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Washington, DC |   1011 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Chinatown at Washington, DC
Category: Shopping & Nightlife
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20500

Enjoy the Culture & Cuisine of Washington DC Chinatown

Once home to many of the city's earliest Chinese immigrants, today's Chinatown in DC is a thriving and important part of the city just east of downtown, along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets. In this historic borough you will find more than 20 ethnic Chinese and Asian restaurants and small businesses, along with the internationally-known Friendship Arch - a Chinese gate built over H Street at 7th Street. The annual Chinese New Year Festival and parade draws visitors from around the world.


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  • Chinese New Year Festival
  • Chinese New Year Parade
  • Verizon Center Events


  • Dining
  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Ethnic Activities
  • Shopping
  • Historical Buildings


  • What are the best restaurants in Chinatown?

    There is something for every palate in Chinatown. Authentic Chinese and Asian cuisine abounds at the likes of Ping Pong Dim Sum, Tony Cheng's, Kanlaya Thai Cuisine and Burma. If you are looking for culinary adventures influenced from other parts of the world, check out La Tasca (Italian), Rosa Mexicano (Mexican), Fogo de Chao (Brazilian Steakhouse), Cuba Libre (Cuban), Jaleo (Spanish Tapas) or Fado (Irish Pub).
  • How can I get There?

    Getting to Chinatown is fast and easy. The Gallery Place Washington Metro Station serves the entire neighborhood and is located at 630 H Street NW, with entrances at the SE corner of 9th & G Streets, the NE corner of 7th & F Streets and the SE corner of 7th & H Streets. You can also catch two important bus routes at the corner of 7th & H Streets.

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