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San Francisco's bustling Chinatown, the largest in the United States, is a tightly packed warren of Chinese tourist shops, restaurants and Chinese grocers. The main tourist strip starts at "Dragon's Gate" on Grant and Bush Streets and continues until Broadway. Those looking for a more authentic Chinatown experience should head one block west to Stockton street were numerous produce vendors, meat and poultry shops and seafood markets carter to local residents. The LiPo Lounge is a great stop for a Chinese Mai Tai at the heart of the neighborhood.

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