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Living in Chinatown San Francisco

Chinatown is the most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with 8,646 residents.

Chinatown has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Downtown-Union Square, North Beach, Nob Hill, Telegraph Hill, Northern Waterfront, Financial District and Lower Nob Hill.

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100 Walk Score of Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

Chinatown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Banksy Stencil in Chinatown in Chinatown, San Francisco

Banksy Stencil in Chinatown

Photo of Portsmouth Square in Chinatown, San Francisco

Portsmouth Square

Daily errands do not require a car in Chinatown San Francisco.

Chinatown is the most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco with a Walk Score of 100.

Find apartments in San Francisco's most walkable neighborhoods: Chinatown, Tenderloin and Downtown-Union Square.

Chinatown San Francisco Apartments for Rent

View all Chinatown apartments on a map.

Rental info for 795 PINE in the Chinatown area
from $2,695
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 845 CALIFORNIA in the Chinatown area
from $3,295
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 840 California St in the Chinatown area
from $2,695
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 645 STOCKTON Apartments & Suites in the Chinatown area
from $3,595
Rental info for 50 JOICE Street in the Chinatown area
from $3,295
1 bed
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 655 STOCKTON Street in the Chinatown area
from $2,795
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 737 Pine Apartments & Suites in the Chinatown area
$3,295
1 bed
Walk Score 100

Chinatown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Chinatown to other San Francisco neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Chinatown 100 100 70 8,646
2 Tenderloin 100 100 91 21,848
3 Downtown-Union Square 99 100 79 2,112

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 646 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chinatown.

People in Chinatown can walk to an average of 109 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Grant @ ClayAnother advantage to the neighborhood, it's nestled between several other great areas.

EspaƱa Sheriff
on Grant @ Clay

100 Transit Score of Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

Chinatown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Chinatown San Francisco apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Chinatown has world-class public transportation and about 3 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Chinatown on public transit.

70 Bike Score of Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

Chinatown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Grant @ Clay in Chinatown, San Francisco

Grant @ Clay

Photo of China Bazaar in Chinatown, San Francisco

China Bazaar

Photo of Cable Car in Chinatown, San Francisco

Cable Car

Photo of Mural, 700 Block of Clay in Chinatown, San Francisco

Mural, 700 Block of Clay

Photo of Saint Mary's Square in Chinatown, San Francisco

Saint Mary's Square

Photo of Old St. Mary's Cathedral. in Chinatown, San Francisco

Old St. Mary's Cathedral.

thumbnail for Chinatown MuralMural in Chinatown shows the history of Chinese in San Francisco.

Elizabeth Benefiel
on Chinatown Mural

Photo of Produce Land LLC in Chinatown, San Francisco

Produce Land LLC

Photo of Three Monkeys in Chinatown, San Francisco

Three Monkeys

Photo of China Town in Chinatown, San Francisco

China Town

Photo of Chinatown Mural in Chinatown, San Francisco

Chinatown Mural

Photo of California and Grant in Chinatown, San Francisco

California and Grant

Photo of St Mary's Square in Chinatown, San Francisco

St Mary's Square

Photo of Saint Mary's Square in Chinatown, San Francisco

Saint Mary's Square

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