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388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4287
+1 510-893-8979
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Oakland Chinatown

Lots of restaurants and stores, Less of a tourist trap than S.F.Chinatown, Not worth going out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sonora, California
Just like Hong Kong

O.k. I stretched it a bit, it is only like Hong Kong on the weekends. Waiting lines for the Tim Sum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4287
+1 510-893-8979
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of restaurants and stores, Less of a tourist trap than S.F.Chinatown, Not worth going out of your way to see unless you are in Oakland anyway and need a place to eat. Safe in the daytime, near the Civic Center and Business district. Paid...More

Thank Rayal50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O.k. I stretched it a bit, it is only like Hong Kong on the weekends. Waiting lines for the Tim Sum restaurants, sharing tables (sometimes if you want to eat). Streets crowded with people. Vegetables displayed on the street outside the stores. Trinkets galore on...More

Thank randym133
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Chinatown! Some great (and cheap) restaurants, plus art and clothing stores, grocery stores, you name it.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

If you've been to Chinatown in New York, San Francisco or any other major city you can certainly pass on this one. It has the usual restaurants and store but is not worth a special trip.

Thank Doctor G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is not really a tourist attraction, but it is nice if you are passing by to visit. It has a lot of bakeries, restaurants, and markets.

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 17 July 2017

There are no touristy gift shops or stands here. Just lots of restaurants, bakeries, food stalls and markets. Prices of items are reasonable. Wish more people would visit, just to keep this Chinatown alive.

Thank Hannibal12
Reviewed 14 July 2017

this is a residential plus commercial area of Oakland mainly Chinese stores and markets, numerous restaurants. Parking is difficult but there are several bus lines to this area

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Good place for inexpensive Cantonese food and to buy fresh veggies, especially Asian. Very crowded and busy, but not very pretty. Not worth a special visit.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We took the Hop On Hop Off bus and got off in Chinatown. SF does not allow the bus company to post signs saying where the bus stops so, being in a new city, it was difficult to find our way back to the bus,...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Old Chinatown..very small compared to SF, it still has nice restaurants and bao bakeries.. good for family outings..

Thank mariaaba
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