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Chinese immigrants have brought their traditions and culture to this neighborhood in New York City's Lower East Side.
Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
+1 212-346-9288
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If you like a bargain then Chinatown is for you. But make sure you have enough time to do so because there is much to see and shop. Especially purses and jewellry. You can bargain with them also

Thank JeanNewBrunswick
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your looking Fake Handbags or Watches this is where you will find them Dont worry about trying to find where there sold just walk around and they will find you and ask you!! Apart from this its all the same stuff - restaurants and...More

2  Thank Belfastgaint
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to explore all the kiosks and little shops, even with kids in tow. Great place to pick up inexpensive gifts for friends back home.

Thank mike778
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to a few Chinatowns in North America (Vancouver, San Francisco). I loved the character of NYC's Chinatown and we got to experience the very local culture of the people in this little community.

4  Thank melaidac2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through Chinatown and took in the sites, as well as tried some of the local food. We were in China in 2016, and in many ways it felt as though we were back in country. We enjoyed the culture, architecture, and food, and...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers1999
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you walk around Chinatown, it feels like you are in China; the streets are crowded with chinese people and there are chinese signs everywhere. It is quite fun to walk around and some food. Also, the park is a nice place to relax for...More

1  Thank byStephanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to believe that I haven't reviewed this place yet!! I've been here probably more than 100 times in my life!! Every time I go here I either have dim sum or pho or Chinese noodle soup!! They don't have any ramen that I...More

1  Thank Josh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mecca for your Knockoffs...from purses, perfume, jewelry and a little bit of everything in between. You will be bombarded with ones trying to sell you their wares. Always talk down the price. Very busy place, lots of people.

3  Thank Tweety1984134
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We must have gone at the right time because we seemed to be off the tourist track, definitely the only non Oriental people around us. The fish and vegetable stalls are beautifully arrayed and these New Yorkers actually smile back when I smiled first 😁....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chinatown is exciting and beautiful. You can buy fruit, vegetables. treats, and more. The streets are always filled with interesting things to see.

Thank Goldbergfamily
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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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26 June 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
You best bet is to take the A,E,C, N, or R subways to Canal Street. From Canal Street, walk down to Mott Street which is the traditional heart of Chinatown. Some good restaurants for a first timer to the city are 4-5-6... More
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
The two I enjoy going to are 456 Restaurant on Mott Street and Wonton Noodle Garden also on Mott Street. The good thing about Wonton Noodle Garden is that if you have a cold, their Cantonese Wonton Soup with Roast Pork will... More
4 October 2017|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
The best place that I go to is right across the street from Joe's Shanghai restaurant which is Foot Heaven at16 Pell Street. I go there when I pull my back out or need a good foot massage. They are very reasonable too.