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Chinatown via Explore San Francisco
Meet at the Chinatown Gate on the corner of Bush and Grant 501 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94108
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North Beach and Chinatown Food Tour
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attended Mar 16 2014

Definitely will do this again! Dan grew up in Chinatown & shared history, how things gave changed since he grew up, and customized our personal tour for 2! Knowing we hail from Hawaii & he has family there, he gave us a wonderful experience.

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attended Mar 30 2015

I would give this a gazillion stars if I could. I cannot even begin to tell you how fantastic this tour was. I live in the East Bay but had never experienced Chinatown. My son and I did some of the touristy stuff and then went on this tour....

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attended Dec 14 2014

Absolutely fantastic. Dan was great and gave good history and color of Chinatown's history during the tour. Food was a treat at each of the many stops, and touring the temple was the best. Great day out!

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This is a walking tour on hilly terrain, so bringing strollers and toddlers is not advised. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers.

This tour does not visit restaurants that are tourist attractions. You will only visit places for locals, so English may not be spoken and usually all menu items are written in Chinese.

Tour guide gratuity is not included.

About the Ticket Supplier: Explore San Francisco

After you’ve seen the tourist attractions, come explore San Francisco with us and see the city as a local. Be at the table for a one-time only pop up restaurant. Shop the boutiques of Pacific Heights. Take a leisurely stroll through Chinatown and North Beach and eat where the locals eat. Experience a wine tour without leaving the city. See wild flocks of parrots.Have a cup of coffee where Jack Kerouac sat.
Visit a Buddhist monastery, a chocolate factory. Savor the flavors of the Mission District and then visit it’s world famous murals. And if you really want to we’ll take you to the lunch truck that serves up insects.