Just ½ mile from our hotel, San Francisco's Chinatown is the largest Chinese community outside of Asia and one of the top tourist attractions in the city. Boasting colorful alleys and an intriguing collection of pagodas, temples, herbal and trinket shops and hundreds of restaurants, Chinatown offers an exciting glimpse of this influential culture. With numerous events and festivals taking place in the neighborhood, Chinatown is an exciting destination that provides a taste of Asia in the heart of San Francisco.
Autumn Moon Festival
Chinese Culture Center Spring Festival
Chinese New Year Parade
Chinese New Year 10K/5K Run/Walk
What are Chinatown’s best attractions and how should I go about exploring?
Walking Tours of Chinatown are one of the best ways to explore this iconic San Francisco district. Explore popular attractions such as Portsmouth Square, Chinatown Alleys, The Fortune Cookie Factory and Chinatown Gateway.
What are some favorite restaurants in Chinatown?
Take your taste buds on a flavor adventure in Chinatown, where the exotic cuisine of Asia comes alive. From basic favorites like egg rolls and lo mein to more exciting dishes like Peking duck and grilled octopus, Chinatown offers an incredible array of tempting cuisine at over 300 restaurants, cafes, and street stalls. For the best dim sum in Chinatown head over to Hang Ah Tea Room or Good Mong Kok Bakery.