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Chinatown

38 Ash Street, Boston, MA 02111-1517
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  • ChinatownPro 2014
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    Boston Chinatown isn't very big. There are plenty of food options that one can expect to find in a Chinatown, fairly authentic, dim sum, hotpot, shabu, Shanghai-nese and Cantonese restaurant. For a light snack, the Royal Crown Bakery perfected the cuisine art of making egg-tarts and the egg / minced pork congee from Bao bao is the best.

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  • ChinatownPro 2014
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    Relatively small and not very interesting china town. Comparing it to the one is San Francisco it's a waste of time coming here if you don't have a lot of time in the city.

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    Although not one of the better Chinatowns in the country, there is good food to be had and very neat authentic grocery stores that stock unique items.

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    The entrance is marked by an ornate gate, but the district itself is small, and has a marginalized feel. There is some tasty food to be had though, and it is centrally located for easy access.

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    A visit to Boston really isn't complete without exploring Chinatown! There are some great shops here and lots of places to eat!

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    Not as expansive as New York or San Francisco, but Boston's Chinatown has all the good, cheap food you'd expect.

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    It's kinda dirty there..but nice to walk through

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    Bordering the South End, China Town offers great dinning and shopping.

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    i love it

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    Good place to grab a meal if you're in the area.

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    A must visit..Interesting characters & stunning buildings

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  • ChinatownAmbassadorPro 2014
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    Haven't explored here as much as I should but Pho Pasteur is incredible!

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Description

As the only historically Chinese area in New England, Boston's Chinatown began as a settlement for Chinese immigrants in the 1880s, and offers today's visitors a genuine look at Chinese culture, cuisine and entertainment. As you stroll the streets of Chinatown, you'll see several beautiful examples of traditional Chinese architecture. Since this area of Boston is home to residents of all ages, it boasts a habitually vibrant atmosphere. Buy some interesting wares at an open air market, or dine on authentic Chinese dishes at one of many delicious restaurant options.

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3.5 out of 5
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189 people visited Chinatown

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