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All About Chinatown Tours

660 California St, Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
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This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 35th year. Join us as we visit historic landmarks, fortune cookie factory, the Stockton Street food markets, a secluded Chinese temple, an herbal pharmacy and more. Complete the visit with a dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's legendary restaurants.
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660 California St, Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
Chinatown
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"linda lee"
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"dim sum lunch"
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"fortune cookie factory"
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"great tour"
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"tour guide"
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"grew up"
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"tea tasting"
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"first hand"
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"culture"
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"schooling"
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"insider"
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"stops"
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"overview"
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"gifts"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad we booked this tour and had hoped we would get Linda as our guide...which we did. She was right on time and spend over 2 hours telling us about Chinatown, showing us places we would never have seen without her! It was a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We attended this tour this week. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the history and culture of the Chinese immigrants. Linda was an amazing guide who really knew all about Chinatown as she was actually raised there and cares deeply about it. It...More

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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear cam4est: Thank you for your positive review. You mentioned that it was strenuous, and it's probably because I'm a fast walker! I want to show you as much as possible in a short amount of time. If you return, you can stroll through the...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

It has two different parts, one for presents and dinning and other for buying food, You must walk around

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

For years I have been in and out of SFO. I’ve walked around Chinatown but Linda’s keen eye & information has put Chinatown in perspective. Highly suggest this tour for all ages. The dim sum lunch was very good.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

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lyd_lopez
7 August 2017|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
I think they would be welcome but I'm not sure if it would hold their attention. Our tour guide was very kid friendly so that was a plus. Hope that helps!:-)
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lorileblanc124
6 February 2016|
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Response from Linda L | Property representative |
Hello, lorileblanc: I'm sorry I didn't respond earlier. Trip Advisor did not send me this inquiry at the time you made it. The tours leave daily at 10am, lasting 2 hours or 3 hours if you add the luncheon. Included on... More
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VirginiaLibrarian
27 December 2015|
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Response from Linda L | Property representative |
The Chinatown and Gold Rush Tour is for private groups of 20 or more. The program is designed to visit two neighborhoods, Chinatown and North Beach for conventioneers and school groups who have a limited amount of time. If... More
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