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Chicago's large Chinese neighborhood is full of popular restaurants.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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318 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616-1916
+1 712-480-0060
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I remember going to Chinatown in highschool over 25 years ago. When in town for a girls trip with no plans we decided to check it out and have lunch there. We walked down the street where the entrance is and stopped in a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carrie9678
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicago China town reminds me of a 3rd tier city in China. Dirty with crappy shops and restaurants that look like they would make you sick. Everyone was smoking. We went into one shop and if you need a picture of a naked woman with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soccerdad2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to head over to Chinatown for dinner on a whim and were not disappointed. The couple shops we stopped in at had amazing things for sale at reasonable prices and all of the food places looked amazing as well!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarssio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SO glad we came here for a festival. There are some great restaurants like Slurp Slurp and MingHin. Some awesome bakeries too. Worth a stop, especially if there is a festival going on!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CloCro
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Fun place to visit for a day trip, got variety of Chinese food to try out like Dim Sum, bubble tea, spicy food.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

I could not find anything really interesting there. Just walked around and took some pictures. This place might be better for someone, who is looking for chinese food, or shopping, but inf not, there is not much to do.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grigolm
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

There is really nothing here of interest. There are plenty of places to buy little trinkets and lots of places to eat Chinese food. Overall we found it dirty and offering nothing of interest. If you’ve ever been to NYC’s Chinatown you’ll be greatly disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Delatorrellc
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

After having a tasty dinner, with some relatives; we decided to stroll awhile, and work off our indulging. Fortunately we were all full from the meal; as it lessened the temptation from all the seemingly endless eateries and/or bakeries throughout the area. After food oriented...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RICART75
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Sometimes places are polished and scrubbed to the point of no recognition, and that is certainly NOT this Chinatown. This is a place for people to live and experience Asian culture in a relatively authentic way. When we visited recently, with the mish-mash of buildings,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 8 November 2018

You must take in Chinatown and all it has to offer. I loved shopping and learning in the grocery market. Found a fantastic bakery and tried many delicious treats that were so affordable I bought some for later. I shopped the many shops and found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank pn302
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Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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Ramón H
5 April 2018|
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Response from Itsmekcr | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Absolutely Yes.. I can’t wait to go back, I cant imagine how fun it would be to stay for a few days, time to sample the bakery items, several bubble teas, dim sum, Shabu Shabu, I would be in heaven here..
Jessica B
24 September 2017|
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Response from 197marian | Reviewed this property |
Chicago's Chinatown is smaller than New York. There are many stores to buy inexpensive things, One restaurant I highly recommend is Ming Hin for dim sum, entrees, etc.They own 3 restaurants in various areas, so are... More
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Response from Itsmekcr | Reviewed this property |
Joy Yee this place has the Best bubble teas and the Shabu Shabu is awesome..