sad, rundown place. Very disappointed. rotting garbage on street, plus discarded needles (drug users) strong smell of pot. plenty of homeless people, would not walk after dark. not much to see. Not a safe place. not worth visiting
I grew up in NYC chinatown, and the one thing I can say is, its never been boring, weekday or weekend (fuggetaboutit). Thats why I was so looking forward to trip to V Chinatown. We walked from downtown to Chinatown. Cool stuff, the arch is...More