Guided tour

San Francisco: All About Chinatown Walking Tour

San Francisco: All About Chinatown Walking Tour

Activity provider: All About Chinatown Tours

From US$ 55 per person

Explore one of San Francisco’s most popular neighborhoods. Enjoy a cultural and historical walking tour of Chinatown – one of the oldest Chinese settlements in the U.S. Your guide is an insider and will show you places that most visitors never see.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group available


  • See Chinese architectural landmarks
  • Visit a secluded Chinese temple
  • Stop at an herbal pharmacy and a fortune cookie factory
  • Stroll through the Stockton St. food markets
Full description
Take a 2-hour walking tour of San Francisco’s Chinatown and learn about the history and culture of the Chinese in America. Join insider Linda Lee and her staff of knowledgeable tour guides and see the major sights of this popular neighborhood – as well as places most visitors never get to know! You’ll visit a fortune cookie factory and an herbal pharmacy, browse the Stockton Street food markets, and discover a secluded Chinese temple. If time permits, you’ll also visit a tea salon. Tours depart daily at 10:00 AM and end at noon. You can also choose an option that includes a dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's popular teahouses after your tour.
  • 2-hour walking tour of Chinatown
  • Dim sum lunch (if selected at time of booking)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Daily tours at 10:00 start from Old St. Mary's Cathedral, at 660 California St., on the corner of California and Grant Ave. You must have reservations and confirmation from our office before you arrive.

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    Know before you go

    • You must have reservations and your confirmation before you arrive.
    • If you'd like to join in for the dim sum luncheon, the cost is an additional USD 30 per person.
    Customer reviews

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    5 /5

    based on 6 reviews

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    Linda was a fantastic guide. She was knowledgeable, funny and gave a very detailed and interesting history of the foundation of Chinatown. It was great to be able to experience the culture and the dim sum lunch is a must! 10/10 recommend this tour. Please do yourself a favor and book this tour!

    October 4, 2021

    Linda was an amazing tour guide. She is knowledgeable, charismatic, and charming. The tour included history, and interactions at some of Chinatown’s most colorful and interesting shops and restaurants. Do yourself a favor and get the Dim Sum add on! It’s absolutely worth it after a nice few hours spent exploring!

    October 4, 2021


    Linda was very knowledgeable and had a great personality. Couldn't ask for a better tour guide.

    October 18, 2016

    Product ID: 160439