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They're getting ready for Chinese New Year!

When I worked downtown, the office would always book a lunch visit to Chinatown during the Chinese... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
One of those small places!

The Chinatown is not that big as compared to some other cities and also expensive. the restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I worked downtown, the office would always book a lunch visit to Chinatown during the Chinese New Year celebrations. They can make a regular lunch quite fun. I wasn't exactly sure when things were going to be starting, and had heard about some ice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Chinatown is not that big as compared to some other cities and also expensive. the restaurants are really good and variety of food is good!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Chinatown in Calgary is small (compared to Toronto). Restaurants are pricey. Short walk from the island.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bnclee
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A stroll around Calgary would not be complete without a walk through China town. The variety of restaurants and homes all with familiar Asian symbols , shapes and colors and of course the Panda Bear flags. Small size China town for someone who hails from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank czmkathy
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Chinatown has an excellent location in a quieter part of downtown, right next to the Bow River, and so celebrations down here can be quite lovely. This time, they shut a good section of Riverfront Avenue, and had a zillion food trucks serving up quite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

It was rainy and I was looking for a place to have my glasses fixed. Someone quickly pointed me in the right direction. Then I asked a store employee for a place where I could have a quick bite for lunch. Again very helpful. And...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We Visited China Town whilst in Calgary, there is a nice little market and everyone was very nice and welcoming. The area seemed quite run down in general but you could see there was a lovely sense of community spirit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank emzmac
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A compact Chinatown as they go but some nice quirky shops. Nice smells from the cafés and restaurants. Very short walk from downtown Calgary.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Revatron
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I was back in Chinatown recently, and not much has changed. A huge eyesore was being demolished just across the street from the Cultural Centre, so that's nothing but positive news there There's still only 1 point of access from the +15 Pedestrian system, through...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 25 September 2017

China town is located close to down town. There are many, many restaurants both old and new. The Chinese food ranges from quite good to not so good. The pricing also ranges from medium to quite high. There are lots of Chinese shops to browse....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Joe C
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