Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute
The group offers a guided, 90-minute tour taking in the neighborhood's history, architecture and cultural highlights. Departure is at...
Pui Tak Center
Built in 1928 and originally known as the On Leong Building, this grand structure is a fantasy of Chinese architecture that makes good...
Ping Tom Memorial Park
Ping Tom Memorial Park offers dramatic city-railroad-bridge views. In summer, Chicago Water Taxi runs a groovy boat down the Chicago...
Reggies Rock Club
Bring on the punk and the all-ages shows. Graffitied Reggies books mostly touring hard-core bands at the Rock Club. Next door, Reggies...
Joy Yee's Noodle Shop
Folks line up for bubble teas packed with fresh fruit at this brightly colored, hip cafe in Chinatown Sq. Do yourself a favor, though,...
2131 S Archer Ave · interesting places nearby
Though better sit-down dinner experiences in Chinatown are abundant, the draw here is the excellent dim sum. Small plates of char siu bao (barbecued pork buns), shrimp-filled rice noodles, egg custards and other popular vitals roll around the dining room in a seemingly endless parade of carts. Dishes average around $4 per plate.
The language barrier can be an issue, so keep in mind that if it looks like chicken feet, it probably is.