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Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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US$ 35.00*
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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch
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US$ 69.00*
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Chinatown and North Beach Night Walking Tour
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US$ 75.00*
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Night Chinatown and Little Italy Segway Tour
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This electric neighborhood of 100,000 people is not to be missed, and it's not hard to find: listen for the clack of mahjongg tiles and nose out the salty spicy squid.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chinese food” (117 reviews)
“dim sum” (153 reviews)
“grant street” (91 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 888-212-3203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking around Chinatown is like walking around Mongkok. You can buy everything in Chinatown and there are lots of souvenirs which aren’t expensive. Loads of good restaurants. Go to Portsmouth Park to see the older men play mahjong and doing tai chi in the morning....More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed yesterday

Probably had my friend and I had a Chinese meal, this would have been a more interesting experience. We did have an overview of Chinatown on a tour, so we did know a little about it when we did a walking tour on our own....More

Thank BonTempsOxford
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was really disappointed by the state of San Francisco Chinatown, very rundown and it feel like the early 80. With shops selling modern cheap stuffs. Plenty of food choices, good value for money. This place is only good for good chinese food, that's all.

Thank Kennson
Reviewed 3 days ago

Shopping galore, great bargains, from diamonds to cheap umbrellas all made in...where else...China. If the shopping does not get to you, which it will...you must try the food...oh boy, plenty of restaurants. Visit the fortune cookie factory and wander thru the colorful alleys Take picture...More

Thank Carlos J
Reviewed 3 days ago

........most colorful Chinatowns anywhere (including China). Great food, interesting shops, great people watching, and lots of "Kodak moments".

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have luved in Sanfrancisco most of my adult life and i have never seen more junk thats being sold in the stores on Grant ave in SF China town than any place on this Gods green earth than here . Probably no. 2 would...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked there after getting off a cable car ride. It does feel like you’re in another city! Very cool to look at and take some pictures. We didn’t buy anything but there were many shops. It is kind of dirty though - there was...More

Thank ginamiller0763
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I expected more authenticity in San Francisco’s Chinatown., instead there were shop after shop of “new” Chinese Antiques, filled with copies of Murano glass made in China, all owned by Russians. Little evidence of real Chinese or Chinatown. Disappointing

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is quiet in San francisco at the moment but not in Chinatown! I had a wander through the streets here for about half an hour before heading down to the waterfront. Not much to interest me personally. 1996

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed strolling through the streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown. It is one of the oldest Chinatowns in the world which is great. Nothing major stood out to us though, the gates to Chinatown were lovely.

Thank Lissf1976
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2017|
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Response from ed o | Reviewed this property |
portsmouth square public park bathrooms in china town are very clean and safe from my experience.
3 October 2016|
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Response from paull2002 | Reviewed this property |
Here's the thing about San Francisco. If someone in your group has difficulty walking you need to research the bus system which is quite comprehensive. It can take you where you want to go. Embarcadero is a nice area to... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from AllieOops69 | Reviewed this property |
I usually ask to be dropped off at the 'dragon gate' at the bottom of the hill, then walk up past the shops and restaurants. I'm unsure of the name of the street, but all taxi and Uber drivers know where it is. I would give... More