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San Francisco Chinatown


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922 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94112

 (888) 212-3203

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"Or take Muni through San Francisco Chinatown (streets might be too intense for a 2 year old)."  See More

"Walk thru San Francisco Chinatown and buy some souvenirs."  See More

"Walk through San Francisco Chinatown, it's an entirely different culture."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is much more then junky tourist shops."  See More

"Crookedest Street), San Francisco Chinatown (Savor the meals), Top view of the Embarcadero."  See More

"North Beach and San Francisco Chinatown are pretty great."  See More

"If she's athletic, you can climb the Filbert Steps from the Embarcadero to Coit Tower then go down the other side, have lunch in North Beach and then wander through San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is fun, you can walk around and check out the knick knacks they sell at the stores."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown isn't far either."  See More

"very interesting (the night tour must be arranged in advance, but I hear its very eerie); yes, San Francisco Chinatown; yes San Francisco Ferry Bldg, esp."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is worth a visit - while there you can stay on a budget with dim sum from Good Mong Kok Bakery - you can stuff yourself for $4 and dessert at Golden Gate Bakery (egg tarts are what everyone raves about)."  See More

"It is also a central place to get to the Ferry Building Marketplace, Little Italy, San Francisco Chinatown, SOMA and Union Square."  See More

"You can pass through famous California Coastal towns like Mendocino, Jenner and Bodega (where the Alfred Hitchcock movie "the birds" was filmed) before you get to San Francisco (crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and then you can check out places like Fisherman's Wharf & San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"For attractions in those areas: Transamerica Pyramid - just to see the famous building, San Francisco Chinatown itself is a great site, walking around and finding hidden gems in small stores is a great way to pass the time."  See More

"It's also centrally located near San Francisco Chinatown, SOMA, Ferry Building, North Beach and even Fisherman's Wharf which I don't care for, but I know that nothing I can do will stop a first time visitor to SF from going there at least once."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown - one of the largest in the world I think, it's super fun to walk around and find hidden gems and cheap eats, however, I wouldn't stay here - a little smelly and kind of hectic."  See More

"For places to see in SF: - San Francisco Chinatown - Lands End and Sutro Baths - Fisherman's Wharf - I find this a little too touristy and much prefer Ferry Building Marketplace."  See More

"Try dim sum in San Francisco Chinatown (not the best, but definitely the most touristy/iconic area for dim sum)."  See More

"Some highlights in and around SF are Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Park, Baker Beach, Lands End, Ferry Building Marketplace, Mount Tamalpais, Fort Point National Historic Site, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco Chinatown, Dolores Park, Twin Peaks, Angel Island and Marin Headlands."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is fun to walk around in for a bit, if you like egg tarts, you can grab some for cheap at Golden Gate Bakery."  See More

"From there it is only a few blocks to Lombard Street, you can walk down, enjoy some local food, or visit San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"You can veer off into San Francisco Chinatown for a tasty dumpling or two."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown can get hectic, but it's fun to walk around and explore, for cheap dim sum you can get out Good Mong Kok Bakery."  See More

"Finally San Francisco Chinatown has famous, authentic bakeries."  See More

"Definitely try Delicious Dim Sum in San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"Anyone who really knows dim sum knows that the best dim sum is not found in San Francisco Chinatown ."  See More

"Nob Hill/ Russian Hill/ San Francisco Chinatown/ North Beach / Telegraph Hill/ Coit Tower - this is a good half a day exploration area, exploring around traditional San Francisco and it’s famous victorian buildings, steep streets with cable cars running through them, the Transamerica Pyramid building, great SF Bay views from Telegraph Hill/ Coit Tower (often seen in movies)."  See More

"I don't live near SF any more, but would definitely recommend seeing San Francisco Chinatown and the Palace of Fine Arts near the Golden Gate Bridge, a gorgeous building built for a world's fair in the early 1900s and a great place to walk around and enjoy."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown: SF has an amazing Chinatown with lots of original food."  See More

"Get the bus on the Embarcadero Center and in a few hours you can see the whole city: Golden Gate Bridge, Cliff House, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, the Castro, Civic Center, Union Square, San Francisco Chinatown, North Beach."  See More

"Then you can meander down the hill into North Beach on Columbus Ave(lunch Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Café-- not really a cigar place, right next to the park) and through San Francisco Chinatown-- walk along Grant Ave for souvenir shopping (same stuff as everywhere else, but cheapest prices, best deals are closer to Columbus Ave, prices go up as you head back towards downtown) or Stockton St for the real feel"  See More

"It's also fun to walk through San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"A neighborhood that's pretty cheap to explore is San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"Instead of that Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Chinatown, Union Square, Exploratorium, Ghiradelli Square and Aquarium of the Bay offers mesmerizing attractions that grabs the attention of visitors towards it."  See More

"The Main things (in no particular order): Alcatraz Fisherman's Wharf Conservatory of Flowers California Academy of Sciences De Young Museum San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Chinatown North Beach Lands End Exploratorium Ferry Building Marketplace Golden Gate Bridge Sausalito Mission District"  See More

"Union Square is more closer to the center of the city, and provides you easier access to some of the other neighborhoods like San Francisco Chinatown, North Beach, and the Financial District."  See More

"Strolling San Francisco Chinatown is fun, but North Beach is"  See More

"Take a stroll through San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"Muir Woods National Monument -Golden Gate Bridge -Stars houses - Haight-Ashbury - San Francisco Chinatown - Twin Peaks - Coit Tower many other places all in one day!"  See More

"Starting at Columbus and Broadway, explore North Beach (north) and San Francisco Chinatown (South)."  See More

"I have been on the Mission District tour as well as the North Beach -San Francisco Chinatown tour - they are phenominal and the food is crazy good http://foodieadventures."  See More

"And this post is a tour that goes through San Francisco Chinatown, North Beach, and Embarcadero (Justin Herman Plaza)."  See More

"I enjoy wandering-so make sure to spend some time just checking out the variety of offerings-both in food and in "antiques" in San Francisco Chinatown-if you start on the south side and make your way north, you will have some eye popping views of the bay."  See More

"Take a Cable Car ride Powell St Have a sunset cocktail Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Top of the Mark Eat dinner Scoma's Restaurant Visit San Francisco Chinatown Visit North Beach for a good Italian dinner The Stinking Rose Walk Golden Gate Bridge"  See More

"I recommend a walking tour of San Francisco Chinatown, it is a behind the scenes tour that is good."  See More

"In San Francisco and other places in California you have Chinatown."  See More

"From there it's a quick walk to San Francisco Chinatown, where you can get some baked goods at Golden Gate Bakery."  See More

"Walked all the way from Union Square to San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"From there you can hit San Francisco Chinatown and the Italian section, North BeachYou can easily get to Justin Herman Plaza and the east shore using BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) an underground train."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is worth an afternoon."  See More

"San Francisco Chinatown is pretty small, so all you need is a few hours in the morning and/or afternoon to explore it all."  See More

"Two places come to mind, Japantown and Chinatown."  See More

"Then you can head down through North Beach and San Francisco Chinatown."  See More

"FiDi is really close to Chinatown, too, so if you're feeling like Chinese food, there are plenty close to FiDi and the Chinatown gate."  See More

"Any Cirque du Soleil that happens to be in town San Francisco Chinatown"  See More

"I live in Russian Hill, and from my apartment, you are central to the following: ***easy access (less than a couple blocks) to both Cable Car lines ***5 minute walk to the cafes, pizzerias and wine bars of North Beach North Beach, also known as SF's Little Italy ***10 minute walk to San Francisco Chinatown ***15 minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf ***15 minute walk to the the Marina ***20 minute walk to Union Square ***20 minute walk to Ferry Building Personally I wouldn't stay in the Sunset or Potrero - neither of them are that central to most of the activities/sights you would probably be interested in."  See More

"Museum Coit Tower San Francisco Chinatown Ghirardelli Square Shopping Center Pier 39 Alcatraz Golden Gate Park Lombard Street There are no end to the list of places for shopping - Factory outlets in Gilroy Premium Outlets and tracy, all superstores If you have time, visit any of the Trader Joes stores."  See More

"That's close to a lot of shopping at Powell Street, San Francisco Chinatown, and you can also walk to the Ferry Building, which is a very famous spot in San Francisco full of specialty food stores."  See More

"You see some history of San Francisco, get to see the machines that make the system work, and after that you are in Chinatown, so can get some awesome food nearby."  See More

"The location is great - right next to San Francisco Chinatown and a five minute walk to Union Square."  See More

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Hotels nearby:
  1. University Club
  2. The Stanford Court Renaissance San Francisco Hotel
  3. The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco Hotel
  4. Hilton San Francisco Financial District



Things to do nearby:
  1. Chinatown
  2. Powell Street
  3. Portsmouth Square Plaza
  4. Cable Car Museum
  5. Cable Cars



Restaurants nearby:
  1. Capital Restaurant
  2. Eastern Bakery
  3. Oriental Pearl Restaurant
  4. Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
  5. Li Po



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