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All About Chinatown Tours

660 California St., Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
+1 415-982-8839
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San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch
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This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 34th year. Join us as we visit historic landmarks, fortune cookie factory, the Stockton Street food markets, a secluded Chinese temple, an herbal pharmacy and more. Complete the visit with a dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's legendary restaurants.
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660 California St., Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour exceeded my every expectation. Linda provided interesting and relevant information about Chinatown's origin and history, and also included her perspective on having been born and raised there. I especially appreciated hearing about her Chinese schooling. It was fascinating! The tour was perfectly paced...More

Thank Janie H
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Janie H: Thank you so much for this positive review. While you learned about the history of the Chinese in America, I learned about communication skills through your expertise. I will make sure that when I give tours, I will read body language as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Linda's tour was a great way to not just walk around San Francisco's Chinatown but get a no-nonsense (and often very funny) Chinese view on practical things such as food, language, medicine, religion, education and the cost of living! She handled a range of adults...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Linda does a great job educating about Chinatown while making it fun and entertaining. Optional lunch was worth the money. Highly recommend

Thank cgfit2017
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear cgfit2017: Thanks for letting future guests know you enjoyed both the tour and lunch in Chinatown.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Linda Lee is knowledgeable about the history of Chinatown. She is so funny and entertaining. She doesn't ramble on and on about the history, she gives you quick bites of it here and there. She allows time for questions. She gives time for small purchases,...More

Thank emily0116
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Emily0116: I really enjoyed this review from you, as you hit the mark about my tour. My intention is not to lecture any guest about the history and culture of the Chinese in America, but rather highlight a variety of topics so that my...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It was a very good experience to understand the origin and culture. Linda is very kind. She knows it from first hand. The lunch is awesome and an excellent choice. Highly recommemdable tour.

Thank Mariela26
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Mariela: If I can introduce the history and culture of the Chinese in San Francisco, and have you come away interested in what you experienced, that is a wonderful review for me to receive. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Our Chinatown walking tour was colorful, informative and fun! Linda, our tour guide, gave us a rich history of Chinatown with flair. We loved it! Thank you!

Thank Angela B
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Dear Angela B: Must thank you for your positive review!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Linda's tour was very insightful, the group walked around Chinatown and discussed the history and importance of SF's Chinatown to it's community.

Thank Morris L
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Dear Morris L: Thank you for your positive comments about your experience in Chinatown. I hope that visitors will come away wanting to learn more about the immigration experience of the Chinese in America and Canada.

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Fun tour, great information, and excellent lunch. Linda was a fabulous guide! Highly recommend this tour company.

Thank Screeble
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear Screeble: Thanks for taking the time to post this great "report card" of my tour!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I booked this tour after receiving a buy one tour, get one free with our San Francisco Explorer Pass. This ended up being my favorite part of the trip. Linda was very informative and entertaining and I learned a lot during the...More

Thank MSNDIS
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear MSNDIS: I know the San Francisco Explorer Pass has many attractions and I'm glad you selected the Chinatown tour feature. Visitors tell me there is just so much to do in the city and I'm glad you have good memories of Chinatown. If you...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We loved this tour! Linda is informative and funny too. It's a nice overview of the history and culture found in Chinatown. Lunch after was a nice treat and a lot of food! Come hungry.More

Thank DannieTravel1
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear DannieTravel1: Thank you for this positive review of your walk. I like that you mentioned an "overview" of the history and culture found in Chinatown. Two hours cannot cover it all. We would like to leave you wanting to learn more about our history,...More

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lyd_lopez
7 August 2017|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
I think they would be welcome but I'm not sure if it would hold their attention. Our tour guide was very kid friendly so that was a plus. Hope that helps!:-)
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lorileblanc124
6 February 2016|
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Response from Linda L | Property representative |
Hello, lorileblanc: I'm sorry I didn't respond earlier. Trip Advisor did not send me this inquiry at the time you made it. The tours leave daily at 10am, lasting 2 hours or 3 hours if you add the luncheon. Included on... More
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VirginiaLibrarian
27 December 2015|
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The Chinatown and Gold Rush Tour is for private groups of 20 or more. The program is designed to visit two neighborhoods, Chinatown and North Beach for conventioneers and school groups who have a limited amount of time. If... More
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