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  • The Ritz-Carlton
    "dim sum and visit the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory"(8 Tips)
    Bloomberg TV
    "largest Chinese community outside of Asia."(2 Tips)
    Kushal S.
    "Dimsum at 2 bucks only!!"(4 Tips)
    Nick C.
    "Hit up Stockton street for the best deals."(2 Tips)
123 Tips and reviews
  • Chinese food
  • dim sum
  • outside of asia
  • fortune cookies
  • seafood
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  • Melanie N.
    Melanie NgoOctober 14
    My LVN teacher at State University loves Chinatown for its freshest food around the world
  • Wilson F.
    Chinatown... where non touristy restaurants and shops no longer exist. Or hardly.
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonSeptember 19
    Browse the souvenir stores, shop for ginseng and herbal remedies,visit temples, taste dim sum and visit the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory where some 20,000 fortune cookies are made every day.
    Upvoted Sep 26
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    The Chinese District with many local dinners👍🏻
  • Omar C.
    Omar CabreraAugust 28
    I was here in a fast trip but, it's better than the movies. I haven't had the time to sight seen but, I'll be back and leave a cool tip, I promise.
  • Tiffany L.
    Fun place to take a stroll - very photogenic neighborhood
  • Liliane B.
    Very good are to visit! ☺️
  • Kushal S.
    Kushal SanghviJuly 24, 2015
    Dimsum at 2 bucks only!!
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CJuly 13, 2015
    It's most definitely a cool place to visit. You can get some really inexpensive t shirt souvenirs here.
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielJune 5, 2015
    Nice district. Go check out the Arch
  • Jason F.
    Jason FontanaJune 4, 2015
    I was expecting more.
  • D
    DMay 26, 2015
    Chinatown gate in sf
  • Desiree
    DesireeApril 19, 2015
    Worth checking out. Good restaurants and shops.
  • Bre R.
    Bre RozApril 14, 2015
    There is tourist Chinatown, and a street one or two to the West where you feel closest to a Chinese culture. Move over a street at see what happens!
  • Puu K.
    Puu KampolratanaFebruary 21, 2015
    Just like any other Chinatown. But watch where you're going or you'll trip.
  • Jasmine P.
    Jasmine PangFebruary 11, 2015
    The typical Chinatown tourist shops. Restaurants close early around 8pm+.
  • Turan Y.
    Turan YurdakulDecember 4, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Be careful about gifts and compare prices in different stores. Sometimes you can buy something less than a half price of another place!
  • herm p.
    herm pugayNovember 9, 2014
    Restaurants and more restaurants !
  • Serhat K.
    Serhat KidilOctober 15, 2014
    God is here. I've felt God in here.
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 10, 2014
    Cultural coolness
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CruzJuly 26, 2014
    Lots of affordable touristy shops and restaurants. Authentic Chinese food awaits in the most well-known of Chinatown's.
  • FunCheap SF
    FunCheap SFJuly 18, 2014
    Watch a screening of Cloud Atlas starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry at the Chinatown Him Mark Library today. Sun, 7/20, 2-5pm, free. Read more
  • Dayan Y.
    Dayan YudhistiraFebruary 22, 2014
    The food in china town is pretty cheap
  • Hao C.
    Hao ChenDecember 10, 2013
    Biggest Chinatown I have ever seen!
  • Rodrigo M.
    Rodrigo MelendezOctober 27, 2013
    Awesome food
  • Leland W.
    Leland WongOctober 24, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Eat at Porkchop house!
  • Natalie H.
    Natalie HenshilwoodOctober 24, 2013
    Great photo op in front Dragon Gate.
  • Leland W.
    Leland WongOctober 8, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    say NO to gentrification !
  • American Planning Association
    Chinatown - A 2013 "Great Place in America: Neighborhood" by the American Planning Association Read more
  • Holly S.
    Awesome people watching
  • Michael P.
    Michael ParrishAugust 31, 2013
    Steer clear of the pushy restaurant people. Pick a nice busy place on the Main Street with a nice crowd.
  • Becca T.
    Becca TetzlaffAugust 18, 2013
    If you buy a bubble tea, make sure it's a cold one!
  • VeronicaEM
    VeronicaEMAugust 7, 2013
    I didn't like Chinatown that much, sorry.
  • Darren H.
    Darren HollandAugust 7, 2013
    To many nice food smells. Hungry now
  • Mark R.
    Mark ReedyAugust 3, 2013
    Great duck.
  • Mishell P.
    Mishell PaulinoJune 19, 2013
    Shops close around 20:00 and grocery stores close earlier.
  • Leland W.
    Leland WongJune 11, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Avoid Chinatown Restaurant on Washington street like the plague
  • Westfield S.
    Come see the culture of San Francisco come alive at Westfield San Francisco Centre in the free 3D light spectacular under the dome now until July 7, 2013!
  • Bloomberg TV
    Bloomberg TVJune 10, 2013
    Take that, New York City! San Francisco's Chinatown is the oldest in North America and is home to the largest Chinese community outside of Asia.
  • Mark S.
    Mark SmithMay 20, 2013
    If you go to the Wing Kong Exchange you may get to meet Lo Pan.
  • Leland W.
    Leland WongMay 18, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    理撈味。take care of mixing the taste.
  • Tom M.
    Tom McGhanApril 10, 2013
    The storefronts with green overhangs will generally sell fruit and vegetables, whereas the ones with red banners generally sell meat, prepared foods and other goods.
  • Juan C.
    Juan CardenasMarch 31, 2013
    If you look for knuckles don't buy them for more than $3, keep looking
  • Olga B.
    Olga BrezoMarch 21, 2013
    Not really impressive, just another Chinatown neighborhood. Grant St filled with shops and souvenirs is the only "tourist" area.
  • Lily F.
    Lily FengMarch 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't be afraid, don't hate, APPRECIATE! :D
  • Brittany S.
    Brittany SherrillMarch 18, 2013
    Best scarf and kimono shopping in Old Shanghai
  • Jan G.
    Jan GarciaMarch 16, 2013
    The bus 30 always is crowded
  • Kingsley L.
    Kingsley LuuFebruary 16, 2013
    Don't get discouraged if you're confronted by a long wait, there's a good Chinese restaurant down the street!
  • Kelly .
    Kelly 🍰February 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get ready for Chinese realness
  • Joe G.
    Joe GJanuary 8, 2013
    Don't get spit on.
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