S.F. Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
- Fortune Cookie Factory
- Chinatown Tea Tastings
- Chinatown Walking Tours
- Chinatown Restaurants & Dim Sum
- Chinese New Year Festival & Parade
on West Coast
San Francisco's Chinatown is one of North America's oldest and largest — it's reportedly
the largest in the nation (New York City's Chinatown runs a close second). You can't miss the entrance to Chinatown just look for the green
Pagoda Gates on Grant Street.
Visit the famous Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory to see how fortune cookies are made. Enjoy Tea Tastings at Chinatown tea shops and learn all about the wonders of tea — this is really fun!
Take a Chinatown Walking Tour and see the cultural side of San Francisco — where the
old world meets the new. Chinatown's streets and alleyways are jam-packed with little shops and stalls, specialty stores, food markets, herb shops, fish markets,
antique stores, bakeries, Dim Sum parlors and exotic Chinese restaurants.
One of the most highly-visited Chinatowns
in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is popular with tourists and locals
alike. You can easily spend hours walking along Grant Street and its narrow side streets
eating and people-watching!
Hundreds of thousands of people
flock to Chinatown to celebrate the Lunar New Year during San Francisco's annual Chinese
New Year Festival and Parade. Each year, the Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair takes
place the weekend before the Lunar New Year holiday.
Specialty Shops and
You can buy almost
anything in Chinatown from jade jewelry, silk products, antiques and souvenirs
to Buddhas, Southeast Asian artifacts, and fine Oriental art.
Chinatown Restaurants, Dim Sum Parlors, Bakeries and Cafes
Walk through Chinatown to San Francisco's
popular North Beach neighborhood — it
has a distinct European feel and is filled with a variety of Italian
restaurants, outdoor cafés and coffee houses.
Beach & Little Italy Walking Tours and FUN Chinatown Walking