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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...more
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660 California St, Old St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
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All reviews linda lee dim sum lunch fortune cookie factory great tour tour guide chinese immigrants grew up booked this tour an amazing guide first hand would highly recommend this tour a lot of fun culture schooling insider childhood neighborhood
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We enjoyed a great tour of Chinatown with our guide, Linda Lee! Linda is knowledgeable, energetic and humorous. She captured and maintained our interest throughout the tour. We also, along with one other couple, shared a dim sum lunch with her at a delicious Chinatown...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi 451deborahc: It is always a nice way to finish the tour by sharing stories with new friends at lunch. Thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 13 March 2018

My colleagues from our Chicago and New York offices came for a meeting and I decided to take them on a tour of Chinatown with Linda Lee - and we had a wonderful experience. Her insights from growing up in Chinatown were both thoughtful, amusing,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi AaronF233: If this is the group from LinkedIn, this was such a fun group to meet and tour through Chinatown! It was very memorable and fun for myself as well. Thank you for your 5 circle review!

Reviewed 8 March 2018

We loved the tour of Chinatown with our guide, Linda Lee! We recommend this tour to anyone who will be visiting San Francisco and wants to learn more about the Chinese and their contribution to growth of the city. Thank you Lina. Joe and Alison...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi JoeBrewerIndiana: It's taking me this long to reply to your positive review, but I'm here to thank you for it!

Reviewed 23 February 2018

We are so glad we did not go with our original plan - drive into Chinatown and find a place to eat. Linda Lee is a hoot - great sense of humor, wonderful family stories, and a deep understanding of the history and culture of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Karen L: Chinatown is best seen on foot! Thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We loved this tour. Our guide, Linda Lee, was just fabulous. She was informative, funny and had a great mix of personal anecdotes and history. You had the feeling that you were granted access to places you wouldn't normally go. She seemed to know all...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank berrryl
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi berrryl: It's best to visit a neighborhood that has a long history and even longer culture with a native. We can share stories that newer residents have not experienced. Thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Loved it, Linda is OBVIOUSLY the Best Tour Guide! She made my Wife & I feel Super comfortable and explained many hidden secrets of the Area we would have never known by just walking it ourselves! She’s a Native and Knows people in the neighborhood

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jose D
Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Jose D: I was born and raised in Chinatown many, many, many years ago. And here I am, still in Chinatown, and proud to share my culture and history with visitors.

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic tour! My friend and I had a great time and learned a lot of facts about SF & went to some cool places with our incredible guide Mina. She was fun, energetic, polite & informative. Highly recommend her & this tour!

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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi Hillary R: Thank you for letting us know you had a fantastic tour.

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Chinatown Walking Tour was fantastic. Linda was well informed, funny, organized and entertaining - a highlight of our trip. I try to book at least one walking tour in any city I visit and it was one of the best I have experienced. I will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi EmilyJ458: Thanks for your 5 star review! I look forward to meeting your friends in the future.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Mt wife and I have visited San Francisco for 20+ years. Our most recent visit was with 2 family members and we visited Chinatown with Linda Lee on a walking tour with lunch included. There was a total of 7 in our group. Linda was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi Terry R: What a nice write up about your experience. Flattered that you have brought home good memories of Chinatown.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Linda provides an inside look at San Francisco Chinatown beyond just walking down the main tourist street. You certainly can walk around Chinatown on your own but highly recommend the tour for the interesting history and cultural insights from someone who grew up there and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Linda L, Owner at All About Chinatown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi patart123: It's always helpful to have a guide answer questions about your visit to a historic neighborhood. Thank you for your positive review.

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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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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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