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Vancouver Chinatown

106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour
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A bustling community started by Chinese immigrant laborers in the 1880s, Chinatown today is vibrant and full of exotic sights, sounds and smells.
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good17%
  • Average23%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible30%
2 days ago
“Not quite what we expected”
1 week ago
“Be careful”
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106 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank McWett
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Suydam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avoid this place like the plague Filthy place full of druggies ,hobos Spent 1 hour there which was 59 minutes to long Would be the worst place I have visited

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend to drive through this place. If you are not careful and ends on hasting street, you will regret. We parked car at meter parking, only found it doesn't work after insert two loonies. Walk around and got out of there as fast as...More

Thank Max Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 ......

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Hiker1942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Retired_Miami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank rachel19712015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Rosemarie1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank dvc73
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
Nearby Restaurants
Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie
358 reviews
.10 km away
Sai Woo
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.15 km away
New Town Bakery & Restaurant
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.15 km away
Virtuous Pie
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.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
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Jimi Hendrix Shrine
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.25 km away
Sam Kee Building
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