What it’s like:Historic · Vibrant · Quiet
Known for:Waterfront · Parks · Bookstores
Tips from locals
OK, you know what you're getting: just fun shopping and people watching. Plus you won't be disappointed if you stay for lunch. Wear comfortable shoes; you will be walking up the hills of San Francisco!
Once the largest Chinatown in America, now is second largest after NYC. Dive deep into one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods on my Chinatown walking tour. Start at the Chinatown's " Dragon Gate" : This 1970 addition to the Chinatown entrance marks the transition into Chinatown from…
It’s so big that it feels like you are in China. Bring cash and buy some exotic fruits at the Chinese grocery store and eat some dim sum. Plan on walking.
This is a 5 minute walk down the block. Go check out the art in the alleyways, restaurants, and flee market. You can lose track of time just walking into the shops on Grant street. Go get some Boba at STEAP Tea Bar!
Have to enter off the stockton tunnel huge china archways into classic site seeing for shops and House of Nanking and Z&Y, R&G Lounge are some local spots for authentic Chinese food.