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As soon as you see the street signs you're in another world

Lots of people mulling around. There are lots of produce stores with different types of produce... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Pleasant Hill, California
A Real Neighborhood

It may not look like it because of all the traffic, but this is a real neighborhood with apartments... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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388 9th St, Oakland, CA 94607-4287
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Lots of people mulling around. There are lots of produce stores with different types of produce. For the tourist there are lots of souvenir shops. If you're hungry you're in luck. Lots of restaurants. One of my favorite places to go is the "Misfortune Cookie"...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Twinoakmom
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Great shopping at local prices, instead of tourist prices. It's smaller than San Francisco's Chinatown, which is also worth the trip. If in Oakland, great place to shop, eat, and browse.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandi B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We walked around Chinatown looking at the murals and peering into the many grocery stores. Many different types of foods are offered here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 22 August 2018

It may not look like it because of all the traffic, but this is a real neighborhood with apartments and shops and lots of places to eat and shop for food. Interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Some great places to eat here in Chinatown , is so close to Lake Merrit and Jack Londo, you can walk all over Oakland and have lunch or dinner at Shandong, that is my favorite restaurant in Chinatown

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BobCaTSB
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My favorite food places are Peony for dim sum, Ruby King Bakery for custard tarts (the best flaky crust in the world), and Vien Huong for pho. They have shrimp ho fun that is soup with a shrimp broth - the only pho restaurant that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Advantages to Oakland China Town --easy parking: TransPacific Center has a one price deal that is reasonable. It is smack in the center of Chinatown --also accessible by BART so easily at 12th street --many good tea shops, restaurants, bakeries, and grocery stores. --if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank wordgirl2013
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Chinatown in Oakland is truly amazing people,food,fruit, and restaurants every where. Go check it out

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank tribecca22018
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Locals only come for some weekend shopping. Tourists hardly come except for a quick bite. Not recommend unless you're in the area and need an average Chinese food fix.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Landyeng
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A place worth visiting mainly because of the produce markes there and because some of the restaurants are very good. Certainly not as colorful and interesting as San Francisco´s Chinatown. BART can be used to reach this area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nando T
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