Welcome to Chinatown

With its rich culture and sense of tradition, Chinatown has masterfully preserved its roots amidst the ever-changing landscape of Manhattan. Explore winding streets and densely packed storefronts to discover authentic cuisines and a century’s worth of neighborhood camaraderie.

Things to do in Chinatown

Chinatown boasts literally hundreds of restaurants, some of them only big enough for just a few tables. Ask the locals where the best ones are and you’ll no doubt be guided towards an unforgettable meal. You’ll also find other Asian cuisine here, including Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Malaysian.

Museum of Chinese in America

Devoted to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, and culture of Chinese immigrants.

Mahayana Buddhist Temple

New York City’s largest Buddhist temple.

Columbus Park

This historically significant park located in the heart of Chinatown is the ideal demonstration of the neighborhood’s rich diversity.

Jing Fong

New York City’s premiere dim sum and traditional Cantonese restaurant and banquet hall.

Aji Ichiban

An Eastern-influenced confectionery shop, functions as an Asian snack paradise.

Canal Street

Chinatown’s Canal Street offers an exciting new shopping experience, with its open-air-bazaar feel.

Mei Li Wah Bakery

This neighborhood favorite has been serving Chinese delicacies since 1968.

The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

A Family-owned business that adds a unique twist to one of America’s favorite desserts by introducing new Chinese-influenced flavors.