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Chicago Chinatown: Tours & Tickets

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Chicago's large Chinese neighborhood is full of popular restaurants.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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318 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616-1916
+1 712-480-0060
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the train to Cermak/ Chinatown on 10/9/2019. We got there around noon. It just wasn't as vibrant and exciting as we had expected it to be. There was construction and not really all that much going on at the time. We got bored...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KrisFarley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the boat to Chinatown. It was confusing as to where to go when we got off. We luckily had someone to follow through the neighborhood to get to "Chinatown" where the restaurants and shops were. It wasn't at all what we hoped it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Crit99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool stores, wonderful authentic restaurants and a lot of atmosphere. I loved looking at the 9-dragon wall and the Chinatown gate and pavilion. Once I finished my visit to Chinatown I enjoyed a fun ride back to downtown with Chicago Water Taxi. The station is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time to a Chinatown so I was probably easy to impress. We visited during the morning so it wasn't very busy. Would love to visit again.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jym F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 in couples. Needed to go to restroom.... no where but the library. Even with places in front of you to visit. The place we ate was rude and server was too aggressive. Would not go again.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Graytif
Reviewed 17 September 2019

Many people built this city, Chicago.Asians were one of them.I walked around the town.I really enjoyed the atmosphere. I bought some cheap "Chicago T-shirts.I know the prices of Chinatown were lower than other areas.I stopped by some bubble tea cafe.I enjoyed zen-moment.Please enjoy zen moment...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark T
Reviewed 10 September 2019

We love to eat and keep in going back to this place for the food. Our favourite in China town is Tripple Crown. It is also a nice place to get fresh fish. There are various gift shops from where you can buy anything household...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SuBanKolkata
Reviewed 7 September 2019

My son and I walked through Chinatown when I visited him recently. It was amazing to see the huge variety of stores and restaurants, and a little overwhelming. We got some milk tea, which was tasty, but definitely a different taste. I wish I had...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank HDS1
Reviewed 4 September 2019

We took the river taxi from Clarke Street for the scenic 15 minute ride to Chicago's Chinatown. Departing the boat we walked the 10 minutes to the entrance of a plaza filled with restaurants selling dim sum, noodles, bbq, and bubble tea. We stopped into...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ricomatt
Reviewed 30 August 2019

Like most Chinatowns, this one in Chicago offers a small taste of Chinese culture in a hustle-bustle city. There is convenient parking across the street and some hidden gems for you to look at like the Nine Dragon Wall, the Legend Tasty House, and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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Becky L
21 May 2019|
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Response from Lou_per | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Two big parking lots along Wentworth Ave at Cermak and at Archer Ave. (under the CTA Red Line stataion). You can get a validation ticket in participating stores or restaurants for a discount on the parking rate.
Ramón H
5 April 2018|
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Response from Itsmekcr | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Absolutely Yes.. I can’t wait to go back, I cant imagine how fun it would be to stay for a few days, time to sample the bakery items, several bubble teas, dim sum, Shabu Shabu, I would be in heaven here..
Jessica B
24 September 2017|
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Response from 197marian | Reviewed this property |
Chicago's Chinatown is smaller than New York. There are many stores to buy inexpensive things, One restaurant I highly recommend is Ming Hin for dim sum, entrees, etc.They own 3 restaurants in various areas, so are... More