San Francisco Chinatown Tour: Through the Dragon's Gate

9 reviews

1.5 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Visit the most interesting spaces and places in San Francisco's Chinatown with a local expert
  • Discover the local culture including explanations about intriguing Chinese customs and traditions
  • Indulge on warm fortune cookies at the famed Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory and take special treats home
  • Pause at local businesses including a visit to a traditional apothecary and beloved bakery
  • Gather excellent eating recommendations from the best "strictly locals" Dim Sum to spicy Sichuan stops
  • Sites Visited
  • Dragon Gate
  • Grant Avenue (main street of Chinatown)
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral and Square
  • Chinese Bakery
  • Chinese Pharmacy
  • Waverly Place
  • Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
  • Alleyways of Chinatown
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Food tasting - Fortune Cookie
  • Custom Made Fortune Cookies

Discover the history and modern culture of San Francisco's Chinatown

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Total Customer Reviews: 9

Verified Ratings
4.8 /5
based on 9 Walks' reviews
Rating summary by category
Latest reviews
Our guide, Jack, was AMAZING!! He knew all of the history, took us to many great spots, gave us some tips for dining and shopping later in Chinatown, and even catered to my two kids (bathroom breaks!). Highly recommend Jack - what a gem!!!!
Verified · Katie · Sep 18, 2023 · USA · Female · 35 to 44 years
Our Tour Guide (Maggie) was excellent. She was very knowledgeable about the areas we visited, as well as Chinatown in general. We arrived a little early so she went out of her way to take us to see a rehearsal for the Lion Dance. She was very passionate about Chinatown and it's history. The tour was fun and informative.
Verified · Titilola · Nov 25, 2022 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Excellent quality, an in-depth tour essential for any visit to Chinatown. The educational aspect of this tour is superior to most others. Be prepared to hear facts that invite intrigue and shock, you will learn lots! Ted is a charismatic and knowledgeable guide.
Verified · Kristopher · Aug 15, 2022 · USA · Male · 18 to 24 years
Marie was wonderful. We had a fun and engaging tour with history and context for so many sites.
Verified · Jaimie · Aug 07, 2022 · USA · Female · 35 to 44 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting point 10 Mark Lane (The Irish Bank)

  • The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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