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Chinatown has dozens of fascinating, eclectic stores that carry fresh, high-quality produce, live seafood, healing herbs, and a plethora of retail goods-everything from chopsticks and stress relievers to fine china and porcelain. The restaurants in Chinatown offer a wide assortment of Asian cuisine to satisfy your culinary delight.
To make the make the best of your time in Chinatown, we have provided a simple guide to some of the businesses in Chinatown, so you can plan you visit ahead. Please refer to our Visitor Info page.
The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1985 by a group of local business people who wanted to promote business in the Asian community and provide a forum for the discussion of government policies.
The Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce currently has over 150 members representing very diverse ethnic groups and a range of businesses and professions in both Oakland Chinatown and outside of the Oakland Chinatown area.
1st Picture: Parade passing Chinese and Japanese bazaar, Yon Yuen Sang & Company in Oakland, California's Chinatown. ca. 1910
2nd Picture: Oakland Chinatown 1906