Reviews & Ratings

45 ratings
4.4 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 15 2012

I've lived in SF for 7 years and had never truly explored china town before this. While our tour guide Alixx did take us through some of the touristy parts, we got to explore places like the Buhhdist temple and the fortune cookie factory, as well...continued

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2 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 07 2014

Most of our group were locals , wanting to learn more about the back streets and history of Chinatown.
Dan our guide made the tour very interesting and fun.
We loved it

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66 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

Alex was a great guide. While exploring Chinatown with him, he gave us an accurate detailed account to the places and scenery around us. Alex made the exploration into Chinatown, an informative and relaxing walking tour. A good time was had by...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

The Chinatown Tour was everything we hoped for and more. As Alex led us around town he furnished us with many fascinating tidbits of information as well as history. He took us to places we never would have found on our own. Good memories. Nice...continued

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85 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

The tour guide was a no-show. There was no tour. Almost a day later, there has been no return of my message to "Tracy" at the tour guide's office. I also still have not gotten confirmation of a refund from her or from Goldstar. AVOID this one.

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 11 2015

nicely paced tour, liked the personal asides and the historical notes, including old postcard illustrations.

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41 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 26 2015

The process of confirming the reservation was not as smooth as it should have been. They are hard to reach by phone and slow to respond to e-mails. However after a week, got my requested time confirmed and the tour itself conducted by Dan Chew...continued

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Fergus
61 events
37 reviews
4 stars
attended May 23 2015

What an incredible, informative tour. I live in SF and I learned many new things. Our guide gave personal, inside tips on restaurants, shopping, tiny places from history not to miss. The generous 3 and 1/2 hour walk was easy and seemed to cover...continued

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21 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 08 2012

Our guide was earnest and pleasant but very poorly informed. His response to most questions was, "I'll have to make a note to check that out." The tour was very slow paced and one participant commented, "I can't walk this slow." There was lots...continued

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9 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 07 2014

This was a very fun experience. Our guide Dan grew up in Chinatown so he shared a lot of personal stories with us which was fascinating to hear. We got to see the hidden side of Chinatown that you would only discover if you had lived in...continued

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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 12 2014

Dan was a very personable and well-informed tour guide. The chosen stops on the tour were fun and interesting. All good except that there were times when the sidewalk crowds and traffic made it difficult to hear Dan's explanations... But...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 14 2014

Daniel was the best. Since he grew up in Chinatown, he knew the ins and outs, the history, and the store keepers at the places we visited. He shared his family stories from when he was a child. The tour was 4 hours and worth every minute of...continued

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 19 2014

Highly reccomend this walk. I learned a lot about China Town
History and culture. Saw a lot of things - temple church bakery market fortune cookie factory paper store that I never would have known about. I have been to San Francisco China Town...continued

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34 events
6 reviews
17 stars
attended Jul 19 2014

It was good, but really nothing you couldn't do yourself with a Lonely Planet or some other guidebook.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

Our guide was well informed and precise in his information. He had notes to refer to whenever he was unsure about a specific fact, which was great. We got to see many things we would not have known about without out guide, including access to 2...continued

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 07 2014

Dan was a great guide! Growing up in Chinatown he really had a feel for the little city within the big city. I would certainly take another tour with Dan and will be returning to Chinatown to eat at some of the restaurants he recommended.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 09 2014

This was a very enjoyable and informative tour of Chinatown. Our guide was Danial Chew who knows Chinatown extreamly well as he was born and raised here. He took us to the back alleys and shops and to places we would have never found on our own. ...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 25 2015

The tour was wonderful. The tour guide was friendly, informative and accommodating. Be prepared for a lot of contniuous walking. One of my favorite parts was the tea tasting at the tea shop. The person who served and explained about the teas...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 12 2014

The weather was perfect, although layered clothing is still recommended; the guide, Dan, is knowledgeable and has interesting and personal anecdotes; the total experience was delightful. Peope in the group were visitors from FL and OH, as well as...continued

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3 reviews
17 stars
attended Nov 15 2014

Dan was great and very informative - he knew much of the past history of Chinatown, many of it through his personal experiences

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