Great Eastern Restaurant
Built by shady political boss Abe Ruef in 1905, Columbus Tower was finished just in time to be reduced to its steel skeleton in the 1906...
Chinese Telephone Exchange
California's earliest adopters of advanced technology weren't in Silicon Valley but right here in Chinatown. This triple-decker tiled...
Chinese Culture Center
You can see all the way to China from the Hilton's 3rd floor inside this cultural center, which hosts exhibits ranging from showcases of...
Welcome to the Barbary Coast, where cocktails at this Victorian saloon remain period-perfect: Pisco Punch is made with pineapple gum and...
Z & Y
Graduate from ho-hum sweet-and-sour and middling mu shu to sensational Szechuan dishes that go down in a blaze of glory. Warm up with...
649 Jackson St · interesting places nearby
Great Eastern Restaurant information
Eat your way across China in this classic tiled Chinatown restaurant, from northern Peking duck to southern pan-fried shrimp and chive dumplings. President Obama stopped by Great Eastern for takeout and weekend dim-sum throngs around noon may make you wish for your own secret-service escort – call ahead for reservations or come around 1pm as brunch crowds stagger out happy.