Wondered around Chinatown and quickly realized that it was nothing like Chinatown in NY or San Francisco for that matter. There's a few restaurants and shops, and the arch looks nice, but that's about it.
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Hard to beat Chinatown in San Francisco but Boston is comparable. Great things to see everywhere. All sorts of food I don't recognize but I definitely want to try. For the sights, the sounds, the smells. You have to go!
If your looking for authentic Chinese food I suggest checking out Chinatown!!! My nephew and I picked a restaurant solely on the smell of the food and our noses did not steer us wrong! Wish I could remember the name, we arrived in the area...More
My best friend and I went to Chinatown not too long ago to wander around and go to one of their markets, as you can get things you wouldn't get in the stores we have back in our town. We had so much fun walking...More
The smells (good ones) reminded me of the various Chinatowns back home in Toronto. This was worth the visit (after being badly disappointed with Chicago's effort). There were 4 or 5 side streets in a small 4 or 5 block area with a nice mix...More
Compared to many other China towns in the world this was disappointing. Small and very little to see. Just loads of restaurants.
Boston Chinatown is not big by any mean however It is quite clean compared to other Chinatowns in the US. Chinese food both in variety and quality and taste is way more superior than San Francisco Chinatown. A quick subway ride from anywhere downtown will...More
I've been to Chinatown in Chicago, Vancouver and San Francisco. This one is by far the most disappointing. Not worth the hassles of downtown traffic, congestion and parking. On another note, the rest of downtown Boston was beautiful. Loved the historical buildings, the greenway parks,...More
Well the food is good. You have friend rice, noodles, Boba, Dim Sum and then some. The "Then Some" is it's a congested area. Not a big place at all. Few streets. There's traffic and lots of trash everywhere. Random graffiti on the walls. It...More